You do not need to be in receipt of benefits to qualify for free home insulation - criteria varies by area.
The government’s Energy Company Obligation scheme helps to reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty.
A new part of the scheme called ‘flexible eligibility’ enables local authorities to set targets for energy suppliers to help fund the installation of energy-efficiency measures in qualifying households.
You can apply for support if you live in a property that is expensive to heat, or if you or somebody living with you are vulnerable to cold.
Qualifying criteria include:
This is all part of the Governments Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme for free insulation and heating.
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