First Central Heating Systems Grants | Effective Home

First central
heating systems

A central heating system is a great way to make your home run more efficiently, with cosier rooms and lower energy bills.

Free with a first time
heating grant

Will this be the first time that wet central heating is installed in your property?

You could qualify for a grant to get it installed for free.

Do I qualify?🡪

Enjoy the benefits

  • A more efficient, reliable way to heat your home
  • Lower heating bills
  • A warmer, comfortable living environment
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Control of when to heat and how warm due to
    smart heating options

If you don’t qualify, we could offer finance to help pay for new central heating systems subject to status.

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If your home doesn’t already have a central heating system, we can design and install one that suits your home from scratch.

You will need:

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A properly insulated home keeps the cost of your central heating down. You could qualify for free loft insulation & cavity wall insulation, Effective Home can help you with this too.

Types of home insulation
Grants and funding available

Don’t miss out on a grant

Moving properties from electric or inefficient heating sources can help reduce your carbon footprint and help the Government’s commitment to reducing carbon emission in the UK.

If you don’t have a heating system or you have a system without a boiler and radiators, you will be eligible for a grant.

It only takes 2 minutes

See if you qualify🡪

Heating types that qualify:

  • Electric room heaters
  • Gas room heaters
  • Solid fossil fuel fire with back boiler
  • Electric underfloor or ceiling heating (not part of an electric boiler)
  • Bottled LPG room heating
  • Solid fossil fuel room heaters
  • Wood/biomass room heating
  • Oil room heaters
  • No heating in place

Get in touch for help making your home run more efficiently.

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  • "From start to finish brilliant. From assessor to fitter. We are very happy with the work - excellent service. They said they were going to do it in a day, and they did. They did not get in the way once."

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  • "They replaced an external oil fired boiler for us - it was the first time we had used them but we would be willing to use them again as they definitely lived up to our expectations."


How long does it take to install central heating?

This will vary as it depends on the size of home and your flooring. Once we have surveyed your property, we can advise how long it will take.

Can I get a free central heating system?

If you are a homeowner or a private renter (with permission from the landlord) who receives qualifying benefits, you could be entitled to a first time central heating grant through the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), an initiative that aims to help lower the carbon footprint of homes and heating bills in the UK. Under the scheme, grants are available to help people pay for energy efficiency improvements, such as central heating systems, if your home hasn’t had one before – along with upgrades like home insulation. Visit this page to find out more.

If renting, what else would I need to qualify?

If you live in a Housing Association home, grants are only available on properties with Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E, F or G. If you live in a rented property, grants are only available to rented properties with an EPC rating of A, B, C, D or E – along with the landlord’s permission, which is always required to complete the first time central heating and insulation grant application process. Don’t hesitate to get in touch, we are here to help.

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