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Heat Pump Grants Scotland

We Can Help You Claim A Free Grant Of Up To £9000 Or Even Install A New Heat Pump System For Free!

We Can Help You Access FREE Funding

Heat Pump Grants Scotland: for Homeowners & Private Tenants

We love helping people in Scotland access free grants & funding for air source heat pumps. The government needs to reduce carbon emissions & is also looking to eradicate fuel poverty. As a result, several schemes are available that either reduce the cost of installing a heat pump or can even pay for the installation in full. There has never been a better time for people on Scotland to consider fitting a heat pump!

As part of our service, we will help establish which grants you are eligible for. Our aim is to help you make the move to greener heating affordable, whatever your circumstances.

If you live in Scotland, please get in touch for a quick chat & to arrange a free home survey.

Heat Pump Grants

Government-Backed Grants Available

There are three main options for homeowners & private tenants to access free grants & funding for an air source heat pump.

Home Energy Scotland Heat Pump Grant - Greenversity Renewables (1070 x 768 px)
Heat pump grant

Home Energy Scotland Grant

Up to £9000 free grant + interest-free loans. This funding is NOT dependent on income or benefits.

Heat Pump Grant - ECO4
Heat pump grant

ECO4 Heat Pump Grant

A great option for homes with an EPC rating of E to G, where someone is receiving benefits.

Heat Pump Grant - ECO4-Flex
Heat pump grant

EC04-Flex Heat Pump Grant

An alternative to ECO4 in some areas, for lower income homes or where someone has an illness affected by the cold.

Home Energy Scotland Heat Pump Grants

Who is eligible?

You can apply for a Home Energy Scotland grant if:

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Your property is in Scotland

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You are a homeowner living in the home you own.

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If you are building your own home, you can use the grant and loan for home renewables or energy storage systems. Other improvements aren’t available if it’s a self-build.

How much is the grant?

You can receive a FREE grant for up to £7,500 for installing new heat pumps, rising to £9,000 for households that qualify for the rural uplift. This does not need to be repaid.

If the heat pump costs more than the grant amount, the remainder can be taken up as an optional interest-free loan from Home Energy Scotland.

ECO-4 Heat Pump Grants

Who is eligible for ECO4?

To qualify for an ECO4 grant in Scotland, there are certain criteria you need to meet:

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If you own a home, it needs to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of D, E, F or G and someone needs to be receiving one of the benefits listed here.

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If you are a private tenant, you may also be eligible for a grant. Firstly, your home must have an EPC rating of E, F or G. Secondly, someone in the house needs to be in receipt of one of the benefits listed. Your landlord also needs to give permission for any improvements.

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Even if you don’t qualify for ECO4, we will explore other options for grants & funding. Our aim is always to help you go green for free (or as little personal investment as possible).

How much is the grant?

Rather than getting a grant for one improvement, such as a heat pump, ECO4 is designed to improve the energy efficiency of your home in general. For example, a certain standard of insulation is required to get a grant for a free heat pump. The good news is that ECO4 could pay for ALL upgrades deemed necessary. This could include an air source heat pump, solar panels, insulation etc!

Benefits To Qualify For ECO4:

  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Pension Savings Credit
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Child Benefit
  • Housing Benefit

ECO4-Flex Grants For Heat Pumps

Who is eligible?

To qualify for an ECO4-Flex grant in Scotland, there are certain criteria you need to meet:

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You own or privately rent a home in Scotland with an EPC rating in band D, E, F or G and one of the following:

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The combined income of the household is below £31,000 or

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Someone in the household has a severe or long-term health condition that is adversely affected by living in a cold home or

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Your home qualifies for some other reason relating to income and/or health.

How much is the grant?

Similar to ECO4, ECO-Flex is designed to improve the overall energy efficiency of your home. For example, a certain standard of insulation is required. The good news is that ECO4 could pay for ALL upgrades deemed necessary. This could include an air source heat pump, solar panels, insulation etc!

Qualifying health conditions

  • A cardiovascular condition such as angina, ischemic heart disease or cerebrovascular disease.
  • A respiratory illness, such as asthma, COPD or emphysema.
  • Limited mobility (e.g. arthritis)
  • Autoimmune and immunodeficiency diseases, such as lupus, MS, diabetes, or HIV.

We Make Heat Pump Grants Easy

Heat Pump Grant Surveys & Eligibilty Checks

Trying to understand the different grants & schemes can be complex, but Greenversity Renewables is here to simplify the process and manage your application. Here’s how we can assist you:

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Eligibility Check

Our MCS Certified team conducts a thorough assessment of your property to determine your for a heat pump grant. This is free.

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Application Assistance

We handle all paperwork and administrative tasks involved in applying for a grant, making the process easy for you. Again, this is free.

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Project Management

From initial assessment to final installation, we oversee every step of the upgrade process, ensuring quality and compliance with MCS guidelines. If your grant covers the installation cost, this will be also be free.

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Post Installation Support

We provide guidance on optimising energy usage and maximising savings with your newly installed energy-efficient measures. This is also free.

more than just heat pumps

Total energy-saving solutions

As well as helping with grants for heat pumps in Scotland & managing the installation, we can help with other forms of green energy upgrades. As MCS Certified contractors, we can advise which solutions would create the biggest reductions to your bills & carbon footprint. After that, we can help with finding free grants & funding and then manage the installation from start to finish.

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Air Source Heat Pumps

Efficiently heat your home and water by extracting heat from the air outside, providing year-round comfort while reducing energy costs.

SOLAR PANELS

Harness the power of sunlight to generate electricity for your home, reducing reliance on traditional energy sources and lowering your carbon footprint. Click here for more info on solar panels.

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CAVITY WALL INSULATION

Prevent heat loss and improve thermal efficiency by filling the gap between your home’s inner and outer walls with insulating material.

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INTERNAL WALL INSULATION

Reduce heat loss by adding insulation to the interior walls of your home, without altering its external appearance.

LOFT INSULATION

Minimise heat loss through your attic space with insulation, keeping your home warmer in winter and cooler in summer while reducing energy bills.

BOILERS

Upgrade to a more energy-efficient boiler to lower heating costs and carbon emissions, ensuring reliable warmth and hot water.

Let Us Do The Hard Work

Send us a few details & we'll see what kind of grant you could get.

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OUR ACCREDITATIONS

In order to ensure you can trust our work, we continue to be audited externally to ensure it meets or exceeds the required standards. We also invest time & money in training to ensure our staff are up to date with the latest Health & Safety Requirements & best working practices.

Most importantly, we are MCS Certified and extremely proud to have achieved the other accreditations detailed below.

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Eligibility Questionnaire

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