Eclipse Energy, a leading provider of energy efficient home improvements, is inviting local residents to apply for the Energy Company Obligation (ECO4) grant scheme. This initiative, aimed at reducing bills and carbon footprints, empowers households to make sustainable upgrades to their homes at no cost.
The ECO4 scheme, launched by the government in 2022, is a grant program designed to assist households in making energy-efficient improvements to their homes. By qualifying for this grant, residents can benefit from a range of free services, including insulation (such as loft, floor, and wall insulation), first-time central heating, air source heat pumps, and solar panels.
Eclipse Energy have worked across the North of England installing energy efficient measures in homes, both domestically and as part of large government contracts. They are the main sponsor of Halifax Panthers.
In recent years they have emerged as one of Yorkshire’s leading businesses in the rapidly expanding energy efficient home improvement sector, where homeowners seek to upgrade their existing properties through measures such as new heating systems, insulation, and ventilation. Their renewable energy division, launched in 2021, has enabled the company to install the full suite of green home improvements, and resulted in them working with household names including British Gas and OVO Energy
To be eligible for the ECO4 scheme, residents must reside in properties with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E or lower. Additionally, individuals with a household income below £31,000. Or those receiving government benefits. Such as; Pension Credit, Housing Benefit, Income-Based ESA, Universal Credit, Income Support, Jobseekers Allowance, Child Tax Credit, or Working Tax Credit, can apply.
Upon application, surveyors conduct a comprehensive assessment of the home to determine the suitable energy-efficient measures. The funding provided under the ECO4 scheme aims to reduce household bills. Plus addressing common issues such as dampness, mould, and condensation.
Mark Bannister, Managing Director of Eclipse Energy, commented “Eclipse Energy is dedicated to making sustainable living accessible to everyone. The ECO4 scheme aligns perfectly with our mission to provide cost-effective solutions that not only save on energy bills but also contribute to a greener future.”
To apply for the scheme through Eclipse Energy, fill out a form here.