What is the Green Homes Grant?
The Government announced a new Green Homes Grant in the summer, providing 600,000 home-owners with more energy efficiency, which will support over over 100,000 jobs in green construction.
The Vouchers will cover two-thirds of the cost of eligible improvements, up to a maximum government contribution of £5,000. If you, or someone in your household, receive certain benefits you may be eligible for a voucher covering 100% of the cost of the improvements. The maximum value of the voucher is £10,000.
You must redeem the voucher and ensure improvements are completed by 31 March 2022.
Heat Pumps and Solar Thermal systems are at the heart of the Government’s plan for the Green Homes Grant
Heat pumps are listed as a “first line measure” alongside insulation, which clearly demonstrates the impact a heat pump can have at reducing carbon emissions from a home. Heat pumps have long been central to the Government’s plans for UK housing to reduce carbon emissions towards the “net zero” emissions target. In order to access funding, customers have to install at least one first line measure, since these measures are deemed to make the biggest difference to the energy efficiency of the home.
Additionally, the vouchers from the government for the Green Homes Grant cover low carbon heating measures includes some of the products listed below:
- Air Source Heat Pump
- Ground Source Heat Pump
- Solar Thermal (liquid filled flat plate or evacuated tube collector)
- Biomass Boiler
What Do I Need To Do?
The Green Homes Grant works by issuing homeowners with a voucher. This voucher needs to be applied for before you accept our quotation. Once the works are completed, we redeem the voucher on your behalf.
Please follow the steps below to get your Green Homes Grant voucher.
Before anything, you need to get a quote for the heat pump or another renewable heating system. So get in touch today and we can provide you with a quote for a heating system that is perfect for your property.
Once you have our quote from your project manager, head over to the Green Homes Grant website and apply for your voucher by clicking here.
You’ll need to fill out the questionnaire, and in doing so you will need to upload our quotation and provide our Trustmark Registration number. You can find the details of our Trustmark registration below:
Our Trustmark License Number is 1954948
Visit our Trustmark Account Page by clicking here.
That’s it. Once you have completed the application you will then be presented with a voucher. You will need to forward this voucher to us and then we’re ready to go. Your dedicated project manager will then advise the next steps for you. We will then redeem the voucher on the Government website once the job is completed.
If you have any queries at all regarding the Green Homes Grant, or about renewable heating systems in general, please call our expert team on 0808 222 0 111 for additional information or guidance.
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