Affordable Warmth for All Under the New ECO Scheme

Did you know, that as well as the well known Green Deal scheme, the government has now launched a new Energy Companies Obligation scheme (ECO), to provide affordable warmth for those in need of improvements in home comforts.

The Benefits

The benefits which are available from Heating Upgrade, who are accredited installers chosen by the top energy suppliers, include a Free Boiler and Free Central Heating for every eligible home. This household upgrade will provide extra warmth and efficiency, as well as providing an economical solution, to keeping everyone warm throughout the cold British winters.


home-heating-systemTo be eligible to receive a Free Boiler or Central Heating, it doesn’t matter if you own your own home or rent privately, you can receive approval if you are receiving state benefits, which include: pension credits, job seekers allowance, Income-related work or support allowance or working tax credits.

Affordable Warmth

Heating Upgrade have been chosen to supply the latest modern efficiency boilers, which includes back boilers. If their experts find that your old boiler is more than ten years old, or has an old style square flue outside, then you may well be eligible for a new free boiler.

It is also likely, that if your pilot-light remains on when the boiler is not in operation, or there are problems with the pilot-light not lighting, or if your boiler is noisy, leaking water or gas, or shows signs of corrosion, then you may also qualify for a free new boiler under the Affordable Warmth scheme. Heating Upgrade can also carry out a full expert survey for you, in order for them to decide, if your old boiler matches the Affordable Warmth eligibility.


You may be thinking that because you rent a property, your landlord is unlikely to consider fitting a new boiler or heating even though this may be very necessary. Well under the new scheme, if the tenant is eligible, then the landlord may be able to receive a new boiler completely free, and the landlord can also apply for a new boiler on other properties that they own, if they are housing an eligible tenant.