Homes throughout England and Wales will be able to apply for free money to go towards a new external wall insulation, boiler replacements, double glazing and cavity wall insulation, the energy secretary will reveal yesterday.
An additional £100million will be offered to fund energy-saving home improvements as part of the Green Deal home improvement fund (GDHIF).
The money is the second tranche offered as part of the government scheme, after applications for the first £120million were exhaussted in only seven weeks earlier this year.
The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund allows households to apply for up to £7,600 to improve their home’s energy efficiency, including £500 for those who have moved home in the past 12 months.
The biggest grants are for homes most difficult to treat, but which could also benefit most from energy efficiency measures. The funding is not means tested.
Applications for the first tranche of grants earlier this year opened in May, but was scooped up by the end of July. Aides said the new cash would remain on offer until it has all been spent. Interested homeowners will have to wait until November to learn how they can apply for the new tranche of money, the Department of Energy and Climate Change said today.
The £100million that will be made available is in addition to the £450million allocated to improve household energy efficiency over three years announced in December last year.Back to blog
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