Central Heating Grant Support

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Eligible residents across the Highlands could benefit from up to 100% Scottish Government grant funding available for First Time Central Heating. This would be delivered through the installation of an air source heat pump, new radiators and new controls.

An air source heat pump uses electricity to extract heat from the outside air and can be used to heat both the home and the hot water tank. This will generate warmth in one central place, distributing the heat through pipes to radiators throughout the home and will provide you with full control of your heating system.  

To be eligible for funding, the property must be:

  • Owner occupied or privately rented and must be your main residence
  • Council Tax band A-C or D (where the EPC rating is E, F or G)
  • Electrically heated

 Full eligibility criteria can be found here: https://www.highland.gov.uk/downloads/file/20976/eligibility_criteria

Cllr Trish Robertson, Chair of The Highland Council’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee and the Climate Change Working Group said: “I would encourage as many eligible householders as possible to apply for this fantastic grant funding opportunity.  Not only does this offer the potential to significantly lower your heating bills and the comfort of your home, the installation of these measures will help to support action on climate change.”

For any further queries or to register your interest, please call our delivery partner, EON Energy Installation Services on 08000 987 897. Alternatively, you can register interest on the Council Website: https://www.highland.gov.uk/info/1210/environment/829/energy_and_sustainability/4

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