Government Storage Heater Grants are Available
to Replace Your Faulty Electric Storage Heaters

Storage Heater Grant Qualifying Criteria

To qualify for a Storage Heater Grant you must satisfy ALL 3 of the ECO Scheme's rules, with regard to:

Storage heater grant qualifying criteria with regard to your home: You must live in your own home or one you rent from a private landlord.

Householders in council properties and housing association properties do not qualify for this scheme.

Proof of ownership or rental for your home

Your ECO Accredited storage heater installer will require documentary evidence that you live in the property for which you are applying for a Storage Heater Grant.

This may be the deeds to your home if you own it, a mortgage agreement if applicable or a copy of your rental agreement.

Your Landlord’s Approval

If you rent your home you will need your landlord’s approval for the installation of new storage heaters but this will be organised by your installer.

Storage heater grant qualifying criteria. You must receive at least one of the following:

  • Guaranteed Pension Credit (Savings Credit and ordinary State Pension do NOT qualify on their own).
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support
  • Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Allowance
  • Child Benefit
  • War Pensions Mobility Supplement (MOD)
  • Constant Attendance Allowance (MOD)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (MOD)

Storage heater grant qualifying criteria with regard to your heaters: The electric storage heaters currently installed in your home must be faulty at the time of your free ECO Survey.

The Storage Heater Grant Scheme is a ‘New for Old’ replacement scheme.

If you do not currently have electric night storage heaters installed in your home, you will not qualify for a Storage Heater Grant.

ECO Scheme Grants are available for other types of heating system as well as for wall and roof insulation. More information about these grants can be found on the Affordable Warmth Scheme website.

The results of your free survey and ECO Scheme rules will determine how many storage heaters are recommended to be installed. This may differ from the number you currently have due to the improved efficiency of modern storage heaters.

Some of the qualifying allowances above are subject to ECO 3 approval which starts after 1st October 2018.

Storage Heater Grants 2018 - ECO3 Child Benefit Income Thresholds

We have helped around 25,000 householders to apply for a heating or insulation grant from the Government’s ECO Scheme. If you satisfy the Storage Heater Grant Qualifying Criteria you should apply for YOUR Storage Heater Grant TODAY.

Storage Heater Grant Application Form

Qualifying criteria for storage heater grants under ECO3 (from Oct. 2018) have not been approved by Parliament yet. As a result, information provided on this website is subject to change.

Step 1 of 3

  • 1. Your Details

  • We need this to check whether you qualify for a storage heater grant

Benefits which DO NOT meet Storage Heater Grant Qualifying Criteria

State Benefits and Allowances which are NOT part of the Storage Heater Grant Qualifying Criteria include:

  • Basic State Pension
  • Housing Benefit
  • Contribution-Related Employment & Support Allowance
  • Pension Credit (Savings Credit)
  • Motability Support
  • Contribution-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance

You can apply for State Benefits or Tax Credits on the following Government websites:

The Application Process

1. Complete the form on this page to find out if you satisfy Storage Heater Grant Qualifying Criteria.

2. We’ll call you back to let you know if you qualify and to arrange a free survey if you do.

3. After the survey your ECO Accredited Installer will apply for ECO Funding to be released for your new storage heaters.

4. A convenient time installation time will be arranged and the installer will take away your old storage heaters.

Complete the form on this page today and we’ll let you know if you satisfy the Storage Heater Grant Qualifying Criteria.