Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is ECO scheme UK? Am I Eligible for ECO Scheme?

ECO (Energy Company Obligation) scheme is a government incentive to save money on heating bills through home energy-saving improvements as well as reduce our carbon footprint. The funding is applied by the big energy companies to homeowners or joint homeowners on income-based benefits to. The incentive is commonly used for FREE or heavily subsidised home energy-saving improvement grants.

Check your Eligibilty for Free Grants of boiler and Insulation:

Grant Eligibility Criteria

Which Energy Solutions do SESL offer for Homecare?

Following Homecare solutions are available:

    • Boiler replacement
    • Underfloor Insulation
    • Loft insulation
    • Room In Roof insulation
    • Internal wall insulation
    • External wall insulation
    • Central Heating System 
    • Energy Assessment

How do i get Free Boiler, Central Heating System and Insulation Grant through ECO Scheme?

Yes: If you are the homeowner or joint homeowner on an income-based benefit, have a boiler over 6 years old and your home requires an insulation product, then you could be entitled to a FREE or heavily subsidised boiler with insulation for efficient energy solutions. For example:

  1. you have no cavity wall insulation
  2. you have no suspended or underfloor insulation
  3. you have no loft insulation or it is less than 100mm deep

What are the benefits of ECO Scheme Grant?

You can check out the whole list of qualifying benefits of ECO Scheme by clicking here.

Checkout ECO Scheme Grant

How much does it cost to replace a boiler?

Householders that are eligible for free boiler grants have no obligation to pay back grants and it will not affect any current or future benefits claims. Furthermore, there are no complicated terms and conditions to be met other than the basic qualifying criteria.

Households that qualify for a free boiler grant will be entitled to install a new gas boiler together with heating controls where necessary. An energy assessment will also be carried out free of charge.

Boiler Replacement

Do I have to pay anything for boiler replacement and insulation of my home?

This depends on the value of the grant your property is entitled to and the cost of the installation.


The amount of funding you will be entitled to will depend on your property size, type (mid-terrace, end-terrace etc), wall type and scope of work involved. Our surveyor can visit, discuss and quote you.

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How much grant will I get for Boiler Replacement, Central Heating and Insulation under ECO Scheme??

Under ECO Rules, the value of the Grant awarded is based on what improvement can be made on your home’s energy efficiency. This varies from house to house and depends on a few factors of your home such as, Detachment, Number of bedrooms, Current Heating, Wall construction.

Our surveyors will go through all of this with you and ensure we are getting the maximum grant for your property.

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How do I apply for the grant of Central Heating System, Boiler Replacement and Insulation??

You can apply for a Boiler Grant or find out whether you are eligible for funding by clicking here or contact us on (01753394180). 

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How long does it take to install my new boiler?

Once we have your application and you are accepted (subject to survey), we will then need to carry out a FREE survey to check your home meets a set criteria. We aim to complete this within a week of your application.

Boiler installation by Gas Safe registered installers typically takes a full day, but can vary depending on previous boiler plumbing. We aim to carry out the installation within 2 weeks of your survey.

What boiler can I get installed?

We mostly work with Worcester, Potterton and Vaillant boilers. 

Our surveyors will go through your requirements with you to recommend the most suitable boiler. if you already have a particular boiler in mind, and it meets ECO minimum efficiency requirements then we will provide a quote for you.

Are your boilers guaranteed?

Yes, all our boilers come with a 2-year warranty from the manufacturer