Great British Insulation Scheme

The Great British Insulation Scheme could help you save money and insulate your home. Fill out our quick form to see if you are eligible today.

At Energy Efficient You, our mission is to assist you in reducing your expenses by enhancing the energy efficiency of your home through the latest government-funded scheme.

The Great British Insulation Scheme

What Is The Great British Insulation Scheme?

Enhancing the insulation of your home stands out as a highly effective method for reducing energy expenses, as it prevents heat loss from both your walls and roof. However, it is often quite costly, which many people cannot afford.

The Great British Insulation Scheme (GBIS) has been designed to work alongside the existing ECO scheme, referred to as ECO4. The scheme aims to facilitate the installation of energy-efficient measures that will effectively reduce your energy consumption, resulting in cost savings on your utility bills. The fund aims to help around 300,000 people and could save homes around £300 a year.

In contrast to other programs, the Great British Insulation Scheme separates itself by offering enhanced assistance to individuals with the lowest incomes. It also extends support to a broader spectrum of households residing in the least energy-efficient homes across the nation.

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What Is Covered Under The Scheme?

Families residing in lower council tax bands with less energy-efficient homes will have the opportunity to receive vital upgrades. This includes:

Flat Roof Insulation – This is an airtight, waterproof construction that leaves no spaces in between. It keeps the cold air out whilst creating a comfy temperature indoors.

Loft Insulation – A typical home without insulation can lose 25% of its heat through the roof. By adding insulation to your loft, you can keep your home warm as well as waste less energy.

Cavity Wall Insulation – This process involves insulating the cavity space between the exterior and interior walls, creating a barrier that prevents cold from coming in and heat from escaping.

The loft or cavity wall insulation is the most commonly suggested types; however, our installer will need to carry out a home survey first to suggest the best upgrade for your home.

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What Are The Benefits Of Insulating My Home?

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Insulating your home can offer several significant benefits, including:

Energy Cost Savings – Proper insulation reduces heat loss, making your home more energy-efficient. This leads to lower energy bills as you’ll need less heating during the cold months and less cooling during hot spells.

Improved Comfort – A well-insulated home maintains a more consistent and comfortable indoor temperature year-round, avoiding drafts and cold spots.

Reduced Carbon Footprint – By consuming less energy for heating and cooling, your home’s carbon emissions are reduced, contributing to a greener, more sustainable environment.

Increased Property Value – An insulated home is often more attractive to potential buyers, potentially increasing your property’s resale value.

Save on your energy bills, make your home more energy efficient, reduce your carbon emissions and increase the value of your home through our installation services.

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Am I Eligible For The Scheme?

To qualify for the Great British Insulation Scheme, you must fall into one of these groups.

The General Group:

  • Live in a home in council tax brands A to D (England)
  • Live in a home or council tax bands A to E (Scotland & Wales)
  • Have an EPC rating of D to G (find your EPC)
  • Private renters: your EPC must be in band D or E

Low Income Group:

  • Receive qualifying benefits
  • Live in the least efficient social housing
  • Have an EPC rating of D to G
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GBIS Frequently Asked Questions

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You can find out what your home EPC rating is through the EPC register.

You can visit the gov.uk website if you live in England or Wales.

For Scotland, you can find this on the Scottish Assessors website.

Even if you don’t qualify for either group’s criteria, you can still opt to pay for insulation. We’re here to assist you in arranging your installation.

You may be asked to make a contribution towards the cost of insulation, but the exact amount will only be determined after the initial in-home survey. The contribution required will be based on the specific group you are in.

A survey and installation will be conducted by one of our accredited and reliable installers.

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