Applicable Building Type(s)

Existing residential

Policy Requirement Level

Policy Sequence


Development Authority: Department of Energy and Climate Change

Implementation Authority: Managed by private sector partner

Incentive Details

Instrument Type: Grant

Funding Mechanism: Central budget

Total Policy Cost:

Total cost: GBP 870 Million (2008-2011)

Funding Per Award: GBP 3,500

Number of Awards: 2 291 300 households since 2000

Recipient Types: Households on certain income-related benefits and living in properties that are poorly insulated and/or do not have a working central heating system.

Compliance path

Energy Requirements:




Climate Zones