Insulation scheme (hhrco)

Insulation is very important in any home and if your energy bills are sky-high, it’s probably because your property is inefficient and you’re losing hundreds of pounds worth of heat every year.

Insulation comes in many forms for the home, depending on which area of the property is required. For instance, loft lagging would be used in the attic, or an insulating foam pumped into you wall cavities. Another example of insulation is double glazing for the windows.

But this is all a very expensive process you ask. In actual fact it’s not and is much cheaper than you’d imagine. As well as this, there are grants and Government schemes for you to take advantage of.

This includes the insulation scheme HHRCO. The HHRCO (Heating Cost Reduction Obligation) is also known as the Affordable Warmth scheme and helps the most vulnerable homeowners in the UK. With the scheme you can benefit from a grant to help cover the cost of wall cavity and loft insulation, but you must meet stringent eligibility criteria.

To be considered for the insulation scheme HHRCO, see if you meet one of the following:

  • Receive a state pension credit
  • Have a joint income below £15,860 and in receipt of child tax credits

If you receive an income based allowance, you must also meet one of the following:

  • Claim a disable child premium
  • Have parental responsibility for a child under 16
  • Receive a pension premium
  • Be in receipt of child tax credits including a disability element.

Remember, if you don’t receive one of the above, it’s still important to consider insulation for your home. Payback can be as little as two years for loft lagging and wall cavity insulation, providing you with decades of energy savings. As the National Grid prices for gas and electricity continue to rise you’ll be able to save even more on a yearly basis too.

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1 Project: Wall cavity insulation Time scale: Immediate Please call to appoint
2 Project: Kitchen ceiling void. The kitchen extension has a void approx 500mm high above the ceiling. There are 6 No 70mm dia holes in the ceiling where the light fittings go, could the insulation be of the blo...
3 Project: Loft needs completely insulating
4 Project: Install loft insulation
5 Project: We require cavity wall and loft insulation plus grants for both Time scale: Immediate Please call to appoint
7 Project: This is an end of terrace house and the total area is 9m x 5.2m. I need loft insulation to be installed. I propose 150mm between rafters and then 100mm laid at right angles over the rafters.
8 Project: loft insulation
9 Project: free loft insulation
10 Project: Loft insulation plus limited access space Time scale: 1-3 months Please call to appoint Please call to appoint Please call to appoint
11 Project: We wish to increase the loft insulation in the halls and rooms of our church. 6 lofts in all ( 3 6x6m, 2 6x9m, 1 10x20m). Just looking for budgetary costs to decide which to enquire about. Time scale...
12 Project: Insulate loft space with 2 layers.
13 Project: I need loft insulation done (floor and roof). There are some spotlights cases so some sort of protective covers would be required.
14 Project: attic insulation
15 Project: Loft insulation in 200 year old property
16 Project: loft insulation. Home Owner Supplied and Fitted Call to Appoint
17 Project: full insulation
18 Project: Im after 200mm loft insulation top up in my roof
19 Project: Looking to purchase a 1960 house and would like a estimate to fit underfloor insulation with no crawl space to the following Lounge 17' x 13'5" Kitchen 23' x 13'5" Bed 1 13' x 9' Bed 2 12...
20 Project: Loft insulation for a detached house

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