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FREE CAVITY WALL INSULATION and LOFT INSULATION GRANTS (not means tested) are available in Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Aberdare, Bridgend, Barry, Caerphilly, Pontypridd - in fact throughout S.Wales.
The Green Deal effectively no longer exists!
The Green Deal was actually a finance mechanism, whereby energy efficiency improvemnents could be made to your home, through a loan, which was then repaid through your electricity bill.
The idea was that Energy companies, DIY companies and the like, would invest money into the "Green Deal Finance Company" - but it didn't happen, and the Coalition Government funded it.
When the Conservatives came to power (without the Lib Dems), they said that they would not invest anymore money into the scheme. So, The Green Deal still exists, but is unable to operate - and probably never will.
So where does that leave us?
Well there is ECO (the Energy Company Obligation), and that is set to run for a couple of years (we will see).
ECO is basically the Insulation Grant scheme, and is available for Cavity Wall Insulation and Loft Insulation. These Grants are not means tested, and so everyone qualifies for such a Grant (non repayable), but the property will decide the level of the Grant.
In about 95% of cases, Cavity Wall Insulation will be free, but the Grants are only available for properties built before 1983. The other 5% will have to make a small contribution.
Loft Insulation is a little more complicated. In the case of Cavity Wall Insulation, it has either been done or not been done, but with Loft Insulation there could be any level of existing insulation - from none whatsoever right up to 300mm (12 inches).
If there is no insulation in the loft then the Grant would fully fund the loft being insulated to 270mm, but for every 1mm of existing insulation the Grant would reduce.
At 100mm of existing loft insulation the Grant would be nil, although this could happen at as little as 75mm depending on the property's type, age etc..
So Free Cavity Wall Insulation and Free Loft Insulation is available throughout South Wales - you just need to find out whether your property qualifies.
And that's about it.
There is also a page for External Wall Insulation.
For further details call us on one of the numbers below, or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the online enquiry form below.
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