Boiler Scrappage News

All the latest news and information on the government run ‘Boiler Scrappage Scheme’.

Free Boiler Grants Available Now

April 7, 2015
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The free boiler scheme was launched in January 2013 with an aim to reduce the UK’s energy consumption and provide grants to low-income households in order to help them improve the energy efficiency of their homes. The scheme is part of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and the Electricity and Gas Order, which was...
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Is it still worth changing your boiler now scrappage schemes are closed?

March 19, 2015
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The cost of heating your home particularly during the winter months is about 60% of your energy bills so if your boiler is old and inefficient then yes you should still consider changing your boiler, topping up your roof insulation or getting cavity wall insulation. The Green Deal Home Improvement fund ended in July...
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How old should your boiler be before you replace it?

February 19, 2015
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It’s more important than ever to think about the efficiency of your central heating boiler to ensure you aren’t paying more than you need to for your energy bills.  If you heat your home with a boiler and radiators, it is likely that roughly two-thirds of your total home energy expenditure goes on fuel....
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Save money and keep warm this winter

January 28, 2015
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Follow our top tips for keeping warm this winter and saving money at the same time. 1.  Switch energy supplier – chances are if you have been with the same supplier for over 12 months that there is money to be saved by changing supplier.  Use a comparison site such as USwitch to find...
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Why get your boiler serviced now?

January 22, 2015
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Do you like being left in the cold? No, of course you don’t, so spare a thought for your boiler now before the temperatures drop any further.  Your boiler will work better if serviced regularly and will be less likely to break down when you need it most. Regular servicing brings the following benefits:...
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Boiler Cover

January 18, 2015
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Winter can be the most demanding time for your boiler so to make sure it doesn’t let you down when you need it most its recommended to have regular maintenance checks.  But should it let you down its best to have cover in place so that your not hit with a big bill right...
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Old boilers waste money!!

January 16, 2015
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According to the Confederation of Business and Industry (CBI), UK homeowners and businesses are wasting an estimated £15m of energy every day of the year due to inefficient boilers and central heating systems, poorly insulated walls, roof, doors and windows. CBI Director-General, Richard Lambert believes both businesses and homeowners alike require the relevant energy-efficiency...
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This Winter Make Sure Your Boiler is Covered by an Approved Maintenance Policy

October 9, 2012
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Early this year a two-year old boy died in an explosion in his home in Lancashire. Neighbouring homes also suffered serious structural damage making them unsafe for habitants. The street scene depicted one of the blitz during WW2. The reason for this tragic and terrible event was a boiler. More specifically, a boiler which...
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New Boiler Scrappage Scheme Launched for Scottish Landlords

November 17, 2010
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The Scottish Government has both surpised and delighted homeowners by launching a Boiler Scrappage Scheme for registered private sector landlords in Scotland. Launched under the full titile of the Energy Saving Scotland Private Sector Landlord Boiler Scrappage Scheme, registered private landlords are able to claim £400 towards the cost of replacing existing inefficient boiler...
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Energy Suppliers Continue with Boiler Discounts for Homeowners

March 30, 2010
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Energy Suppliers are continuing with their own boiler discounts for homeowners as the Government’s Boiler Scrappage Scheme for England has now closed as the £50m of funding set aside for the program has now been fully utilised. From April 1st 2010 British Gas are offering a £200 discount off a new boiler plus one year’s free...
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