The Free Boiler programme was created to help lower-income households reduce the burden of their heating bills so they could spend that money on other more important things.
Due to poor insulation and out of date boilers, homes in the UK are among the most expensive homes to heat in Europe. However, since the launch of ECO’s Free Boiler Scheme, an estimated 900,000 homes have been equipped with new and more energy efficient boilers for free, helping homeowners save hundreds per year on their heating bills.
There are many indicators that you could be eligible and even qualify for a new boiler for free. And if you think you might be eligible, it would definitely be advantageous to apply, for things such as our gas boilers. Applying is fast and easy and can be done online from the comfort of your own home. Here are some indicators that your current boiler many not be getting the job done.
The Free Boiler programme was created to help lower-income households reduce the burden of their heating bills so they could spend that money on other more important things. ECO recognises that the cost of such an absolute necessity like heat can be drastically reduced for thousands of people all over the UK, and reduce their carbon footprints in the process.
While even the immediate savings one could hold onto by switching to a more efficient boiler are great, the real treat is when you think about saving over the long term. Your heating bill comprises roughly 60 % of your total annual energy cost, and by making that source more efficient you can definitely save hundreds per year and thousands over the span of just a few years. The exact number does depend on a few factors. One of them being how inefficient your current boiler is, as well as the type of fuel and the insulation of your home. On the whole, anything you can do to reduce your energy bill even a little bit will save you lots of money over the long term.
Applying for a free boiler is actually quite painless, and by going online you could get the ball rolling within just a few short minutes. Some basic information you might want to have handy when you apply would be the following: