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Energy Efficiency for your Home - Grants and Schemes

HUG2 – Home Upgrade Grant - Energy Efficiency for your home

Save £££ on your energy bill.

Delivered by WARMWORKS in partnership with Department for Energy & Net Zero.


Telephone: 0808 196 8255

Home Efficiency Upgrades

Struggling with an old heating system? If your home uses oil, LPG, solid fuel heating or an electric heating system and you are struggling with your energy bills, you could upgrade at no cost to you.

Here are some of the ways your home could be transformed:


To keep your home warm and help cut energy bills.


A new low-carbon heating system

Heating Controls

Or an energy efficient hot water solution helping you to only use heat when you need to


Energy efficient lighting which is cheaper to run

Can I Apply?

You could be eligible if your household:

Is off gas for heating (for example, uses oil, LPG, solid fuel heating or an electric heating system)


Has a combined annual income of no more than £31,000 (gross) or, under £20,000 after rent or mortgage costs


Live in a hard to heat home.

*Please note that mobile park homes and apartments are not eligible to apply

Essex Energy Switch

The Essex Energy Switch is a group buying scheme for gas and electricity.

It brings people together in search of a better deal on their energy bills, this collective buying power helping to drive down prices offered. An auction is held where energy suppliers bid to offer the lowest energy tariff to residents.

There is no obligation for residents to accept the offered tariff if it isn't beneficial for you. The added bonus is that all energy suppliers must offer 100% renewable electricity.

For more information, please visit the Essex Energy Switch website

Better Housing Better Health

Better Housing Better Health provides a helpline to residents for assistance with ECO4/GBIS funding, energy-switching advice, fuel vouchers and small grants.

For more information visit the Better Housing Better Health website