Suffolk Greener Homes 0% Loan scheme
The Greener Homes Loan Scheme offers loans of up to £5,000 at 0% APR to help homes cut their energy use. Loans are available for energy saving measures such as insulation, boiler upgrades and renewable energy systems. Loans are only available for the installation of approved materials and technologies by accredited installers.
There are two types of loan available. Short term loans (2 to 12 months) of up to £1,000 for smaller improvements such as insulation, and long term loans (1 to 3 years) of up to £5,000 for more expensive measures such as renewable projects.
The following measures will typically be supported:
- Solar PV panels and associated efficiency equipment (immersion switches, battery storage)
- Solar thermal
- Air source heat pumps
- Ground source heat pumps
- Domestic wind turbine
- Biomass boiler
- LED lighting
- Loft and floor insulation, cavity wall fill, internal and external solid wall insulation
- Double and triple glazing
- Electric vehicles and charging points
- Water conservation measures (e.g. rainwater harvesting)
To apply for a loan call the Eastern Savings & Loans Credit Union on 01473 690690 and quote ‘SEAL’ or visit their website to find out more. Examples of the typical re-payments can be seen in this leaflet.
Suffolk Carbon Reduction Loan
A 0% Loan of up to £5,000 for measures that deliver clear carbon reductions in businesses and community groups. Find out more about the Suffolk Carbon Reduction Loan Scheme.
Warm Homes Suffolk
Warm Homes Suffolk wants to help the people of Suffolk live in homes that cost less to heat, so they can reduce their energy usage and enjoy lower bills. Whether it’s by installing energy efficient air source heat pumps, adding solar PV panels to your roof, fitting loft and wall insulation or providing expert advice and support to shrink your fuel bills, we want to help you live in a warmer home and reduce the amount of energy you use. As well as keeping you warm for less, it will help reduces the county’s carbon footprint, helping to achieve our commitment to net zero by 2030.
Home owners, renters and landlords can apply.
If you would like to check if you are eligible, please visit the website here or give the Warm Homes Suffolk team a call on 03456 037 686.