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Green Homes Cashback Scheme
The Scottish Government is offering owner occupiers, private and social tenants and private sector landlords up to £1,200 towards energy efficiency measures that are recommended in the property’s Green Deal Advice Report. Up to £500 is available for insulation measures, up to £400 for a boiler and up to £300 for other measures (such as glazing, LED lighting and heating controls).
*** SPECIAL OFFER *** You can now claim up to £150 towards the cost of your Green Deal assessment.
The flow chart below shows the stages that need to be completed in order to receive funds under this scheme:
Apply online using the ‘apply now’ button at the foot of this page. Please ensure you read the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions before submitting the application. If you do not have an e-mail address or need further assistance please call Home Energy Scotland 0808 808 2282.
|If you have not already done so, you should now arrange for your pre-install Green Deal Advice Report to be completed for your property (we recommend you get 3 quotes) and decide what recommendations you want to implement for your home. The measures you wish to install must be recommended on your Green Deal Advice Report, so please make sure you have this carried out before starting any work. For an example of what a Green Deal Advice Report looks like, please click here.|
|Your cashback voucher will then be sent to you via e-mail (or post if you don't have an e-mail address). Please check the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions to confirm you are eligible for the cashback scheme.|
|Proceed with works (we recommend you get 3 quotes) and make sure your installer completes the installer section of the cashback voucher once work is complete. Please note you must use a Green Deal certified installer to carry out the work. You will need to get the works completed within 16 weeks of the date of your voucher.|
|Pay your installer for the work|
|Arrange for an EPC to be completed for your property to prove that works have been completed. This may automatically happen if you are also taking out Green Deal finance.|
|Send your completed cashback voucher and invoices to EST. If these are satisfactory we aim for payment to be made to your account within 25 working days. A list of frequently asked questions is also available to help with any queries you may have.|
To apply for the Green Homes Cashback Scheme please click on the 'Apply now' button below.