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Internal Wall Insulation Grants

The Government’s Energy Companies Obligation (ECO4) scheme provides Internal Wall Insulation grants across England, Scotland and Wales.

If you receive a qualifying benefit, you should qualify for FREE Internal Wall Insulation. The property should be privately owned or rented, and have solid walls.

A 25 year guarantee is issued upon completion of the work from an organisation such as GDGC.

Click here if you are not sure whether you have Solid Walls or if they are already insulated.

Who qualifies for Internal Wall Insulation Grants?

If someone living in the household receives one of the following income-based benefits, you could be entitled to a grant that will cover the cost of installing Internal Wall Insulation:

  • Child Benefit *
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Income-Based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-Related Employment Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Pension Credit Savings Credit
  • Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Working Tax Credit

* Combined annual household income limits apply. Visit our who qualifies page for full details.

Additional criteria to qualify for a grant is as follows:

  • You must own or privately rent the property.
  • The walls should be of solid construction i.e. not cavity walls.

What is Internal Wall Insulation?

There are two main types of Internal Wall Insulation. Insulation boards are either fixed to the walls or a timber frame can be constructed with an insulating material placed between the timber.

Stud walls are stronger than insulation boards and can easily hold the weight of shelving, cupboards, etc. but they tend to be thicker than insulation boards. Both options will require the removal and replacement of fittings such as light switches, skirting boards, etc.

The choice of technique will depend upon how your property is constructed. Internal Wall Insulation installers will be able to advise which solution is best.

What is Internal Wall Insulation?

How much can Internal Wall Insulation save?

Having Internal Wall Insulation professionally installed can reduce the amount of heat being lost in the property by up to 45%. This could result in energy bill savings of up to £270 per year in a typical 3 bedroom semi-detached property, according to the Energy Saving Trust.

How can EnergyLink help?

Once you have completed our application form, we will check to ensure that the property is likely to be suitable before allocating to an approved local insulation installer. They will then telephone you to arrange a free, no-obligation survey. If the property is suitable and you qualify for a grant, the work will be arranged.


We were more than delighted with the service you provided. It was most efficient, effective and you kept us fully informed at all times. The personnel who visited our property to do the survey and carry out the work were a credit to your company.

- Gillian and Wesley Hand

Very helpful men came as promised and installed the loft insulation. Thank you very much.

- Mrs. G Owen

The insulation was installed quick and easily without fuss. A good job done.

- David Hodgson

I had my loft insulated and just wanted to say how happy I was with the service. It was great from start to finish, the girl who first spoke to me about it was very friendly and helpful, the fitters were very efficient and tidy, so big thank you to all concerned.

- Robert Anderson

A big thank you for the way you have helped and done my walls and loft the work was done at a very quick and high standard. With no mess at all so thank all your team for me please.

- Mr Hudson

Our wall cavity and loft insulation work has been carried out, well done and we are very pleased with all who helped us including yourselves. Thank you very much.

- A A Gale

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