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Applying is quick and simple!

The application process is quick and easy! If you're interested in taking advantage of this scheme, simply register your interest with Direct Savings. Our funding experts will assist you from the initial contact to the installation and aftercare, as our entire team is in-house. You can find out within minutes if you are eligible for government-backed funding.

How does the scheme work?

We are proud to support households living in fuel-poor homes, with EPC ratings in bands D, E, F, and G, to become more energy-efficient. In today's climate with rising energy prices, it's important to not waste fuel. We can improve a home's energy efficiency in various ways, such as insulating the cavity wall, underfloor space, and attic to retain heat, or upgrading old heating systems to modern and energy-efficient ones. These energy-saving measures are often fully funded! Apply now to see if you qualify.

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How does Direct Savings play a role?


We are accredited installers for the ECO4 scheme and have years of experience securing funding through various versions of the ECO scheme. You can trust that you are in good hands with us. We will handle your application from start to finish. We are transparent and will only provide funding if it is possible. If not, we won't lead you on. You have nothing to lose, get in touch now to see if you qualify.

Is there a catch?

No, there is no catch. You must meet the government's criteria for the type of benefits your household receives. The qualifying benefits can be found at the bottom of this page. If you're unsure if you qualify, don't hesitate to fill out our contact form. We will be able to tell you within minutes if you are eligible for anything. Don't miss out on this opportunity.

What if I don't receive any benefits?

We are also working closely with local authorities to secure funding for those who are struggling with fuel poverty but are not on benefits. Keep an eye out for updates. You may be entitled to a £9,000 grant through Home Energy Scotland even if you are not on a benefit, they also offer interest free loans to cover any costs over and above this amount. Fill in one of our contact forms to find out if you could qualify!

ECO 4 Qualifying Criteria

ECO4 qualifying benefits:

  1. Child Tax Credits (CTC) – *some restrictions apply

  2. Child Benefit – *some restrictions apply

  3. Income based Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)

  4. Income related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

  5. Pension Credit Guarantee Credit

  6. Universal Credit (UC)

  7. Working Tax Credit (WTC)

  8. Housing Benefit

  9. Pension Credit Saving Credit

No longer eligible:

  1. Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)

  2. Attendance Allowance

  3. Carer's Allowance

  4. Constant Attendance Allowance

  5. Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

  6. Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)

  7. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

  8. Severe Disablement Allowance

  9. War Pensions Mobility Supplement (WPMS)


A member of our team would be happy to assist!

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