Evaluating British Gas Boiler Replacement & ECO4 Free Grant

For British Gas customers, the ECO4 Scheme offers an opportunity to upgrade your home heating, including the possibility of a new boiler.

This guide explains how UK Energy Support, working with British Gas customers, can facilitate these upgrades under the ECO4 Scheme. We’ll cover the scope of services including combi boiler replacement and clarify the processes involved in a British Gas boiler installation.

Let’s unravel the benefits and processes of the ECO4 Scheme, ensuring you make an informed decision about your heating upgrade, especially if you’re looking at the British Gas boiler price for a new boiler when you can have it for free!

Boiler replacement grant applications under ECO4 are now open for: June 2024

Am I eligible for upgrade boiler replacement under ECO4? You can check if you qualify below:

If you own a property and receive the correct combination of OFGEM approved qualifying benefits there’s a good chance we can enhance your home’s energy efficiency at no cost to you.

Begin your application below to discover if you’re eligible?

  • Homeowners or Private Tenants (with landlord permission)
  • Recipients of qualifying benefits

Replacing Your British Gas Old Boiler

It’s a good idea to upgrade your boiler for a number of reasons.

As an energy solutions provider, UK Energy Support collaborates with British Gas to assist their customers. We have skilled gas safe registered engineers who can efficiently manage your boiler replacements.

Under the ECO4 Scheme, eligible British Gas customers can have their inefficient existing inefficient boiler or other qualifying heating system replaced, potentially at no cost. This initiative aims to support households by upgrading to more efficient heating systems, such as a gas combi boiler or system boiler.

This limited time initiative, running till 2026, aims to support households by upgrading to more efficient heating systems, in line with the UK government’s energy-saving goals.

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What does the ECO4 Scheme have to do with British Gas Boilers?

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The ECO4 Scheme presents a remarkable opportunity for British Gas customers to upgrade their heating solutions at no personal cost, provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

This ECO4 scheme, encompassing British Gas boilers among others, promises long-term energy bill savings.

It ensures the installation of state-of-the-art, energy-efficient systems, all backed by UK Energy Support’s commitment to quality and durability.

  • Free boiler replacement or upgrades (among other heating measures)
  • Efficiency
  • Reliable team of qualified specialists

Choose Wisely: Understanding the Cost Benefits of ECO4 Over British Gas Options

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While exploring options for a new boiler, British Gas offer a variety of services, including British Gas boiler installation and British Gas heat pumps (learn more about Heat Pump vs Gas Boiler).

However, it’s important to note that opting for a new boiler, or even a British Gas boiler replacement, might involve certain costs, and is not always free (you should speak to British Gas directly if you have any questions). When requesting a British Gas boiler quote, be aware that these services, although performed by skilled British Gas engineer, may come at a price.

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In contrast, UK Energy Support, working within the ECO4 Scheme, offers an advantageous alternative if you qualify for the grant. Eligible customers can have their old boilers (depending on the model) replaced absolutely free of charge, a stark difference from the potential charges at your energy supplier.

Our commitment is to provide efficient A-rated boilers and comprehensive boiler service without the financial burden. This initiative not only ensures you save money but also guarantees a seamless transition to a more efficient home heating.

How to Apply for a boiler replacement through ECO4?

ECO4 Boiler Upgrade Scheme Application Process

Apply for boiler upgrade scheme via ECO4 in a three-step process:

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Step 1 – Eligibility check

First, you’ll need to find out if you’re eligible to receive the grant. 

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Step 2 – Survey

If you qualify, our advisor books a no-obligation survey, to inspect your boiler and find out what other measures can be improved

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Step 3 – Installation

Finally, once approved your new heatingmeasures are installed, you start saving money while keeping your house warm and cosy.

Eligibility Criteria

Understanding the eligibility criteria for the ECO4 Scheme is crucial when considering an upgrade with new British Gas boilers. Eligibility may vary based on factors such as your current boiler’s efficiency, type, and age. Many boiler companies, including those partnered with BG, can provide a fixed price quote for the replacement boiler cost.

However, ECO4 can offer new boiler installations for free, if you qualify. Whether you’re looking to install a new boiler that’s not a conventional boiler and look for a more advanced model, we offer reputable boiler brands and boiler manufacturers.

This guarantees that boiler efficiency is at the heart of every install, removing installation costs and offering comprehensive boiler service to maintain your home’s heating upgrade effectiveness.

What can UKES do for free as part of ECO4?

Subject to ECO4 scheme qualifying criteria

**Upgrades (e.g. Heat only boilers to Combis) may carry additional charges. We will discuss these during the free survey, and installation will only proceed with your approval.

What Benefits qualify for ECO4?

  • Child Benefits (based on household income)
  • Child Tax Credits (CTC)
  • Housing Benefit NEW
  • Income based Jobseekers allowance (JSA)
  • Income related Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Income Support (IS)
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • Pension Credit Savings Credit NEW
  • Universal Credit (UC)
  • Warm Homes Discount Scheme
  • Working Tax Credit (WTC)

Why Consider a British Gas New Boiler?

Choosing a new boiler from BG through UK Energy Support means enhanced energy savings and a reduced carbon footprint.

Upgrading to a modern, energy-efficient boiler under the ECO4 scheme can result in lower energy bills and a greener environment.

Most importantly, eligible customers can have old boilers replaced at no cost, further mitigating the upgrade costs.

The new boilers installed are often A-rated boilers, providing hot water more efficiently and helping you reduce your energy bills.

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How Can UK Energy Support Help?

At UK Energy Support, we specialise in optimising home energy efficiency.

We guide British Gas customers through the ECO4 Scheme, ensuring you receive the most suitable heating system at no cost, including professional boiler installation and older boiler removal, all funded by the ECO4 scheme.

We work alongside BG and gas safe registered engineers to handle the entire process, giving you peace of mind. No credit checks are required, making the process straightforward and accessible.

Case Study

I had an A-rated boiler installed through UK Energy Support under the ECO4 scheme, and it’s been a fantastic upgrade. The team was thorough and efficient, providing excellent service without any boiler cost to me. The transition from my old boiler to a new combi boiler was seamless, bringing peak efficiency and peace of mind now that the winter is just around the corner. I’m impressed with the quality of boilers installed at no cost to homeowners like me.

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As a British Gas customer, upgrading to a new boiler is a smart move for both your wallet and the environment.

The ECO4 Scheme presents a unique opportunity to enhance your home’s energy efficiency and contribute to a greener future at zero cost to the homeowner.

Don’t miss out on the chance to lower your utility bills and make a positive environmental impact. Discover today if you qualify for the ECO4 scheme and take the first step towards a more sustainable lifestyle with a BG install of your new combi boiler.

Don't wait! Apply Today

The ECO4 grant has launched in April 2022. The applications are now open so hurry if you don’t want to miss out on the new boiler British Gas customers can have for free before the scheme is gone.