London Boiler Cashback Scheme Explained
Do you qualify for the new London Boiler Cashback Scheme?
Is your boiler old and inefficient? Is it wasting too much energy and money every single day? The new London Boiler Cashback Scheme allows you to claim £400 towards the cost of a new boiler if you decide to replace your old boiler with a new energy-efficient one. The new scheme was launched last week by Boris Johnson and it is only limited to 6,500 boilers so make sure you apply today to take advantage of the scheme.
What is the London Boiler Cashback Scheme?
The London Boiler Cashback Scheme will give 6,500 homeowners and private landlords £400 Cashback when they replace an old, inefficient boiler with a new efficient A-rated gas boiler.
What is the aim of the scheme?
The boiler scheme is part of Boris Johnson’s mission to reduce London’s emissions by 60 per cent by 2025.
Do I need to pay the money back?
The London Boiler Cashback Scheme is a grant – people who claim the £400 Cashback do not need to pay the money back.
Can I apply for the grant?
If you are a home owner or a private landlord with properties in London, you can qualify to claim the grant.
How long is the London Boiler Cashback Scheme open for?
The scheme is served on a first-come, first-served basis so apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. There are only 6,500 places and the scheme is very popular.
Apart from your location, the qualifying criteria includes the state of your current boiler. The boiler you want to replace must have an efficiency rating of 70 per cent or less and be gas, oil, LPG or solid fuel, in working order and the main boiler used to heat the home. Electric boilers are not eligible for the scheme.
Replacements must be a 90 per cent (or above) efficient gas boiler.
Can any boiler installer replace my boiler?
No. The boiler installer needs to be a Gas Safe registered installer.
Will I save money if I replace my old insufficient boiler?
The Energy Saving Trust UK states that you could save up to £570 a year by replacing your old inefficient boiler if you live in a detached house.
Replacing 6,500 old boilers in London will improve air quality and save around 9,750 tonnes of carbon a year. Such carbon savings will make London a greener place to live.
Is my boiler eligible?
Your boiler is likely to be 70 per cent or less efficient if it:
- Has a permanent pilot light
- Is gas fired and over 15 years old
- Is oil fired and over 25 years old
- Is a back boiler (i.e. situated in the fireplace).
Are you having troubles finding out how energy efficient your boiler is? Contact one of our energy saving advisors for advice on your old boiler.
Do I need to pay for the boiler installation upfront?
Yes, you will have to pay for the boiler installation up-front before you can claim the £400 voucher. Our amazing special offer allows you to install a new energy-efficient boiler from just £1,595! Click here to claim today!
How does it work?
Here is a step-by-step guide on how you can take part in the London Boiler Cashback Scheme:
Step 1: Get a quote from a Gas Safe registered installer.
Step 2: Apply for the scheme online at london.gov.uk/boilers. Allow ten days for the voucher to arrive. Then, you can have your new energy-efficient boiler installed.
Step 3: As soon as you have received your voucher by e-mail, get the boiler installation booked in straight away. You have 12 weeks from the date the voucher was issued to complete the boiler installation. Remember you will need to send the voucher and other documentation in the post, so don’t delay!
Do you need help applying for the scheme? Contact one of our energy saving advisors for advice or apply online to claim your £400. The scheme will be closed very soon so book your slot to secure your £400 voucher.
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