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Home Upgrade Grant (HUG)

The Home Upgrade Grant provides funding for Solar Panels, Insulation, Air Source Heat Pumps, Boiler Upgrades, Energy Efficient Lighting and Storage Heaters. 

With the Home Upgrade Grant, you can upgrade your home and reduce your energy bills while helping to protect the environment.

The grant can also help you to make your home more energy efficient and reduce your reliance on fossil fuels.


Who is Eligible for the Home Upgrade Grant?

The Home Upgrade Grant (HUG) is available to households in England that meet certain criteria. 

To be eligible, you must be a low-income household, off the gas grid, and have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) between D and G. 

If you meet these criteria, you may be eligible for the Home Upgrade Grant.

You Could Get Free Of Charge

Smart Heating Controls

Boiler Upgrades

Loft Insulation

Solar Panel Systems

Cavity Wall Insulation 

Air Source Heat Pumps

Storage Heaters

Low Energy Lighting

Radiator Temperature Wheel
Solar panels on roof

Are You Eligible For The Home Upgrade Grant?

To receive free funding you must be the recipient of one of the following benefits: 

  • Child Tax Credit

  • Income Support

  • Income-based jobseeker’s allowance (JSA)

  • Income-related employment and support allowance (ESA)

  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit Element

  • Personal independence payment

  • Universal Credit

  • Working tax credit

  • Child benefit dependant on income & dependants




1. Your home has an EPC rating of E, F or G 

(limited funding is available for EPC D rated properties) 


2. Off mains gas


3. You have a total household annual income of £30,000 or less (before housing costs/bills)  


You receive a means-tested benefit (please see above)



Reduce Your Energy Costs With The Home Upgrade Grant



Get in touch today to start the process. One of our friendly team will be more than happy to help check if you are eligible for the HUG Scheme.

This takes 2 minutes to get in touch and there is no commitment.



We will arrange a FREE survey by one of our qualified and certified surveyors, this will consist of a 10-15 minute inspection of your home’s energy efficiency measures, home survey visits are designed to be minimally intrusive.



Once we have identified the measures that can be implemented, we will arrange for the installation works to be carried out with your approval and coordinate the works to maximise the convenience. On average, most works are completed in less than 3 days.

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