Home Upgrade Grant (2)

The Home Upgrade Grant (HUG) 2 is for off-gas grid homes (i.e. those which are not heated using mains gas, such as properties that use oil, liquid petroleum gas (LPG), coal, solid fuels, or electricity for heating purposes). Households connected to the mains gas grid for heating purposes are not eligible, including where the primary heating source of a mains gas boiler is broken and the secondary heating source is electricity.


A range of energy efficiency measures are available for properties which have an EPC rating of D, E, F or G. The measures installed are fully dependent on the suitability of the property following a survey which will be provided free of charge.

Eligibility criteria are set by the Government and will be available on our website shortly.

Please keep an eye on this page for further details.



Sustainable Warmth Grant

We have successfully received funding to help private owner occupiers keep warmer and lower their fuel bills – for free.


If you live in a property where gas is your main fuel supply, you may be eligible for the scheme.

Please click the button below and complete the questionnaire on E.ON website.


If you completed an Expression of Interest and not heard from us this will be because you are not eligible – we are currently writing to all those households to let them know. There have been a huge number of applications so please bear with us.


What’s it all about?

The Sustainable Warmth Competition is a government funded grant awarded to Warwick District Council, which is a scheme run by the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) with the aim to help improve the energy efficiency of low-income households and improve the least energy-efficient properties for free.

This helps residents by improving the warmth and comfort of their homes, whilst reducing energy bills and carbon emissions.


Who’s it for?

This scheme is open to private owner-occupied properties and private-rented tenants.


To be eligible you’ll need to:

  • Own and live in your home or have your landlord’s permission to install measures at your rented property; and
  • Have a gross household income of less than £31,000 year OR someone in your home receives a means tested benefit; and
  • Live in a home that has an EPC rating of D, E, F or G; if you don’t have an EPC then E.ON will arrange this for you if we think that your property is energy inefficient


What’s available?

If you are eligible for the scheme E.ON will arrange a time to visit and carry out a free home survey. It takes around an hour to complete and will help us recommend the best improvements for your home. The improvements provided to you will be dependent on your homes needs but could include any of the below products

  • Solar PV panels
  • Loft insulation
  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Smart heating controls
  • Air source heat pumps
  • External wall insulation


How to apply?

This funding is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, so please apply as soon as possible. 

To register your interest please complete and submit the online ‘expression of interest’ form available by clicking this link or the button below:


Alternatively, you can phone our free phone on 0800 988 2881. We are open Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.


Terms of the scheme

Sustainable Warmth is delivered by Warwick District Council in partnership with Act on Energy. Sustainable Warmth scheme is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Phase 3 of the Local Authority Delivery (LAD) scheme.

Households that are eligible for support through the scheme can benefit from the installation of a range of measures, which can reduce and prevent heat and energy loss in the home, reduce fuel bills, as well as support switches to renewable sources of energy.

Please note that all applications are subject to a technical survey and an application acceptance does not guarantee that work will go ahead.



The energy efficiency improvement(s) for your home will be carried out by a Trustmark registered contractor.


Partners on the scheme

E.ON is a national energy solutions company and will help with the following:

  • Carrying out the energy assessment of your home to check the EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) rating
  • Installing the improvements and this could be air source heat pumps, solar PV or loft insulation depending on whether these are suitable for your property

Warwick District Council are responsible for overseeing this work, making sure you are happy in the process and the installation work is completed to the expected standard. If you have any queries or concerns, please contact us at greenhomesgrants@warwickdc.gov.uk



This page was last updated on 25.05.2023, 17:30 GMT (UTC+1)