Energy Efficiency Grants - Households

This page will help give you information on how to access funds for new boilers, insulation and renewable technology such as heat pumps. You may be moving to a new home, you would like a home which keeps its warmth, or your boiler needs replacing.

LEAP (Local Energy Partnership Partnership) - home energy visit

  • Corby Borough Council, Northants Public Health project with AgilityECO 
  • Free home energy visit, which aims to help ensure Corby householders get access to affordable warmth
  • Book a home visit www.applyforleap.org.uk
  • 0800 060 7567
  • Eligibility on weblink
  • Covers social and private homes in the Borough of Corby

Warm Home Fund - first time gas central heating

  • Northants Warm Homes Partnership and Corby Borough Council project
  • Free first time gas central heating (some landlords will be asked to contribute) for electrically heated homes (some other heating types apply so do confirm if unsure).
  • www.northantswarmhomes.com/warm-homes-fund
  • 0800 029 4542
  • Eligibility – yes see weblink above
  • Also covers private homes in the Boroughs and Districts of Corby, Daventry, East Northants, Kettering, South Northants and Wellingborough.

My ECO Home - insulation & boilers 

  • AgilityECO project – referral from Corby Borough Council via LEAP home energy visit (see scheme above)
  • Insulation and/or heating measures through Governments ECO scheme
  • Eligibility; in receipt of ECO qualifying benefits or Northants Warm Homes ECO Flex eligible
  • Covers private homes in the Borough of Corby

 ECHO - emergency boiler/repairs *RE-OPENED 18th March 2020*

  • AgilityECO project – referral from Corby Borough Council call 01536464000 or env.health@corby.gov.uk 
  • Free gas boiler repairs or boiler replacements for homes in no heat situation
  • Eligibility; in receipt of ECO qualifying benefits or low income & vulnerable to cold via Northants Warm Homes ECO Flex eligibility
  • Also covers private homes in the Boroughs and Districts of Corby, Daventry, East Northants, Kettering, Northampton, South Northants and Wellingborough.

 HEART - White good appliances

  • AgilityECO project – referral from Corby Borough Council via LEAP (see scheme above)
  • Free replacement white goods; cookers/fridges/washing machines
  • Referral into scheme from LEAP visit (details above)
  • Eligibility; same as LEAP above
  • Covers social and private homes in the Borough of Corby

Northants Energy Saving Service - energy finance help

  • Community Law and Northants County Council project
  • Free independent financial energy support for Northamptonshire residents 
  • www.northamptonshireenergysavingservice.org.uk                         
  • 01604 623 700
  • Eligibility – yes need to contact NESS
  • Covers social and private homes across Northamptonshire

Generating your own energy - renewable technology

You can make your own energy on your roof through solar photovoltaic panels, solar thermal panels, and heat through air or ground source heat pumps. If you are considering this as an option to become more energy efficient you may want to explore the following:

  • The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) makes the purchase of some renewable technologies more advantageous, as the RHI will help cover the investment of the technology over time.
  • The feed in tarrif for solar panels has now come to an end.
  • The Energy Saving Trust have a list of local and national panel installers who are part of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme. Visit the Energy Saving Trust website www.energysavingtrust.org.uk
  • You may need to notify the Council’s Planning Department as you may have to apply for planning permission if you live in a conservation area.  If you live outside of a conservation area you can have panels installed through ‘Permitted Development Rights’.  For further information or to notify the Council’s Planning Department of your intention, contact the Planning Department call 01536 464 158 or email planning.services@corby.gov.uk.
Last updated: Tuesday 24th March 2020 07:08:48 AM
Review date: Friday 19th March 2021 06:51:13 AM