Funding for Energy Efficiency Upgrades in the Home

Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS: ABS)

The Council has secured funding from the Scottish Government to assist home owners, private sector tenants and landlords to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.

Eligible households can receive funding for:

Up to £7,500 is available per applicant. However, a higher grant award of £9,000 can be considered where the applicant makes their own contribution of £1,000.

To register for HEEPS: ABS and to discuss your options, please contact our managing agent:

You can also visit their office at Kiln Corner, Kirkwall, KW15 1QX (Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00).

Statement of Intent

The Statement of Intent in the 'Related Downloads' section of this page lists the criteria we will use to identify households who may be able to receive assistance under the flexible eligibility element of the Energy Company Obligation.

Home Energy Scotland

Additional support and energy efficiency advice is available from Home Energy Scotland (HES).

HES is funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust. They offer free and impartial energy efficiency advice and are available on the freephone helpline number 08088082282.

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Related Sites

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

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