Funding available for low carbon heating systems Mar 25, 2022

Funding available for low carbon heating systems

Through the BUS scheme the government will be providing grants for the installation of low carbon heating technologies.

The scheme will be open to domestic and non-domestic properties in England and Wales from 2022 – 2025.

Full details on the scheme and what it may able to offer you can be found below.


1st April 2022 – Low carbon heating systems that are commissioned on or after this date will be entitled to support under the scheme.

11th April 2022 – Installers will be able to open an account for the scheme with Ofgem the scheme administrator.

23rd May 2022 – The scheme opens for grant applications and payments.

Funding available

• £5,000 off the cost and installation of an air source heat pump

• £5,000 off the cost and installation of a biomass boiler

• £6,000 off the cost and installation of a ground source heat pump

(Funding is not available for the replacement of existing low carbon heating systems)


You may be eligible if:

• You live in England or Wales

• Own your property (home or small non domestic property)

The property will need to have:

• An installation capacity up to 45kWth

• A valid EPC with no outstanding recommendations for loft/cavity wall insulation

The scheme process

1. A MSC certified installer must carry out the work

2. The installer advises on the customers eligibility for the grant

3. A quote is agreed upon

4. The installer applies for the grant

5. Ofgem will confirm if the installer is working on the customers behalf

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