Dacorum ECO scheme


YES Energy Solutions is working in partnership with Dacorum Borough Council to provide funding towards heating system upgrades and insulation installs to residents in the area.

Scheme in detail

The scheme aims to improve the energy efficiency of Dacorum homes to help qualifying residents keep warmer and save money on their energy bills.

Measures in the scheme are fully funded in some cases by the Government’s Energy Company Obligation (ECO) Scheme and there is additional support for those on disability related benefits.

The following measures are available for eligible customers:

  • Boiler replacements
  • First time central heating systems
  • Loft insulation
  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Under floor insulation
  • Room in roof insulation
  • External wall insulation

Safety is our main priority and the scheme is following the latest government guidelines in regards to coronavirus safety. Our friendly customer advisors can explain the procedures our installers have put in place to ensure safety of residents and staff.

Are you eligible?

If you are a Dacorum resident, there are various ways you could be eligible for funding:

Help to Heat Group Eligibility

You may be eligible if you receive one of the following benefits:

  • Income based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Pension Credit Savings Credit
  • Child benefit (thresholds apply)

Child benefit thresholds (before tax and National Insurance)

Type of claimant

Number of children or qualifying young persons




4 +

Single claimant





Member of a couple





ECO4 Flex Eligibility

You may be eligible if you meet the conditions of one of the following routes:

Route 1 - Household income

Households with an EPC rating of D, E, F or G and with a gross household income of £31,000 or less.

Route 2 - Proxy targeting

Households living in EPC band E, F or G that meet a combination of two of the following (Proxies 1 & 3 cannot be used in combination with each other)

Proxy 1: Your home is in a Lower Super Output Area (LSOA 1-3)

Proxy 2: You receive a Council tax rebate based on low income

Proxy 3: You have been identified in the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as living in a cold home

Proxy 4: You are receiving free school meals for low income

Proxy 5: You are supported by a local authority run scheme described as supporting low income and vulnerable households

Proxy 6: You have been referred to your local authority for support by your energy supplier or Citizens Advice due to struggling with the cost of energy bills

Proxy 7: You have been identified through supplier debt data

Route 3 - NHS Referral

You receive a referral through the NHS as you have been identified as low income/vulnerable and you have health conditions which could be impacted further by living in a cold home.

These health conditions may fall under one of the four umbrella conditions:

  • A cardiovascular condition
  • A respiratory disease
  • Limited mobility
  • Immunosuppression

    You can be referred by:
  • An NHS foundation trust
  • An NHS Trust
  • A Local Health Board
  • A general medical practitioner provider


If you think that you may be eligible for funding please contact our team:

T: 01422 880100 (office hours: 9am - 5pm, Mon - Fri)

Or Contact Us

Our involvement

Dacorum Borough Council appointed YES Energy Solutions to manage the delivery of the scheme following the Hertfordshire Warmer Homes Scheme in which the partnership developed.

We are project managing the scheme, recruiting eligible customers and managing installs via our network of industry accredited contractors.

YES Energy Solutions are also securing ECO funding to inject into the scheme which is obtained through our contracts with major energy companies.

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