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Get a grant or loan to improve your home energy efficiency

Get a grant or loan to improve your home energy efficiency

What help you can get to improve the energy efficiency of your home.

Energy loans

We have a number of loans for energy efficiency improvements that you can apply for.

0% loan for energy efficiency works

To get this type of energy loan you must:

  • own and live in your property
  • meet the eligibility criteria under the council’s Statement of Intent (pdf, 537KB) (opens new window)
  • have enough equity in your property to cover the agreed loan
  • agree to pay back the outstanding balance if you move home

The maximum loan available is £20,000. There’s a subsidised interest rate of 0%.

You can apply by:

Energy loans for owner occupiers and private landlords

To get this type of energy loan you must:

  • have enough equity in your property to cover the agreed loan
  • agree to pay back the outstanding balance if you move home

The maximum loan available is £20,000. There’s a fixed interest rate of 4%.

Works under £7,500 require one estimate. Works above £7,500 will require two estimates.

Works to improve the energy efficiency of your home would normally compliment offers made by the Energy Service such as:

  • loft and cavity wall insulation
  • boiler replacements
  • underfloor insulation
  • first time central heating
  • solar PV

More measures will become available during 2021 to 2022. For more information visit Energy Service Bristol.

These loans are only available from September 2020 to 31 March 2022.

You can apply by: 

Grants 

There are a range of grants available to support the cost of energy efficiency improvements.

Visit the Energy Service’s Domestic webpage to find out more about the grants currently available and how to apply.