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Home Improvements

Home Improvements and Benefits

The Green Deal Home and Business Improvement Funding Scheme can earn you energy-saving improvements and extra benefit repayments to your home.


The scheme is available to any household in England, Scotland or Wales providing your home has an electricity meter (includes prepayment meters).

If the building is a rented property then the tenant and the landlord must both agree to the improvements.

Eligible Improvement Measures

Providing your Green Deal assessment recommends them you may be eligible for improvement measures such as heating, insulation, windows and products that generate energy.

Download icon [pdf] [PDF] Green Deal Energy Saving Home Improvement Checklist

3. Green Deal Assessment

You must contact a Green Deal assessor or provider to get an assessment of your property if you want to use the Green Deal scheme. Even though you may have to pay a fee for an assessment the assessor must inform you the amount for the charge in advance.

Assessor's Visit

It is the role of the Green Deal assessor to visit your home and discuss your energy use. He will inspect your property and help decide whether you might benefit from the Green Deal improvement scheme.

When you book you may be asked;

When the assessor visits he may enquire about;

After the Assessor's Visit

Following the visit by the Green Deal assessor you should get a document called a Green Deal advice report. The document contains;

Your Green Deal advice report is valid for 10 years or until you make the changes or improvements to the property. The amount you save depends on how much energy you use and the future cost of energy for your property.

The Next Step

The next step is for you to decide whether you want to get the work done and how you want to pay for it.

Green Deal Home Improvements; UK Rules Updated 2017