Warm Air Heating FAQs

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Warm Air Heating FAQS

The Comprehensive FAQS On All Warm Air Heating Systems

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  • If you want to upgrade your 1970s warm air system on a like for like basis  you can expect to pay around £3,000 on average for a more modern warm air boiler.
  • If you are looking for a brand new installation,  expect to pay anything up to £5,500
  • If you wish to rip out an old warm air system completely ( including ducting etc ) and fit gas central heating, expect to pay up to £6000
  • If You Want, You Can See If You Are Eligible For The Free Grant Below.

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All Eligible Applicants will be contacted within 24 hours.

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What Are Warm Air Heating Grants ?

Warm Air Heating Grants are one of many measures available from the current Government Heating Grants Scheme known as Eco 4.

This 100% Free Heating Scheme focuses on upgrading old heating systems for people on low income & means tested benefits.

Your Home EPC Will Need To Be E – F – G To Qualify For Any Free Heating Measures On This Website.

You Can Check & Download Your Home EPC For Free Here

Your Questions Answered & A full list of FREE HEATING GRANTS   available on our Free Heating Scheme FAQs  page here.

Old Warm Air Heating System Removal For Free - Is There A Catch?

There Is No Catch!   If you are claiming a benefit and found to be eligible for this grant we will :

  • arrange to have all your warm air heating system completely removed.
  • Install you a new A rated  gas boiler with radiators installed.
  • Provide you with a Full 2 yr warranty.
    • Install Any Insulation That Is Need
    • Provide You A Free Ventilation Package

Qualifying Benefits For The Grant

  •   Child Benefit  ( Income Thresholds Apply)
  •  Child & Working Tax Credits 
  •  Employment & Support Allowance
  • Housing Benefit
  • Income Support 
  •  Job Seekers Allowance  
  •  Pension Credit 
  •  Universal Credit

Is The Grant For A Full Central Heating System?

Yes -If you are eligible you will get a brand new full Central Heating system installed for free.

Your old hot air heating will be completely removed including ducting etc and you will be brought up to date with a gas fired wet central heating system.

replacing warm air heating system with radiators - Is It A Good Idea?

Absolutely.   You will save money on your energy bills and your home will be a lot more comfortable in the winter.
You will also make your home a lot more easier to sell with with an updated gas central heating system.
An old warm air heating system will not be  valued by house buyers and estate agents always recommend  you upgrade warm air heating prior to putting the house on the market.

1970s Warm Air Heating - Why Should You Upgrade ?

✅   1960s / 1970s old Warm Air Heating Systems Are Very Outdated Now and Will Make Your Home More Difficult To Sell.

✅   They Are very Inefficient Now And Will Be very Expensive To Run.

✅  There Are Currently Grants Available.

I Want To replace warm air heating - Can You Get A grant ?

You cannot get a grant from the government to upgrade your warm air system on a like for like basis.
The only option for you is to upgrade to FREE CENTRAL HEATING.
This assumes that you have a gas warm air system.
If you have electric warm air heating, you will not be eligible  unless your gas meter was fitted BEFORE  April 2022

What Is Included With The Warm Air Heating Systems Replacement Grant ?

✅ A rated central heating boiler ✅  all  associated pipework ✅ central heating radiators ✅ room thermostat & programmer

This grant is worth £4000 !

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Full central heating system cost?

 A new central heating system cost in the UK generally falls between £3,500 and £7,000.
This can vary depending on a number of factors. This price will get you a full central heating system that includes a boiler, radiators, heating controls and pipework.

Cost of electric warm air heating system replacement

Another option for upgrading your warm air heating system is electric storage heaters. These are a suitable option for homes that aren’t connected to the gas grid.

You can expect to pay on average £4,370 to install a full electric heating system from scratch.

Of course, the cost as always depends on the size of your home. But remember that running costs with electric systems do tend to be higher than gas-powered heating systems.


How Many Warm Air Heating Systems Have been Upgraded With This Grant?

Warm air heating system grants have been proved to be very popular with the general public since they were introduced into ECO in March 2022.  Over 5000 old  warm air units have now been upgraded to Free Gas Central heating.

Warm Air Heating System Grant Value

Together with all the measures listed above, the value of the grant could be in excess of £20K especially if you are lucky enough to be eligible for a Free Heat Pump.

Why Are There Warm Air Heating Grants?

Warm air heating system grants are part of ECO4, which is a nationwide government energy efficiency scheme that provides funding to help low-income households make energy-saving home improvements to reduce energy bills and carbon emissions.

All grants available will help the UK to go carbon neutral by 2050,    More ECO 4 Grants Are Here.

 Please take a look as you could be eligible for other heating grants too.


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