Changes to the ECO Scheme

ECO Update: December 18th, 2013

The following updates have now been made to the suite of ECO films, following changes to the scheme announced by DECC:

'ECO Explained'

  • Scheme extended to March 2017
  • Removal of the line “The energy suppliers must set aside around £1.3bn each year, and many people will qualify for a share of this money”
  • Script update “The Carbon Emissions Reduction Obligation (or CERO) is for people living in poorly insulated homes”
  • ECO CERO primary measures to include standard cavity wall and loft insulation and connections to district heating systems.

'ECO CERO Explained'

  • Scheme extended to March 2017
  • Removal of the line “The energy suppliers must set aside around £1.3bn each year, and many people will qualify for a share of this money”
  • Script update “CERO funding is not means-tested, it is available to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. It covers solid wall insulation, standard and hard-to-treat cavity wall insulation, and loft insulation”
  • ECO CERO primary measures to include standard cavity wall insulation, loft insulation and connections to district heating systems where available.

'ECO HHCRO Explained'

  • Scheme extended to March 2017
  • Removal of the line “The energy suppliers must set aside around £1.3bn each year, and many people will qualify for a share of this money”
  • Connections to district heating systems added to list of eligible measures

'ECO CSCO Explained'

  • Scheme extended to March 2017
  • Removal of the line “The energy suppliers must set aside around £1.3bn each year, and many people will qualify for a share of this money”

'How the Green Deal & ECO Work Together'

  • Scheme extended to March 2017
  • Removal of the line “The energy suppliers must set aside around £1.3bn each year, and many people will qualify for a share of this money”
  • Addition of the line “This scheme is called The Energy Company Obligation (or ECO) and runs until March 2017″
  • Script update “The Carbon Emissions Reduction Obligation (or CERO) is for people living in poorly insulated homes”
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