Teignbridge District Council covers the post code areas of EX2-6 and TQ11-14, which includes the towns of Newton Abbot, Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, Bovey Tracey, Dawlish and Teignmouth.

Teignbridge District Council actively participate in the provision of ECO grant approvals for residents.

Financial assistance to tup up an ECO grant by up to £1,000 is sometimes possible from Teignbridge District Council, subject to individual circumstances.

There is no admin fee charged by Teignbridge District Council to approve an application.

Further support maybe available from Wessex Credit Resolutions.

 ECO Grant Approval

The following criteria will allow Teignbridge District Council to approve an applicant for an ECO grant. One of these must apply.

1. Fuel Poor Households.

Household net income (after Tax NIS) is less than £25,000 for a single applicant, or £30,000 for a household with two adults, and the EPC Rating is D or below (where there is no EPC we can assess the property against a list of criteria or produce an EPC). 

2.  Low Income & Vulnerable to the cold.

Households who have health conditions sensitive to the cold/damp will be eligible. These are:

Respiratory (ie asthma, COPD), Cardiovascular disease (ie heart disease), Mental Health (ie Schizophrenia, bipolar), Dementia, Cancer, Limited Mobility, Autoimmune, & Immunodeficiency (ie lupus, MS, diabetes, HIV), Neurobiological (ie Fibromyalgia, ME), Haemoglobinopathies (ie sickle sell, Thalassaemia) and severe learning disabilities.

3. Aged 60 or over.

4. Have a child under 5 or are Pregnant.

Energy Saving products available

We are able to offer a wide range of energy saving products and services in Plymouth, supported by ECO grants (unless otherwise stated).

  • Gas Boiler Replacement
  • LPG Boiler Replacement
  • Oil Boiler Replacement
  • High Heat Retention Storage Heaters
  • Heating controls
  • Smart Heating controls
  • Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Ground Source Heat Pumps
  • Loft Insulation
  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • External Wall Insulation
  • Solar PV
  • Solar iBoost (with Solar PV)
  • Battery Storage (not ECO)
  • EV Charge Points (OLEV Grant)
  • Cavity Wall extraction (not ECO)
  • Nest Protect, Cam & Hello (not ECO)
  • Plus other standard Plumbing & heating services 
ECO Top Up grants provided by Teignbridge District Council are subject to the following conditions.

The property must be occupied for 5 years or made available for letting for period of 5 year by the grant applicant from the certified date. The grant will be registered as a Local Land Charge against the property. The grant is repayable in full, if the property is sold within 5 year of completion of the works.

The Council also demand repayment with interest if the above conditions are breached within 5 year of completion of the works.