Torbay Council covers the post code areas of TQ1-12, which includes the towns of Torquay, Paington and Brixham.

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

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

 ECO Grant Approval

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

1. Fuel Poor Households.

Household income is less than £28,400 after deducting Mortgage/Rent and Fuel bills 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 65 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