Funding and Grants


Measures likely to offer the biggest emission savings are:

  • Replacing your old boiler with a new high efficiency and ultra-low NOX model
  • Ecodesign stoves instead of open fires (for those that burn solid fuels)
  • Insulation (cavity wall, loft and solid wall)
  • Renewable technology such as air or ground source heat pumps or solar water heating.

Low income households with broken heating systems should contact their local council to find out if there are grants available to fix or replace old or faulty heating systems.

Residents in West Sussex on a low income and struggling to pay for their heating costs could be eligible for a free home energy visit. Contact the Low Energy Advise Partnership (LEAP) www.applyforleap.org.uk/apply or telephone 0800 060 7567.

Residents in East Sussex can find information on the help available through the Warm East Sussex website. The Warm Home Check service offers advice to anyone in East Sussex who struggles to keep warm at home. You may also qualify for a free Warm Home Check home visit, if eligible. Visit the website below or you can text “WARM” with your name and postcode to 81400.

https://warmeastsussex.org.uk/services-and-support/winter-home-check-service

Another route to improvements is through the emerging Retrofit Works project. Retrofit Works project manage improvements from design to implementation and the works are funded through local authority grants. Contact your local council to find out if they have signed up to the scheme.


Navigate Clean burning pages


Clean Burn homepage (Page One)

Introduction to the clean burn project.

Facts and health (Page Two)

How air pollution affects your health and indicates how much air pollution comes from burning wood and coal at home.

Stove Emissions (Page Three)

New stoves have emission limits from 2020, legislation and information on the latest stoves.

Efficient Fuel (Page Four)

improve your fire lighting technique and become better at burning fuel.

Funding and grants (Page Five)

Find out about funding and grants that are available to improve your home heating.


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