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Are you a Local Authority who would like to design and control your own Energy Saving Scheme for local residents to help them save energy, lower their fuel bills and keep warm and well? If so, we can help so read on.

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a Government scheme that provides funding for energy saving improvements such as Insulation and Heating to be available and affordable to householders. All major Energy Companies across the UK have been obligated to provide the funding for these improvements.

Under ECO there are criteria that makes certain households eligible to access funding. The eligibility criteria focuses on households in receipt of income related benefits or people claiming disability benefits. However, in some cases, people who have an income slightly higher than the benefit threshold or have health conditions not classed as a disability and not entitled to benefits are also in need of assistance to keep their home warm. This is where ECO Flexible Eligibility comes in to play.

Under the Government backed ECO Scheme, Local Authorities are being given the chance to design their own eligibility criteria to match the needs of local residents, often referred to as LA Flex. This can help private home owners and those living in privately rented accommodation to be able to insulate and heat their home to save energy, lower fuel bills and improve health and well being. The eligibility relevant to your residents could include age, health conditions, income levels (above benefit thresholds), vulnerability to living in a cold home etc. Here at Union Technical, we can help you to design your own Scheme and write the compulsory Statement of Intent e which supports specific individuals and communities.

Work with Us

We are an award winning fully accredited installation company, who have been recognised for our partnership working on both small and large scale area based projects. We excel in end to end project management and have experience in working with Local Authorities to deliver area-wide initiatives that get to the people who need assistance. We can help you design your ideal Scheme, help to identify and find eligible households, assess eligibility, identify suitable work by carrying out a whole house survey, install energy saving products and provide both a internal and third party inspection service.

Here at Union Technical, we work directly with major Energy Companies and have contracts in place to draw down on available funding for not only individual eligible customers but for Local Authorities who want to design their own Scheme. We work with the best Industry Specialists and Product Manufacturers to ensure we deliver insurance and warrantee backed products at all times.

We can make your energy saving scheme a great success, drawing down on available funding, using our own accredited fitting teams, going above and beyond with our highly praised customer service whilst investing in the local community.

You’re in Safe Hands with Union Technical!

At Union Technical we pride ourselves on the end to end project managed service we can offer to partners, as well as the experience and knowledge we have of the sector. Our installs are carried out in accordance with PAS2030:2019 standards and we work with leading Manufacturers to ensure all products are of the best quality. All the products we used are insurance backed and come with relevant guarantees.

To look at some of our projects with Local Authorities, visit our case studies page.

If you’d like to contact us to find out more or have a chat with one of our Business Development team please call us on
0800 0469190.