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Green Deal helps customers make home improvements, like a new boiler or loft or solid wall insulation, that improve the energy efficiency of their homes without paying large upfront costs.
Millions of homes across Scotland are in a condition that would benefit from the installation of energy saving improvements which in turn would reduce their electricity and gas usage, reduce carbon emissions and result in warmer, healthier homes.
Green Deal allows customers to effectively take out a loan to cover some or all of the costs of carrying out such improvements and to pay back the cost in instalments through their electricity bill.
If you'd like to find out more about Green Deal, please see our key fact boxes below.
And because the Green Deal is attached to the property, not the individual, if you were to move, the new owner would benefit from the improvements and would take on the repayments.
Customers with the least energy efficient properties will probably benefit most from Green Deal. Some of the signs that your home is not as energy efficient as it could be are:
From time to time, cashback and other financial incentives are available to customers who install energy efficiency improvements. For full information on current schemes, please click on the relevant link below:
If you'd like to find out more about Green Deal, call us now on 0800 294 3258* to speak to one of our advisers or send us your details using our online form.
The government has more information related to various aspects of Green Deal and energy efficiency on their website.
More about Green Deal
If you're a pensioner or low-income family you may be able to get help through the ECO initiative.
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See our handy booklet on how to cut your bills and save money.
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SSE and Scottish Hydro are trading names of: SSE Energy Supply Limited Registered in England & Wales No. 03757502 (Supply of Electricity, Home Phone, Broadband & Feed in Tariffs); Southern Electric Gas Limited Registered in England & Wales No. 02716495 (Supply of Gas); SSE Water Limited Registered in England & Wales No. 06021063 (Supply of Water); SSE Home Services Limited Registered in Scotland No. SC292102 (Heating & Wiring, Shield Care & Servicing, Gas Installations & Eco);SSE Energy Solutions Limited Registered in Scotland No. SC386054 (Energy Efficiency Installations & Insulation Products);
SSE Green Deal Provider Limited Registered in Scotland No. SC432920 (Green Deal Scheme); SSE Retail Limited Registered in Scotland No. SC213458 (Retail Appliances) All members of the SSE Group
The Registered Office of SSE Energy Supply Limited, Southern Electric Gas Limited & SSE Water Limited is 55 Vastern Road Reading Berkshire RG1 8BU
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