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Rising living costs are a growing concern for many households across the Island. With a large part of our household budget spent on energy bills, we’re all feeling the pinch. However, the Isle of Man Government have introduced grants, incentives and support schemes to help you take action against the cost of living and keep warm in the winter months.

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SCHEMES, INCENTIVES & SUPPORT FOR HOUSEHOLDS

Claim your free energy saving kit worth £750

  • Order from a list of items to improve your home energy efficiency from draught excluders, LED lightbulbs and loft insultation
  • Available to homeowners and tenants with a combined income below £50,000 or those in receipt of benefits
  • Assess your home energy needs and complete the order form to receive a voucher
  • Exchange your voucher at your nearest depot for your free energy efficiency items
  • An additional £500 of help is available to those in receipt of benefits including those on state pension, to install specific items.

Apply online now or look out for community events hosted by the Energy Efficiency Scheme Team. If you would like to host an event for your community group, email energysave@gov.im.

Free home energy health checks

  • 90 minute home energy audit starting with a short conversation about your main energy usage followed by checking insulation levels, boiler settings and draughts in your home.
  • Receive a home energy report guiding your household on practical measures you need to implement to enhance energy efficiency and lower your bills
  • Have some energy saving items fitted and measured under the Energy Efficiency Scheme if eligible, and they can help you measure up for loft insulation.

Apply for a visit:
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reephone 0808 1624 276
energysave@gov.im

MEET THE ENERGY DOCTORS

Julia Erskine, Founder of 3Co Consultancy Services, and Ryan McDermott, Founder of RMD Electrical are dedicated Energy Doctors under the Energy Efficiency Scheme operated by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA). Together, they have already visited and positively impacted the lives of 300 households on the Island, providing invaluable advice and implementing energy-saving measures. The duo has received a warm reception, and the community has greatly benefited from their expertise, with an estimated £204,000 of savings estimated in those households. Find out more about them in their bios.

"Highly professional and extremely knowledgeable, friendly and approachable. I am so grateful for all their advice" 

Financial help of up to £5,725

  • Operating in two parts the scheme first offers a Manx Home Energy Audit to eligible homes
  • If the audit finds the property has an energy rating of D or below, applicants can obtain funding towards the cost of energy saving solutions identified by the audit
  • 75% funding is available for recommended works with a value of less than £1,000, and 50% for recommended works with a value over £1,000.

Find out more and apply

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