Homeowners with houses built before 2000 are eligible. (The scheme is for residential homes only).
Insulation grant. If your house was built before 2000, you can get a third (up to $1,300) of the cost of installing ceiling and under floor insulation.
Clean Heating grant. If/once your ceiling and underfloor insulation is up to EECA's standard, you can get $500 for a clean heating device in your primary living area (if there isn't one there already). You can access the insulation and heating grants at the same time.
Community Services Card (CSC) holder homeowners and landlords with CSC holding tenants may be eligible for higher levels of funding, if your Service Provider has an unallocated EECA grant for this purpose.
You can only access the grants through registered Service Providers.
EECA Update 12 September 2012
The priority for EECA now is insulating as many homes as possible.
Therefore on 12 September 2012 Council was advised by EECA that the heating grants will no longer be available as part of the Heat Smart programme.
You are still able to fund your insulation through Council's targeted rates scheme so long as you also receive the EECA grant.