Home Energy Efficiency Equity Loan pilot: homeowner feedback survey - analysis of responses

Impartial analysis of the independent survey of homeowners who participated in the pilot. The analysis covers the impact that the measures implemented had on wellbeing and energy bills, the carbon reductions achieved and homeowner experience of the Equity Loan process and offer. Read the call for evidence: https://www.gov.scot/publications/equity-loan-scheme-call-evidence/pages/1/


1. Link to Scottish Government's Heat In Buildings Strategy

2. A full list of eligible measures is included in Appendix 1.

3. Although 55 loans were completed, only 54 loan holders were involved – one loan holder was offered two separate Equity Loans.

4. In nine cases, it is not clear if loan holders have installed a fossil fuel or renewable heating system. The data specifies, for example, 'replacement heating system' or 'replacement boiler' but provides no further details. In these cases, we have assumed the systems installed were fossil fuel.

5. 'Don't know' excluded

6. Don't know' excluded


Email: heatinhomesequityloan@gov.scot

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