Home Energy Efficiency Programmes - Energy Efficient Scotland: delivery report 2018 to 2019

Sixth annual summary report of the HEEPS programme which includes the outcomes achieved from the 2018-2019 programme and an overview of cumulative progress since 2013.

Section 3: HEEPS: Loans


HEEPS Loans schemes are open to all households across Scotland, helping to deliver a range of energy efficiency measures.


HEEPS Area Based Scheme (ABS) loans is an interest free loan tosupport householders with their contributions towards the cost of grant funded insulation measures delivered through the Scottish Governments HEEPS ABS programme.

Home Energy Scotland (HES) Loans launched in May 2017 offering owner occupiers and some private sector landlords interest free loans of up to £15,000 per property, for the installation of a variety of eligible energy efficiency measures such as solid wall insulation, double-glazing or a new boiler.

HEEPS Warmer Homes Scotland (WHS) loans is an interest free loan available to qualifying homeowners and private sector tenants who are identified as living in or at risk of fuel poverty and who are required to pay a contribution towards the costs of installation measures such as, insulation, heating and micro-generation measures.

Registered Social Landlords (RSL) Loans offer interest free loan funding of up to £1 million to RSLs to support the installation of energy efficiency measures for their stock. The scheme is open to all eligible social landlords in

Scotland. Successful applications covered bids for funding the installation of solid wall insulation or hard to treat cavity wall insulation and/or energy efficient heating systems to assist them in achieving the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing.

The HEEPS Equity Loans

The HEEPS Equity Loan is a pilot programme designed to help homeowners and private landlords make energy improvements and repairs to their properties. Energy Saving Trust is partnering with Care and Repair to deliver this scheme, and Care and Repair have been on hand to support householders throughout the process. The Equity scheme opened on 4th January 2017 and operated in Glasgow City, Argyll & Bute, Perth & Kinross initially, but was extended to Dundee, Stirling, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and The Western Isles.


HEEPS Loans 2018 / 2019

Area Based Scheme (ABS) loans


Application Forms issued

Loans Offered

Home Energy Scotland (HES) loans

Householders who received loans

Measures Installed

Warmer Homes Scotland (WHS) loans

Application Forms Issued

Total Value of Loans Offered

Registered Social Landlords (RSL) Loans

Social Landlords who received loans

Measures Installed

HEEPS Equity Loans

Customer Enquires Received

Application Forms Issued

Loans Offered

NB: There are loans committed in

2018/19 outstanding and could still be paid for measures installed (March 2021



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