If you receive state benefits then there are a number of schemes available under which you may obtain grants enabling you to upgrade your home to improve its energy efficiency.

Under the Green Homes Grant, Rishi Sunak said families will receive vouchers of up to £5,000 for energy-saving changes, such as a new boiler, with the poorest getting up to £10,000.

The Local Authority Flexible Eligibility scheme is the latest scheme where local authorities set their own criteria.

Energy Company Obligation (ECO). Under ECO, medium and larger energy suppliers fund the installation of energy efficiency solutions in UK households.

The Renewable Heating Incentive provides financial support to the owner of the renewable heating system for seven years.