Great British Insulation Scheme: How to apply for free or cheap insulation

An insulated roof with scaffolding
The Great British Insulation Scheme could help the improve the UK's housing stock by making homes more energy efficient (Image credit: Getty)

The Great British Insulation Scheme is a newly-launched government programme to help homes improve their insulation — and policymakers claim it could save families an average of £400 a year on their energy bills.

Insulation helps homes reduce their energy use, slashing sky-high bills and help the UK slash its energy consumption. 

Sam Webb

Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.