Saving energy at home

Broadland Sustainable Homes Scheme

Broadland District Council have partnered with the Eastern Savings and Loan Credit Union (ESLCU) to offer a limited number of 0% interest free loans of up to £5,000 for renewable technologies and energy efficient improvements. Please see the below table for a full list of available works.

To qualify for a Broadland Sustaianable Homes Scheme loan you must:

  • be a homeowner within Broadland District Council
  • become a member of the ESLCU
  • adhere to the installer and warranty requirements outlined below

Measures available


Contractor accreditation

Renewable technologies

  • Air source heat pump
  • Ground source heat pump
  • Solar PV panels
  • Solar thermal panels
  • Domestic wind turbine
  • Biomass boiler




Energy efficient measures

  • Loft insulation




  • Double and Triple Glazing (from single glazing)
  • Secondary Glazing (Listed Buildings)





  • Solid wall insulation
  • Park home insulation


SWIGA guarantee provided

25 year guarantee


  • Cavity wall insulation



CIGA guarantee provided

25 year guarantee


  • Floor insulation
  • Room-in-roof insulation




25 year guarante

Broadland District Council recommend that you obtain more than one quote to ensure value for money. Please note that it is your responsibility to apply for planning permission if required for your chosen measure/s.

ESLCU loan terms

  1. The loans are administered by the Eastern Savings and Loan Credit Union. The maximum amount offered is £5,000 over 3 years.
  2. Please note to be eligible for the scheme you will need to pass a credit check.
  3. All loan finance is subject to approval by Eastern Savings and Loan Credit Union and must adhere to Broadland District Council’s requirements.
  4. Eastern Savings Credit Union will pay the balance to the installer on the applicants’ behalf, and the loan applicant will make the repayments to the Eastern Savings and Loan Credit Union.
  5. You will need to join the Eastern Savings and Loan Credit Union which costs £5 plus an additional 25p per week. Once your application is assessed, you should receive a result within 3 to 4 days.

See ESLCU website for full details.

Apply for a Sustainable Homes Scheme loan