Reduce Your Environmental Impact

Insulation Government Assistance & Finance

Government Assistance Eligibility

You can receive a rebate of up to 50% of the total installation price, capped at $2,500, to upgrade the ceiling insulation in your existing home to R5.0 or higher.

Home Energy Support Program

The Home Energy Support Program provides up to $5,000 in rebates for eligible homeowners to help with the upfront costs of installing energy-efficient products. This includes:

  • one rebate of 50% of the total installation price, up to $2,500, for rooftop solar
  • one rebate of 50% of the total installation price, up to $2,500, for:
  • reverse cycle heating and cooling
  • hot water heat pumps
  • electric stove tops and ovens
  • ceiling insulation

If eligible, you can combine the rebate with a zero-interest loan through the Sustainable Household Scheme of up to $10,000 to help with the remaining costs.

Sustainable Household Scheme

You might be able to get a loan to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Reduce your environmental impact with ceiling insulation, electric heating and cooling and other products. Eligible homeowners can borrow up to $15,000. You have up to 10 years to repay it*. There’s zero interest, and no upfront costs or fees.

If you’re eligible, you can get a loan from $2,000 to $15,000 to buy energy-efficient products. These include:

  • Rooftop solar panels

  • Household battery storage systems

  • Electric heating and cooling systems

  • Hot water heat pumps (HWHP)

  • Electric stove tops

  • Electric vehicles

  • Electric vehicle charging infrastructure

  • Ceiling insulation

  • Installation costs for these products

Over the life of the scheme, you can install one product or a bundle of eligible products. Together, these can be valued at up to $15,000.
Your repayments will begin when you either:

  • Install the product or system and it is operational

  • Buy the electric vehicle