The purpose of Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland's, "Better Energy Homes Scheme" is to offer an incentive to reduce energy consumption through insulation or heating system improvement.
Home Insulation Grants
The following is a brief outline of the Grant Scheme. For full information concerning the Better Energy Homes Scheme - Insulation Grants, refer to Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland's WEB Site www.seai.ie
The following Grants are Available if appropriate, for all houses in the Republic of Ireland built before 2006. No matter if it is your principle residence, a rental property or holiday home.
What grants are available?
|Wall - Cavity||€300|
|Wall - Internal Dry Lining|
|Apartment (any) or Mid-terrace House||€1,200|
|Semi-detached or End of Terrace||€1,800|
|Wall - External|
|Apartment (any) or Mid-terrace House||€2,250|
|Semi-detached or End of Terrace||€3,400|
|Heating Controls with Boiler||€700|
|(Oil or Gas) Upgrade|
|Heating Controls Upgrade only||€600|
|For 3rd measure||€300|
|For 4th measure||€100|
|Building Energy Rating (BER)||€50|
How to apply?Grant approval must be in place before any works commence. For a speedy application and immediate approval, apply online at www.seai.ie/betterenergyhomes
You will need your:
- Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN) which you will find on your electricity bill
- Bank details
- E-mail address
- Chosen registered contractor from the SEAI Registered Contractor List
calling 1850 927 000 or online at www.seai.ie/betterenergyhomes
- There is less paper work.
- You do not have to wait for the grant to be paid.
- In addition to the “Better Energy Homes Scheme” grants you will also receive an “Incentive Scheme Bonus” from Kingspan Retrofit
Before any work commences you must apply for grant approval. You will not receive a grant for work carried out before an application for grant approval is made. To apply for grant approval an application can be made "on line" at www.seai.ie, or COMPLETE INSULATION SERVICES CAN ARRANGE YOUR GRANT FOR YOU
Compulsory BER Assessment
When all insulation work is complete an Approved BER Assessor must carry out a Building Energy Rating assessment of your home. Please note, if the assessment is not carried out you will not receive an insulation grant. A grant of €50.00 is available for the BER Assessment.