SEAI Better Energy Homes grant made easy:
What is the Better Energy Homes Scheme?
The Better Energy Home Scheme is a Government incentive for homeowners to upgrade their homes with energy efficiency measures, therefore reducing energy use, energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions while providing you with a more comfortable home. The Better Energy Home Scheme gives fixed cash grants for insulation and heating system upgrades.
Over 335,000 homeowners have already received SEAI grants. By upgrading your home, you’re making it warmer and more cosy and you’re cutting your heating bill by up to 50%.
Who can apply for the SEAI Better Energy Home Grants Scheme?
Did you know the Better Energy Home Grants Scheme is available to everyone that has a home built before 2006? SEAI introduced higher grant values and bonus payments in 2015. Previous applicants may apply again to get additional work completed.
What do I need to do?
Firstly, decide on what work to be done. The following are a list of insulation types that can be completed on the Better Energy Homes Grant scheme:
- Attic insulation
- Cavity wall insulation
- Internal wall dry lining insulation
- External wall insulation
Grant values available under the SEAI Better Home Energy Scheme:
|Energy efficient works grant value|
|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|
|Bonus||For 3rd measure||€300|
|For 4th measure||€100|
|Building Energy Rating (BER)||€50|
*Additional discounts may apply
How do I apply for the Better Energy Home Grants Scheme?
Better Energy Solutions are a SEAI registered contractor and are approved to carry out the work for the Better Energy Home Grants Scheme. Better Energy Solutions will even apply for the SEAI grant on your behalf to make the process convenient for you and will ensure grant approval is in place before your insulation work commences. All applicants must carry out a Building Energy Rating (BER) on completion of works. Better Energy Solutions will provide you with a BER approved advisor to assist with the rating of your house and issuing you with a new BER certificate.
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