Grants are available to eligible applicants for undertaking the following works, in accordance with the requirements contractor Code of Practice Technical Specification.
Energy Efficient WorksIncentive
InsulationAttic Insulation €300
Wall Insulation - Cavity €300
Wall Insulation - Internal Dry Lining
Apartment (any) OR Mid- terrace House €1200
Semi-detached or End of Terrace €1,800
Detached House €2,400
Wall Insulation - External
Apartment (any) OR Mid- terrace House €2,250
Semi-detached or End of Terrace €3,400
Detached House €4,500
Heating SystemHeating Controls with Boiler (Oil or Gas) Upgrade. €700
Heating Controls Upgrade only €600
Solar Heating €1200
Bonus for 3rd measure €300 for 4th measure €100
Building Energy Rating (BER) €50**
*Cash Grants are set value unless expenditure is below the set value, in which case the actual expenditure will be reimbursed.
**A Building Energy Rating (BER) is an integral part of all grant applications under the Better Energy Homes scheme,
whereby homeowners must undertake a BER on their home after grant aided works have been completed. A homeowner is entitled to BER funding of €50 once per home. This funding will be applied to your grant application automatically provided you have never applied previously for BER funding. You will be informed during the online grant application process if BER funding is available for your home or as part of your Letter of Grant Offer if you have applied through the post. It is advisable that you apply for and undertake all planned grant aided works at the same time to minimise the costs of multiple BER assessments.
*** From December 8th 2011 internal and external wall insulation grants will no longer be one single amount, but rather be based upon the house type.
Please note the minimum grant amount for the first application must be €400. A BER grant, where applicable, does not count towards the €400 minimum.
In the instance where a Contractor is completing works within his own home then only the cost of materials will be deemed qualifying expenditure.
Grants are claimed after the measures are completed and the contractor has been paid by or entered a financing agreement with the homeowner.