The Better Energy Homes scheme introduced by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland in May 2011 provides a number of grants of which people looking to improve the energy performance of their homes can avail. These include a grant for Cavity Wall Insulation, Attic Insulation and a Building Energy Rating. Grants are available to eligible applicants only if the works are undertaken by a SEAI registered contractor such as Insulation Plus.
The grant levels are as follows:
- Attic Insulation – €200
- Cavity Wall Insulation – €320
- Building Energy Rating (BER) – €80
For more information on these grants visit the SEAI website.