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How much are the grants for the Better Energy Homes scheme?

This information is provided by SEAI, please visit SEAI website for updated information.

Grant approval from SEAI must be in place before any purchase of materials or commencement of measures undertaken.

A SEAI registered contractor must be used to install grant aided measures.

Insulation Attic Insulation €300
Wall insulation – Cavity €300
Wall insulation – Internal Dry Lining   €1,200 – €2,400  
Wall insulation – External   €2,250 – €4,500  
Heating Controls with Boiler (Oil or Gas) Upgrade     €700
Heating Controls Upgrade only €600
Solar Heating €1,200
BER Assessment     Building Energy Rating (BER) after Upgrade Works     €50**

* Cash grants are a set value based on 30% of average cost of works. If expenditure is below this set value, only the actual expenditure will be reimbursed.

** A Building Energy Rating (BER) must be undertaken on the home after grant aided works have been completed. A homeowner is entitled to BER funding of €50 once per home and cannot be counted toward a bonus.