Shift in the Government funded energy efficiency schemes

14 March 2018 Tara McDonnell
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Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE), Denis Naughten T.D. announced a shift in the Government funded energy efficiency schemes.  The range of grants has been extended and according to the Irish Times the SEAI believes 1.7 million householders may avail of funds to help sustainable energy use.

Grants for external wall insulation have been increase with levels ranging from €2,750 to €6,000. With properly insulated walls saving the average home owner €600 per year on heating bills, this is good news.

From April this year, a new grant of €3,500 for heat pumps will also be available, while grants for fossil fuel boilers have been discontinued as a critical part of decarbonising Ireland.

Details of all new energy efficient measures and grants are available below.
 

Measures Energy Efficient Measures Grant Value
Insulation Attic insulation €300
  Cavity wall insulation €300
  Internal Insulation (Dry Lining)  
  Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House €1,200
  Semi-detached OR End of Terrace €1,800
  Detached House €2,400
  External Wall Insulation ('The Wrap')  
  Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House €2,750
  Semi-detached OR End of Terrace €4,500
  Detached House €6,000
Heating System Heating Controls Upgrade €700
Solar Thermal Solar Thermal €1,200
Building Energy Rating (BER)   €50
Do more, receive more Number of Measures Bonus Value  
Bonus for multiple measures For 3rd measure €300  
  For 4th measure €100  

 
Contact Kingspan Retrofit today to see how they can help you reduce your energy bill and make you home feel warm and cosy.

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