How much are the grants?

The Better Energy Homes scheme was re-launched on 10th March 2015.  There are three key changes:

  • The minimum grant requirement of €400 has been removed.
  • A new bonus of €300 is payable on the third and €100 on fourth Energy Efficiency Measures – see table below.
  • Revised grant amounts for Energy Efficiency Measures – see table below.
 Energy Efficiency MeasuresGrant Value Before 10th March 2015Grant Value From 10th March 2015
InsulationAttic Insulation€200€300
Wall Insulation – Cavity€250€300
Wall Insulation - Internal Dry Lining
Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House€900€1,200
Semi-detached OR End of Terrace€1,350€1,800
Detached House€1,800€2,400
Wall Insulation – External
Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House€1,800€2,250
Semi-detached OR End of Terrace€2,700€3,400
Detached House€3,600€4,500
Heating SystemHeating Controls with Boiler (Oil or Gas) Upgrade€560€700
Heating Controls Upgrade only€400€600
Solar Heating€800€1,200
BonusFor 3rd measureN/A€300
For 4th measureN/A€100
Building Energy Rating (BER)*€50*€50*

*A BER grant will only be available with a grant for one or more of the energy efficiency works listed.

*Cash Grants are set value unless expenditure is below the set value, in which case the actual expenditure will be reimbursed.

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