Step 3: Apply for the grant

There are two ways to apply for a Better Energy Homes grant:
  1. Online: For immediate approval, apply here.
  2. By Post: Print off the application form, fill it out post it to back SEAI offices. You will receive your grant offer within 5 working days. You have 30 days to accept the offer. Any later and you will have to re-apply. If you prefer, call us on 1850 927000 and we will post a form out to you.
Before you apply please note the following:
  • The grant is only eligible for homes built before 2006
  • Grant approval must be in place before works commence
  • Grant works must be completed by an SEAI registered contractor
  • Grant works, including a published BER, must be completed and paperwork submitted to SEAI within six months of the grant offer

Please read the application guide, terms and conditions. Click button below

Better Energy Homes scheme application guide. Click here to find out more.


Please note that your grant offer will be issued to the address of the home being upgraded. You will have 30 days in which to return your acceptance of the grant offer. If you do not, your grant offer will cancel and you will have to reapply. Please note that you must not make any purchases or commence works until after you have accepted the offer. If you wish to go ahead with works at a later date, you will need to make a brand new application. You can call us to confirm if we have received your acceptance of grant offer or confirm any other requirements of the scheme at 1850 927000.

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