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 Measures||Grant Value Before 10th March 2015||Grant Value From 10th March 2015|
|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|
|Wall Insulation – External|
|Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House||€1,800||€2,250|
|Semi-detached OR End of Terrace||€2,700||€3,400|
|Heating System||Heating Controls with Boiler (Oil or Gas) Upgrade||€560||€700|
|Heating Controls Upgrade only||€400||€600|
|Bonus||For 3rd measure||N/A||€300|
|For 4th measure||N/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.