There are now more ways than ever to make your home warmer and more energy efficient. Discover our home energy upgrade options as well as individual grants.

Compare upgrade options

There are a number of ways to plan and manage your home energy upgrade and grant applications. Compare the options and the grants available to see what works for you.

  • Free Energy Upgrade

    Free home energy upgrade service for qualifying homeowners

    Fully funded by SEAI

    All home upgrade costs covered

    What is included

    This service is managed by SEAI and includes:

    • home survey
    • contractor selection
    • contractor works
    • follow up BER

    Who this is for

    For qualifying homeowners in receipt of certain welfare benefits:

    • Fuel Allowance
    • Job Seekers Allowance
    • Working Family Payment
    • One-Parent Family Payment
    • Domiciliary Care Allowance
    • Carers Allowance

    Criteria for homes

    For homes built and occupied before:

    • 2006 for insulation and heating systems
  • One Stop Shop Service

    Complete home energy upgrade solution

    Part funded with SEAI grants

    Approximately a third of the cost for a typical family home

    What is included

    A One Stop Shop will manage your upgrade including:

    • home energy assessment
    • grant application
    • project management
    • contractor works
    • follow up BER

    Who this is for

    For homeowners and landlords who want:

    • multiple energy upgrades
    • to upgrade to a minimum B2 BER
    • a fully managed solution including grant applications
    • to pay for the works net of eligible grant

    Criteria for homes

    For homes built and occupied before:

    • 2006 for insulation and heating controls
    • 2011 for renewable systems
    • Homes must have existing BER of C2 of lower and must be upgraded to a minimum B2
  • Individual Energy Upgrade Grants

    Selection of individual grants for home energy upgrades

    Part funded with SEAI grants

    Approximately a third of the cost for a typical family home

    What is included

    Homeowners manage their upgrades including:

    • contractor selection
    • grant application
    • contractor works
    • follow up BER

    Who this is for

    For homeowners and landlords who want:

    • individual energy upgrades
    • to manage their own project
    • to apply for the grant themselves
    • to pay for full cost of works and claim grants afterwards

    Criteria for homes

    For homes built and occupied before:

    • 2006 for insulation and heating controls
    • 2011 for renewable systems

Grants available

See which SEAI grants are available with each package.

Free Energy
Upgrade
One Stop Shop
Service
Individual Energy
Upgrade Grants
Home energy assessment yes yes no
Project management no yes no
Wall and roof insulation yes yes yes
Floor insulation no yes no
Windows yes yes no
Heating controls yes yes yes
Heat pump yes yes yes
Solar water heating no yes yes
Solar electricity no yes yes
Ventilation yes yes no
BER assessment yes yes yes
Check your eligibility About One Stop Shops About Individual Grants

Plan your home energy upgrade

Your home energy upgrade journey should be done in 3 steps. Following this process gives you the best results for your investment at every stage.

3 steps to a warmer home

Contact us

Do you have questions about our Home Energy Grants?

Call: 01808 2004
Email: info@seai.ie

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