Building Energy Rating (BER) Grant
As part of the Home Energy Grants programme, homeowners must carry out and publish a BER. This grant goes towards the cost of a BER assessment.
What is a BER
A BER Certificate is an indication of the energy performance of your home. It must be carried out by a registered BER assessor. Find further information on BERs.
BER grant amount
|Energy Efficient Measures||Grant Value|
|Building Energy Rating (BER)||€50|
Do more, receive more
If you complete three measures your grant value will be increased by €300. If you complete four measures your grant value will be increased by an additional €100. A total of €400.
If you are doing a major renovation of your home and want to significantly improve the energy rating, you may be interested in our Deep Retrofit Grant.
Who can apply
Anyone who has had SEAI grant related works done to their home. Having a BER certificate published is one of the requirements for payment of the grant
How to apply
- Find out more about how you can apply for a home energy grant
- Ready to apply? Start your application online
You must complete the works and submit the paperwork within 6 months from the date of the grant offer. You can find the expiry date in your offer letter.
Free upgrades for eligible homes
If your home was built and occupied before 2006 and you are in receipt of social welfare payments, you may be eligible for free energy efficiency improvements.