Grants

Better Energy Homes scheme

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The Better Energy Home scheme is open and available for the energy efficient retrofit of your home.

Grant funding for insulation, boiler upgrades and solar hot water is still in place. The Better Energy Homes scheme offers "cash grants" to home owners looking to improve energy efficiency in their home. Comfort Solutions Ireland are experts in this industry, we are registered contractors under the scheme and are in a position to help you with your grant application and the various measures that it covers.

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Home Renovation Incentive (HRI)

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***The Home Renovation Incentive has been extended to 31st Dec 2018!!!***

The Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) scheme provides for tax relief for Homeowners and Landlords by way of an Income Tax credit at 13.5% of qualifying expenditure on repair, renovation or improvement works carried out on the Homeowner's main home or on rental properties, by qualifying Contractors.

The amount of the HRI tax credit depends on the amount spent on qualifying works. Tax relief can be claimed on qualifying expenditure over €4,405 (before VAT at 13.5%). While there is no upper limit on expenditure on qualifying works, the tax credit will only be given in relation to a maximum of €30,000 (before VAT at 13.5%).

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Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme

EI-EEOS LogoDiscounts are now available from energy companies in return for "energy credits", under the Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme (EEOS) for energy efficient works on your home. Being a retrofit partner of Kore, we are working through Electric Ireland to bring these discounts to our customers. This is a futher incentive for homeowners to retrofit their homes in an energy efficient way. Comfort Solutions Ireland can apply these discounts for our customers when you choose us as your retrofit partner. The discount will be applied, in full, to your next Electric Ireland electricity bill. If you are not an Electric Ireland customer, this is not a problem but you would need to switch. These are significant discounts and in addition to SEAI grants and tax incentives, make this a superb time to consider a home energy upgrade. (Please note that we can also register these energy credits and offer you a small discount if you are not an Electric Ireland customer)

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Solar PV grant

As of the 31st July 2018, there is grant funding in place for homeowners who install a solar PhotoVoltaics (PV) system in their home.

This pilot scheme will support the installation of solar PV panels for the generation and self-consumption of renewable electricity. The scheme will be grant aided and there will be additional grants available to those who install battery storage to capture the electricity they generate for use at a later date.

Grant amounts available:

For Solar PV: €700/kWp

For Battery Storage System: €1,000


* €700 for every kWp up to max 4kWp. Any installation over 2kWp must install a battery.


Click here to contact us now or call our sales team on (098) 42699 to find out more about this grant or click here to learn more about solar PV systems.

 

****This page will be updated with more information soon****

  

Better Energy Warmer Home Scheme

Warmer Homes LogoThe Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme (BEWH), administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), funds energy efficiency improvements in the homes of the elderly and vulnerable, making their homes more comfortable, healthier and more cost effective to run. The BEWH has recently received a huge injection of funding, allowing the introduction of deeper retrofit measures such as new windows, external wall insulation, heating system upgrades and mechanical ventilation systems.

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Bank financing

Euro housesBanks and Credit Unions are presently very open to lending money for home improvements which improve energy efficiency. These institutions know that energy efficiency works will reduce the household energy bills, thereby putting the homeowner in a much better position in terms of making loan repayments based on those savings. Many institutions are also offering preferential rates for this speciality finance which makes it even more afforable and well worth consideration.

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