SEAI Individual Home Energy Grants

There are a wide range of measures with grant funding available from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) for the energy-efficient retrofit of your home.

Grant funding for home insulation, heating upgrades and solar PV are still in place and there are some very attractive grant amounts available. The SEAI offer cash grants" to homeowners looking to improve energy efficiency in their home. This "individual grant" basis is often the best way to access grant funding for your home and it's not means-tested in any way, it's available to everyone equally! Comfort Solutions Ireland are experts in this industry, we are registered contractors under this schemes since its inception and are in a position to help you with your grant application and the various measures that it covers.

 

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Comfort Solutions Ireland have been a registered SEAI contractor since this scheme commenced and as such, are vastly experienced in grant measures and are highly regarded among our customers and peers as being a contractor of extremely high quality. Therefore, we feel that we could be your ideal partner to efficiently retrofit your home and help you with your grant application.

Read on below to see exactly what you are entitled to and feel free to contact us anytime for further information and advice.

Comfort Solutions Ireland is a registered contractor under the Better Energy Homes scheme and our dedicated and friendly team is ready to help all homeowners with their grant applications. 

Please note that to be eligible for the grant support outlined below, your home must have been built and occupied before:

2011 - for insulation and heating controls grants

2021 - for heat pumps and renewable systems

 

The new grant amounts for the Better Energy Homes programme are as follows:

Grant Measure

Cash grant value*
 ApartmentMid-terraceSemi-D / End of TerraceDetached

Insulation

Attic Insulation€800€1,200€1,300€1,500
Cavity Wall Insulation€700€800€1,200€1,700
Internal Wall Insulation€1,500€2,000€3,500€4,500
External Wall Insulation€3,000€3,500€6,000€8,000
 
Heating
Air to Water Heat Pump€4,500€6,500
Ground Source Heat Pump€4,500€6,500
Exhaust Air to Water Heat Pump€4,500€6,500
Water to Water Heat Pump€4,500€6,500
Air to Air Heat Pump€3,500
Technical Assessment for Heat Pump€200
Heating Controls Upgrade€700
Solar Hot Water System€1,200
 
Other grant add-ons
Technical Assessment for Heat Pump**€200
Building Energy Rating (BER)***€50

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* Cash grants are a set value, unless the expenditure is below the set value, in which case the actual expenditure will be reimbursed

** A Technical Assessment is required to obtain any heat pump grant. The €200 grant towards the technical assessment is payable, only on the successful completion of a heat pump installation and is paid in conjunction with the heat pump grant.

*** A Building Energy Rating (BER) is an integral part of all grant applications under the Better Energy Homes scheme, whereby homeowners must undertake a BER on their home after grant aided works have been completed. Only one BER grant can be obtained per home so if it has been claimed in a previous grant application for any of the above measures, it can not be claimed again. 

All grants must be applied for before works commence and there is then a 6 month window during which to carry out the works. The grant money is then claimed after the measures are completed, the Declaration Of Works (DOW) forms have been completed and returned to SEAI and the contractor has been paid by or has entered a financing agreement with the homeowner. In general, the grant payment is made, directly to the homeowner's nominated bank account, 4 - 6 weeks after the completed DOW forms have been submitted to the SEAI.

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) will monitor all activity by recording the Building Energy Rating (BER) of every home before and after works are carried out, and verifying what measures have been carried out and by whom.

Comfort Solutions Ireland are a specialist in the field of energy efficiency and have countless happy customers throughout the region. We are fully registered under thethis grant scheme, fully insured and tax compliant. For further information on grants or to find out if you are eligible, contact us and we will talk you through your options. 

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