How to apply for your grant 

ROI grants have received a cash injection. Amounts for attic and cavity insulation almost triple and more people can apply for heat pump and solar grants. Here’s what you need to know.

Why should I apply? 

The grants partly or wholly fund energy upgrades in the home. The benefits of a successful energy upgrade include making your home more comfortable and cheaper to heat but also increasing the indoor air quality with a ventilation strategy. A more energy efficient home should be easier to sell, possibly at a premium. 

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Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email astrid.madsen@selfbuild.ie

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