How to apply for your grant 

How to apply for your grant to upgrade the energy efficiency of your home in Ireland today. And whether or not it’s worth it.

In this article we cover:

  • How much you can get and for what
  • Why people upgrade the energy efficiency of their home
  • Where and how to apply
  • Check if you’re eligible
  • Types of grants available
  • The fine print
  • Whether or not you can do the work yourself
  • Before and after comparison chart of grants available


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

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