Two year waiting list for free energy upgrades

Plan to upgrade 30 per cent of housing stock falling “way, way short” of yearly targets, the Oireachtas Climate Committee heard.

In this article we cover:

  • Government plans to upgrade the energy efficiency of the housing stock
  • Delays in processing grant applications for energy upgrades
  • Difficulties in delivering the grants


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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