Ep55 – How to apply for your home energy grant in Ireland

Susan Andrews of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland chats about how to get a grant for your home energy upgrade, including:

– The three types of grants available in ROI and how each of them work
– One Stop Shop (OSS) vs individual grants: the extras you get with OSS
– Cost of home energy upgrades for detached houses in Ireland
– How you can get up to half the cost of the works funded through the grants
– What the application process looks like and what timescales to expect for each
– Whether you can reapply if you’ve availed of a grant before
– Benefits of living in a more energy efficient home

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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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