18th Aug 2020

3 Irish Home Energy Saving Grants You Need to Know About

Ready to Save Thousands on Your Home Energy Bills? 

There are numerous grants and schemes available within Ireland that you can avail of to save energy in your home benefitting both your pocket and the environment simultaneously!

Whether you are building a new home or upgrading your existing residence here is the top 3 grants you need to know about...

Insulation Grants

Did you know that a home can lose 20-30% of its heat through the walls and 30% through a poorly insulated attic.

The insulation layer is simply the most important building material to consider when looking to achieve the best energy efficiency rating for your home.

To avoid this loss of energy and money, you can apply for the home energy grant making you home more energy-efficient saving your thousands of euros.

The insulation types allowed within the grant scheme are:

  • Attic insulation;
  • Wall insulation- internal and external.

We work with Irelands leading insulation contractors providing the widest range of of high-quality products and solutions that will make the SEAI’s contractor’s job easier and efficient.

Let our team help you to choose a contractor that will suit your needs and pocket!

Heat pump system

The heat pump system is a cost-effective alternative to the use of fossil fuels in your home.

They are electrical devices which convert energy from the air outside of your home into useful heat. The heat generated will be release by radiators, underfloor heating or warm air.

This grant is available to all homeowners, including landlords, whose homes were built and occupied before 2011.

Solar Water Heating Grant

A solar thermal system can provide the 50-60% of your annual housing needs. By using solar energy, you will heat your water, reduce greenhouse gas emissions & enjoy cheaper heating bills.

You can get this grant based on the number of house’s occupant and homes that were built and occupied before 2011.

It also important to consider other requirements:

  • Your home should have a good BER rating - this means well insulated walls, floors & attic as well as double or triple glazed windows 
  • Your heating system should have a heat pump already installed

At U Value we are experts in energy saving and will help you with your project from planning all the way through to installation.

Making your home more energy efficient is a sure way to save thousands on your energy bills as well as create a more sustainable footprint- a win for all!

With more that 30 years experience we are always up to date on the latest grants and supports available in Ireland to support you & our expert team will be happy to advise you. 

Contact us today on 01 8612000 or at sales@uvalue.ie .