Insulation Grants Available

SEAI – Better Energy Homes Scheme

Warmer home scheme grant scheme

Enprova open to homes build before 2016

Electric Ireland Energy Efficiency

HRI - Home Renovation Incentive

SEAI – Better Energy Homes Scheme - Available to all owners of homes built before 2006.

New grant values for 2018


Measures Energy Efficient Measures Grant Value
Insulation Attic insulation €300
Cavity wall insulation €300
Internal Insulation (Dry Lining)
Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House €1,200
Semi-detached OR End of Terrace €1,800
Detached House €2,400
External Wall Insulation ('The Wrap')
Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House €2,750
Semi-detached OR End of Terrace €4,500
Detached House €6,000
Heating System Heating Controls Upgrade €700
Solar Thermal Solar Thermal €1,200
Building Energy Rating (BER) €50

Do more, receive more Number of Measures Bonus Value
Bonus for multiple measures For 3rd measure €300
For 4th measure €100

Grant Application Link


Warmer Home Scheme

This scheme is available to homes which meet the following criteria:
Owner occupied non-Local Authority homes constructed before 2006

The owner is in receipt of one of the following

  • Fuel Allowance as part of the National Fuel Scheme
  • Job Seekers Allowance for over six months and with children under 7 years of age
  • Family Income Supplement

More Information

Services Available:
The service involves the installation of standard energy efficiency measures appropriate to the eligible household subject to SEAI survey, budget allocation and available capacity.

The service is provided at no cost to the household and the measures currently available under this scheme are:

  • Attic insulation.
  • Draught proofing.
  • Lagging jackets.
  • Low energy light bulbs.
  • Cavity wall insulation.
  • Energy advice.

Return completed application forms to: Cooper Insulation Ltd, Carlanstown, Kells, Co. Meath, A82 N478 or contact us at 046-9246730


It is available to all owners of homes built before 2006.

Cooper Insulation Ltd applies for the Better Energy Homes Scheme Grant on behalf of the homeowner. The homeowner pays Cooper Insulation Ltd the agreed amount less the grant amount. Cooper Insulation Ltd receives the grant when paperwork submitted.

Electric Ireland – Energy Efficiency Incentive

Available to residential Electric Ireland customers. All energy efficiency measures must meet SEAI standards to qualify for the programme.

The Energy Efficiency Incentive provides a credit on your Electric Ireland electricity or gas bill when works are completed.

To Apply:
Call Cooper Insulation Ltd - 046-9246730. We will assess the job and explain how much credit you are entitled to and submit the details to Electric Ireland.

HRI Scheme

The Home Renovation Incentive Scheme provides tax relief for you by way of income tax credit at 13.5% of qualifying expenditure on:

  • Repair
  • Renovation, or
  • Improvement works

These works must be carried out on your main home or rental property by HRI qualifying contractor.

You need to spend over €4,405 (before VAT) on the property to qualify for the HRI tax credit.

This €4,405 (before VAT) can be the total from any number of jobs on the property, carried out and paid for from 25th October 2013 for Homeowners and from 15th October 2014 for Landlords. If you are a local authority tenant you may claim for work carried out and paid for from 1 January 2017.You can only claim the HRI tax credit on amounts up to €30,000 (before VAT).

Before works start the homeowner must:

  • Tell the contractor that they will be applying for tax credit under the HRI scheme for the work done.
  • Give your contractor your property ID.

Contractor will enter the work details to HRI online.

For full details on the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme please refer to Revenue’s website.