Better Energy Homes Scheme
This scheme formerly the Home Energy Saving Scheme (HES) gives grants to homeowners who are interested in improving the energy efficiency of their home in order to reduce energy use and costs and greenhouse gas emissions. It is administered by the SEAI. All Gas is a registered contractor under the Better Energy Homes Scheme.
Our Registration number is 10022.
Who can get a Better Energy Homes Scheme Grant?
It is open to all owners of houses built before 2006. Owner occupiers and landlords may apply. Landlords can apply for a separate grant for each of their houses.
What work is covered by the Better Energy Homes Scheme?
- Boiler replacement together with heating controls upgrade (high efficiency boiler >90%)
- Heating controls upgrade
- BER assessments (now mandatory for all Better Energy Homes Scheme grants)
How do I apply for a Better Energy Homes Scheme Grant?
Contact us and we will advise and guide you with your application.
How much is each Better Energy Homes Scheme?
- €560 for boiler replacement together with heating controls upgrade (high efficiency boiler >90%)
- €400 for heating controls upgrade
- €200 for roof insulation; €320 cavity insulation; €2,000 internal wall insulation; €4,000 external wall insulation.
- €800 for solar
- €50 for an after works BER assessment
Is there a minimum Better Energy Homes Scheme Grant amount?
Your first grant must be at least €400 but this cannot include the BER grant.
Do I have to have a BER Assessment?
Yes. The SEAI now require that a BER assessment is obtained after the upgrade work is carried out in the case of all grant applications. They will give €50 towards the cost of the BER assessment. We can arrange for our BER assessor to carry the BER assessment out at a competitive rate.
When can work start?
As soon as the SEAI have approved your application, you accept their offer, All Gas can start the work.
What do I do now?
Contact All Gas for a quotation for an upgrade of your heating and other measures e.g. insulation which you are interested in. All Gas can assist with your grant application.
What do I do after the work is completed to get the grant?
After the work is completed we will issue you with a receipt for payment and complete the Declaration of Works form (DOM) which SEAI will have sent to you. The DOW form will have to be completed and signed by the BER assessor and signed by you before you send it to the SEAI to obtain the grant. SEAI will then make a payment to you of the grant amount.