Completed grants information 

SEAI Better Energy Homes Scheme

This is available to homeowners including Landlords whose homes were built and occupied before 2006. Grant Approval must be in place before work commences. Grant works must be completed to Seai standards by a registered Seai contractor. All Paperwork including BER must be submitted within 8 months from date of grant offer.


The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government have introduced new Building Regulations (part L) that came into force on 1st November 2019.

The new Building Regulations Require that after any alteration to a minimum of 25% of your home’s surface area. Your home either achieves a minimum B 2 BER rating or your heating system and attic insulation comply with the Building Regulation standards. If you are applying for a grant for SEAI grant for External or Internal Wall Insulation and commence works after 1st November 2019, you are required to comply with these new regulations.

Grants Values Available


Attic insulation €400
Cavity wall insulation €400

Internal Insulation (Dry Lining)
Apartment (any) OR Mid-terrace House €1,600
Semi-detached OR End of Terrace €2,200
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

Heat Pump Grants

Air to Water €3,500
Ground Source to Water €3,500
Exhaust Air to Water €3,500
Water to Water €3,500
Air to Air €600

Heating System

Heating Controls Upgrade €700
Solar Water Heating Solar Water Heating €1,200
Building Energy Rating (BER) €50

Bonus for multiple upgrades

Do more, receive more number of upgrades, bonus value

For 3rd upgrade €300
For 4th upgrade €100

The company was established in 1999 by Noel and Peter Smith.


Drumcilla Construction Ltd

Peter 087 6812296

Noel 087 2239440

V.a.t. No: 6386800R

Co. Cavan A82 AK27