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January 26, 2018

SEAI Better Energy Homes scheme Grants revised

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE), Denis Naughten has announced a shift in the Government funded energy efficiency schemes, representing a major step in the transition towards decarbonising our heating and the Energy White Paper’s vision of a low carbon energy future. The Minister announced that the funding available for external wall
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March 11, 2015

SEAI Better Energy Grants Increased

SEAI are increasing the grant levels available to homeowners under the Better Energy Homes scheme.  These changes are designed to encourage wider participation in the scheme and encourage homeowners to complete deeper upgrades on their homes. Key changes: – Significantly higher grant amounts for all energy efficiency measures. – There is no minimum grant level for first
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January 14, 2015

Building Control Act 2014

Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 New Roles & Responsibilities The Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014, which come into effect on 1 March 2014, will bring significant change to the building control regime in Ireland. The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government hope that the Regulations will play an important role in the pursuit
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January 14, 2015

Part (L) Compliance

When building a new house in Ireland, you must obtain Planning Permission from your Local Authority / County Council and you must comply with all parts of the Building Regulations. With regard to Part (L), which relates to energy performance, a proportion of the energy consumption of all new houses must be derived from renewable
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