The Better Energy Homes Scheme provides grants to homeowners to improve energy efficiency in their homes. Landlords and owners of more than one property can also apply for a grant under the scheme. It is administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

DBC Doyle Bros Construction Limited is a registered contractor under the Better Energy Homes Scheme – SEAI ID No: 16542.


Grants are available for the following energy-saving work:

  • Roof insulation
  • Wall insulation – for example, cavity wall, internal dry lining or external insulation
  • Heating controls upgrade
  • Installation of a high-efficiency boiler (more than 90% efficiency) including a heating controls upgrade
  • A Building Energy Rating (BER) after the energy-saving work is carried out (you must get this BER to qualify for the grant)
  • Solar heating

See the Application Guide (pdf) for summary performance requirements under each of these measures. DBC Doyle Bros Construction Ltd will carry out the works in accordance with detailed standards set out in the Contractor Code of Practice and Technical Specification (pdf).

SEAI publishes detailed FAQs about the Better Energy Homes Scheme.