Warmer Homes Scheme

West Cork Development Partnership Warmer Homes Scheme

What is the Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme?
Better Energy Warmer Homes (BEWH), administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), funds energy efficiency improvements in the homes of the elderly and vulnerable, making their homes more comfortable, healthier and more cost effective to run.

What services are 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.

Who can avail of the 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 a child under seven years of age
  • Family Income Supplement

How are the services provided?
Delivered locally by West Cork Development Partnership

West Cork Development Partnership delivers the Warmer Homes Scheme in the West Cork Area since 2008.

How do you apply to the Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme?

Contact West Cork Development Partnership, Warmer Homes Scheme, Main Street, Bantry, West Cork on 027 52266 or email finbarr@wcdp.ie