Fianna Fail Deputy Eugene Murphy has advised homeowners throughout the region that they may be eligible for the Midland Warmer Homes Scheme which can provide a range of insulation solutions free of charge.
The Warmer Homes Scheme which is run in conjunction with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) scheme is available to people who are in receipt of the Fuel Allowance or Family Income Supplement or Job seeker allowance (for more than 6 months and with a child under the age of 7), or One Parent Family Payment.
“The other criteria as listed by SEAI are that the person must own their house and the house must have been built before 2006.For the applicant to receive works, they must not have received works under the SEAI scheme previously.
If all the criteria are meet, works such as attic insulation and ventilation, cavity wall insulation and ventilation, draught proofing, lagging jackets, cold water storage jackets, pipe lagging, energy advice and BER’s can be installed in the applicant’s home free of charge,” explained Eugene Murphy.
The Midlands Warmer Home Scheme are delivering a Better Energy Homes Scheme to home owners/Landlords/Tenants (excluding council houses), who have not previously availed of any grants from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), for houses built before 2006.
“A lot of people throughout counties Roscommon and Galway may not be aware of this scheme so I am anxious to bring it to their attention as there are arrange of insulation solutions which can be availed of completely free of charge,” said Eugene Murphy.
For more information contact the Midlands Warmer Home scheme on 090 6488292 or email [email protected]