Warmer Homes Scheme accepting applications for 2017/2018

Posted on: 5th October, 2017

Category: News

Contributor: West Cork People

West Cork Development Partnership is accepting applications for the Warmer Homes Scheme 2017/2018.
The scheme, which has been in operation in West Cork since 2008 and covers most parts of Cork and South Kerry, is for the installation of attic and cavity wall insulation, and the service is free of charge for all eligible households.

What is the Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme?

The BEWHS aims to improve the energy efficiency and comfort of homes occupied by low-income households. Since the scheme began in West Cork, over 3,000 houses have been insulated.

What are the services you can avail of?

Attic Insulation – The WCDP supply and install up to 12 inches of insulation into attics at ceiling level, together with insulating the water tanks and pipework in the attic. They also draught proof timber doors where possible, and provide a cyclinder lagging jacket and four low energy light bulbs as part of the package.

Cavity Wall Insulation – Cavity walls are pumped with cavity bead insulation and glue. The holes are then sealed and pointed on completion.

Energy Advice – The WCDP offer advice to the householder on how else they might reduce their energy consumption and save money.

To be eligible for the scheme, you must own your own home, it must be built before 2006, and you must be in receipt of one of the following; The Winter Fuel Allowance, or; Job Seeker’s allowance for over six months with a child under seven years of age, or; Family Income Supplement, or
; One Parent Family Payment.

To apply for the scheme or for any queries please ring 02752266 or email finbarr@wcdp.ie. For further information please see the website www.wcdp.ie/warmer-homes or visit the Facebook page.

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