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Your Complete Guide to Energy Efficient Home Improvements

When it comes to Irish homes, it’s fair to say that many of us are living in homes that are draughty, cold and cost a small fortune to heat. At the first sign of a cold snap, we have to turn the heating up full whack or get a hot water bottle out. The Government have set an ambitious target of 500,000 homes being upgraded to an energy rating of B2 by 2030.

When it comes to energy efficient home improvements, it can be hard to know what work is more appropriate for your home? What is a deep retrofit? How do you know if your home might need one? What grants are available to upgrade your home and how do you apply? What measures will have the biggest impact on the energy efficiency of your home?

The Irish League of Credit Unions has partnered with Roisin Murphy; architect, interior designer and presenter of RTE’s Home Rescue, to launch House2GreenerHome , a new content series on creditunion.ie. Over the next few months they’ll share articles on their blog with advice on what you might consider if you want to make your home warmer and more energy efficient.

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