Mon, 08 Jun, 2020
From Greta Thunberg’s passionate appearance in New York to the news that the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that poor air quality in Ireland led to more than 1,100 deaths in 2016 — there are plenty of reasons to consider electric cars.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
Sinn Féin climate action spokesman, David Cullinane, is demanding that the State picks up the bill for any costs accrued by the public after it emerged that millions of euro promised for the grants system now no longer exist.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy insists that the Government is still on track to retrofit half a million homes by 2030 - despite the fact there is no money left for the retrofitting grant offered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
The efficient use of energy is one of the core tenets of sustainability as a way of life, and in a recent column I highlighted the Home Renovation Incentive (HRI) grants available from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
THE change in the clocks and the resulting long evenings have many of us contemplating paint jobs or other home improvements; sunshine really highlights areas in need of attention. But while redecorating your home may make it look better, other improvements could not only add to its value but also have a positive impact on your wallet for years to come.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
Almost 700,000 households will have to get rid of oil-fired central heating systems to help meet the country’s climate change commitments — but a new grants scheme for conversion to clean energy will only scratch the surface, leaving homeowners facing costs of thousands of euro.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017