Bungalow upgrade in the Múscraí Gaeltacht

Upgrade of 2006 built timber framed property. The existing house was reasonably well insulated and need minimal work to be heat pump ready. The client wanted to move away from oil heating and harness renewable energy. Working with a One Stop Shop grant funding was provided by the SEAI National Home Retrofit Scheme grants for a whole house upgrade.


  • Triple glazed windows and doors
  • Mechanical ventilation with heat recovery
  • Air to water heat pump
  • Solar PV


  • BER improved from B3 to  A1 
  • Estimated annual fuel bill saving €1,635 
  • CO2 saving per year 3.6 tonnes 
  • 25% Reduction in heat loss 

SEAI Grants €22,000