Eddie’s home transformation features in The Sunday Times
Eddie Brennan and his wife of Wexford Town upgraded their 1930s bungalow with South East Energy Agency in 2019.
We were delighted to see Eddie’s home energy upgrade story featured in The Sunday Times over the weekend. The article was published by Arlene Harris, who met Eddie and his partner Mary, to gain their insights after achieving such a major home improvement project.
Eddie’s bungalow was in very poor condition prior to the renovation works, with a BER of G, the lowest rating on the BER scale. Eddie continues to describe the process of his project and outlines the different upgrade measures he installed in his new and improved home. You can visit The Sunday Times piece here to read the story in full.
We at South East Energy Agency offer homeowners a complete One Stop Shop service. We will guide homeowners every step of the way, from our initial home assessment right through to the grant and completion of the project. We are listed as a trusted project coordinator on the SEAI‘s Better Energy Communities Programme.
To learn more about starting your journey towards a warmer, comfortable home, visit our Home Energy Upgrade – One Stop Shop Page. If you are interested in taking the first step on the journey, please fill in the form with your home’s details and a member of our Housing Team will be in touch.
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Before filling in the form, please follow this brief checklist:
- Make sure your home is within our region
- 3 or more energy upgrades are recommended
- Stone walls and protected structures are unlikely to satisfy grant criteria
- Read our 3 Stage delivery process and associated fees
How can South East Energy Agency help?
South East Energy Agency already has 10+ years’ experience in coordinating energy retrofit projects for homeowners. That ensures a quality retrofit focus for clients. We have helped complete retrofits on more than 2,500 houses as well as 500 deep retrofits since 2012.
We can project manage the entire process for clients – from your initial application right through to completion and sign-off.
Our One Stop Shop – 3 Stage Process is as follows:
South East Energy Agency will visit your home, complete a home assessment and provide a bespoke energy report. This report will outline the most economic and best quality solution to get to a B2 rating. This will include:
o Measures required to meet B2 rating
o Estimated Costs of proposed measures
o Estimated Grant of proposed measures
South East Energy Agency will publish the BER report (a requirement for the grant application) while procuring the best qualified contractor to price the works. The contractor will finalise the costs of each measure and will give us a programme for when the works can be completed. We will apply for the grant on your behalf as part of the National Home Retrofit Scheme. Final figures, including your grant, will be provided to help make your final decision to proceed.
the contractor will arrive on site to complete the measures. We will manage the contracts, timelines, materials, health and safety documents, and the contractors on site. South East Energy Agency will be providing any assistance necessary and we will be available to answer all questions that you may have throughout the project. We will ensure the quality and standards meet SEAI and building regulations. The final BER report will then be published and provided to you after the completion of the project.
Once on the One Stop Shop Journey, South East Energy Agency will ensure you get peace of mind and ultimately gain a comfortable and energy efficient home.
There will be a fixed fee for Stage 1 & 2, while there will be a % fee for Stage 3.
Stage 1 – €595 (ExVAT)
Stage 2 – €1,400 (ExVAT)
Stage 3 – 7.5% of total cost of works (range €1,500 – €4,500 depending on costs of works)
Homeowners can end the journey at any stage and will only be liable for fees for the stage they leave on.