Retrofits Carried Out In 2022 Below 2011 Levels

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The SEAI says shallow retrofits have dropped by about 78,000.

New figures show the number of retrofits carried out on homes last year were below 2011 levels.

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, says shallow retrofits for 2022 have dropped by up to 78,000 on 2011.  

The Construction Industry Federation says more information and promotion of energy efficiency upgrades is needed.

But CIF Director General, Coolderry's Tom Parlon, says a public awareness campaign shouldn't focus on the possible long-term financial savings:

The Construction Industry Federation says retrofitting shouldn't be advertised as a way for homeowners to save money in the long-term.

CIF says more information and promotion of energy efficiency upgrades is needed, which should focus on the value they can add to your home by making it warmer.

CIF director general, Coolderry's Tom Parlon, says homeowners considering energy upgrades are figuring out the huge cost outlay: 

 

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