THE Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme – now available to more households.

If you own your own home and it is over 10 years old, you may be eligible for the Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme.

The BEWHS provides and installs attic insulation, pipe and water tank insulation, cavity wall insulation and draught proofing for low-income households at no cost to the householder.

This scheme is available to homes which meet the following criteria:


–       Owner occupied, non-Local Authority homes

–       Constructed before 2002

–       The owner is in receipt of one of the following:

–       Fuel Allowance as part of the National Fuel Scheme

–       Job Seekers Allowance for over six months and with a child under seven years of age

–       Family Income Supplement


Contact Finbarr or Trish at West Cork Development Partnership, Warmer Homes Scheme, Main Street, Bantry, West Cork on 027 52266 email, or visit