A Rate Your Attic, specalise in provding home and attic insulation. If you are considering whether additional insulation would be benefical for your home, we have sepcalists who can help you make that deceision for more information on insulation and our company please read below.
Whats better, Shallow Measures or Deep Retrofit (DRP)?
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A Deep Retrofit is an energy renovation project where multiple parts of a property are upgraded in order to achieve a higher energy rating, typically B2 or better. These retrofits can cause large amounts of disruption and cost tens of thousands of euros. ...Read Article
What should I do to improve my energy efficiency this Summer?
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One of the most popular options is to install solar panels. Solar energy is a clean, renewable source of energy that can provide a number of benefits to homeowners. Here are just a few reasons why customers should consider getting solar for the upcoming summer ...Read Article
What is a Building Energy Ratings (BER)?
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In Ireland today, energy efficiency and sustainability are key considerations in design and construction of buildings. As a country we are striving to reduce our carbon footprint and reduce our energy consumption. ...Read Article
What effects Solar electricity generation?
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As the longest day of the year approaches, we take a look at what affects the production of solar electricity. Ireland is not renowned for its sunshine, but that doesn’t mean that Ireland is not a promising avenue for generation of solar.. ...Read Article
What are Roof Tile Vents?
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If you are insulating your attic, you may have heard that it’s essential to add ventilation. But why exactly do you need to do this? In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of roof tile vents and how they can help keep your attic dry, healthy, and energy-efficient.. ...Read Article
Warm Attic vs Cold Attic
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Insulating along the floor creates a Cold Attic, it is the most energy efficient option. Due to the volume of air within the envelope of the building being less, meaning less energy is required to heat your house. In addition the cold barrier to the outside is less than half the distance compared to insulation on the roof rafters. ...Read Article
Start saving energy today! Three tips to reduce your bill!
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Reducing the thermostats by as little as 1 degree can add up over time to save you significant amounts on your energy bill. In addition, turning off thermostats on using zone controls to not heat areas of the house that aren’t in use can add to this saving. ...Read Article
Solar Vat Ireland
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The Irish government has announced that it will remove the value-added tax (VAT) on PV panels, to make them more affordable for homeowners and businesses. This decision comes as part of the government’s efforts to increase the uptake of solar power and reduce Irelands carbon emissions, in line with the carbon action plan. ...Read Article
How to know if I need more insulation in the attic?
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Homes should aim to have 300mm of insulation in the attic, in order to achieve desired levels of thermal efficiency. Upgrading to this level of insulation will allow you to save up to 30% of your heating bills by trapping the heat within the home’s building envelope and preventing ...Read Article
How much can you save with Attic Insulation in 2023?
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Most houses current;y have around 100mm insulation, which is level with the top of the floor joists. SEAI have grants available to upgrade the insulation to 300mm, this upgrade is estimated to save you up to 30% of your energy. ...Read Article
Benefits of Home Insulation (Top 4)
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Many homes within Ireland have a low standard of insulation, with many homes having no Insulation all together. The first step to improve on your homes efficeny is to retain as much heat as possible, this is where insulation comes into play. ...Read Article