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Health risk to homeowners after energy upgrade

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
7th June, 2015

Over 350 homeowners were left facing potential health and safety risks last year due to shoddy energy upgrade work by builders.

State grants of up to €4,700 are available for householders looking to reduce their heating bills by insulating their walls and attics.

But inspections have found that some contractors on the Better Energy Homes Schemes are failing to carry out the work to safe standards.

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