Retrofitting scheme will be a ‘step change’ in tackling climate crisis
Government says some 500,000 homes will be upgraded
The government is promising that its new retrofitting scheme will be a “step change” in the upgrading of homes.
It has set out a target in the climate action plan of halving carbon emissions from Irish houses by the end of the decade. It wants to achieve this by improving 500,000 homes to a B2 energy standard by 2030. But with just 15,000 retrofits last year, the pace has been too slow.
The cabinet has ...