Irish Examiner: Consumer Corner: How you can save hundreds of euro on bills each month by ‘going green’


“We’ve seen a large increase in mortgage switchers availing of this. We expect continued growth here, as anyone who built a house in the past 10 years or so, or who has renovated their home over the last 10 years, as well as anyone who has bought a new home in the past 10 years should qualify for this rate,” he said.

Green mortgages are being offered by most lenders now and they are certainly worth considering according to the Chairperson of the Association of Irish Mortgage Advisors, Trevor Grant. He said that those who will mainly benefit are homeowners who buy a more energy-efficient home or those who are seeking to improve the energy efficiency and BER of their current home.