So what is the average cost of heating a house in Ireland

See how alternative heating methods stack up

There is now a far greater choice of heating options available to off-gas homeowners and cost saving is an important factor. We know how confusing it can be when it comes to choosing the most economical fuel to heat your home. Buying a boiler is an essential purchase, but one that should be thoroughly considered. To help you make an informed choice, we’ve done the hard work for you by providing a direct cost comparison for different off-gas heating methods in Ireland. See what the average cost of heating a house in Ireland is:


Average cost of space and water heating for a typical size three bedroom house* in the Republic of Ireland, April 2016.

Figures with kind permission from Sutherland tables/OFTEC.

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*Semi-detached 3 bedroom house, 12100kWh space heating & 2500kWh DHW heating.


Average cost of space and water heating for a typical size three bedroom house for newer homes* in the Republic of Ireland, April 2016.

Figures with kind permission from Sutherland tables/OFTEC.

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