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Date Last Updated: 17-07-2023

Survey Name:

Domestic Building Energy Ratings

Survey purpose:

To analyse on a quarterly basis the energy ratings and other characteristics of dwellings on the Building Energy Ratings (BER) database administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).

Legislative Basis National:

S.I. No. 243 of 2012

Legislative Basis European:



Statistical Population:

All dwellings assessed for a Building Energy Rating.

Sampling Frame:

Not Applicable

Reference Area:

State, County, Dublin postal districts

Time Coverage:

2009 - 2023

Base Period:

Not Applicable

Sector Coverage:

Not Applicable

Survey Size:

Not Applicable

Principal Variables:

BER rating, type of dwelling, period of construction, county, main space and water heating fuels.

Principal External Users:

Government, Policy makers, Energy Sector, Business, National media – journalists, general public etc.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Environment Statistics

Contact Person:

Kevin Hunt

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Berna Lawlor

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 1 498 4000