This programme strives to facilitate eligible organisations to collaboratively develop supports, tools, know-how and approaches to assist local communities take climate action. The strand focus is on climate education, capacity building and learning by doing – moving beyond ‘raising awareness’ to build the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to respond to the challenges of climate change at a community level. Projects will demonstrate inclusivity in design and practice, so that no one is left behind.

Our consortium’s project is Retrofit Ready.

Retrofit Ready-01


Retrofit Ready is a community led awareness raising measure for Home Retrofit scale up. Staff will design, deliver and refine participatory training for local retrofit advocates working under existing LDC & SEC structures. The aim to achieve heightened awareness of technical & commercial questions so homeowners can engage with retrofit contractors & SEAI grants from a position of knowledge.

A key component will be the development of standard retrofit advocate training curriculum, guides and materials on how to mobilise community as well as technical & commercial expertise to scale up retrofit efforts.

Project Areas:

Briefings and training will be delivered at community level in:

  • Sligo
  • Leitrim
  • Cavan
  • Monaghan

Attendees may be from outside the target counties.

Who is it for:

Retrofit Ready is for anyone who is interested in improving the energy efficiency of their homes, offices or community buildings.

Those who will find it of benefit are:

  • Home owners
  • Office owners
  • Community leaders.

Training Dates and Locations:

Please click on your county to find dates and locations of the training.

  • Sligo
  • Leitrim
  • Cavan
  • Monaghan

Contact details:

For more information please contact your local Retrofit Champion:

  • Sligo/Leitrim XXXXXXXX
  • Cavan/Monaghan XXXXXXXX

The Community Climate Action Programme: Climate Education, Capacity Building and Learning by Doing (Strand 2) is funded by the Government of Ireland through the Department of Environment Climate and Communications.



LOGO Sligo
LOGO Monaghan
LOGO Leitrim
LOGO Cavan