Terms & Conditions

These Installation Terms (“Terms”) set out the terms under which a registered contactor (“The Contractor”) for the purpose of the Solar PV pilot scheme (“The Scheme”) or other project will install certain products in the home of an individual (“Grantee”) who has successfully applied for a grant under the scheme. By signing below, the Grantee and the Contractor agree to be bound by these Terms.

  1. The Contractor shall: a) begin installation of the products on (insert date here) and ensure that such installation is completed by (insert date here). These dates may only be varied by agreement of the parties; b) install the products with all due skill, care and diligence, and in accordance with these Terms and relevant law and regulation a nd in accordance with any applicable manufacturer’s guidelines and instructions; c) only use appropriately qualified, experienced, skilled and trained personnel, and who are also either registered with SEAI as a registered contractor or as nominated personnel, in supervising and signing off on satisfactory completion. d) only install such products as is appropriate having regard to the Grantee’s requirements products. e) ensure that, after installation of the products has completed, the Grantee’s requirements products. f) maintain such adequate insurance as required under the terms of registration under the scheme to cover all loss or damages that may arise either in relation to installation of the measure or in connection with these Terms; g) not assign these Terms or subcontract installation of the Measure without the Grantee’s consent.
  2. The Grantee shall; provide safe access to his/her home as is necessary to allow the Contractor install the Measure and will also provide all relevant electricity and other utilities necessary to facilitate such installation. 3. Unless otherwise agreed between the parties, the Grantee shall pay in full the Contractor € 7650.00 (incl. VAT) for and on the provision and installation of the products (“Fee”) and any specific ancillary works which have been agreed between the parties. Where the fee is to be paid in installments, it should be paid as follows:
  3. The Contractor warrants and represents to the Grantee and agrees that the product and their installation corresponds in all respects with any appropriate technical document available on the SEAI website, is of merchantable quality, free from defects and compliant with all relevant statutory requirements and regulations (the “Contractor’s Warranty”). In the event of a breach of the Contractor‘s Warranty or paragraphs 1(b)-(d) above within a period of two (2) years from completion of installation, then the Contractor shall, at the discretion of the Grantee but at the Contractor’s cost and expense, repair or replace the products or remedy it’s installation within a period of 28 days from being notified by the Grantee of the breach. If the Contractor does not repair or repair the products or remedy its installation within the 28 day period, then the Grantee shall have the right to purchase replacement products of a similar or equivalent specification from another source and/or organise the remedy of any defective installation and the Contractor shall refund to the Grantee all monies paid by the Grantee to purchase such replacement products and services. These remedies do not affect the Grantee’s statutory rights and remedies
  4. The Contractor shall assign and pass through to the Grantee the benefit of all warranties that it has received from third parties in relation to the products and their installation.
  5. The Contractor shall fully indemnify and keep the Grantee indemnified from and against any losses, liabilities, demands, damages, costs, claims and expenses (including, without limitation, legal costs and expenses) awarded against or suffered, incurred or paid by the Grantee arise out of, or are consequential upon or connected with the contractor’s performance (or non[1]performance) of its obligation under these terms and/or any breach of the Contractor’s Warranty.
  6. The Contractor and the Grantee acknowledge and agree that SEAI is not the “client” for the purposes of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013 and the Grantee will assume all responsibilities of the “client” as detailed within the Safety Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.
  7. The Grantee will complete the application for the SEAI grant to SEAI before a date for installation can be allocated, if eligible for the grant.
  8. Each party shall be entitled to terminate these Terms, without liability to the other party, for any reason within fifteen (15) days from signing the Terms. Each party may also terminate these Terms in the event that the other party breaches any product term of these Terms (whether repudiatory or not) which is incapable or remedy or, which, if capable of remedy, is not remedied within twenty one (21) days of notice requiring such breach to be remedied.
  9. The parties shall endeavour to resolve amicably any disputes or differences under these Terms and in particular any disputes that may arise in relation to any unsatisfactory technical reports on the installation of the Measure made by SEAI or its agents or contractors.
  10. These Terms or any matter relating to or in any way connected with them are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with Irish Law and, subject to paragraph 8 above the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts for the purposes of any legal disputes or other proceedings arising out of or in any way relating to these Terms.
  11. Neither party shall be liable to the other party for the breach of these Terms arising from an event that is beyond its reasonable control, including, without limitation, war, riot, accident, fire, flood or any similar disaster.
  12. These terms represent the entire agreement between the parties and, except for any other agreed document describing the products (which shall form part of these Terms), supersede any and all prior arrangements, agreements and understandings in relation to their subject matter, including, without limitation the Contractor’s own standard terms and conditions (if any).
  13. The booking deposit payable will only be refundable in the event that the Contractor cannot complete the installation. The Grantee will not be refunded if the Grantee decides to cancel the installation for any reason.