One in ten houses in Tipperary have poorest energy rating possible

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According to the CSO 10% of the 34,580 dwellings with a BER figure in the Premier county are rated at G.

Just Roscommon and Leitrim fare worse at 12 and 11% respectively.

Just 5% of houses in the Premier County achieved an A rating with only Leitrim, Longford and Cork City lower.

At 25% Kildare was the county with the highest level of A ratings.

Meanwhile oil is the most common heating source in Tipperary accounting for 62% of homes followed by electricity at 15%, mains gas at 13%, solid fuel at 9 and LPG used to hear just 1% of homes in the Premier.