Energy costs are one of the single biggest cost concerns to SME businesses in Ireland.
Systemic and continuous control of energy usage can significantly increase your profits.

SEAI provides a range of Applied Training Courses suited to your business needs:

  • Businesses interested in training should first contact their trade representation body.
  • Businesses without a trade representative body, or individuals should register their interest by emailing business@seai.ie

 

When calculating your business energy spend, don't forget to include all your energy spend: electricity, gas, heating cost, petrol and diesel from your company car or commercial vehicle fleet.
SME < €100K Energy SpendSME > €100K Energy SpendLarge Energy Users > €1m
SEAI doc SME TrainingBoiler room general SME TrainingPylons SME Training LIEN
   
Small business training, if your total energy spendis less than €100,000 per yearEnergy MAP training, for businesses spending morethan €100,000 per year on energyLarge Industrial users, For Large Energy users,in excess of €1m energy spend
 
It was very impressive, we were quite shocked by the improvements madeBrendan CollinsCollins Travel, Carrickmacross
Great Workshop, Great CommunicatorsPaul CurtisEirebus (5% saving)
Excellent Course. Delighted I attended.Brendan CollinsCollins Travel (21% saving)
I found this course invaluable, and the way forward for our companyJackie CroninGlynns of Ennis (7% saving)
At first we were sceptical, but several of our members have reported savings of more than 10% on their fuel costs.Gerry MullinsCTTC Coach Tourism & Transport Council
 
Committed participants have achieved up to 20% energy savings

Participants should be mainly office based, resourceful and creative, suggested attributes:

  • Senior enough to initiate change
  • Capable of managing energy/fuel within the business
  • An enthusiastic and motivating communicator, who works well in a team
  • Technical ability recommended for EnergyMAP course but not required
  • Coordinates monitoring, targeting, activities

In order to achieve energy savings in your business, commitment must start with senior management: Staff on an energy team must be supported and given the time and resources in order to complete the training programme.

 
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