Save up to 30% on your energy bill through a range of energy efficiency supports from SEAI.

  • Understand your bill

    Discuss your energy bills with your supplier and learn how to lower or avoid any penalty charges.

  • Switch off the lights

    Switch off the lights when not required. Ensure you are using the correct lighting levels for different tasks.

  • Turn off

    Encourage people to turn off appropriate equipment when they leave an area.

  • Heating

    Do not let heating and cooling operate at the same time in the same area. Heating should stop at 19⁰C and cooling should start at 24⁰C.

  • Maintain

    Have a schedule and procedure for maintenance and ensure staff report faults straightaway.

  • Controls

    Check that timer controls are set correctly and reflect occupancy hours

  • Pump Speed

    Fit variable speed drives to existing pumps to ensure they operate at speeds to match the load. You can half a pump’s electricity use by reducing its speed by 20%.

Energy Saving Tips for SMEs

The average small or medium sized business can save up to 30% on its energy bill by becoming more energy efficient. Our experience shows you can save up to 10% with little or no capital cost. Check out our energy saving tips to get started on your journey.

Download our SME guide to energy efficiency

Energy Fundamentals for SMEs

Energy Fundamentals for SMEs is a 1-day workshop designed to help you understand how much your business is spending on energy and which energy-saving measures could be implemented to become more energy efficient.

2020 Workshop Locations:

  • Dublin - 21st Feb 2020 (registration now open)
  • Cork - 23rd April 2020
  • Athlone - 11th June 2020
  • Dublin - 3rd Sept 2020
  • Cavan - 12th Nov 2020
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Business Breakfast Briefings

Attend our Business Breakfast Briefing to learn more about our 2020 SME supports including our grants, training, and advisory supports. This briefing session aims to provide you with insights into our new SME supports and how we can assist your organisation, or member organisations, in becoming more energy-efficient.

Registrations are now open for the first Business Breakfast Briefing taking place on the 25th of February 2020 in Dublin.

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Supports for SMEs

We offer a range of supports to help SMEs on their energy efficiency journey.

  • Energy Training Workshops
  • Online Energy Training (coming soon)
  • Business Briefings and Industry Events
  • Workplace Energy Awareness Materials
  • Financial Supports (coming soon)

If you are an SME looking to improve your energy efficiency and reduce your energy costs, please sign up to our mailing list and we will keep you up to date on all the supports available to you. If you would like to speak to us directly, please do not hesitate to email or phone us directly.

Email: or phone 01 8082100

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2020 SEAI Business Supports Calendar

Our calendar of supports highlights the events and key dates for 2020 .


Workplace Awareness Materials

These downloadable files and templates can assist your business in implementing an energy awareness campaign in the workplace.