The SEAI Energy Show Product of the Show Awards champion innovative product developments, especially those incorporating smart energy solutions.

About the Awards

Considerable investment in R&D, coupled with rapidly-changing technology, have seen a wave of pioneering products and systems featured at the Show where many manufacturers now choose to introduce their latest innovations.

The Awards are dynamic and ever-changing, reflecting industry developments, the growing exhibitor base, and the many innovative products and technologies coming to the market. Entries to the five categories are subjected to rigorous assessment by a panel of highly-qualified and experienced professionals drawn from building engineering, architecture, facilities management and contracting.

 

Benefits

Winning a prestigious Product of the Show Award endorses the product/service concerned, and gives it significant market status. Commercial advantage will also be enhanced through promotion in trade and business publications. All competition finalists will be profiled at the SEAI Energy Show on a dedicated Product of the Show Awards exhibition area.

Awards presentations

The Awards ceremony took place on the opening day of the Show, when the winners were announced and presented with their certificate.

Overall Winner

Xylem Water Solutions

SmartBall

Xylem is a leading water technology company committed to "solving water" by creating innovative and smart technology solutions to meet the world's water, wastewater and energy needs. Xylem’s Irish operations are based in Tallaght in Dublin.

SmartBall is an innovative free swimming tool to identify leaks in large diameter pipework for water and waste water networks. It makes continuous recording of acoustic activity while travelling through the pipeline. Data retrieved can be evaluated to report the presence of leaks along the network of pipes.

Best Energy Efficient Product

For companies offering an energy efficient solution to business processes, buildings or transport.

Grundfos Ireland

Magna 3

Grundfos is a global leader in advanced pump solutions, employing around 18,500 people around the world.  Grundfos’ Irish operations are based in Ballymount in Dublin.

The Magna 3 is an energy efficient circulation pump which can save up to 75% on energy compared to a standard circulator. It uses operating data to optimise energy savings with advanced controls for building and energy management.

Origen Energy and EC Power XRGI CHP

Ermen Systems and Airius De-Strat Fan

Best Innovative Product

For companies offering pioneering smart energy solutions for business. Products should be ground-breaking in setting new business standards beyond current best practice, with verified achievements that have the potential to advance sustainable energy practices in Ireland.

Xylem Water Solutions

SmartBall

Xylem is a leading water technology company committed to "solving water" by creating innovative and smart technology solutions to meet the world's water, wastewater and energy needs. Xylem’s Irish operations are based in Tallaght in Dublin.

SmartBall is an innovative free swimming tool to identify leaks in large diameter pipework for water and waste water networks. It makes continuous recording of acoustic activity while travelling through the pipeline. Data retrieved can be evaluated to report the presence of leaks along the network of pipes.

  • Ermen Systems
  • Aspira RHINOCOMFORT
  • Wilo
  • K10 Borehole Pump
  • SmartPower
  • Complex optimisation robot tool
  • Hevac
  • Hamworthy Upton

Best Renewable Energy Product

For companies offering an exceptional renewable energy technology product or system that offers a low-carbon alternative to traditional electricity, heat or transport sources.

Unitherm Heating Systems

LG’s Therma V R32 heat pump

Unitherm Heating Systems Limited provide high-quality, fully integrated heating system solutions for domestic and commercial projects. They have offices in Dublin and Galway.

​This heat pump provides heating and hot water from heat generated by an outdoor unit.  It provides reliable and powerful heating and can operate even in extremely cold weather.

Glen Dimplex and Zeroth Energy System

Best Services Provider

For companies offering energy services, including energy utilities and sustainable energy consultants. Entrants should demonstrate advances being made to improve the efficiency and performance of their energy services offering.

METAC Training

Full suite of Certified Training Courses

METAC Training is the largest energy training and assessment centre in Ireland and trains approximately 2,700 people annually. All courses are nationally and internationally recognised by QQI and Blueflame, amongst others.

ORS

Full-service sustainable engineering

Best Lighting Product

For companies offering cutting-edge lighting products, innovative technology and related controls. Entrants should demonstrate how this dynamic and exciting market segment has advanced application possibilities, security, well-being and of course energy saving

EASi LED Lighting

ZERO UV Panel

EASi are a manufacturer and supplier of high quality LED Lighting based in Clare.

The ZERO UV Panel is a low energy light that is completely UV free. It is suitable for pharma facilities that encourage bacteria as a part of the manufacturing process.

  • Switch Distribution
  • Steinel True Presence lighting sensor
  • COMMENDED
  • Litho Circuits
  • The Shannon Lantern

Judging Panel

Paul Martin is Programme Manager, Technical Standards Development, SEAI and Chairman, CIBSE Ireland. A graduate of Northumbria University, Newcastle and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Paul is a Chartered Member of CIBSE and is also on the Steering Committee of the CIBSE Sustainability Guide L.

Joe Durkan is a mechanical engineer and the Programme Manager for the implementation of Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive at SEAI. He has held various roles across the built environment since joining SEAI in 2015 and currently manages Ireland’s Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme.

Stephen Weir is an electrical services engineer and the Senior Electrical Manager at McKeon Group, with responsibility for all aspects of the company’s Electrical Division. He has worked in the electrical industry for over 15 years. Stephen has been responsible for notable energy retrofit projects, including the supply and installation of new boiler systems to All Hallows DCU Campus, and the LED retrofitting of over 4000 luminaires across a number of DCU buildings, supported by SEAI.

Mona Holtkötter has a degree in building services and energy technology and worked in Arup’s Berlin and Dublin offices before being appointed Associate, Market Solutions, International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). Mona has extensive experience across the full spectrum of building services engineering and today is very much involved in influencing design decisions for the wellbeing of building occupants.

John Kane is Business Unit Director (Ireland) at Energy & Technical Services Ireland (ETS Ireland). In addition to his extensive industry experience which included Head of Energy Engineering at Dalkia/ Veolia, he is a chartered engineer with Engineers Ireland, a former Chairman of its Energy & Environment Division, and a certified Energy Manager with the Energy Institute.

John A Flynn is a graduate architect currently working with the PM Group on various mission-critical, medical technology and pharmaceutical projects. He is also a PM Group innovation awards recipient, Treasurer of the Architectural Association of Ireland (AAI) and has previously taught design at CTYI DCU. John holds a bachelor of architecture and a bachelor of science in architectural technology, and is currently undertaking a Higher Diploma in Professional Practice in DIT.