Making the Smart Choice When it Comes to Energy Metering

Eighty two per cent of people with smart meters are taking steps to reduce their energy use and eighty one per cent would recommend smart meters to other people. These have already been fitted in households and micro-businesses, and are among the findings of a new survey across Britain, where almost five million smart meters […]

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Energy Action’s Services

    With the 6th Annual Energy Action Fuel Poverty and Climate Action Conference taking place this coming Monday, it is important to give a background of the organisation and the services it delivers free  to the most vulnerable to make their homes more  comfortable  and more energy efficient. Listed below are the services that […]

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Dunleer’s steps towards a Sustainable Energy Community

According to the SEAI, Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC) are communities where everyone works together to develop a sustainable energy system. They aim as far as possible to be energy efficient, to use renewable energy where feasible and to develop decentralised energy supplies. Dunleer is a town in Mid Louth with a population of approximately 2500 just of […]

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The Irish definition of NZEB

Defining what constitutes a NZEB building has become something of a regulatory minefield. There are at least 28 different national definitions for NZEB (29 if you include the EU Commission’s) and all sorts of derogations, implementation trajectories and greater or lesser buy-in from political leaders. In Ireland, for example, 3 different definitions of NZEB currently […]

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