An Introduction to Energy Efficiency for Businesses

Thurs, 13 May 11am-12pm
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is Ireland’s national energy authority investing in, and delivering, appropriate, effective, and sustainable solutions to help Ireland’s transition to a clean energy future. We work with Government, homeowners, businesses, and communities to achieve this through expertise, funding, educational programmes, policy advice, research, and the development of new technologies. SEAI is funded by the Government of Ireland through the Department of Climate, Environment, and Communications.

Register now for this webinar introducing SEAI to businesses along with an overview of the supports and guidance available to help businesses start their energy efficiency journey including the SEAI Energy Academy, and Energy Management Training.

  • SEAI supports and the energy efficiency journey for SMEs | Dearbhla Stapleton – Business and Industry Programme Manager
  • SEAI Energy Academy; learn about the SEAI e-learning platform which offers free online courses on energy efficiency topics for businesses | Sara Norris – Programme Executive, Energy Academy
  • Energy Management Training, learn how to adopt a structured approach to energy management for your business | Helen Williams – Programme Executive, SME Support

Dearbhla is the Programme Manager of the SEAI Business and Industry Team. Her client base includes all commercial energy users, from micro-SMEs all the way up to the largest businesses and her role is to strengthen and grow the Business and Industry programme and the supports that are available. A Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Dearbhla has over 20 years’ experience in engineering consultancy, delivering projects from feasibility through design and construction. She has worked with businesses across the public and private sectors including infrastructure, buildings, life sciences, environment, and energy. She brings a passion for driving Ireland’s transition to decarbonisation and providing supports to businesses on their sustainable energy journey.


Sara is a Programme Executive on the SEAI Business and Industry Team. Working on the SEAI Energy Academy her role involves developing e-learning modules, courses, and resources on energy efficiency topics for businesses. Sara previously worked with Enterprise Ireland as part of their High Potential Start-Up Unit and with FoodCloud a social enterprise focused on food waste reduction. Sara holds a MA in Human Resource Management from the National College of Ireland.

Helen Williams has been working in SEAI’s Business & Public Sector department since 2018. Her role is to provide support for Small and Medium Enterprises who want to start saving energy and decarbonising their activities. Originally from the UK, Helen has worked in various public and private sector organisations both there and in Canada, and her goal is to make it easier for businesses to make sustainable decisions.

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