Independent consumer advice
If you’re looking for independent advice, the following agencies can provide impartial help and assistance:
The Consumer’s Association of Ireland
Money Advice and Budgeting Service
Saint Vincent de Paul
The following agencies can provide more information about sustainability, generation and policies
relating to energy in Ireland. For SME’s, you can contact your relevant representative body, for
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
Commission for Regulation of Utilities
International Energy Agency
For help on reduce your energy consumption by being more energy efficient, please refer to the following resources.
SEAI energy saving tips
CRU energy saving advice
Energy specifications for appliances
To find out how much electricity your appliances use, SEAI’s website.
Energy consumption Benchmarks
||Annual Usage (Kwh)
|1/2 bed apartment
|1/ 2 bed apartment (all electric)
|2 bed semi
|3/4 bed semi
|3/4 bed detatched
|4/6 bed detached
To find out how your consumption compares to other homes in Ireland, visit SEAI's residential statistics.
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