Best Practice
Best Practice – Better Results

The Government is committed to facilitate and enable the exchange of energy efficiency best practice between public sector bodies at local, national and international level.

By working with SEAI you can build on the success of other public sector bodies and benefit from the wealth of experience that SEAI itself has gained from repeated success stories through its public sector programmes.

SEAI's Best Practice Initiatives Include:

Energy Efficiency Working Groups

Working Groups aim to encourage organisations to work together on areas of common interest – for example, on a specific technology, utility or energy management area.

Energy Efficiency Working Groups

Working together - succeeding together

Best Practice Guidance Documents

Keeping on track with the latest technologies and relevant information

Best Practice Procurement

Practice in procurement means best practice in project execution

Energy Efficient Design Methodology

Available expertise to help achieve best practice


Energy Efficient Design Service

Through SEAI, highly trained, independent practitioners are available at the design phase of energy intensive public-sector projects. They assist in the application of international best practice in energy efficient design

Best Practice Guidance Documents

These documents act as an information resource and provide real assistance in delivering The National Energy Efficiency Action Plan. They allow public sector organisations to:

  • share information on the latest technologies and solutions;
  • exploit common energy saving opportunities;
  • engage relevant stakeholders with sector-specific materials.

Advice, Mentoring and Assessment

SEAI’s Advice, Mentoring and Assessment (AMA) service delivers advice to your door through on-site energy assessments, delivered by professional energy consultants. Register for AMA


SEAI delivers practical training on how to develop an effective energy management programme, based on the proven Energy MAP approach.

Register for Energy MAP training

Best Practice Procurement

Energy efficient procurement is good procurement. Not only does it reduce energy consumption and deliver environmental benefits, it also saves money. SEAI’s vision is to improve public procurement by integrating energy efficiency into all public procurement processes through highlighting best practice.


The Energy Link network enables public sector practitioners to share and exchange energy information, knowledge and experience. Benefit from the experience of others who have already implemented successful energy saving measures and initiatives. Simply tap into the remarkable knowledge base of network members that you are part of.

Join the Energy Link network.


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