Information for Schools

This website is designed for use in conjunction with the Energy in Education Pack as part of a range of supports designed to help school boards of management, principals, teachers, administrators, caretaking staff, pupils and parents to improve energy use practices and to reduce school operating costs while helping to protect the environment for future generations. You will find practical guidance on managing energy in your school and information on involving pupils in the process, case studies, training opportunities and funding.

Watch this clip to see one school’s story Saving Energy at St Clare's Primary School

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Benefits of energy management

Effective energy management can result in the following benefits for your schools:

  • Cost savings
  • A reduced carbon footprint
  • Increased knowledge of energy and environmental issues among teaching staff and pupils
  • A Green Flag for energy
  • A  Display Energy Certificate  for the school (a requirement when applying for some grants for schools). For a list of DEC Assessors, see here.

This website guides you through a 5 step process to implementing energy management in your school. To get started  browse the buttons below.

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