Green website aims to cut carbon footprint

17 Oct 2007

Everything you ever wanted to know about alternative fuels, recycling, technologies and energy-related products and services, is contained in a new website dedicated to increasing energy efficiency and awareness which has gone live.

The site,, was launched this week by Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Mary Wallace TD, is a one-stop resource site and portal to help homeowners, apartment dwellers, business owners, managers of public buildings and developers to stay abreast of changing developments in all areas relating to energy.

These include new and developing technologies, information and analysis on energy consumption. The site will also provide them with access to a wide range of suppliers of energy-related products and services in order to quickly access those services in their areas.

It will also encourages individuals, businesses and communities to make their contribution to reducing carbon emissions through energy efficiency and use sustainable energy sources in order to both maintain the affordability of energy and to combat global warming.

Speaking at the launch, Minister Wallace said: “The site is an invaluable source of information for consumers on a wide range of energy developments. It is both informative and accessible and is designed to provide users with useful tips and practical advice on ways to cut energy costs and increase energy efficiency and awareness”. is the brainchild of brothers Tommy and Ciaran Brennan.

“This site is a consumer resource on energy-saving and related topics including renewable energy, alternative fuels, recycling, technologies and energy-related products and services,” explains Tommy Brennan, managing director of

“It is designed to point consumers in the right direction for advice and tips which will help them reduce the amount of energy they use in the most effective way to save money and also combat climate change,” he said.

By Joe Griffin