The recommended temperature for classrooms is 18ºC. Every 1ºC increase in temperature over the above figures could add up to 10% to cost of heating bills;
A photocopier left switched on overnight wastes enough energy to make 5,300 A4 copies.
The average person in America uses 15 times more energy then the average person in Turkey;
It is estimated that we only have enough oil in the world for another 50 years;
On average, a car in Ireland travels 20,000km a year, releasing 2,895kg of carbon into the atmosphere.
Ireland imported 89% of its energy needs in 2008.
Fossil fuels accounted for 96% of all energy used in Ireland in 2008.
Oil is the most dominant energy source used in Ireland.