NEA Northern Ireland

Online Webinar

Introduction to Domestic Energy Efficiency

This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to domestic energy efficiency for frontline staff providing householders with energy efficiency advice.

The course aims to make delegates aware of how householders may be able to use their energy more efficiently and reduce possible waste whilst still maintaining a warm and comfortable home.

Course Objectives


  • heating systems and controls
  • top tips for saving electricity
  • heat loss in the home and insulation methods
  • sources of advice and assistance

Course content

  • Explain basic space heating appliances
  • Explanation of some basic space heating and hot water controls including room thermostats, TRVs, storage heaters and programmers
  • Tips for using energy more efficiency in relation to heating, hot water, lighting and appliances
  • Examine heat loss in the home and insulation
  • Explain some of the help and assistance available


2.5 hours

How will the webinar work?

Webinars will be delivered live via Zoom (video conferencing facility) by our expert tutors to small groups to ensure a good level of interaction and support for learners. Participants will require a device with a camera and sound.

NEA MembersNon-Members
Not for profit organisations£70 + VAT£80 + VAT
Commercial organisations£80 + VAT£90 + VAT

PLEASE NOTE that the NEA members discount only applies to ‘enhanced’ membership as outlined in the membership documentation.

In-house options are also available to organisations wishing to train a group of their staff/volunteers.

For further information and booking, please contact

Nichola MacDougall, Training Officer
NEA NI Tel: 028 9023 9909