The aim of the SWG is to promote EED as a means to develop the most signifi cant energy-saving opportunities for the least initial investment at the project design stages. Recent EED projects sponsored by SEI, as a background to the development of the SWG, indicate that opportunities of up to 50% may be available but often are lost at these crucial stages.
The primary objective of the SWG was to develop an EED methodology to provide a guideline on implementing EED in Irish industrial design projects. Where investor companies adopt and engineering design companies
develop the business case to market EED for new projects, the maximum potential will be realised.
This EED methodology document provides companies with a framework to ensure that energy