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Pilot projects implemented by Leitrim

7 Jun 2019
The Irish SECURE project partner has completed a series of services that will reduce the energy use in public buildings.
Manorhamilton library.JPG
Manorhamilton library.JPG
Manorhamilton library with energy efficient lighting.

SECURE project partner Leitrim County Council (Ireland) has developed a series of pilots during the last stage of this Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020 funded project. Among others, LCC Economic Development Manager Nicola McManus highlights the following ones:

  • Ballinamore Library Headquarters: Installation of LED lighting and remote-controlled door entry heating system.
  • Manorhamilton Library: Implementation of the following within the open plan library: LED lighting, remote-controlled electric air curtain and over door heating system, replacement of energy intensive storage heaters with energy efficient infrared heaters, and installation of temperature controllers.
  • The Dock Art Centre: replacement of energy intensive light fittings with more efficient LED lighting system, installation of electric door curtains and heating system for revolving and disabled access entrances, installation of destratification fans for the high ceiling in lobby and main entrance, replacement of lighting in performance and theatre area to LED.
  • A 5-year Energy Action Plan focused on council-owned buildings was finalised by the stakeholder group. This was approved by the Council management team in November 2018 and they have committed to completing all identified actions over the 5-year period.
  • BMS Building Management System for Aras an Chontae (Council Headquarters) in Carrick-on-Shannon. 
  • Renewable Energy Strategy for County Leitrim.