Four Fast Facts

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Irish Energy Engineering and Commercial Buildings Facts

We’re celebrating St. Patrick’s day by focusing on Ireland in this week’s edition of Four Fast Facts from Fast Site Survey!

  • There are almost twice as many vacant commercial buildings in the U.S. (209,000) as there are total commercial buildings (109,000) in Ireland

  • Ireland ranks 12th in European electricity use per capita, consuming 25% more electric per person than Italy, but a whopping >750% less than Europe’s leader (Iceland)

  • A graduate engineer in Ireland can expect to earn €36,000, rising to approximately €66,000 with 11-15 years of experience

  • Irish households paid the 3rd highest price for their electricity out of the EU’s 27 member states