Earth Hour Live

Tonight, millions of people are joining together, and turning off their lights to help make a difference and raise awareness about the issue of global warming. See how the world is taking part, with these live news feeds and images from participating cities. Don't forget to share your Earth Hour moments too. Remember - turn off your lights!

Saturday, March 29, 2008

More Irish businesses sign up to support Earth Hour Ireland

More Irish Businesses sign up to support Earth Hour Ireland

Dell Ireland has lent its support to Earth Hour Ireland by committing to switch off. With a the total number of light fittings amounting to 1560; they estimate that their total power usage per hour is 120kW and that by switching off there will be an approx saving of 75kg of Co2 emissions per hour. Commenting on Dell’s involvement with Earth Hour, Ciara Lynch, Head of Corporate Communications, Dell said: ‘Dell has a well documented commitment to the environment both globally and in Ireland. For this reason Dell is delighted to be getting involved with Earth Hour. Recently in Dell a group of employees have come together to create the ‘Dell Green Team’. They are going to be looking into how we as an office can become a more energy efficient.’

Meanwhile in Killarney's majestic National Park, Muckross Park Hotel is setting an example to all hoteliers in Ireland. All the lights in the bar and restaurant will be switched off and church lights will be used instead; furthermore hotel guests will be given candles to use in their rooms for the duration of Earth Hour Ireland

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