About Us

Kaizen Energy

Kaizen Energy was founded by Fintan Lyons in January 2013 to specialise in the operation and management of community and district heating systems (DHS). Fintan recognised district energy as a niche sector in Ireland with huge growth potential but with limited experience and expertise available. Since its inception, Kaizen Energy has evolved with every new contract and is now recognised as a leading Energy Service Company (ESCO). We are a privately owned Irish company located in Dublin and we operate systems and contracts nationwide. We are the only company in Ireland who are wholly dedicated to the operation and management of district energy services.

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Our Team

The Kaizen Energy team bring an innovative approach and established processes in order to fully utilise energy generating systems (EGS) to their maximum potential. Our approach to managing these systems is both flexible and adaptive to cater for all of our client’s requirements. We work closely with our clients and provide a fully transparent reporting structure on both energy and financial performance. Our experience in this sector is unrivaled and we are constantly finding ways to drive improvements in how we operate as a company and how this translates into better, more efficient systems for our clients. In the background DHS systems need to operate to their maximum potential in order to provide reliable and competitive energy. Technically you can be assured that we are a safe pair of hands and will always find ways of improving system efficiency. For our energy customers we provide a friendly, dedicated customer management team to deal with all your queries from technical fault finding through to day to day billing queries.

Fintan Lyons – Managing Director

Fintan is the principal of Kaizen Energy. Having worked in the building services industry for the past 8 years Fintan identified a necessity for a company that solely concentrates on the District heating (DHS) / District Energy (DES) sector in Ireland. Fintan graduated from DIT with an MBA in 2012 and also holds a degree in Building Services & Construction Management and a diploma in Facilities Management. Please join my professional network on LinkedIn : ie.linkedin.com/pub/fintan-m-lyons/28/960/152

Paul O’Hannigan – Operations Director

Paul joined Kaizen Energy in March 2015 as Operation’s Director and is responsible for the safe, reliable and efficient performance of our contracts. Paul holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree from the Open University which he achieved while working full time over a six years period. Paul has over 14 years of operational experience in the district heating systems and energy services sectors in Ireland. Paul manages the day to day service delivery and performance of our district heating system contracts.

Fintan James Lyons – Technical Services Director

Fintan has more than 35 year’s experience in building services, process and environmental controls. Fintan has extensive experience in the development and operation of Energy Management and Distributed Energy systems (Heating & Cooling). He has delivered innovative and efficient facilities across all sectors including industry, public sector and commercial in Ireland and the UK. Fintan is a certified member of the British Institute of Facilities Management, a member of the Institute of Refrigeration Ireland and a member of the BSRIA Soft Landings User Group. He holds a BA(Hons) in Business Management from the IMI and initially qualified as an Electrical Technician and subsequently Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician.

Julie Mellows – Head of Accounts

Julie joined the Kaizen Energy Team in August 2013 as Head of Billing and Customer Management and was promoted in January 2017 to manage all accounting activities for Kaizen Energy and our client contracts. Julie brings extensive experience of working in an account’s capacity across multiple contracts with large numbers of customers. Julie manages the accounting and financial reporting of all of our contracts and is the first point of contact for our clients in terms of the financial performance of our contracts.

Fergus Wheatley – Senior Systems Engineer

Fergus has been working with Kaizen Energy since February 2013 as a Senior System’s Engineer. Fergus is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of our district energy systems and energy centres. Fergus has extensive operational knowledge on CHP, Biomass and BMS/EMS. Fergus spent 5 working in Huntstown Power Station running the controls and IT departments, this expertise allows Kaizen Energy to consult on electrical generation and procure electrical energy for client’s.

Anita Siksne – Customer Service Coordinator

Anita joined the Kaizen Energy team in January 2017 as Customers Service Coordinator. Anita has over five years experience in the management and delivery of customer services. Anita manages all of our customer communication platforms and is the first point of contact for our heat customers for their technical and general queries.