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Expert in Energy Engineering, Renewable Energy, Building Services, Industrial Services, Engineering Design

Expert ID: 728145 United Kingdom

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Expert's knowledge and experience covers a wide variety of technology and service areas, ranging from building fabric and combustion processes through to lighting, insulation and water conservation. For each of the areas covered, he can incorporate a number of key energy consulting services, such as energy surveys and auditing, budget planning and prediction, energy regulatory advice, building energy ratings and appraisal / feasibility studies.

Energy consulding services provided include: Energy surveys and auditing - Building and Industrial; Equipment/System whole life costing appraisals/feasibility studies; Low carbon building design advice (Performance Specification and Review); Building services design (Design, Specification, Tender and Project Management); Industrial services design (Design, Specification, Tender and Project Management); Building energy rating (EPBD); CHP (Feasibility Studies, Design, Specification, Tender and CHPQA); Electrical services performance; Renewable energy (Feasibility Studies, Design, Specification and Tender); Wind Solar Water Heating; Photovoltaics; Ground and Exhaust Air Heat Pumps; On-site energy management services; Policy development; Monitoring & Targeting, including baseload reduction techniques; Implementation; Staff engagement; Regulatory advice (Climate Change Levy, Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control, Enhanced Capital Allowances); Budget planning and prediction; Grants and funding advice.

CHP:
CHP feasibilties for manufacturers including food and drink, distilleries, metal finishing.....

CHP project management of installations.

Re-commissioning of Biogas CHP.

Pre-installation Design review of CHP systems.Boiler House Design, tender and post install review:

From large hospitals to community centres (120kW to 4MW),

Includes Steam, MTHW and LTHW.Energy Management:

Working with colleges, manufacturers, local government, health trusts to plan and implement energy management.Renewable Energy:

Feasibility Studies;
Design;
Project Management;
Commercial and Financing projects.
List of Projects:
•Carbon Management Programme for a national milk producer;
•Refrigeration & Optimisation Training;
•Part of Teaching team for the European Energy Manager Course (Energy Institute and EU programme);
•Re-commissioning of Bio-gas CHP system (1MWe);
•CHP feasibility Study (2x400kWe);
•HVAC Systems Appraisals;
•HVAC Design, tender, evaluations and observation management;
•Early stage Wind feasibility studies;
•Biomass feasibility studies;
•Energy Procurement for electricity and gas;
•Delivery of workshop on Consequential Improvement in Part L building regs at Energy Summit 2008;
•Technical Paper on Refrigeration for Energy in Building and Industry(Energy Institute CPD module);
•Technical Paper on Lighting for Energy in Building and Industry (Energy Institute CPD module);
•Energy Performance Certificates and Display Energy Certificates (All UK);
•Carbon Reduction Commitment advice;
•Energy management programme for company providing national data centres;
•Energy Efficiency project identification for multi-national bank in UK.
•General energy efficiency advice;
•Good practice lighting guide for Higher Education (for new and existing and forms part of lighting policy);
•Energy and Awareness training;
•Data Collection and Analysis training;
•Carbon Trust Surveys – Buildings and Industrial: Low Carbon Building Design Advice Scheme; Initial Opportunities Assessment; Specific Opportunities Assessment; Multi-site Assessment; Implementation Advice; Energy Management Assessments; Detailed Survey (including full Feasibility Studies);
•Industry Areas include: Leisure facilities; Electrical Goods Production; Offices; Hotels; Food Production; Metal Fabricators; Printers; Local Authorities; Schools; and, Higher Education;
•Multiple Design, specification and tender, O&M Manuals and As-Installed drawing for Gas Fired Central Heating Systems;
•Specification and Tenders for 3–pipe, Gas-Fired and electric driven VRV Heat Pump Systems;
•Specification and Tender for Closed Loop Cooling Systems;
•PPC Permits – Energy Sections for combustion processes and Metal Surface Treatments;
•Technical Support to a start up company introducing a new technology to Scotland;
•Geothermal Heat Pumps and Distribution Systems – Various Projects and Training;
•EU/OPET Information paper: Biomass for electricity (Co-author);
•Biomass feasibility studies;
•Remnant life cycle analysis of large coal water tube boilers (supporting role);
•770kWe CHP feasibility study for a distillery;
•Research for Green Electricity: A guide to – a government published paper;
•Research and consultation on Renewable Obligation and Renewable Obligation Certificates;
•Building regulations part L1 and L2 – Part of a sustainable community study;
•Energy management system for Ambulance service;
•Energy Reporting for NHS Trust;
•SAP ratings assessments.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2005 Degree: MBA Subject: Master in Business Adminstration Institution: University of Strathclyde
Year: 2001 Degree: MSc Subject: Energy Systems and the Environment Institution: University of Strathclyde
Year: 2000 Degree: BEng (hons) Subject: Energy Engineering and Consultancy Institution: Napier University - Edinburgh

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Head of Energy Engineering and Consultancy Department: Energy Engineering and Consultancy Responsibilities: Project management
Energy & Engineering consulting services
Carbon Trust Energy Advisor (all schemes including CT standard)
Low Carbon Building Design Advisor (including Accredited Energy Assessor)
Training
Marketing business development
Business Operations
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Projects Include:
•Carbon Management Programme for a national milk producer
•Utility Assessments
• Community Energy Projects
•Energy Auditing and Surveying
•Refrigeration & Optimisation Training
•Part of Teaching team for the European Energy Manager Course (Energy Institute and EU programme)
•Re-commissioning of Bio-gas CHP system (1MWe)
•CHP feasibility Study (2x400kWe)
•HVAC Systems Appraisals
•HVAC Design, tender, evaluations and observation management
•Early stage Wind feasibility studies
•Biomass feasibility studies
•Energy Procurement for electricity and gas
•Delivery of workshop on Consequential Improvement in Part L building regs at Energy Summit 2008
•Technical Paper on Refrigeration for Energy in Building and Industry (Energy Institute CPD module)
•Technical Paper on Lighting for Energy in Building and Industry (Energy Institute CPD module)
•Energy Performance Certificates and Display Energy Certificates (All UK)
•Carbon Reduction Commitment advice
Years: 2006 to 2007 Employer: Alfred McAlpine Business Services Title: Senior Energy Engineer Department: Energy Services Responsibilities: Carbon Trust Energy Advisor
Energy & Engineering consulting services
Low Carbon Building Advisor
Project management
Marketing business development
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Projects including:
•Energy management programme for company providing national data centres
•Energy Efficiency project identification for multi-national bank in UK.
•General energy efficiency advice within AMBS.
•Good practice lighting guide for Higher Education (for new and existing and forms part of lighting policy)
•Energy and Awareness training
•Data Collection and Analysis training
•Minor design work of building services
Years: 2003 to 2006 Employer: Mabbett and Associate Ltd Title: Environmental Engineer Department: Energy Responsibilities: Carbon Trust Energy Advisor
Energy & Engineering consulting services
Low Carbon Building Advisor
Project management
Marketing business development
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Projects including:
•Carbon Trust Surveys – Buildings and Industrial: Low Carbon Building Design Advice Scheme; Initial Opportunities Assessment; Specific Opportunities Assessment; Multi-site Assessment; Implementation Advice; Energy Management Assessments; Detailed Survey (including full Feasibility Studies).
•Industry Areas include: Leisure facilities; Electrical Goods Production; Offices; Hotels; Food Production; Metal Fabricators; Printers; Local Authorities; Schools; and, Higher Education.
•Multiple Design, specification and tender, O&M Manuals and As-Installed drawing for Gas Fired Central Heating Systems
•Specification and Tenders for 3–pipe, Gas-Fired and electric driven VRV Heat Pump Systems
•Specification and Tender for Closed Loop Cooling Systems
•PPC Permits – Energy Sections for combustion processes and Metal Surface Treatments
•Technical Support to a start up company introducing a new technology to Scotland
•Geothermal Heat Pumps and Distribution Systems – Various Projects and Training
•HVAC Systems Appraisals
Years: 2001 to 2003 Employer: NIFES Consulting Group Title: Project Engineer Department: Energy Responsibilities: Energy & Engineering consulting services
Low Carbon Building Advisor
Project management
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Energy studies and projects including:
•Energy Auditing – Various buildings: schools, nursing homes, sports centres, museums, libraries.
•EU/OPET Information paper: Biomass for electricity (Co-author)
•Biomass feasibility studies
•Remnant life cycle analysis of large coal water tube boilers (supporting role)
•770kWe CHP feasibility study for a distillery
•Research for Green Electricity: A guide to – a government published paper
•Research and consultation on Renewable Obligation and Renewable Obligation Certificates
•Building regulations part L1 and L2 – Part of a sustainable community study
•Energy management system for Ambulance service
•Energy Reporting for NHS Trust (online system)
•SAP ratings assessments
•Building Services
•Lighting, design, tendering and installation; CCTV systems, tendering and installation; Heating problem investigations; Mortuary design, tendering and installation.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Energy Institute;
Institute of Mechanical Engineers;
Carbon Trust Energy Advisor (all schemes);
CIBSE Low Carbon Energy Assessor.
Licenses / Certifications
CEng
Publications and Patents Summary
CPD articles: Lighting and Refrigeration;
EU OPET Paper: Biomass for Electricity.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Part of European Energy Manager Teaching Team. Undertake Lighting module, student projects and presentations.

Energy Awareness Training;
Refrigeration Training (to non technical staff);
Motor & Drives;
Transformers and Power Quality.
Vendor Selection
Undetake the design, tender and observation of Building and Industrial Services. Encludes sourcing qualified contractors to submit tender response.

He has links to suppliers of most buildign services items.
Marketing Experience
Biomass;
Rewewable Energy;
Funding of Energy projects;
Energy/Carbon Legislation.
Other Relevant Experience
Apart from Energy Engineering:

Exit Strategies for SMEs - raising the value of SMEs to gain higher sale values.

Change Management - as change agent or manage

Fields of Expertise

alternative energy, Assisted Model Building with Energy Refinement software, biomass energy system, conservation of energy, energy, energy auditing, energy conservation, energy consumption, energy conversion, energy economics, energy efficiency, energy engineering, energy generation, energy loss, energy management, energy measurement unit, energy-efficient biomass boiler, energy-efficient biomass engine generator, energy-efficient boiler, energy-efficient boiler cogeneration, energy-efficient cogeneration, energy-efficient conventional space heating, energy-efficient conventional water heating, energy-efficient design, energy-efficient energy management system, energy-efficient fluorescent ballast, energy-efficient gas boiler, energy-efficient general energy management system, energy-efficient heating device, energy-efficient heating ventilating and air conditioning control, energy-efficient heating, ventilating and air-conditioning system, energy-efficient incandescent lamp, energy-efficient lighting controller, energy-efficient lighting device, energy-efficient lighting system, building energy management, energy efficient building design, energy-efficient building, energy supply, energy requirement, energy transmission, energy-efficient electrical system, energy-efficient electrical metering, energy-efficient district heating, energy-efficient dehumidification, energy-efficient data recording system, energy-efficient data-logging system, energy-efficient cooling tower, energy-efficient conventional water pumping, energy-efficient compressor, energy-efficient compressed air dryer, energy-efficient combustion control system, energy-efficient coal boiler, energy-efficient chiller, energy-efficient building material, energy-efficient building insulation material, energy-efficient fan, energy-efficient biomass gasification, energy-efficient multifuel boiler, energy-efficient metering, energy-efficient low-emissivity window coating, energy-efficient closed-cycle heat pump, energy-efficient incinerator, energy-efficient immersion heater, energy-efficient heat transfer condenser, energy-efficient heat pipe, energy-efficient gas turbine cogeneration, energy-efficient gas turbine, energy-efficient gas burner, energy-efficient furnace, energy-efficient fuel metering, energy-efficient heat pump, energy-efficient chemical heat pump, energy-efficient high-speed gas engine generator, energy-efficient high-speed diesel engine generator, energy-efficient generator, energy storage system, energy-efficient heat exchanger, energy-efficient burner, energy-efficient oil burner, energy-efficient oil boiler, energy-efficient demand controller, energy storage, energy recovery system, energy system, energy recovery

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