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 Expert  728145

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


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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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.

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alternative energy

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Assisted Model Building with Energy Refinement software

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biomass energy system

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conservation of energy

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energy

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energy auditing

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energy conservation

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energy consumption

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energy conversion

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energy economics

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energy efficiency

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energy engineering

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energy generation

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energy loss

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energy management

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energy measurement unit

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energy-efficient biomass boiler

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energy-efficient biomass engine generator

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energy-efficient boiler

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energy-efficient boiler cogeneration

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energy-efficient cogeneration

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energy-efficient conventional space heating

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energy-efficient conventional water heating

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energy-efficient design

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energy-efficient energy management system

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energy-efficient fluorescent ballast

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energy-efficient gas boiler

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energy-efficient general energy management system

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energy-efficient heating device

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energy-efficient heating ventilating and air conditioning control

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energy-efficient heating, ventilating and air-conditioning system

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energy-efficient incandescent lamp

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energy-efficient lighting controller

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energy-efficient lighting device

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energy-efficient lighting system

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building energy management

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energy efficient building design

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energy-efficient building


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

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Energy Engineering and Consultancy

 

Head of Energy Engineering and Consultancy

 

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 ---------------------- 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

2006 to 2007

 

Alfred McAlpine Business Services

 

Energy Services

 

Senior Energy Engineer

 

Carbon Trust Energy Advisor Energy & Engineering consulting services Low Carbon Building Advisor Project management Marketing business development --------------------- 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

2003 to 2006

 

Mabbett and Associate Ltd

 

Energy

 

Environmental Engineer

 

Carbon Trust Energy Advisor Energy & Engineering consulting services Low Carbon Building Advisor Project management Marketing business development ----------------------- 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

2001 to 2003

 

NIFES Consulting Group

 

Energy

 

Project Engineer

 

Energy & Engineering consulting services Low Carbon Building Advisor Project management -------------------------- 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:
Publications and Patents Summary

CPD articles: Lighting and Refrigeration; EU OPET Paper: Biomass for Electricity.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 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.
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Expert Witness:
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Market Research:
Biomass; Rewewable Energy; Funding of Energy projects; Energy/Carbon Legislation.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
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.

Supplier and Vendor Location and 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.

Other Skills and Services

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


 

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