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 Expert  729017

Expert in Building Related Energy Use, Low Carbon Strategic Design Advice

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 30 years of working with clients and designers to build and maintain energy efficient buildings. She specialises in offices, public buildings and complex buildings such as hospitals, universities and research facilities. She is a Carbon Trust accredited consultant, accredited for Design Advice, Opportunities Assessments and Low Carbon Buildings Strategic Design Advice. She is also a Chartered Building Services Engineer with 20 years of design expereience and an expert in Sustainability in buildings.

Expert can provide advice on the best opportunities for saving energy and carbon in new build, refit and refurbishment and buildings in operation. On both very large and small projects, she will analyse the project needs, look for the best fit of technologies and passive design opportunities and suggest a range of viable and economical measures. Expert works with clients and design teams to provide technical and procurement support in implementing the recommendations.

She can also advise on the best opportunities for renewable and low carbon technologies such as heat pumps, building scale CHP, solar hot water, solar photovoltaic, biomass boilers and building scale wind turbines.

Expert has experience of trouble shooting buildings which are failing to meet expected energy consumption or performance and finding causes and remedies.

She has a particular interest in procurement processes for sustainable buildings and has written many sets of tender documents and/or performance specifications for the sustainability and energy requirements for projects.

She is an experienced auditor of existing buildings providing reports, action plans and paybacks for viable measures. Expert evaluates both the building systems energy use and the organisational and behavioural aspects of energy efficiency to maximise benefit.


building energy management


conservation of energy




energy conservation


energy consumption


energy efficiency


energy efficiency analysis


energy efficiency evaluation, measurement & verification


energy efficient building design


energy-efficient building


energy-efficient design


energy-efficient heating, ventilating and air-conditioning system

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1982   BSc   Builidng Services Engineering   Northmbria University   Honours

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to





Managing Director


She is a working director of this busy energy and sustainability consulting company

2000 to




Energy Technology


Principal Consultant, then associate


Expert was a consultant and is still a self employed associate of Expert's Firm, advising and researching on building energy and sustainability

1986 to 2000





Associate Director


Managed team of Buildign Services Design Engineers

Career Accomplishments:

Member of Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers - MCIBSE, Chartered Engineer C.Eng, Expert's FirmEAM AP, Accredited Carbon Trust Consultant ( Design Advice, Opportunities Assessment and Low Carbon Building Strategic Design Advice)


Expert's FirmEAM for Offices, Education, Bespoke, EcoHomes, Multisidential

Professional Appointments

Member of CIBSE Council, Member of Worcestershire Diocesan Advisry Committee and Heating Advior to the Diocese.


Expert has been the sustainability advisor for two award winning buildings.

Publications and Patents Summary

Contributor to Urban Land Institute " Retrofitting Office Buildings to be Green and Energy Effficient", numerous magazine articles and published research including "sustainability in PFI"

Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
She has undertken expert witness work in relation to heating systems
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Expert is very experienced in understanding client and design team drivers and the current state of the construction industry in the UK in relation to energy use, energy efficiency, compliance with reated legislation and carbon issues.

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:

Expert has delivered many seminars and training in relation to low carbon design of buildings, procuring sustainable buildings, Expert's FirmEAM assessments, Expert's FirmEAM and LEED comparisons, application of EPCs and L2 Building regulations, energy efficiency, passive design, saving energy in healthcare builidngs, saving energy in education buildings.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience in writing specifications for technology and projects related to energy effciency and low carbon buildings, in evaluting tenders and advising on suitable suppliers and contractors.

Other Skills and Services

Sustainability assessments including LEED, Expert's FirmEAM, DREAM and related assessment methods.


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