CONSULTANTS

HVACR Sector    (Heat Pumps are below)

Les Corbett is Director of Corsway Refrigeration Services Ltd has extensive.  He has over twenty years experience in the refrigeration industry with specialist knowledge of the refrigerated display cabinet sector.  His consultancy can offer advice and help covering all aspects of refrigeration.
Contact Les Corbett: tel +44 (0)7479 609131; E-mail les@corsway.co.uk


Guy Hundy has extensive experience in the design and application of refrigeration compressors. Previously Director, Application Engineering with Copeland Europe, he has particular expertise in the field of compressor performance and efficiency in commercial refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps. Aleph Zero Ltd is a Climacheck partner, and offers demonstration and training in the Climacheck method of system analysis, and can arrange purchase of the necessary equipment.
Contact Guy Hundy: tel +44 1132 281002; E-mail guy@alephozero.co.uk ; www.alephzero.co.uk/ref


Ian Andrews Associates - Ian has spent over twenty years in the ventilation industry and before that some ten years in the appliance industry. He can offer advice on various matters relating to directives, regulations, standards and legislation where he has been heavily involved for many years. He can also manage your third party certification requirements; represent your company and your views at various stages in the development of British, European and International standards; conduct system reviews; help with your product "user instructions" and more. He also has experience in providing "expert witness" and carrying out research projects.
Contact Ian Andrews tel 01903 744067 email ianpandrews@yahoo.co.uk or www.ianandrews.org.uk


John Osmant - Director at iEurope Consulting Ltd. Management Consultancy specialising in Business Process Reengineering, Lean Manufacturing, Organisation re-design and re-structuring, Systems review and implementation and Results achievement. John is an Operations professional with a record of success achieved internationally at every organisational level, in a broad range of engineering and manufacturing industries. Successfully created sustained profitable growth from domestic and European markets in a highly competitive sector, identifying a coherent and integrated business strategy and translating strategy into action plans and results. Analytical, commercially astute and an inspirational leader with tried and tested employee motivation skills. Achieves outstanding customer service standards supported by excellent operational performance and business process efficiency, strong financial controls and cost reductions programmes.
Contact John Osmant Tonbridge, UK  m: 07785 231110; w: 01580 715856


N M J Consultancy – Neil Jones has over twenty years experience in the fan/ventilation industry in design, application and testing.  Neil can offer consultancy on UK, EU and International regulations and provide an organisation with a service that is tailored to meet its specific product compliance needs.  Activities include:

  • Providing advice and information relating to Directives, Regulations, Standards and Legislation.
  • Managing a company's Third Party Certification requirements; organising and supervising product testing; preparing documentation; liaising with suppliers, service providers and test houses.
  • Specialist help with Emergency Smoke Control and ATEX product Certification.
  • Representing a company and its views on technical committees and/or at various stages in the development of standards.
  • Providing seminars and training on good installation practice, regulations, product compliance and certification issues for organisations and their clients.

The list is by no means exhaustive, as many years in the fan industry has seen him in specialist application, product development, market research, technical sales support, training and trouble-shooting roles.
Contact:  Neil McDowell Jones, MSEE, Nutkin Cottage, Barracks Rd, Assington, Suffolk CO10 5LP  UK
t  +44 (0) 7967 381832 e  neiljones@consultant.com


Paul Singh - Refrigeration Training Consultant

Paul Singh of RefrigerationTraining.Org offers a one stop refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump portal.

Contact Paul Singh, Solihull  m: 07734 926747 w: www.RefrigerationTraining.Org


Refrigeration developments and testing (RD&T)
RD&T offer a unique service that transfers research knowledge into industrial projects. RD&T was set up in 2009 by ex University of Bristol, FRPERC employees Judith Evans, Tim Brown and Alan Foster.
RD&T carries out work on:

  • Food refrigeration equipment development and optimisation, including development and build of small prototypes.
  • Refrigerated cabinet design, development and testing.
  • Process optimisation for the food industry
  • Heat and mass transfer modelling.

Services include design and testing of domestic, commercial and retail refrigeration systems. Help is provided at all stages from initial concept to development of prototypes to final optimisation and testing. RD&T combines the use of advanced mathematical modelling tools with practical design knowledge and skills to provide expert applied solutions.
Contact: Judith Evans, Churchill Building, Langford, North Somerset, BS40 5DU. Tel: 0117 928 9239, Fax 0117 928 9314, email: j.a.evans@rdandt.co.uk.  Web site: www.rdandt.co.uk.


Alium Partnership Ltd - David Birtles has spent the last 12 years at Managing Director level for a number of global HVAC manufacturers and distributors. He can offer Consultancy services across many disciplines but specialises in : re-structuring : company turn-arounds : sales : strategic product marketing and sourcing.
Alium Partnership also operate through offices in Shanghai and Jakarta. They offer a “back office” sourcing, export and Consultancy service to European companies wishing to access Asian markets . Marketing services : component and product sourcing : price negotiations : product samples : pre-shipping goods inspection : export : legislation compliance : financing : is available through local experienced staff speaking Mandarin , Cantonese, Japanese, Malay and English. Exporting HVAC components, flexible ducting , solar panels/collectors, diffusers, heat pumps, pre-insulated aluminum clad ducts to European markets.
Contact: David Birtles Talbenny House, Bakers Lane, Norton, Daventry, Northants, UK, NN11 2EL
t: 44(0)1327 872979. m: 44(0)7715 163479


hD Associates – are a B2B consultancy in the field of marketing research, managing change and interim management. Howard Davis has spent over thirty years in the building services and ACR industries as well as working within health and safety and vocational rehabilitation. hD Associates are a pragmatic hands on practice and can offer advice on a wide range of matters relating to business planning, strategic direction, promotional activities, product development and organizational change.
Contact: Howard Davis t: 02920892654 m: 07809230156  www.hdassociates.co.uk


Tait Consulting Limited - Jeremy is a consultant in energy efficiency and other environmental impacts of products, and related product policies (EuP Directive, labeling etc). He has over ten years experience working at UK and EU levels on regulations, product performance benchmarking and sustainability issues, with a specialism in refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.
Contact Jeremy Tait 39 Foliat Drive, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 7AL
tel 01865 522 346; mobile 07814 242 469; e-mail jeremy@taitconsulting.co.uk


GL Associates are available for consultancy and project work in the Refrigeration Sector. In particular, in the food retail sector. Business development; climate levy; commercial PR; competitive appraisals; corporate identity; distributor audits; ECAs; end user asset audits; energy audits; european expansion; feasibility studies; food retail refrigeration; market research; marketing services; petrol forecourt refrigeration; preperation of specifications; product search; retail solutions; sector focus; seminar planning; site surveys; strategic planning; technical PR; temperature audits
Contact George Lang. tel: 01702 294639; mobile: 07811 141745;


Cool Concerns; Cool Concerns Ltd provides practical consultancy and training for the refrigeration industry. We have a unique range of expertise, skills and experience and provide cost effective solutions by working in close partnership with our customers.

Our consultancy service is extensive, ranging from advice on reducing energy and refrigerant usage, through equipment and component evaluation to onsite trouble shooting, auditing and recomissioning. Our aim is to save our customers' money by providing relevant and practical experience.

We carry out R & D projects for manufacturers and suppliers, both on site and at our facility in the West Midlands. This ranges from development of systems running on natural refrigerants to evaluation of engineers' tools and equipment.

The training we provide is tailored to individual needs and ranges from short sessions covering the basics to more in depth service and maintenance courses, specialist courses in HCs and CO2 and NVQs for apprentices and experienced workers. We also assess candidates for refrigerant handling and brazing skills. Our emphasis is on practical training using state of the art equipment and tools, backed up by high quality up to date presentations. All training is prepared and presented by engineers who have in depth experience of a wide range of RAC systems and applications.
Contact Jane Gartshore tel/fax 01684 290333; E-mail janeg@coolconcerns.co.uk ; web: www.coolconcerns.co.uk


Christopher Mulliss has a 10 year background as a Technical and Regulatory Affairs Manager within an international company as well as experience as a Technical Services Manager. He can offer consultancy on Regulations to provide you with an in-house service without the need for additional head-count, assisting you with meeting your compliance. The Regulation Shop can assist you by reviewing those regulations, providing plain English reviews of the measures that affect your business and assisting you in understanding compliance needs. Contact Chris Mulliss tel 01934 712112 email  www.regulationshop.info


Cool Solutions; John Lilburn has many years experience with refrigeration cabinets and the retail industry. Contact John Lilburn on 07840 354 268 or at lilburn@coolsolutions.org


CCC Consultants
Refrigeration and the temperature control of food. Processes designed, specifications produced, advice given, and surveys carried out for more than 100 companies. Experienced in refrigerant selection and testing, including natural refrigerants. Design of charging systems at 3 refrigerator factories (including the safety systems) to use hydrocarbon refrigerants. Legal Expert Witness reports and evidence in court.
Contact - Andrew Gigiel: Fairview, Moorlynch, Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 9BY UK.
Phone 44 (0)1458 210123; Fax 44 (0)1458 210123 available by arrangement
Mobile 44 (0)7940 559312
email a.gigiel@btinternet.com    website www.ccc.consultants.btinternet.co.uk


PME Services is a design and testing consultancy. He offers services in air quality testing, product design and project management. He is well known to FETA and would be happy to discuss members individual requirements should they need these services. Air quality testing / product design / project management.
Contact - John R Davidson C.Eng. M.I.Mech .E, PME Services, 8 Orchard Close, Wingrave, Aylesbury HP22 4PP
Tel/Fax 01296 688414 Mobile 07766 351252


CIBSE publishes a list of consulting building services engineering firms called The Register of Consultants. Only practices which have applied for inclusion and have a CIBSE corporate member as a partner or equivalent appear on the CIBSE list. It is obtainable by letter, fax, or email request from:

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Delta House 222 Balham High Road Balham London SW12 9BS

Tel No. 0208 675 5211, Fax No. 0208 675 5449 Email Address : enquiries@cibse.org Website: www.cibse.org


Consultancy and Technical Services The Institute of Refrigeration publishes a list of individuals that can provide consultancy and technical services www.ior.org.uk


HEAT PUMP Sector

Graham Hazell, Renewergy Consultants, Southampton - Graham provides consultancy advice to the Heat Pump Association and other organisations/individuals on a fee basis. His key speciality is  the design of heating systems as a whole (heat load/HP duty, sizing of heat pump and heating system design), heating controls and policy (RHI) advice.
Graham undertakes  expert witness work related to the sizing and application of heat pump heating & hot water systems. All types of heat pump systems are within his scope: Air Source; Ground Source; Water source; Electric vapour compression; Gas Absorption (GAHP) and Gas Engine (GEHP); Exhaust Air Heat Pumps (EAHP); Heat recovery heat pumps (HRHP).
Contact Graham Hazell, Renewergy Consultants, Southampton
Tel: +44 (0)7957 344 160   E mail: graham.hazell@hotmail.co.uk


Mr David Reay - David Reay is a consulting engineer, specialising in heat transfer and thermodynamics. His main areas of interest are compact heat exchangers, heat pumps and process intensification. He is an advisor to the UK Heat Pump Council, in particular on industrial heat pump technology. He is a Visiting Professor at 3 Universities: Nottingham (Built Environment), Heriot-Watt (Mechanical Engineering) and Newcastle (Chemical Engineering). He lectures on heat pump technology at two of these.
Contact David Reay & Associates, PO Box 25, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear. NE26 1QT
Tel: 0191 251 2985 Fax: 0191 252 2229 E-mail:  dareay@aol.com


BFCMA - Flue & Chimney Sector

Peter Jenkins Peter Jenkins Consultancy Benhay Apperley Gloucestershire GL19 4DQ
Tel +44 (0)1452 780265 E-mail petej@benhay.co.uk


Christian Pedersen - Specialist services providing information on selecting, installing, testing and use of flues and chimneys, including assistance for gaining product approvals and Building Regulations relating to installation and relining of chimneys. Christian Pedersen & Associates Unit 42 Vale Business Park Cowbridge Vale of Glamorgan CF71 7PF
Tel + 44 (0)1446 771567 E-mail info@topstakchimneys.co.uk