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Woodward, Mr Simon

Woodward, Mr Simon

As the former Chief Executive of the UK’s leading District Energy Company, Cofely District Energy (previously Utilicom), with over 25 years’ experience in the DE industry, Simon Woodward, the Principal Consultant of Woodward Energy Consulting (WEC) has a unique market leading knowledge of developing district energy schemes. Simon left Cofely in June 2014 and now offers his knowledge and expertise, gained from delivering many of the largest district energy projects in the UK, as an independent consultant though his own practice. Simon is a Chartered Engineer with a degree in Energy Technology and Management.

RPEC Consultant details


Designation: BSc (Hons) CEng MEI FRSA

Job title: Principal Consultant


Organisation address: Park Hill, Hundred Acre Lane, Wivelsfield Green, Sussex, RH17 7RS,

Organisation telephone: 1444471582

Organisation email: simon@wec.solutions

Websites: http://www.wec.solutions -

Countries: United Kingdom -

Subjects: Energy efficiency - Management systems -


All consultants on the RPEC register have had their areas of expertise reviewed and rated below, where a 1 denotes "Some Experience" and a 4 denotes "Expert" in the specified sector or area of work.

Sector experience
Category Experience level
Accommodation and food service activities 2
Administrative and support service activities 2
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2
Arts, entertainment and recreation 2
Chemical and petrochemical 2
Construction 2
Education 2
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 4
Financial and insurance activities 2
Human health and social work activities 2
Information and communication 2
Professional, scientific and technical services 2
Public administration and defence 2
Wholesale and retail trade 2
Technology experience
Category Experience level
Boilers 3
Building energy management systems (BEMS) 3
Combined heat and power (CHP) 4
Control and instrumentation 3
District heating 4
Energy from waste 4
Heat exchangers 3
Heat recovery - high temperature 1
Heat recovery - low temperature 3
HVAC systems and plant 3
Low temperature hot water (LTHW) 3
Lighting and natural light 2
Medium temperature hot water (MTHW) / Steam distribution systems 3
Motors and drives 2
Office equipment 2
Pumps and fans 3
Refrigeration and chilling 3
Renewable energy - Biomass 4
Renewable energy - Hydro 3
Renewable energy - Solar 3
Renewable energy - Wind 3
Thermal mass 2
Skills and concepts
Category Experience level
Carbon management 3
Conceptual design 2
Energy management - Data collection and analysis 3
Energy management - Management strategy and systems 3
Energy management - Workforce engagement 3
Energy metering 3
Training 3

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