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Finnie, Mr Andrew

Finnie, Mr Andrew

Andy trained as a Chemical Engineer and initially worked for 15 years in the process industries, project managing the installation of heavy industrial and process plant throughout the UK and abroad. Having moved into energy consultancy in 1983, Andy has since conducted over a thousand commissions for clients and provided project management and client support services for industry, commerce, retail and the public sector.

His specialism is in managing savings implementation and securing benefits for his client; almost all contracts are operated at board or senior management level. This work involves detailed technical knowledge and the ability to communicate ideas through to implementation.


RPEC Consultant details

Designation: CEng MEI

Job title: Consultant

Other areas of work: Energy training and presentation seminars|Energy purchase and contract negotiation services|Carbon footprinting, emissions auditing|CRC audits

Organisation address: PO Box 5600, Swadlincote, DE12 6ZP,

Organisation telephone: 01283 819120

Organisation email:

Websites: -

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
Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies 1
Administrative and support service activities 1
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1
Chemical and petrochemical 2
Construction 2
Education 2
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 2
Financial and insurance activities 1
Food and tobacco 1
Industries and manufacturing not elsewhere specified 1
Information and communication 1
Iron and steel 2
Machinery 1
Mining and quarrying 1
Non-ferrous metals 1
Non-metallic minerals 1
Not elsewhere specified 1
Paper, pulp and print 2
Professional, scientific and technical services 1
Public administration and defence 1
Textile and leather 1
Transport equipment 1
Transportation and storage 1
Sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 1
Wholesale and retail trade 1
Wood and wood products 1
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 1
Technology experience
Category Experience level
Boiler house / plant room 1
Boilers 1
Building energy management systems (BEMS) 1
Building fabric 1
Combined heat and power (CHP) 1
Combustion processes 1
Compressed air 2
Control and instrumentation 2
Drying / Evaporation 2
Energy from waste 1
Heat exchangers 2
Heat recovery - high temperature 1
Heat recovery - low temperature 1
HVAC systems and plant 1
Insulation 1
Low temperature hot water (LTHW) 1
Lighting and natural light 1
Medium temperature hot water (MTHW) / Steam distribution systems 1
Motors and drives 1
Office equipment 1
Pumps and fans 1
Refrigeration and chilling 1
Renewable energy - Biomass 1
Renewable energy - Hydro 1
Renewable energy - Solar 1
Renewable energy - Wind 1
Separation technologies 1
Waste minimisation 1
Water conservation 1
Skills and concepts
Category Experience level
Board level presentations 3
Carbon management 2
Change management 1
Emissions trading 2
Energy management - Data collection and analysis 2
Energy management - Management strategy and systems 2
Energy metering 2
Energy procurement 2
Energy service contracts 2
Facilities management 1
Financial appraisal 2
Materials handling 2
Training 1
Energy management - Workforce engagement 1

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