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RPEC Consultant details


Designation: CEng MEI

Job title: Director

Other areas of work: Due dilligence for investors or purchasers of energy plant:energy from waste, biomass, pyrolysis. Plant M&E evaluation|Forensice engineering investigation - identifying the cause of failure or mal performance in complex plant


Organisation address: 45 Breckenhill Road, Doagh, BT39 0TB,

Organisation telephone: 01577 830050

Organisation email: Alinicol@elementconsultants.co.uk ; Alastair.jnicol@btinternet.com

Countries: Northern Ireland -

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 3
Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies 2
Administrative and support service activities 1
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1
Chemical and petrochemical 3
Construction 2
Education 2
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 3
Financial and insurance activities 1
Food and tobacco 3
Household 1
Human health and social work activities 2
Industries and manufacturing not elsewhere specified 2
Information and communication 1
Iron and steel 2
Machinery 2
Mining and quarrying 1
Non-ferrous metals 2
Non-metallic minerals 1
Not elsewhere specified 3
Other service activities 3
Paper, pulp and print 2
Professional, scientific and technical services 2
Public administration and defence 2
Textile and leather 3
Transport equipment 2
Transportation and storage 2
Sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3
Wholesale and retail trade 1
Wood and wood products 3
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 3
Technology experience
Category Experience level
Absorption refrigeration 3
Boiler house / plant room 3
Boilers 3
Building energy management systems (BEMS) 2
Building fabric 2
Combined heat and power (CHP) 3
Combustion processes 3
Comfort cooling 1
Compressed air 2
Control and instrumentation 2
District heating 2
Drying / Evaporation 3
Energy from waste 4
Glazing systems 1
Heat exchangers 3
Heat recovery - high temperature 2
Heat recovery - low temperature 2
HVAC systems and plant 2
Insulation 2
Low temperature hot water (LTHW) 2
Lighting and natural light 2
Medium temperature hot water (MTHW) / Steam distribution systems 3
Motors and drives 2
Office equipment 1
Pumps and fans 2
Refrigeration and chilling 2
Renewable energy - Biomass 4
Renewable energy - Hydro 2
Renewable energy - Solar 2
Renewable energy - Wind 2
Separation technologies 2
Shading 1
Thermal mass 1
Waste minimisation 1
Water conservation 1
Skills and concepts
Category Experience level
Advanced process control systems 2
Board level presentations 3
Carbon management 3
Change management 2
Conceptual design 3
Emissions trading 2
Energy management - Data collection and analysis 3
Energy management - Management strategy and systems 2
Energy management - Workforce engagement 3
Energy metering 2
Energy procurement 1
Energy service contracts 2
Environmental management systems 1
Facilities management 2
Financial appraisal 3
Industrial maintenance 2
Materials handling 3
Process intensification 1
Process integration 3
Quality systems 2
Regulatory compliance 3
Training 3

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