Profile - April 2004
We are consulting
engineers providing a professional service in the field of energy &
water conservation in UK buildings.
our clients to minimise their
use of energy & water without compromising comfort or system performance:
Comfort and system performance may be improved by adopting specific conservation
is focused primarily on mechanical
and electrical services and related aspects; such as the thermal performance
of the building envelope and the usage of the building.
where energy & water conservation has not previously been addressed
in a building, annual energy & water bills can be reduced by 20
periods of conservation methods range from immediate
to 5 years, subject to our client's payback criteria.
are particularly conscious of environmental issues, green marketing, or
public perception, payback periods beyond 5
years may be considered.
on a wide variety of existing
and new buildings.
UK construction work is refurbishment of existing buildings and 2%
is new build. Hence it is particularly relevant that for the first
time in the history of UK construction the Building Regulations*
require compliance in the refurbishment of energy using systems.
approved document Part L "Conservation of Fuel & Power, L2 - Offices
& other non-domestic buildings" - came into effect 1 April 2002.
environment ltd was incorporated on 9
July 1998, Company No. 3595524, Registered in Cardiff.
The short form 'optimum environment' is commonly
used in this document.
We are committed
to energy & water conservation for the long term. This is reflected
in our client relationships, which are consistent, reliable, and long
We offer expertise
that is not limited to the 5-year life of optimum
environment. Mark Doyle has over 15 years post-graduate experience
in energy and water conservation. Jeremy Dymond recently entered this field,
in early 2003, with a Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering and an IT
background. We engage other consultants at times, one of whom commenced
work in energy conservation in the late 1970's. Our expertise has been gained
and developed through hundreds
of projects over decades of
of Continuing Professional Development supports our practical experience.
of optimum environment