Paul joined Tipperary Energy Agency in January 2017. He has a Masters in Energy Management and an Honours Degree in Building Services Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology and is an associate member of Engineers Ireland and a Licentiate of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers. He has previous experience in both the public and private sectors including carrying out Energy Audits/Surveys, data analysis for updating Display Energy Certificates as well as analyzing a Sustainable Energy Zone in County Clare. He was also involved with a new start up business for domestic retrofit upgrades; carrying out site surveys, making cost presentations and advising on the most cost effective methods of upgrades for homeowners.
Paul has assisted homeowners in applying for Better Energy Homes grants and ensured jobs were complete to the Better Energy Homes Code of Practice and all External Wall Insulations were NSAI approved. He has also worked in the area of renewables with a Heat Pump and Underfloor Heating company, ensuring accurate heat loss calculations were carried out to ensure the heat pump was sized based on the actual heating demands in the dwelling and also ensuring new Builds met the Part L 2011 compliance. Paul is currently working on the Superhomes 2017 projects, processing applications and ensuring clients understand the works and the process involved in the Scheme to achieve A-Rated standards.