Carbon Zero Consulting: who we are

Carbon Zero Consulting provides a single point of independent expertise in key areas of renewable energy technology, water supply and management,, borehole design and regulation.

We listen carefully to our client’s needs and objectives and pride ourselves on identifying and implementing practical solutions utilising in-house expertise and a small team of long-standing associate consulting engineers.

Carbon Zero Consulting believe that we are unique in having nearly 40 years’ experience spanning natural resource, renewable energy, environment and water treatment technology issues.

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Carbon Zero Consulting: sound advice

We want to help you in the following areas:
  • Sector-leading expertise in the design and implementation of ground source heating & cooling (GSHC) systems of all scales:
    • Borehole open-loop systems
    • Borehole closed-loop systems
    • Shallow horizontal closed-loop systems
    • Water source systems (rivers, lakes, docks, sea)
  • Alternative water sources; viability, ‘prognosis’ reports, borehole development, hydrogeology, water and renewable heating regulation
  • Water resource management; groundwater source development and infrastructure maintenance
  • Water and wastewater treatment technology selection, design and implementation
  • Environmental impact assessments and input to planning issues
  • Site-specific, independent, surveys for renewable energy technology selection

The team at Carbon Zero Consulting

Carbon Zero Consulting consists of a small team of highly experienced and specialised Engineers and Earth scientists. We have been working within the renewable energy and borehole development sectors for a very long time – and are well known and respected throughout the UK, and beyond.
Our core team comprise hydrogeologists, thermogeologists and engineers with extensive experience of water resource and renewable energy projects. We provide independent advice with no ties to any equipment provider or manufacturer.


BSc, MSc

Steve is our resident Hydrogeologist and manager, and is responsible for running…



John is MD of Carbon Zero Consulting, now a part of RSK…


BSc (Hons.), FGS

Following completion of his degree in geology at Keele University, George began…


PhD MSc BSc CGeol ASobra

Following her PhD at Birmingham University, Anna has been working as a…

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Who We Work With

Carbon Zero Consulting has a wide range of clients across the renewable energy, water supply and engineering sectors. They include some of the biggest names in manufacturing, consulting, engineering, contracting and agriculture, to name but a few!

Consulting Engineers & Earth Science: Hoare Lea, Arup, Max Fordham, SKM, MTT-Sustain, Halcrow, Geoscience

Construction & Commercial: Siemens, Eon, Engie, Kelloggs, Coca Cola, Muller, Vinci, Wilkinson (Wilko Ltd), Cott Group, Belazu (Fresh Olive Co.), Euro Quality Lambs, ADI Environmental

Contractors: BAM, Vinci Construction Ltd, Galliford Try, WD & AD Morgan, Drilcorp, Geocore, Geodrill, Jacobs, Jarvis, Instalcom

Public Sector: Dudley Council, Nottinghamshire Police, Whipps Cross Hospital, Nottingham County Council, Orkney Islands Council, Wales & West Housing Association, Environment Agency, BGS, National Trust

Heat Pump Manufacturers: Viessmann, Mitsubishi,  Worcester Bosch, Vaillant, Kensa,

GSHP Installers & Designers: Enercret, Ebtech, Calibrate, GCore, Matrix Energy Solutions, Genius Energy labs, Geoscience

Notable others:  Harper Adams University, Thermae Bath Spa,

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