James has a BSc (Hon) in refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) engineering from Leeds Beckett University and an MSc in mechanical engineering from The University of Portsmouth, which included a dissertation project on utilising Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) and Hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerants as a working fluid in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems. James is a member of The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and is currently working towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. A highly qualified refrigeration engineer with more than a decade of experience in the maintenance, service, design and construction of RAC systems.
In his previous position at GEA group, James was the UK service-refrigeration technical support engineer, encompassing: troubleshooting, design, auditing and the optimisation of complex industrial refrigeration and heat-pump systems utilising HFC’s, Carbon Dioxide and Ammonia. Included within this technical position, James was also the legislation and refrigerant adviser for the entirety of GEA UK.
James is enthusiastic about introducing OnS and nanoFLUX technology to real-world systems and the significant benefits delivered to both energy generating and consuming industries.