Energy Speaks Back
By Paul Webb
Energy Speaks Back Apr 21, 2023
Episode No.128 Aarfeen Saad Age 8
Aarfeen is one of the world's youngest climate leaders. his goal is to become a Global Climate Activist. He has an amazing approach and already a great following.
Episode No.127 Barry Osmun - Canada Energy Management
After 34 years in Architectural Sales and Marketing I turned my focus to sourcing the most innovative renewable energy solutions available today and formed "AzSpecd Solutions Inc.". The tagline "Remarkable Renewables" pretty much says it all. Not only do we represent game changing manufacturers such as RainStick Showers, Mitrex Solar, Solar Vision Lighting and more, we use our extensive experience and education in architectural cladding and building envelope systems.
Our products are not only highly efficient, but they address the age old objections to using renewables related to design limitations and aesthetics. We support these products by providing complete turnkey services from "Conception to Completion" as we firmly believe that the best products in the world are only the best if designed, installed, and maintained properly. At AzSpecd, we will be with you every step of the way.
Episode No.126 Adriel Lubarsky
My parents moved to the US from the Soviet Union. I was raised with the constant reminders that ambition, creativity, and passion are universal emotions, but the opportunity to practice them is limited. First and foremost, I'm grateful to my parents for sacrificing so much so that I can be ambitious, creative, and passionate in America.
I work at Green Places to help companies start their path towards net-zero emissions. Want to measure your carbon footprint and find ways to reduce it? We make it easy. Email me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previously, I was a PMM at Stripe focused on startup marketing. Before that, I founded a few companies and I was the head of sales at a self-driving delivery car startup. I loved what I did in every one of those jobs, and have made a passion for my work the cornerstone of my career decisions.
If you have crazy, seemingly impossible startup ideas and just want to talk them over, connect with me here. Sometimes, I believe in as many as six impossible things before breakfast.
Episode No.125 - Delfina Frers - Argentina
Defina - "Helping the planet has never been so easy" She is an amazing lady with passion to help our planet.
Argentina, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, USA , Canada, Australia, UK, España, Italia, Francia, Israel
Deportista a la vez que Modelo, Pasarelas y circuitos de automovilismo fueron por 10 años donde me desempeñe en forma profesional, ellas fueron mis principales actividades por 25 años con muchos logros (podios) y metas cumplidas.
Actualmente soy dueña de mi tiempo y tengo el objetivo puesto en ayudar a otras personas a que lo consigan y alcancen su MEJOR VERSION
El cuidado del medio ambiente, y el cambio climático me acerco a un mundo diferente al que no somos ajenos, cambiemos hábitos, hagamos bien lo que es necesario Buscando la excelencia llegaremos al cambio que queremos
Episode No.124 Raquel Queral
Raquel is the 'Green Land Lady'
RQT Property Investments Ltd is a property investing & development company based in Bedford, UK. We have built up a sizeable, high-yielding, property portfolio of Buy to Lets and commercial units & specialise in High End Coliving spaces. We work with High Net Worth individuals and Sophisticated investors who want to earn through property investing.
-RQT Property Investments Ltd aspire to be the UK’s leading providers of Sustainable High End Shared Accommodation and Co-living spaces
-RQT Property Investments Ltd is determined to provide a 5-star service for its investors. Following our values: Honesty & integrity + Clear communications & Security
HOW DO WE GET STARTED?
-Simply send me a message on LinkedIn and let’s arrange a time to chat
It is very exciting times at RQT Property Investments Ltd and we have plenty of opportunities you can get involved here and abroad!
Episode No.123 David Duckworth (Revisited) Crypto Energy
A pioneer in renewable energy and blockchain. I encourage the adoption of rooftop solar by increasing the rewards you can earn from every kWh you produce from your roof. Rowan Energy:
We are building the worlds first community fed green energy; Rowan Energy. Our members will be part of a new and exciting energy revolution. Members will be able to buy their energy from other members who produce it using solar panels. If our community requires further energy we will be able to go to a main supplier of green energy and we will be able to buy energy as a community demanding far greater discounts than any other energy company
Episode No.122 - Kevin Holland
Highly Commended, Former Metropolitan Police Officer of 17yrs, turned environmentalist and businessman. Solar Energy Specialist and founder of The Solar Shed ltd.
Episode No.121 Paul Nisbett - Getting amongst the weeds of energy management
Paul Nisbett, Getting amongst the weeds of energy management.
A Senior Hotel Executive with a proven track record, having held Director positions in Boutique and Upscale Hospitality companies.
With 20 years experience in the industry, can deliver motivated and focused teams to ensure objectives are met, both on time and with a thorough understanding of the impact on the business.
Excellent analytical and structured individual who can grasps situations easily and deliver high impact results
Initiates and devises strategic marketing solutions to enhance business growth and efficiency
Consistently achieves strong financial results and accountability throughout company
Experienced mentor and self motivator
Episode No.120 - Rod Matthews, Micro Grids
Rod is an experienced Business Technology Consultant and Microgrid Solution Provider with a background in properly aligning energy and technology initiatives with core business objectives. As a Subject Matter Expert in both the energy and technology sectors, he has had the opportunity to implement and maintain various types of business technologies and be accountable for their business justification and ROI payoffs. Deploying multiple technologies
Episode No.119 Linda Mason - Utility People
We are Utility People: an award-winning team of recruitment specialists covering energy, water and utilities sectors across the UK.
With over 50 years combined experience and an industry network that’s second to none, it’s safe to say we know these sectors (and their people) like the back of our hands.
It’s this knowledge and connectivity that allows us to match experienced, specialist talent with the right role, in the right team, at the right company — time after time.
Episode No.118 - Ellie Linden
Ellie Linden is a Children's author of 'The E.A.R.T.H Gang' - Environmental educator - Investing in children's futures
I'm sure everyone knows my passion for writing and educating our future. This is why I was so keen to interview Ellie. She has an amazing story. Thank you Ellie Linden for sharing your story, which started when she was 11.
Episode No. 117 - Lee Pickersgill (Revisited)
As a Registered Energy Conscious Organisation (EnCO) Consultant, my eyes are wide open to the issues that Climate Change threatens and I am eager to make an impact and do something about it.
For 27 years I had the honour to serve our Monarch and Country in the Royal Engineers and have enjoyed the vast majority of it learning life skills some never get the chance to. I will now utilise these skills in my next venture supporting others to manage their energy better in order to give our children better lives in the future.
I have been the lead on many projects from construction to instruction, most notably in times of conflict overseas such as Afghanistan and Iraq.
I have served as a mechanical engineer in Germany, Bosnia, Belize, Iraq and the UK as well as carrying out peace keeping missions in Cyprus.
It is extremely obvious to me that all the skills, knowledge and experience I have gained in my life must be put to use for the greater good.
I now want to keep on serving our Monarch, Country and the Planet also, by adapting my skills, values and standards within the Energy Industry. I want to help educate the world on how to fight against Climate Change, Drive Down our Carbon Footprints, Reduce Energy Usage, Reduce Energy Costs and Protect our Planet.
In my pursuit of making the next step to motivating others on striving for a better future I am now a Certified Global Energy Expert and have gained NEBOSH Health, Safety and Environmental Management qualifications.
Passionate about making a difference ensuring enthusiasm, respect, integrity, loyalty, and gratitude in all aspects of life.
My goal to help save our planet is a simple one that should be shared by everyone.
Episode No.116 - Matt Macunas
Today's guest fights climate change with innovation, because he has 5 year old. He is the founder of Blue Horizon Consulting, taking client opportunities with startups in Clean-Tech and he delivers on sustainability, clean energy, and social equity outcomes.
Episode No.115 Jenny Bailey - Author of The Tales of Mother Earth
Co-Founder & Author at Tales from Mother Earth - Igniting the conservationist in all of us especially children through our realistic nature stories told from the point of view of Mother Earth.
Episode No.114 Shahid Naeem Energy Management in Schools
As a seasoned sustainability professional, I have built a strong reputation as a trusted advisor to executive leadership and Boards in large, complex organizations. With over 17 years of experience, I have consistently demonstrated a keen focus on understanding the organizational context and fostering collaboration among people and processes, in the application of sustainability solutions.
Throughout my career, I have effectively managed sizable utility procurement budgets and executed multi-year Carbon Reduction Plans. My efforts have led to significant utility expense reductions and the prevention of substantial CO2e emissions. I am proud to lead a talented team dedicated to advancing sustainable strategies, including continuous commissioning and building retrofits.
Episode No.113 - Thomas Gal - Thailand
Thomas is an executive expert in sustainable development, developing energy cost reduction strategies and implement them in groups in the fastest and most efficient way.
His strong network of technical experts, project developers, investors, engineering companies and other relevant stakeholders in South East Asia and my proven experience and expertise in environmental, technical, economic, auditing and commercial disciplines in areas including Low carbon energy, Energy efficiency, Resource efficiency and Climate change mitigation are my added values.
Having sustainability as a passion in his genes, he has always strived to reduce the human activity impact on our environment in every industry that he has been working in.
Episode No.112 Cory Fry
B2B Energy Speaks Back presents Cory Fry - A results-driven Sales Director with a focus on renewable energy, and sustainability in the construction and building industries. With over 15 years of experience, I have a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities that these industries present.
Throughout my career, I have built a strong track record of success in driving sales growth and achieving targets. I pride myself on my ability to build lasting relationships with clients and partners, and I am committed to delivering outstanding results for my team, my company and my clients.
As Sales Director at Mitrex Solar (BIPV), I lead a high-performing sales team and work closely with clients to understand their needs and develop tailored solutions that meet their goals. I am passionate about driving innovation and sustainability in the industries I serve, and I am always seeking new opportunities to make a positive impact on the world.
Episode No.111 - Tucker Perkins
Tucker hosts his own podcast, Path to Zero, which focuses on clean energy and the journey toward a low-carbon future. He’d love to discuss progressive energy solutions, the path to zero emissions, and how renewable sources like propane can help humanity quickly and realistically reach our climate goals.
Episode No.110 The ESTA Talks with Mervyn Pilley - Tony Lambert and Miguel Matias
ESTA, the Energy Services and Technology Association, is the UK’s leading Energy Management industry association. ESTA focuses on demand-side energy management and efficiency across all sectors and operations including buildings, processes and transport.
Energy consumption and cost are the primary considerations but ESTA also considers the positive impact of energy management measures on security of energy supply to organisations’ sites, the advantages in terms of reputation of responsible corporate citizenship and the legal requirement to meet legislation and regulation.
ESTA members’ activities span the lifetime energy management of organisations including concept, design,
construction, operation, maintenance, refurbishment and updates.
ESTA has over 100 members who supply products, systems and services supporting all aspects of Energy Management and in particular measurement, control and management.
Episode No.109 - Adam Wright Measurable Energy
Energy Speaks Back interviews Adam Wright where we discuss 'measuring your energy. He works for a company that is on a mission to eliminate wasted energy from buildings at the plug socket level.
Episode No. 108 John Armstrong
My Guest today is the author of Energy technology and the energy transition. His experience includes: energy, power generation, oil & gas, district heating, decentralised energy, process safety, engineering safety, safety leadership.
Episode No. 107 Iain Hamilton-Gates
Making a difference - this is what drives him.
Having strong business development and consulting experience, as well as gaining strategic and commercial experience in multiple roles over my career. These have given me the creative ability to solve business growth challenges and implement sustainable solutions fast.
Hear the challenges in Spain regarding solar.
Episode No. 106 - Jana Skokan Frogeex
Jana is transforming the building industry & helping business to transition to an eco- logical regeneration-based economy, by connecting solution providers with stakeholders, finance & education.
Episode No.105 The Little Orange Dinghy
The Little Orange Dinghy sets off on the race of his life and in the blink of an eye, the race turns into an adventure.
Along the way, the Orange Dinghy learns to navigate the elements our planet can create, whilst encountering the ever-changing climate.
A challenging story of determination and courageousness, from the calm, through to the storm, the Orange Dinghy battles against the elements of our planet to triumph against all odds.
This book has been designed to facilitate conversations around climate change.
Designed for children of all ages.
Episode No.104 - Paul Mertes - Canada
Paul and Paul discuss ....Game changing metering technology enables next generation energy management. All energy consumption can now be measured, reported and analysed at the individual circuit level - breaking down monthly facility wide energy bills to their individual sources - enabling modern analysis and cost control.
Episode No.103 Moustafa El Shaarawy
Talks about AI, Leadership, Climatechange, Dataanalytics, and Energyefficiency within his country of Egypt
Episode No.102 - Nico Johnson (Revisited)
He helps entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, executives and high-achieving sales professionals achieve more in their business and personal growth. Through my SunCast Media (and our flagship SunCast Podcast), Hehas the honor and privilege of interviewing THE top thought leaders and change agents at the helm of the global transition to renewable energy, and as such we illuminate the career path for thousands of eager professionals who want to make a difference and leave the world better off.
Episode No. 101 - Jo Parker - Swift - Solar
Jo Parker-Swift founded Solivus in 2016. Solivus is creating game changing energy solutions with world class engineers and collaborating with dynamic organisations. The new patent pending Solivus Arc and the innovative Solivus car port will be launched in 2021. Both products take advantage of the special properties of new thin-film solar, generating a more uniform energy profile over the course of a day rather than a spike at midday.
As well as developing and selling the new curved solar technology Jo is leading Solivus to distribute thin-film solar technologies for installations on large buildings that are currently unable to take the weight of conventional solar.
Jo successfully founded two previous companies; 360 Clinical, a technology company that was acquired by a ftse 250 company and MIAD, a management training company that was sold with full earn out achieved.
Initially after obtaining a good science degree Jo worked for global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca in sales and business development before spotting a niche in the market and founding her first company.
Episode No.100 Hector Garcia
Hector is an experienced Information Technologist with a demonstrated history working at FMCG industry within The Coca-Cola Company and it’s Bottler System, with a vast knowledge in Information Technologies, Innovation and In-field business operation.
Skilled in Business Strategy, Leadership through a complex operation, Problem Solver, Negotiation, Customer Insight, Business Planning, Project Office, Product and Process Ownership. Strong Communication, Relationship builder and Customer Service perspective, been Innovation one of his passions, with a:
Post-grade in Marketing focused on Marketing Strategies at ITESM,
Post-grade in Industrial Operations Management at UNITEC,
Episode No.99 - Koteeswaran Jayaraj - Floating Solar
KOTEESWARAN JAYARAJ - Floating Solar Enthusiast & Renewable Energy Expert
Talks about - floatingpv - solarenergy - floatingsolar - solarindustry - solarprojects
Episode No.98 - Mateusz Zajac - Energy Product Procurement
He was raised in energy poverty and he decided to study Energy Engineering to help enable "Clean energy for all". While studying at the university, he started a family and landed a Procurement internship at Rolls-Royce to make ends meet.
Thank you Mateusz for the awesome conversation you deliver to our industry.
Episode No.97 - Dr Lara Wallace - English for Sustainability
Lara Wallace , Phd - "With humanity's existence at a crossroads, each of us must do our part to work towards a sustainable future. With this in mind, I began consulting so that I could share my expertise more broadly, helping amplify the voices of those who are taking actions that can help our planet."
This was an amazing interview hearing Lara's story
Episode No.96 David - DR - Reichbaum
He has taught, studied, volunteered, traveled in US, Korea, Spain, El Salvador, Peru, and 30+ countries. There are some amazing take aways here for future experts coming into our industry..."𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗖𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿 𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗯𝗲 𝗮 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲."
Episode No.95 Dr Catherine Baudino
What an amazing lady - Author, Career and Communications Coach, Life Coach, Executive Coach, Speaker, empowering leaders and senior professionals gain the clarity and confidence to overcome the boundaries in the workplace and personal life.
Episode No.94 - Arvy Kaur Naha
Arvy is a Contracts Specialist-Oil & Gas Industry and she has contributing factors to the oil and energy sector, she is critically acclaimed and was recently profiled by Forbes Africa as an "up and coming" persons to watch-2022. An amazing story that takes from energy, to mining and back to energy.
Episode No.93 - Staff Sergeant Lee Pickersgill
Staff Sergeant Lee Pickersgill - Encouraging Climate Change Avoidance and Driving Down Carbon Footprints through the Implementation of Energy Management, Education and Motivation. Passionate about making a difference.
Episode No.92 David Mcneil UK Tutor and Chief Energineer in Merchant Navy
This is an interesting story of some who actually worked on gas tankers as an engineer and now he is a tutor... Ex-mariner, Mechanical & Electrical Engineer. DOT Class One (combined). Colleges, Merchant Service, Tankers, Gas Carriers. Inspection and testing, mechanical and electrical. Historian (amateur).
Episode No.91 John Swallow Energy Expert from the UK
Over 30 years experience in the electrical, communications and controls arena, working successfully across many diverse fields including the automotive industry, manufacturing, building automation, power measurement, energy efficiency and IT. From a technical, legislative and compliance perceptive, he has held roles involving design, project management, sales, training and product development and my experience in senior management which has allowed him to cultivate a strategic business development mind capable of focusing on growth and future market sustainability within the energy sector.
Episode No.90 - Paul Webb Global Energy Expert
Paul Webb is a MEI Chartered Energy Manager, Energy Expert,Energy Adviser and an established Author, helping businesses understand how to manage their 3rd largest expense after buildings and people.
Author of: ‘Becoming an energy expert’, ‘52 Weeks of Energy Management’ and ‘The 11 Week Energy Program’
Podcaster “Energy Speaks Back”
MY GOAL - Is to create a team of Energy Experts holding hands across the World delivering ‘Energy Best Practices’
ABOUT ME – The founding Director of B2B Energy, I have a diverse background and nearly 40 years of experience developing innovative strategies with a specialty in Energy, Software and Building Management Systems. Having held senior energy related roles with Trend, Satchwell, IMServ and the C.E.G.B Nuclear Power, I have been able to implement strategies to save organisations money. A qualified Chartered Energy Manager with the Energy Institute as well as ESOS Lead Assessor and ISO50001 Auditor.
"I'm dedicated to reducing the impact of energy usage on your bills and on the planet"
WHAT I DO – Do you or your organisation need to save money, reduce your energy consumption or looking to reduce your carbon footprint? This can be achieved by delivering energy management strategies, changing people processes, using updated technology and energy data analysis.
My approach is to work with all stakeholders of an organisation from the board room to the shop floor, to educate and motivate people to achieve the organisations goals and targets.
WHY DO I DO THIS? I’m very passionate about energy management, I am 100% focused on driving down energy consumption and cost. I take pride in challenging the status quo and asking “why we always do this?” because this it drives the reason for change. Energy Management is a challenge I want to educate and share my knowledge with organisation and the industry.
Specialties: Energy Management, Energy Brokerage, BMS, Burner Management, Lighting, CHP, Solar, ISO 50001, ESOS, Energy Strategy, Energy Consulting, Energy Analysis, SECR, best practice, Energy resilience, Climate Change, Carbon, Energy Training
Episode No.89 - Ted Konyi - Canada Entrepaneur in the Cooling World
Since 1982 Ted has been involved in the financial service industry. First serving individuals and small corporations with financial planning and subsequently forming and growing partnerships and corporations involved in oil and gas.
Most recently his interest has been in financing and growing companies involved in the energy efficiency arena.
As a believer in Peak Oil, Ted Says "I feel that the world faces an impending shortage in oil and natural gas that will require revising how we use our energy resources. Through technology there can be significant reduction in energy consumption. Reduction of energy consumption is the ultimate alternative energy solution. I hope to provide some positive impact in the quest to use less energy."
Episode No.88 Vernini Vig the LinkedIn Lady
Have you thought about online marketing, but don’t know where to start, or don’t have the time to learn? Maybe you give this task to a Social Media Consultant, Digital Marketing Manager, or Social Media Manager…
Vernini has most of her career been spent understanding different Business demands, needs and providing IT solutions in order to grow, make life easier, and most of all more efficient. Having learnt new age social media platform skills, she has been enabling small to medium Businesses boost their social presence, and traffic to create warm leads resulting in growth.
Episode No.87 - Dr Samanth Mudie - Savings in Hospitality
She is an award winning project manager, engineer and campaigner with doctoral technical training and experience in energy and carbon reduction, primarily in the hospitality industry. She has managed projects in the field of energy benchmarking, computational modelling, systems engineering, energy monitoring, analysis and reduction and sustainable development policy and practice.
Episode No.86 Iain Hamilton - Gates - The insights to 'Green Roofs'
Iain Hamilton-Gates - Reinventing the UK’s Urban Cityscape with Green/Blue and BioSolar rooftop gardens. An amazing story from when he was 10 and being converned about our planet.
Episode No.85 Clinton Prophecy - Ghana
Clinton Prophecy Ankutakpuie this is the first time I have interviewed 'Royalty' . My conversation once again humbled by this inspiration provided by Africa thank you. Clinton is supporting the mitigation of climate change and supporting the Global Energy Transition in Western States of Africa.
Episode No.84 - Jonathan Lodge - Improving the Food Supply Chain
Jonathan Lodge is a multi-award winning entrepreneur and international speaker. Jonathan created CloudGro® as a game changing approach to the supply of many horticultural crops eliminating waste and maximising efficiency in the supply chain.
Episode No.83 Dr Bevan and his Elexsys team talk 'Power Management'
Dr Bevan talks about the power management chellenges the globe is seeing and will be seeing over the years to come if we are going to achieve Netzero in 2050.
Episode No.82 Daniel Cohen - talking LEDs from the USA
Daniel, help companies identify, develop and implement financial and operational solutions.
Episode No.81 - Nicholas Ashton on Solar and Wind Iniatives
Nicholas has an approach towards logical security which starts with gathering information from virtually any source. He has a leading stance on solar technology globally. He is the co director of RFUSION which empowers you to learn, share, and then act like never before, all in real-time.
Episode No.80 - Ben Wright discusses CSR and ESG
Co-founder of The Content Creatives - creating powerful ESG and event content for clients in the public, private and third sectors. Through his Academy and he also helps young people start their careers in media by training and accrediting them in photography, videography, reporting and journalism.
Episode No.79 - Samantha Mant discussing how precious water is.
Samantha Mant - Always has the environment at the top of her priorities, she has a driving passion to use her knowledge, skills, contacts, energy and time to deliver powerful, practical solutions for individuals and organisations which fully support and advance the sustainability agenda in all its forms. We both discuss the importance of water.