EcoSolar is the solar water division of Energy Conscious Design, New Zealand's leading solar water heating design engineers. Energy Conscious Design was established in 2003. In 2007, Energy Conscious Design was split in to two divisions; the engineering design stayed as Energy Conscious Design and the solar water heating supplier and installation division became EcoSolar.
Energy Conscious Design are respected for providing creative and technically innovative design solutions through close consultation with the client, architects and other design team Members. Energy Conscious Design are widely recognised as being the leading solar water heating designers in New Zealand and have been involved with many of the most successful commercial, large scale or technically challenging solar water heating systems in New Zealand. In 2009, Energy Conscious Design established SPLASH Monitoring to provide independent online monitoring of solar water heating systems and other renewable energy installations, see www.splashmonitoring.com.
EcoSolar are New Zealand's leading and most innovative solar water heating supplier recognised as providing well engineered, reliable, cost effective solutions.
So whether you are looking in install a large commercial solar water heating system or a small system for your home or batch, your can be sure to have found the right solution with EcoSolar.
Ian Sumner - CEng. MCIBSE, CPEng, MIPENZ, IntPE
Ian is the Technical Director, provides engineering design for all three divisions, Energy Conscious Design, EcoSolar and SPLASH Monitoring. Ian is a Chartered Building Services Engineer and is recognised as New Zealand's leading solar water heating design engineer. Ian works with the client to ensure the solutions matche their needs and has an ability to provide simple solutions to challenging problems.
Ian was initially a plumber in the UK and returned to University, graduating in 1996 with a First Class Honours degree in Energy Engineering, energy conservation in buildings and mechanical building services with projects completed on trying to get solar water heating to be cost effective in the UK. Ian worked with BRECSU, the Building Research Energy Conservation Support Unit in the UK, before emigrating to New Zealand working as a Mechanical Building Services Engineer and then establishing Energy Conscious Design in 2003.
Donnelle Pilcher - Financial Director
Donnelle manages all three divisions of the company as well as the day to day management of the office. Donnelle is also the face for customer services and financial control
Ross Pilcher - Operations Manager
As the Operations Manager for EcoSolar Ross is responsible for day to day running of the business. Ross is also responsible for managing the installation works and for programming and managing the SPLASH Monitoring controllers. Ross has an ethical and harworking approach to ensure that customers needs are satisfied.
Iain Hamilton - Accountant and Business Manager
Iain has been with Energy Conscious Design since 2003, as an accountant Iain has guided and developed the finacial side of the business through the years. Iain is part of the Operational Management team with Ian Sumner and Donnelle Pilcher.
Andy Ryan - IT and Logistics
Andy is responsible for stock control, logistics and managing the IT side of the EcoSolar and SPLASH Monitorign businesses. Andy has a strong background in Project Management of computer facilities and data centres and uses these strengths to great effect in his roles.
Sandra Lynch - Administration
Sandra is responsible for the administration for all three divisions of the business, from customer services to accounts, Sandra is customer focused and manages customers needs.