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Ross French, the Energy Efficiency related Building Regulations: Part L trainer

  Meet the new CIBSE Trainer, Ross French who will be teaching the updated  Energy Efficiency Related Building Regulations: Part L  course. His area of expertise is Energy Efficiency. Tell us a little about yourself Ross French:   I was interested in buildings from a young age, probably from having spent too much time playing with Lego! At university, I studied architecture and took a master's degree in passive design. There were few related opportunities when I graduated in 1996. More through luck than judgment, my first job was in buildings services engineering, designing mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems.  With a background in both architecture and building services, I was well-placed to help project teams respond to the increasing emphasis on 'sustainability' during the 2000s, for example successive revisions to Part L of the Building Regulations and the introduction of the 'Merton Rule'. After working for several consulting engineers and a contr