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BSRIA appoints new Principal Consultant - ResidentialAugust 2016

BSRIA is delighted to announce the appointment of Tassos Kougionis as its new Principal Consultant – Residential in its Sustainable Construction Group, effective from 22nd August 2016.

The appointment of Tassos shows BSRIA’s commitment to offering strategic consultancy services to the residential sector, spanning the whole construction process from conceptual design to on-site construction and post-occupancy evaluation.

For the past five years, Tassos worked as the Technical Manager of the Zero Carbon Hub. His work focused on energy efficient homes, sustainability, health and well-being standards, policy development, research and innovation.

Tassos has a background in Civil Engineering with a specialisation in Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering (MEng) and Energy and Sustainability in Buildings Design (MSc). He has authored and co-authored a number of reports and publications dealing with policy development, buildings’ performance data analysis and construction good practice guides.

An expert in building physics, he has worked closely with local authorities, central government and major private stakeholders.

Jo Harris, Sustainable Construction Group Manager at BSRIA, said: “Tassos brings with him a wealth of experience. We see the appointment of Tassos as an essential step in our continued development of this key area which highlight’s BSRIA’s commitment to ‘UK plc’ and the sustainable construction of buildings.”

Tassos said: “I am very excited about this opportunity, in interesting times for the industry, and the chance to enhance BSRIA’s Sustainable Construction Group client base. BSRIA is a great organisation and I’m keen to bring my extensive research and commercial business experience to complement and support the work of technical experts within the department.

I am interested in innovation and new technologies and appreciate good scientific rigour when it comes to research analysis. This will stand me in good stead for my role at BSRIA.”

If you’d like to talk to Tassos please get in touch:; 01344 465 633.

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