JIM'S ROLE: Jim primarily advises on issues relating to sustainability, Building Regulations compliance and specific planning aspects, as well those design decisions associated with Mechanical and Electrical services. Jim’s knowledge of renewable technologies helps develop building strategies that achieve compliance yet add real value to the construction and long term operation of a project. HE GOT HIS START: working for internationally recognised design consultants and main contractors after graduating in Building Services Engineering in 1999. The diversity of his work across the engineering spectrum led to him achieving Chartered Engineer status in 2005. With clients and projects across both the UK and the Middle East, Jim has developed an excellent reputation and continues to pursue sustainable growth as the industry starts to show the green shoots of recovery.