I am a provider of expert advice and assistance in the fields of sustainable energy and carbon reduction. I can help with all aspects of implementing a climate change mitigation project, strategy, policy or programme from development through to delivery, including:

  • Energy management,
  • Renewable energy,
  • Electric vehicles,
  • Greenhouse gas emissions accounting (ISO-14064),
  • Innovative community engagement projects.
MAppSc, BSc (Hons) Energy Management
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EECA Bus Prog Partner P RGB

Jake Roos Consulting Limited is approved to provide EECA’s part funded ‘Energy Management Plan‘ service to eligible organisations.

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I was project co-ordinator for a trial which analysed the impact of home EV charging on the electricity grid. I also produced an advisory report on how councils and electricity lines companies can support EV uptake.
Read the Wellington Electricity EV Charging Trial report here.
Read the ‘Supporting EVs in the Wellington Region’ advisory report here.
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Working with people of all ages, community groups and businesses I co-ordinated a display of a ‘low carbon’ Kāpiti Coast in the year 2025 made of Lego to help illustrate how we might meet the challenge of climate change. 
In the UK, I developed and helped implement planning policies requiring high standards for insulation and other sustainability measures to be installed in new-build homes and existing homes when they were extended.

Highly commended in the 2006 UK National Energy Efficiency Awards.


thumbnail_Jake in action_crop (Custom)I provide climate change advisory services to Greater Wellington Regional Council and helped them establish a ‘carbon neutrality’ target and action plan for their organisation working with councillors, senior management and staff.
You can find out more about GWRC’s 2030 carbon neutrality target here.

Kapiti Coast District Council CEMARS certification - Jake Roos with Mayor Ross ChurchI led Kāpiti Coast District Council to become the first CEMARS (ISO-14064) certified local authority in NZ, contributing to over a 75% decrease in greenhouse gas emissions and effectively its managing energy and use costs.
Reducing Carbon Emissions, Saving Money at Radio New Zealand.
Read about KCDC’s carbon and energy management programme here.
April 2014 – Winner EECA Awards ‘Community’ & ‘Public Sector’ category.

2017-11-18 Qtown marathon for webWorking as a teaching fellow at Otago University, I developed and taught courses on building physics, energy policy and energy auditing. I created the University of Otago Energy Studies online weather data display.
Read Action for Sustainable Buildings – An NZ/UK Comparison.
Read Sustainable Energy in Practice – Ten Years Out in the ‘Real World.’


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Please contact me using the form below or these details:


+64 22 6871980

17 Gavin Road
Raumati Beach
Wellington 5032
New Zealand

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