About me


Richard is an engineer, consultant and author with particular interest in renewable energy and energy efficiency. He has masters degrees in both Engineering (Electronics) and Environment (Energy Efficiency). He was a key author of the Zero Carbon Australia Buildings Plan and a regular contributor to the ATA‘s publications on topics related to energy efficiency. Richard lives in Melbourne with his family in their zero-carbon home.


Richard is the author of ‘The Energy Freedom Home‘ published by Scribe. The book builds on the work done in the Buildings Plan which had many other contributors.

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You can find me on LinkedIn here.

I’m co-moderator at My Efficient Electric Home.

Here’s a list of my published articles and papers.

Here’s a list of my blog posts.