Richard Quincey joins Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) as technical director.

Gifford boss Richard Quincey is to join software outfit Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) as technical director: sustainability initiatives.

In his new role Quincey, who also had a stint at Max Fordham Associates, will advise on all aspectos of commercial and domestic low-energy. Quincey said: "This role offers me the opportunity to really pursue my thinking on how to go about designing sustainable buildings.”

Dr Don McLean, Founder and Managing Director of IES added: “Richard lives and breathes the sustainable strategies that are at the heart of IES’s business, and it is with excitement that we welcome another leading green-thinker to the IES team. Richard’s passion for low-energy sustainable buildings extends even to his own house, where he employed the to optimise simple and affordable holistic strategies to minimise the carbon footprint of the building. Ahead of its time, Richard’s home completed in 2005, is roughly Code 5 under the new Code for Sustainable Homes, yet it cost no more than a typical home.” For more detail on Quincey's own housing project see the DIY Sustainable Home article linked below.