Estates

What we do

The Energy Office is responsible for procuring and managing the University's energy supplies.

Energy Office Team

The Energy Office is also responsible for the following aspects of energy management for the University:

  • Assuring energy is utilised effectively and efficiently across the estate 
  • Developing prioritised energy efficiency projects 
  • Procuring the University’s electricity, gas, oil and water supplies
  • Validating and authorising energy invoices
  • Carrying out energy surveys and audits
  • Identifying energy waste and making recommendations to reduce this
  • Providing consumption and cost information for management reporting purposes
  • Supporting colleagues on energy conservation issues
  • Liaising with external organisation on energy best practice
  • Assessing new energy saving technologies.

The Energy Office works closely with Estates Development and Building Services teams on sustainable construction strategy and with the Social Responsibility and Sustainability Department on the Sustainability and Climate Change strategy.

Energy Office contacts

Name  Job Title  Email  Phone
Dean Drobot  Head of Energy & Utilities Management dean.drobot@ed.ac.uk 0131 650 8160
David Jack  Energy & Utilities Operations Manager d.a.jack@ed.ac.uk 0131 650 9536
Alan Hughes  Energy Manager  alan.j.hughes@ed.ac.uk 0131 650 2843
Robert MacGregor Energy Manager  rob.macgregor@ed.ac.uk 0131 650 9115
Tom Harley  Energy Manager  tom.harley@ed.ac.uk  0131 651 4399
Kerry-Ann Robertson Energy Assistant  kerry.robertson@ed.ac.uk 0131 650 2018