Director – Karl Olsen

Karl Olsen

Karl Olsen takes pride in helping business and householders reduce their energy bills & increase their knowledge in energy efficiency.

  • Building Energy Auditor (Energy Audit types 1,2 & 3 to AS3598)
  • Electrical Building Services Engineer
  • Energy Efficiency Engineer
  • Degree Qualified Electrical Engineer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Registered A grade Electrician
  • Power Monitoring Specialist
  • Solar PV Systems designer
  • Power assessments for electric vehicle fast charging stations
  • 30+ years experienced.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering (University of Sydney)
  • Registered Victorian Building Practitioner (Electrical)
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
  • Associate member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand (IESANZ)
  • Affiliate Member of CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services)
  • Affiliate Member of AIRAH (Australian Institute of Refrigeration, AirConditioning & Heating)
  • Member of Environment Victoria
  • ‘A Class’ Electrician’s license (Victoria)
  • Registered Electrical Contractor (Victoria)
  • 19-yrs design experience as a Consulting Electrical Building Services Engineer.
  • 8 yrs experienced Energy Auditing & Energy Efficiency Analysis
  • ‘Hands on’ engineering involvement in the construction phase of many building services projects
  • 2 Years experience – Electrical Process & Instrumentation Engineering – Water filtration & sewerage treatment plants.
  • 3 years experience – Project Management & Design of Electrical Safety Initiatives rolled out to 750 supermarket sites within Australia.
  • Solid building electrical engineering experience with reputable organisations namely; Coles Group, Sinclair Knight Merz, Kuttner Collins(Vic), Umoi Lai, Haron Robson Reeves & Partners, Toni Mury & Associates & Thompson Gallager.


Specific Skill-sets and Electrical Design Expertise

  • Energy Efficient building systems & energy audits
  • Power Metering, measurement, logging & technical analysis
  • Solar Power load profile assessments & viability reporting
  • Power Factor Correction assessments, sizing, viability, payback periods
  • Smart Meter accuracy testing
  • VCAT approved Expert Witness reports on building electrical services.
  • NABERS metering verification testing
  • ‘Fit for purpose’ selection of electrical devices & equipment
  • Room Lighting Design including selection of luminaries
  • Power Reticulation Distribution, Submain Cabling
  • Telephone & Structured communication cabling systems
  • Automatic Fire Detection & Alarm systems
  • Standby Gas & Diesel Generators
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  • Main Switchboards & Distribution boards
  • Intercom systems
  • Nurse Call systems
  • Emergency Lighting & Exit Signs
  • PA, Security, CCTV & Access Control systems

For more details on Karl Olsen’s professional career details & credentials visit his Linked IN page

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