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ABOUT K8T

DR. PAUL KINGSTON


PhD, BEng in Mechanical Engineering

Founder and Managing Director of K8T Ltd






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Formed K8T Ltd in 2004 to provide Engineering Analysis and High Performance Computing (HPC) calculations primarily in Fluid Dynamics and Heat transfer. The main areas of the business being Building Physics, Environmental Wind Modelling, Pharmaceutical processes and Fire and smoke analysis. The firm has also specialised in energy analysis of Buildings in the concept stage and operational. The K8TMon energy management software was developed 6 years ago and has been key to optimising building performance. Paul developed the datacentre infrastructure and management (DCiM) software tool called K8TRAM which allows management and analysis of datacentres providing high level of consultancy to Deloitte Touche DCarbon8, BT, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, and Standard Bank of South Africa, African Bank, Tsystems etc..

Paul possess a degree in Mechanical Engineer with a PHD in Mechanical Engineering from Liverpool John Moor University currently Managing Director at K8T for the last 10 years. Been working in the areas of building physics and Software development primarily looking at Building Energy Performance Simulations. Low Carbon Consultant and Low Carbon Energy registered at level 5, Dynamic Simulation Modelling. At K8T we provide low/green energy analysis of buildings. Over the last 4 years been heavily involved in developing the K8TMON real-time monitoring Software application for intelligent and automated energy and environmental management.

Prior to joining K8T Paul was an Associate Partner at Hoare Lea and Partner Consulting Engineers working initially Research and Development and subsequently setup a commercial business Hoare Lea Virtual Engineering dealing with Building Physics analysis for the practice globally working with Signature architects Foster and Partners, Zaha Hadid and high profile developments in the UK, Europe and America. After his PhD involving Refrigeration, Energy and Carbon management, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Laser Doppler Anemometry, Microbiology and control systems he worked for Fluent Europe as a Senior Computational Fluid Dynamicist. Paul also spent 2 and half years working as a Commissioning engineer in the Reactor Physics and HVAC departments of Sizewell-B PWR reactor.






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