Our Mission

Carbon Descent is an independent environmental consultancy and software company with the experience, expertise and commitment to create strategies and deliver solutions that measurably reduce carbon footprints, creating a sustainable and equitable future


VantagePoint is designed specifically for local and regional authorities to develop climate change mitigation strategies. A range of scenarios made up of energy generation, behaviour change, infrastructure and policy measures can be generated and compared


Carbon Descent's BluePrint software has been designed to automate and streamline the energy audit process, saving time on data collection, analysis and reporting, against a conventional paper based auditing approach.


Carbon Descent's and BES' VolDECs Platform (Voluntary Display Energy Certificates) are a new and innovative voluntary operational energy performance rating scheme for non-domestic buildings.


A Windows-based modelling software package from EMD International. Designed for combined techno-economic analysis and optimisation of both cogeneration and trigeneration projects as well as other types of complex energy projects.


EMD's new online application energyCHECK based on energyPRO allows the user to monitor the performance of their plant against the optimal operatation strategy.


EMD's energyTRADE software allows the user to directly control and optimise the operation of plant in real time based on weather data and energy price predictions. This can range from large scale grid connected CHP or heat pumps fed by renewable sources.

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Latest News

Web Version of BluePrint Released

06 March, 2019

It's finally here  - the new web version of BluePrint energy auditing software. 

The new version reflects almost 2 years work to bring the local version to the web. BluePrint can be accessed at https://blueprint.carbondescent.org.uk/

join us for a webinar demonstrating the new version BluePrint on Tuesday 11th March at 11am GMT. You can register for the webinar here.

Training Courses

New energyPRO training courses announced for 2019

28 September 2018

energyPRO training courses for 2019

6/7 March
6/7 June
12/13 September

Venue: Energy Institute, London

Latest Blog Entries

Network Thermal Storage vs Dedicated Thermal Storage

25 January 2018

When it comes to district heating I’ve often heard it said that there’s no point in adding a dedicated thermal storage vessel because there’s already plenty of storage in the network.
I just tested this theory on a real project...

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