Jo Southernwood

Jo is a skilled energy researcher and project manager who joined the IERC in February 2017. With over 10 years’ experience of working in the energy efficiency and low carbon technology sectors, Jo has a deep understanding of the challenges associated with building services and energy management.  In her role at IERC, Jo leads the Integrated Energy Services team, whose primary focus is on the development of innovative design methods and technologies to achieve living environments that take into account occupant comfort. She is the coordinator of the H2020 funded NOVICE project which aims to validate a new business model for building renovations by combining savings from energy efficiency with revenues from providing demand response services to the grid to create a dual revenue stream.