Kathryn Derby

Kathryn Derby

Kathryn Derby joined Rickaby Thompson Associates Ltd in 2006 as a graduate in Environmental Sciences from the University of East Anglia.
Kathryn is an Authorised SAP Assessor through the National Home Energy Rating (NHER) scheme, a Code for Sustainable Homes Assessor and a BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment Assessor. She also has particular experience of Building Regulations Part L1B (2006) compliance assessments of refurbishment, extension and change-of-use proposals for existing dwellings.

During her studies Kathryn developed an interest in renewable energy technologies, looking particulary at practical issues of energy efficient building construction and domestic energy technologies. Kathryn’s final year dissertation reported research into solar water heating monitoring the performance of systems and consumer attitudes to them.