Tom's Expertise:

Ground Source Heat Pumps

 

 

             

 

Dr Tom Pine

Ground Source Heat Pump specialist

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Since 2004 Tom has been analysing and modelling ground source heat pumps and has helped publish several papers in this field. Prior to that he received a PhD investigating weight reduction in automotive structures to improve their efficiency and reduce emissions. Tom enjoys exploring Cornwall, cloud spotting and wave watching.

Experience

Education

2011 to Present – GeoScience Limited.

  • Design/sizing of Ground Source Heat Pump systems

  • Simulation/modelling of GSHP/hybrid systems

  • Energy analysis

2004 to 2011 - EarthEnergy Limited.

  • Sales/customer enquiries

  • Data handling/statistical analysis

  • Simulation/modelling of GSHP systems

 

1999 to 2002 - The Park Community School, Barnstable UK.

  • Teaching Mathematics, IT and PE to students aged 11 to 16

  • Designing/managing school website

PGCE, Mathematics, Exeter University, UK (1999)

PhD, Finite Element Analysis and Mechanical Testing of Automotive Test Components, Swansea University/ Welsh Technology Centre, British Steel, UK (1998)

BEng (Hons), Civil Engineering, Swansea University, UK (1994)

Technical Papers

T.Pine, M. M. K. Lee, and T. B. Jones (1998): Factors Affecting Torsional Properties of Box Sections. Ironmaking and Steelmaking 1998 Vol. 25 No. 3 205

T.Pine, M. M. K. Lee, and T. B. Jones (1999): Weight Reduction in Automotive Structures - An Experimental Study on Torsional Stiffness of Box Sections. Proc Instn Mech Engrs Vol 213 Part D

R. Curtis and T. Pine (2012): Effects of cycling on domestic GSHPs. Supporting analysis to EA Technology Simulation / Modelling. Mimer Geoenergy 2012 Report No: C207-R2

 

R. Curtis, T. Pine and C. Wickins. (2013): Development of new ground loop sizing tools for domestic GSHP installations in the UK. EGC 2013

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