Meet the Orangehouse Team
We are a small, friendly team who take a personal approach to the way we handle business.
Customer satisfaction is at the heart of what we do.
Take a look at our profiles below and see what we're all about!
Alex Driver - Director/Owner
Alex's background is in micro biology and he had a stint working for Earth Energy. He has always had an interest in renewables. Alex started OHR nine years ago in partnership with Karl Breeze (AV) then four years ago buying Karl out and becoming sole director. OHR has gone from strength to strength under Alex's guidance, gaining a reputation as a specialist renewable heating installer. Alex enjoys spending time with his family, sport (in particular rugby and shooting) and of course working long hours!
Nigel Adams - Chief Engineer and Mentor
Nigel has a wealth of experience in both conventional plumbing and heat pump systems. His particular strength is problem solving and attention to detail combined with a natural creativity. He is the one we all go to if we have plumbing challenges!
Interests include riding motor bikes, surfing and building his new home.
Carolyn Bradley – Project Manager
Carolyn started with OHR six years ago to help out for a few hours a week in the office and has seen her role evolve beyond all recognition. She now runs the office alongside project managing every installation – no two days are the same! Carolyn loves riding her horses, sport and travel.
Tamsin Measures – Technical Advisor
Tamsin‘s relevant background is engineering and environmental studies and she now works mostly on preparing quotes for our heat pump systems. Within this context she has special interest in historic buildings and the integrity of their structure relevant to the thermal performance. Tamsin’s interests are almost too numerous to mention, but she loves all things yarn related!
Susie Caney – Office Administrator
Susie joined the team recently to support Carolyn and Alex with the growing demands of the business. Her role includes a bit of everything from HR and fleet management to organising service bookings and managing enquiries. Susie’s interests outside OHR include time with her family, long dog walks, travel and reading.
Michael Osman (aka Oz) – Service Engineer
Michael is an experienced plumber and heating engineer. Michael loves a challenge and is a technical whizz at repair and maintenance of heat pump systems. His interests include riding motor bikes and home renovations (which include a mechanical staircase!).
George Houghton (aka Jasper) - Heat Pump Engineer
George is home grown. He started with OHR as an apprentice in 2014 and he completed his college qualifications. George was shortlisted as Apprentice of the Year at the National Heating & Renewables Awards. He is now a valued member of our installation team.
Interests include good food, dogs and socialising
Harvey Adams - Heat Pump Engineer
Harvey is also home grown. He started with OHR as an apprentice straight from school six years ago. He has recently completed his Level 3 qualification and is a capable, valued and willing member of the OHR team. Harvey’s interests include riding motor bikes, socialising and house hunting.
Toby Douglas – Support Engineer
Toby joined the team recently in a support role to the engineering team on site and is already greatly valued. Toby enjoys spending time with his young family, socialising and good food.
George Tiefenthaler – Senior Heat Pump Engineer
George has recently re-joined the team bringing with him a wealth of experience in plumbing and heating expertise. George supports the chief engineer with running sites and organising the team. Outside of OHR George enjoys spending time with his young family and walking his dogs.
Rob Martin – Heat Pump Engineer
Rob joined the team two years ago bringing experience of working on sites and completing his Level 3 qualification. Rob is our resident MVHR installation expert. His interests include anything mechanical, fixing up motorbikes and cars.