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.

Engine Room

This software is for use by anyone regularly doing CHP and local energy network feasibility studies. EngineRoom models power, heat, CO2 saving, set up and capital costs and ongoing income from sale of power.


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.

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Latest News

New energyPRO Webinar and Course Dates Released

2 November, 2016

Below are dates for EnergyPRO demonstration webinars and training courses.
energyPRO Webinars (free)
Tuesday 29th November, 2016, 11-12.30am
Thursday 26th Jan, 2017 11-12.30am
Wednesday 15th March, 2017 11-12.30am
Thursday May 18th May, 2017 11-12.30am
energyPRO Training Courses 2017
7th & 8th Feb, London
23rd & 24th May, London
12th & 13th September, London
5th & 6th December, London

Case Studies

DECC Non-Domestic Carbon Abatement Project Using BluePrint

In 2015 DECC commissioned a major data gathering project to assess the energy efficiency and carbon abatement potential of the Non-Domestic building sector in the UK. This involved a mix of energy audits and phone surveys. Verco were selected as lead consultants and together DECC and Verco decided to...

Latest Blog Entries

Batteries vs Thermal Stores

21 November 2017

Assisting one of our energyPRO users modelling a newbuild multi-residential district heating project where the scheme includes PV, a ground source heat pump, electric batteries and a thermal store brought into sharp focus for me the relative cost benefits of thermal storage vs electric...

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