Background to ech2o
ech2o consultants ltd are a small environmental consultancy set up in 2004 and led by Cath Hassell. Cath is an expert in sustainable water strategies and low-carbon and zero-carbon technologies, formed from a background of 17 years experience in the conventional plumbing industry and 11 years in environmental building. From 1998 - 2004 she worked at Construction Resources, designing and implementing rainwater harvesting, greywater recycling and solar technologies for domestic, commercial and industrial sites. She was a founder member of the UKRHA and a director of the AECB (the Sustainable Building Association) for 7 years. She has been a core trainer for The Green Register since its inception in 2002. Fascinated by how we use water across different age-ranges, cultures and genders, Cath talks (and writes) about technological and behaviour-change solutions to water shortages to a wide range of audiences, in the UK and abroad, including over 8000 school pupils in 2009.