Climate Action Fund

April 2024: CFG tap into funding for local farm & fishery for ecosystem restoration project.

Pushing Modular Construction Boundaries

June 2024: RIBA 4, Net Zero farm house collaboration with Hemspan.

Energy Innovation on retro-fit project

April 2023: Proof of concept attempting Passiv house status on C14th farmhouse.

Greenhouse upgrade

April 2022: Analysis of future trends & options for re-purposing large scale greenhouses.

Net Zero Design in Suffolk

Dec 2022: CFG engaged to help plan Paragraph 80 projects in Suffolk.

Energy and Innovation

Ongoing : Inter-seasonal storage solutions for Paragraph 80 and 134 projects.

Net Zero Housing Project

Nov 2023: Systems integration for carbon net zero.

Energy and Ecology Innovation

Nov 2023: CFG joins multi-disciplinary team designing a P84 dwelling & equestrian area.

New Zero-Carbon Service Station

July 2023: CFG collaborating on Zero-Carbon design of Stannington Services, A1

Sustainable Energy Solutions

June 2023: CFG is proud to work on Neven Sidor’s RIBA award winning ‘Ponds Rough’

New Team Member

May 2023: We're excited to welcome Prue to the team to manage business operations

Alistair Gould MRICS, CEnv., FRSA
Co-Founder and Director

Alistair is a Social Entrepreneur working in the field of low carbon design, project co-ordination and communications. He is a Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Environmentalist passionate about developing cross sector collaborative professional partnerships and in 2008 he co-founded the Carbon Free Group.
The output of his work includes the delivery of 'The Pines Calyx', acting in the role of Project Director for the UK’s most sustainable commercial building and home of The Carbon Free Group.

Alistair has worked extensively, since the mid 80s, on the design and delivery of Cleantech solutions and methodologies in the construction industry, through executive & directorship roles in property development and building materials companies. In the mid 90s Alistair founded both Clearvision Lighting Ltd (researching and developing healthy office lighting and delivering the ‘virtual daylight’ standard within the UK commercial sector) and Helionix Group Ltd (researching & developing healthy and sustainable approaches to construction through the work of the Helionix Designs team).

Helionix Designs has, since 1998, been undertaking regenerative design and partnered research work in delivering healthy (and sustainable) homes and workplaces. Alistair is responsible for strategic project management and co-ordination, working in particular on project implementation and delivery for Kent and Sussex based projects.

Helionix Designs has to date received eight regional, national and international awards for its ongoing work in respect of the Pines Calyx project and is today leading new University partnered research into ultra low impact building design and construction methods.

Alistair is also an active Trustee of a number of environmental charities.

Co-Founder and Director
Helionix Designs,