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

R&D Grant Received

Dec 2022: CFG awarded LoCase grant to develop decarbonisation platform

Smart Microgrid Audit

Dec 2022: CFG delivers asset audit for BRE smart microgrid project with Power Transition

Energy & Ecology Innovation

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

Solar Upgrade

Oct 2022: Bay Trust commissions CFG to implement solar upgrade to Pines Calyx

Carbon Capture R&D

Oct 2022: CFG undertakes R&D into a unique continuous-batch biochar kiln

CFG Against Greenwashing

Sep 2022: CFG Receives Anti Greenwash Chartership

RTAP International Launch

Aug 2022: RTAP is helping Canadian farm undertake greenhouse regeneration

Skilgate: From Good to Great

July 2022: Strategy delivered to empower a low emission farm to achieve net zero

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,