Who is EcoAdvisor?
EcoAdvisor is owned and operated by Eion Scott, former Auckland Council Eco Design Advisor and current chair of the Sustainable Living Education Trust.
Eion has 14 years’ experience in sustainability education, including the past 10 years at Auckland Council working in the regulatory, planning, communications and environmental education areas of the council. He was a member of the Auckland Building Policy section that developed streamlined consenting for solar and heat pump hot water systems. He consulted to thousands of Auckland residents as Eco Design Advisor. He initiated a Rental Warrant of Fitness scheme and lobbied the government to institute minimum standards for rental housing, resulting in the new tenancy regulations on insulation and smoke alarms.
Eion is a qualified Eco Design Advisor, Homestar Assessor and Home Performance Advisor. He is skilled in a range of assessment tools including CarbonZero, BRANZ ALF (Annual Loss Factor), Green Homes and Homestar. He has extensive networks among industry suppliers and can provide project management for thermal efficiency upgrades and installation of solar energy, renewable hot water, and rainwater and greywater systems.