CO2 Estates – Maximising Real Estate Performance

About CO2 Estates

Pioneering cloud-based software for the built environment

CO2 Estates offers a software platform for delivering commercial real estate improvement analysis to determine retrofit strategies for mitigating risk and improving financial performance of commercial real estate by:

  • Reducing risk associated with inefficient property within the context of climate change
  • Improving asset investment performance, reduce operation costs and increase value
  • Cost effectively generating strategic energy reduction scenarios
  • Expediting and safeguarding transaction processes and open up site specific retrofit opportunities

CO2 Estates is transforming the way commercial real estate looks at energy efficiency improvements. We started our journey in 2009 with an idea and a rented desk in central Scotland. Since then, we’ve grown into one of the leading software providers to the UK real estate market, working with some of the world’s largest property investors.

Together with our clients and their customers, we’re saving energy, saving money, and helping reduce carbon emissions.


Our Partners

Achilles UVDB is the community for the UK utilities industry. It enables the utilities sector to use Achilles’ proven supplier pre-qualification system to manage risk within the supply chain and comply with EU regulations.

Heroku provides us with all the tools we need to iterate quickly, and adopt the right technologies for our project. We use them to build modern, maintainable apps without worrying about infrastructure.

We are registered with CIBSE  as Low Carbon Consultants and have been certified to advise on minimising energy use and carbon emissions from buildings both in design and operation.


Management Team

Maureen Eisbrenner

Co-founder & Managing Director

  • Responsible for strategic direction of the origination, governance & compliance and leadership towards the Company’s objectives.
  • 20 years of diversified business leadership and management experience within the real estate investment, financial services industries and energy audit market.
  • Prior to CO2 Estates Ltd, co-founded Government Properties Group LLC and Cadmeleon Ltd. Lead Cadmeleon to successful acquisition by multinational tech firm.
  • Over 20 years’ experience in Concentrating on business development and strategic planning of private and publicly held real estate investment funds.

Megan Strachan BSc (Hons) PhD

Head of Product Management

  • Heads up software product management for CO2 Estates Ltd.
  • PhD (thesis: “Energy-led, non-domestic building refurbishment: Decision support for a whole-building approach to improvement of operational performance”.
  • Focusing on UK business development, strategic product planning and management.
  • First class BSc (Hons) Building Surveying.

Simon West

Co-Founder & Director of Business Development

  • Prior to CO2 Estates Ltd – founded CEA Link, web portal for energy compliance that was acquired by PLC.
  • Over 10 years’ experience in the UK commercial real estate investment selling compliance service.
  • Concentrating on UK business development and strategic product planning.

Andrew Cooper BSc (Hons) MEI

Interim Head of Engineering and Asset Management

  •  CIBSE qualified energy assessor to Level 5 and an MEI Chartered Energy Manager.
  • Over 20 years of property experience and a background in general practice surveying.
  • Andrew writes on sustainability for many market leading journals including; the Estates Gazette and the CIBSE Journal.

Advisory Board

The management team benefits from the experience and advice of the advisory board:

Dr. Paul McNamara
Former director and head of property research at M&G Real Estate (London, UK).

Dr. Katy Janda
Interdisciplinary scholar and a senior researcher at the Energy Research Centre (Oxford, UK).

Fred Siegele
Former executive vice president and general counsel of Advanced Delivery & Chemical Systems, Inc. (Austin, TX).

Ian Marchant
Former CEO of SSE from 2002 until he left the position as of 30 June 2013, Ian as a new investor will join the board as non-executive director after the investment is complete.


Would you like a job that has a real impact on industry?

Everyone on our team is responsible for the positive results we’ve had thus far, and we’re growing!

We frequently have openings for passionate, hard-working Software Developers and Building Engineers as well as crucial business support functions such as Sales, IT and Finance.

Apply here!