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Jonathan Pooch


Managing Director

Jonathan is Founder and Managing Director of DETA. DETA supports industrial and commercial clients throughout Australasia to develop and deliver sustainability strategy to ensure improvement goals are realised. Jonathan is an experienced energy professional with over 15 years in the industry. Some key project highlights include supporting the Climate Leaders Coalition’s response to government as part of the Climate Change Commission consultation, development of a South Island wide decarbonisation roadmap and the installation of New Zealand’s first Hight Temperature Heat Pump. Jonathan is heavily focussed on action, and the tools need to make sure goals and targets are not just talked about, but are realised.

Practical tools and tips to deliver a decarbonised and low cost cold storage operation

This presentation will provide attendees with:

  • A summary of New Zealand's current approach to decarbonisation and sustainability, and how that might impact cold storage owners in the coming years

  • Background on the major challenges and causes of carbon emissions in cold stores, and how they can be managed and mitigated

  • Tips to make the decarbonisation transition in a practical, cost effective way

  • Summary of current and possible funding opportunities to support the transition

  • Key actions that cold storage providers can (and should) undertake now, to put themselves in the best position for a decarbonised future

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