MBA Renewables

Carsten Ernst


Carsten Ernst is Senior Consultant, Partner and Head of Quality Assurance. Since 2005 he has worked as a project manager for ÖKOTEC Energiemanagement GmbH in Berlin. His key areas are energy efficiency, conceptual energy design and low energy design for commercial/ industrial buildings, heating, ventilation, cooling energy, compressed air, combined heat and power. In the last years he supervised several national and international projects in the field of energy efficiency. Since 2009 he lectures part-time internationally on a project basis for the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) in Berlin.


From 1994 to 1998 he was Project Engineer and Partner for Syrius GmbH and Wega GmbH in Berlin; He developed mechanical services (heating, ventilation, incl. CHP) for mainly large domestic buildings.

From 1998 to 2004 he was Senior Consultant and Associate at BDSP Partnership in London; He worked as Design Team Coordinator and developed mechanical and environmental services for international building design projects (e.g. New National Assembly of Wales, Cardiff).

From 2004 to 2005 he was Project Manager for Mechanical & Environmental Services at Arup GmbH in Berlin; he developed building and environmental services for large scale developments (e.g. new development European Central Bank, Frankfurt).

From 2005 to 2007 he was also a Lecturer at the Technical College of Potsdam (FHP) for Building/ Environmental Services.


Carsten Ernst holds a degree as Mechanical Engineer from the RWTH Aachen, Germany.


Lecturer of the Module:
Energy Management and Energy Efficiency