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Richard Larmour


Research Officer


  • Measurement & Verification (M&V)
  • Energy efficiency (IEE)
  • Pump systems optimisation
  • Motor-driven systems optimisation
  • ISO 17020 Inspection Bodies


Contact Details 


BSc(Eng) (Mechatronics)  (UCT)

Academic Profile

Research Officer at the Energy Research Centre (ERC) since June 2010.

Current Research

M&V of energy conservation measures and interventions at coal-fired power plants.

Current Projects

M&V of private sector energy efficiency projects in South Africa for SARS 12L tax incentive (Commercial & Industrial sectors)

Book Chapters

  • Moorlach, M., Larmour, R., Measurement & Verification Practices, Chapter 31: Awareness programs in the residential sector, Media in Africa, 2012, ISBN: 978-0-620-54366-8

Conference Proceedings

  • Larmour, R., Commercial Heat Pumps: A retrospective M&V case study, SAEEC Nov 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa

Conference Presentations

  • Larmour, R. 2018. Measurement & Verification of multiple energy conservation measures at a coal fired power plant. In GLOBALCON 2018. Boston. USA. Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). (22 March 2018)

Other Writing

  • Larmour, R. 2013. Bemused between bills & baloney. Energy Management News, Vol 19 No 2, Cape Town, Energy Research Centre (UCT).
  • Larmour, R. 2014. Long-awaited 12L roadshow comes to Cape Town. Energy Management News, Vol 20 No 1, Cape Town, Energy Research Centre (UCT).