With over forty years of experience within the electrical and refrigeration industries, company owner Craig previously owned Thames Refrigeration and Electrical, which he merged with Thames Coast Electrical and Griffin Refrigeration in 2001 to form what is now Cool Electric Limited. Craig a Refrigeration Engineer, works on domestic, commercial and light industrial refrigeration, specialising in air conditioning/heat pumps. Craig is the holder within the company of the IQP Registration for Mechanical Ventilation / Air Conditioning Systems and is a Licensed Security Technician.
Registered Electrician Ken served his apprenticeship with Thames Refrigeration and Electrical and has remained with the same company when it has traded as TRE and later as Cool Electric Limited. Ken has an extensive knowledge of many of Thames’s heritage buildings, having worked on many of them during his forty years plus of electrical work. During this time he has been responsible for the training of many of the company’s apprentices. He has an extensive knowledge of the water and sewer plants in Thames and is responsible for the safety testing and tagging of appliances in the water and sewer plants and stations around the Coromandel Peninsula. Ken also carries out our other electrical work, including house wiring and repairs.
Co- owner Sharon comes from a clerical background and is often the first point of contact between a customer and the appropriate person within the company. She is responsible for the administration needs of the business.
Doug, a Registered Electrician and Licensed Security Technician, served his apprenticeship at A & G Prices, Thames and worked as an industrial maintenance electrician there and later at the Kerepehi Dairy Factory. As well as industrial work, he is familiar with domestic electrical and refrigeration work, heat pumps, security systems, farm pumps and machinery and alternative power systems. He has been a plant electrician for a quarry, several timber processing plants and factories. Doug brings over forty years of experience gained knowledge to the company.
A qualified Appliance Serviceman with over eleven years of experience, Tristan repairs whiteware appliances and is a specialist air conditioning/heat pump salesperson, installer and serviceman. Other experiences that he brings to the company are through his ten years of involvement as a volunteer fire fighter and through his work at Hampton Downs Landfill.