Oakes designs, installs and maintains all types of HVAC and renewable technology to support long-term sustainability and reduce business overheads.

Delivering the complete solution, we’re the only climate partner you need.

In the age of climate change, it’s crucial that your business decarbonises and harnesses the many advantages of efficient renewable energy.

Your needs are our starting point. That’s why we spend time getting to know your HVAC and renewable energy requirements before making recommendations for how we can reduce your carbon footprint and energy costs.

With over 25 years’ experience, which includes completing more installations of air source heat pumps than anyone else, we’re the UK’s No.1 climate solutions provider for commercial customer’s.

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Solar PV installations per year


Air source heat pumps per year


Ground source heat pumps per year

20+ years

Experience in renewable energy

Leading innovation since 2007.

Oakes Energy Services was established by Jason Oakes and Derek Dowson in 2007 and is today part of the PHS group of companies.

Across the UK, our partners benefit from the efficient energy solutions we bring to their operations. Sustainability is at the heart of our business, as we deliver innovation and value in everything we do.

Vision Statement

To be the UK leader in delivering energy efficient solutions today, in our journey to a sustainable tomorrow.

Mission Statement

Leading the transition towards an affordable, sustainable, eco-friendly world by creating energy efficient homes, businesses & communities across the UK.

Our Values

• Proud & Passionate • All About the Team • Respectful • Innovative

Some of the sectors we work in


Utility Companies

Local Authorities

Private Landlords

Social Landlords

Facilities Management

Schools, Universities & Colleges



Care Homes

Commercial Property

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Our Management Team

Phil Pallister


Phil is a qualified gas engineer who started his working life at British Gas. He joined the Group in 2010 to develop the Home Services division, and still enjoys day-to-day responsibility for all its operations, client management and business development.

Erik Coates

Energy Services Director

Erik is an MBA graduate who has worked in the energy efficiency arena for more than 25 years. In his nine years at EAGA, he managed the operational delivery of the Government’s £1.8bn Warm Front scheme. Erik joined the group in 2017 and is responsible for the Energy Company Obligation and other central and local government energy efficiency schemes.

Jason Oakes

Sales Director

Jason is a former Newcastle Falcons player and is an industry leader in renewable energy systems. Jason is a qualified gas engineer with 13 years of renewable experience across the industry. Jason joined the group in 2018 and is responsible for group sales.

Kevin Nicol

Compliance Director

With over 25 years’ experience in electrical appliance and construction sectors at Northern Electric and EAGA before joining the group, Kevin ensures group compliance for GDPR and data protection, all accreditations, certifications and registrations for all our skillsets. As our Carbon Champion, he is focused on sustainability and impacts as part of our corporate social responsibility.

Nik Smith


With over 30 years’ experience in the HVAC Industry and extensive experience in renewables having worked across various continents delivering major complex projects Nik joined the group in early 2023 and manages the Oakes business. Nik holds Chartered Engineering status by the UK Engineering Council as well as being a voting member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers.

Michael Simmons

General Manager

Michael joined the Oakes team early 2023 and manages the businesses day to day activities, as with a number of our senior management team Michael began his career with a traditional apprenticeship in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Engineering having now worked in HVAC for over 35 years holding senior roles and delivering projects across the UK ranging from Schools, Care Homes, Hospitals, Public Buildings, Industrial, Commercial, MOD & Pharmaceutical.

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