Alex Meyer is a qualified mechanical engineer with a Masters’ degree in engineering. He received his B.Eng (Mech) degree in 2002.He was nominated for the ‘Best Final Year Project’ in which the development of a device whereby the smoke opacity exiting the exhaust of a vehicle could be measured was designed. His project entailed the development of a range of air-to-air heat pipe heat recovery heat exchangers whereby waste heat could be recovered.
Appreciable results for the project were obtained and he received a cum laude for the project. And he completed his MSc. Eng. (Mech) degree at the University of Stellenbosch in 2004. In 2011, he was appointed as a director of Ekcon Engineers and Project Managers where he is primarily undertaking consulting work in the air conditioning field.He also designs drainage systems, water reticulation systems, fire plans for buildings & lift installations in buildings.
Prominent projects include: the Glen Luxury Apartments; Nautica Apartments [Mossel Bay]; Tygervalley Health Care; Somerset Links Apartments; Buitenkloof Centre, Upper East Side; Strand Towers Hotel; Topaz; Execuject; Kalahari Mall; Pinehurst Shopping Centre; Media 24 Head Office; and Tsogo Sun Hotel.
Profession: Mechanical Engineer
Position in Firm: Director & Shareholder
Specialisation: Mechanical Building Services, Heat Transfer
Academic Qualifications: MSc. Eng (Mech) University of Stellenbosch 2004 and B. Eng (Mech) University of Stellenbosch 2002
Professional Membership: Registered Professional Engineer at the Engineering Council for South Africa (No 20110080) and Member of the South African Institute of Refrigeration & A/C (No 3730)