Hello, I'm Stephen B.

Stephen is a chartered engineer, designer and natural team leader with more than 20 years post-graduate industry experience. Within the Buildings sector, Stephen led engineering input to the design of high-profile and complex projects such as the BBC Scotland HQ in Glasgow, Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg and the Ferrari World theme park in Abu Dhabi. Stephen also has experience in the design of small and medium-sized buildings such as Loch Lomond Aquarium in Balloch, the Titan Crane in Clydebank, and various types of refurbishment work at Edinburgh Airport. Within the O&G sector, Stephen supported a number of contracts for Wood Group, leading teams of up to 12 technical staff for the BP Andrew Area Development Project, providing consultancy services to Wood Group's ‘PD+’ In-House Engineering Studies Group, and leading the electrical engineering input for the Shell Brent Decommissioning Project (Brent Alpha and Brent Delta), the Shell Integrated Services Contract, and the Enquest EPC Contract. Stephen currently owns and manages Ardler Ltd., an engineering design studio he established in 2011. Ardler's client list includes BP, The National Trust for Scotland, Kelda Water Services, West Lothian Council, Shell, Pert-Bruce, DP&L, Enquest, GS Robertson, Bell Ingram, Wood Group, Enpro Subsea, and ASKA Energy.

Hourly rate



  • English



  • Geometry input
  • Calculations
  • Outputs

Lighting design

  • Design / concept
  • Execution planning
  • Product search
  • Calculations - general
  • Energy assessment
  • Human Centric Lighthing
  • Emergency lighting
  • Street lighting
  • Daylight planning

Documentation, presentation

  • Measurement, inventory
  • Freelancer opinion
  • Visualization
  • Presentation
  • Audit, documentation


  • Electrical planning
  • Light art
  • Lighting control
  • Signage

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