STS Introduce ETHOS

Star Technical Solutions (STS) have developed Ethoss, an energy management and plant optimisation service for refrigeration equipment.




Star Technical Solutions (STS) is the technical consultancy service of the UK’s leading refrigeration engineering company.

If your organisation has a cooling, heating or combined requirement, why use a technical consultancy service? Put simply, it saves you money by making sure you get the right system for your technical requirements, not just in the short term but in the long term. You gain the ongoing peace of mind of knowing that your system is safe and legal, energy efficient and cost effective. 

STS’s team of independent technical consultants have a wide range of expertise in the fields of refrigeration, heat pumps, HVAC and insulated envelope industries.

Low carbon technologies reduce your costs and benefit the environment.

Dermot Cotter, MD Star Technical Solutions

We provide expert, impartial and independent advice for refrigeration and heat pump systems

When we founded the business in 2004, demand was initially focused on regulatory compliance and project scoping. Since then we have grown organically, adding services at every step of a facility lifecycle in order to meet the growing needs of our customers and to continue to focus on meeting Climate Change requirements.

Because our consultancy team has easy access to the knowledge base of the Star Refrigeration Group as well as a huge network of associates and a wealth of international experience, we can provide a specialist support service that is unique and unrivalled in the industry.

Our aim is to foster long-term relationships with clients and industry colleagues.  The advantage of this for clients is the way in which we continually raise the level of our services, the quality of the engineering systems that we design and ensure our advice is relevant and up to date. Our clients always know that they have the system that best suits their needs.

As an organisation, we are guided by the STS key values:

  • Honesty
  • Best for Customer
  • Safe and Legal
  • No Surprises
  • Flexibility
  • Engineering Excellence

Our team is made up of passionate individuals united by a desire to provide sustainable solutions that have a positive impact on society.

Our innovation, flexibility and creative attitude helps to ensure our clients achieve their goals effectively.

Specialist Consultancy


Supporting clients in the early stages of projects, STS has worked in various market sectors assisting in the definition and development innovative concepts.

Regulatory Compliance


STS provides a range of services associated with ensuring plants and systems are operating effectively and safely, within the legal frameworks that govern their use.

Energy Management


The STS team has decades of experience and in depth knowledge of the Energy Management of refrigeration systems and associated equipment.

Bespoke Client Training


STS offers a range of bespoke training packages to its clients. These have been tailored to meet the particular needs of the client’s personnel.