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Meet The Team

Howard Kelsey – Managing Director

Howard Kelsey

Howard has more than 35 years’ experience in the air conditioning industry and has been at Acclimatise since 1995. He initially worked on the tools before taking over from his father when he retired in 2008. Howard’s role is now office-based and he is responsible for quoting new works and supervising projects, while having overall responsibility for all aspects of the business and its development. When not working, Howard enjoys the occasional round of golf, walks with Bella, and relaxing at home in his man-cave!

Gita Kelsey – Office Manager

Gita Kelsey

Gita is Howard’s wife and has been at Acclimatise since 2009. She supports Howard in the day to day management and development of the business, as well as keeping on top of the book-keeping and HR. Gita is keen to ensure that Acclimatise continues to offer an efficient and professional service to its customers. When not at work, Gita is a keen runner, cyclist and swimmer and also enjoys walks with Bella.


James Plummer – Installation Engineer

James Plummer

James joined Acclimatise in 2009 as an installation engineer. He is experienced in installing all types of equipment, from single splits to VRF/VRV systems. He is F-Gas qualified, fast, strong and well organised. James knows how to get the job done quickly, efficiently and safely. James is an ex-motocross rider and now enjoys running, swimming and cycling, and has competed in many events, including a full Ironman Triathlon.

Nigel Hadley – Installation Engineer

Nigel Hadley

Nigel joined Acclimatise in 2016 as an installation engineer. He has experience of installing all types of equipment, from single splits to VRF/VRV systems. He is F-Gas qualified, fast, strong and motivated to get the job done quickly and efficiently. When not working, Nigel enjoys playing football and socialising with his friends.


Gianni Lepore – Service & Maintenance Engineer

Gianni Lepore

Gianni joined Acclimatise in 2014 as an Apprentice. Having completed his Apprenticeship he is now fully qualified and working independently carrying out routine maintenance and attending breakdowns. In his spare time he enjoys football, fast cars and Italian food.

Daniel Kelsey – Apprentice & Trainee

Daniel Kelsey

Daniel is Howard and Gita’s son and joined Acclimatise in 2017. He is currently attending Eastleigh College one day a week where he is doing his Apprenticeship. He accompanies James, Nigel and Gianni on installations, service and maintenance calls where he is gaining practical experience and knowledge. He is an ex-gymnast and when not working, enjoys socialising with his friends.


Bella – the office dog

Bella - Office Dog

Bella is an English Springer Spaniel and accompanies Gita to the office most days. When not sleeping on her bed in the office, she barks at the delivery drivers ….