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Tanmay Tathagat

Tanmay Tathagat

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Tanmay has a background of architecture and engineering. He has over 20 years of working experience in projects dealing with sustainable development planning, energy codes, building energy efficiency, green building design and certification, and energy efficiency policy in Asia, Africa and the US. He led the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) development, Eco-Housing program, and EE Homes program for the National Housing Bank, in India. He is currently working on developing Net-Zero energy program for India and next update of the ECBC, as a part of the USAID PACE-D program. His experience also includes support to energy efficiency building code development and deployment in California, India, Thailand, Philippines, and Vietnam. Tanmay has received the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Fellow accreditation from the US Green Buildings Council. He is working closely with the Indian Green Building Council and GRIHA for development of green building standards in India, and to support green building projects worldwide. Tanmay leads the Environmental Design Solutions [EDS] team of consultants working on climate change policies, energy efficient building design, building code development, energy efficiency policy development, energy simulation and green building certification process. Since 2003 EDS has worked on over 400 green building and energy efficiency projects worldwide. EDS has been engaged in hundreds of green building projects globally, ranging from small residential buildings to large university campuses and neighborhoods. He is currently working on projects related to climate change mitigation policy, research and deployment, building code development, energy efficient building design, and net-zero developments. Tanmay studied architecture at School of Planning and Architecture at New Delhi and later specialized in building sciences, climate responsive design, and energy simulation during his studies for MS at the Arizona State University.

People Behind

The Institute significantly draws upon its Founders, Advisory Board and team that come from a diverse network of
academics and practitioners across disciplines and practice domains, and contribute significantly
to Institute’s functions and initiatives to help it articulate its vision.