Kanagaraj G @ E2Club

India

Kanagaraj Ganesan has around 10 years of experience in the field of building energy efficiency. He is a licensed architect with post-graduation in “Building Energy Efficiency” from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM). In 2009, he spent nine months of his academic time at the Institute of Baueknomie, University of Stuttgart, Germany, where he acquired knowledge of building physics and building energy simulation. He also developed his post-graduation research work on “integrated design process". Until June 2015, he was working as a Senior Programme Officer at Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, which has been appointed as Indian Project Management and Technical Unit (PMTU) for the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP). BEEP is a bilateral project between the Ministry of Power, India, and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Switzerland. The project aims to reduce energy consumption in new commercial buildings and disseminate best practices for the construction of low energy residential and public buildings. BEEP is funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) for 5 years (2012–16). His work under BEEP included (a) contributions to the development of Project Document; (b) conceptualization of project activities; (c) providing technical and management inputs for the implementation of project activities; (d) liaising with Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), SDC, and Public Works Departments (PWDs) of the states of Karnataka and Rajasthan; (e) coordination with Swiss and Indian experts, private building developers, and building sector professionals, (f) organizing project seminars and events in collaboration with various professional associations. From July 2015 onwards, he is working as an Independent Building Energy Efficiency Consultant. He intends to focus on mainstreaming “integrated design” for realizing high-performance buildings. Attainment of knowledge in architecture, energy engineering and applied research along with professional competencies of project management and analytical skills place him appropriately to make the genuine contribution to “Building Energy Efficiency” practices in India.

Been in E2 Since: 2015

Currently @ Integrative Design Solutions Private Limited Link

Locations Worked in: New Delhi, Karnataka , North east, Chhattisgarh, kerala,

Buildings & Construction

  • Green Buildings
  • Green Construction Materials

Energy Efficiency

Skills/Tags

  • Design & Engineering
  • Project Implementation
  • Technical / Project Consulting

My Projects

Comfort IDS Based I-COOLR

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