Tanmay Tathgat – Sustainability Expert – India

Director, Environmental Design Solutions [EDS], Fellow (USGBC)

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.