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Deepa Parekh

Associate Director, Environmental Design Solutions

Deepa is a teacher and a sustainability consultant with over 13 years of experience specialising in the buildings sector. As an Associate Director at Environmental Design Solutions (EDS), Deepa helps clients meet high-performance goals for building design and operations. She has expertise in energy and daylight simulations, green building rating facilitation, policy and research, outreach and communications, training and capacity building. At EDS, Deepa leads the ‘Sustainability Education’ services aimed at capacity building and professional development. As a trainer, she has conducted more than 55 professional and corporate training programs on sustainability attended by 2000 learners.

 

Deepa is a USGBC Faculty and a LEED Accredited Professional. She is a reviewer and jury member for the Solar Decathlon India (SDI), a competition for young leaders for net zero. She serves as a visiting faculty at the Building Energy Performance graduate program at CEPT University. She is member of the IBPSA-USA Education
Committee.