David Kaneda

Principal & Thought Leader
IDeAs Consulting

David Kaneda has collaborated on many of the greenest buildings in the US. He is an expert on electrification, decarbonization, renewable energy, energy storage/microgrids, plug loads, lighting/daylighting, and smart EV charging strategies and has led the electrical design for dozens of AIA COTE Top 10, LEED Platinum Certified or Well Certified buildings as well as over 40 – net zero energy buildings, the first ILFI Net Zero Energy Certified Building and the first ILFI Zero Carbon Certified Building.

He is a Professional Engineer, a Fellow in the AIA, a LEED Fellow and a Senior Fellow with the New Buildings Institute and chairs the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Green Building Advisory Committee, the GSA National Register of Peer Professionals and AIA California’s Committee on the Environment.