Dr. Manish Shakdwipee presented a webinar on emerging opportunities for Measurement &Verification (M&V), organized by Alliance for Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE). This webinar highlighted the upcoming areas for M&V, introduction to globally recognized M&V protocol, IPMVP and strategies to balance between M&V cost and accuracy. Click here to view the PDF for more information on the webinar.
   
Dr.Manish Shakdwipee, Senior Manager at Ecofirst for Energy and Climate Change, and CMVP and EVO approved trainer made a presentation on "Monitoring and Evaluating Energy Efficiency Savings at an International Training Course on "Eco-efficient and sustainable urban infrastructure" organized at International Urban Training Centre (IUTC) in South Korea. The Course was jointly organized by the International Urban Training Centre, the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP). The objective of the program was to build the capacity of participants in planning and developing infrastructure in an integrated way, taking into account eco-efficiency and sustainability principles.
   
The Pune ASHRAE chapter invited Mr Rakesh Bhatia, Vice President at Ecofirst to deliver a lecture on “Living Building Challenge” on 19th Nov 2010 at Hotel Le Meridien, Pune as part of the annual conference “PARC-10”. Rakesh is a voluntary Ambassador for the Living Building Challenge program for the Cascadia Green Building council based out of Seattle, USA.
   
Is your building really green?
PG Ganapathy’s interaction with Hindustan Times – Estate Click here to read
   
Sushant Arora, Senior Executive  and Kadam Agarwal, Manager at Ecofirst  have been certified as GRIHA trainers and Dr.Shailendra Singh Solanki, Associate Vice President at Ecofirst has been certified as GRIHA evaluator.
   
P G Ganapathy, Executive Director at Ecofirst  spoke on the concluding day of the recently held  IGBC Green Building Conference in Chennai on the topic of “Sustainability is Affordable”. Click here to see the presentation.