Mission | Integrate climate appropriate solutions in the built environment through context specific energy narratives that account for development goals.
| Who we are
Energe-se provides knowledge-centric solutions for scaling energy efficiency practices and low carbon development in the built environment through applied research and consultancy services.
| Focus areas
Energy and resource efficiency
Energy performance evaluation
| What we do
Energe-se draws from its extensive experience in sustainable built environment practice and research to provide insights and solutions across three key aspects.
Research and advisory for effective governance mandates
Market based solutions for building practices and technologies
Outreach and knowledge transfer communications
Smita Chandiwala is an architect with over 17 years of diverse global experience in providing sustainability solutions for the built environment spanning building design, academic and consulting research, and energy policy and development sectors. Smita’s work has focused on reduction of energy and associated carbon emissions from buildings and cities, especially, incorporating and advancing climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies, including renewable energy technologies, in design, policies and regulations for the built environment.
| Selected Publications
How Behavioural Science can boost household energy efficiency
Make building energy code mandatory
Comparative evaluation of CO2 emissions from national building stocks
Understanding occupants: feedback techniques for large-scale low-carbon domestic refurbishments
Technical and economical feasibility of achieving low and zero carbon homes in the UK
Post-occupancy evaluation approach to provide evidence-based feedback
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