Alpana Jain

Alpana has experience of over 16 years in the areas of policy solutions that encourage sustainable development and energy efficiency. At Kalpakrit she is a tour de force on strategic matters pertaining to business development, and human resource management. She has worked on various policy formulation and implementation mechanisms for the Government of India — including the development and implementation of the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) 2007 for the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, MoP. She has been actively involved in helping the Bureau in implementing the Standards and labeling program for appliances in India. She was involved in preparing the draft building energy code for Bhutan and the Pacific Islands.
Her grounding has been on various architectural and building energy simulation projects in India and the United States. She has presented her research in various conferences and seminars across the globe. She provided consultancy services to Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi that is a regional partner to the Climate Works Foundation, San Francisco. There she facilitated policy change in the area of building and appliance energy efficiency to mitigate carbon emissions.
Currently she is also offering consultancy services to The Nature Coservancy, USA with their Cities and Water program initiatives in India.
In the past she has been involved in the design of a high mass residence with a radiant convective system for space conditioning in Carefree, Arizona; and simulation of moisture migration in walls of a Smithsonian museum in Washington DC. While in US she was actively involved in organizing the USGBC’s National Capital Region chapter’s monthly meets and seminars.
Apart from her preoccupation with energy efficiency, Alpana takes keen interest in early childhood education, is an amateur potter and loves spending time with her two little daughters.

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