Mr Ashish Rakheja

Managing Partner, AEON Consultants Phone: +91 98100 55344 Email:

Mr Ashish Rakheja

Managing Partner, AEON Consultants

Phone: +91 98100 55344


  • Biography

Mr. Ashish Rakheja is Partner at AEON Consultants and has a post graduate degree in
Thermal Engineering with over thirty years of work experience.

He is a seasoned Consulting Engineer who has designed over 4000 projects including Hotels, Airports, Data Centre, Hospitals, Retail, Residential, Commercial, High rises and Industrial projects. Mr Rakheja specializes in high-performance buildings and has been actively involved in leading design activities of electro-mechanical services for eleven Net Zero Energy Buildings, two Net Zero Water Townships and over hundred Platinum rated green projects in India. He is spearheading the green building movement in country since 2001 and currently serves as Chairman, Technical Committee at Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). Mr Rakheja is a Presidential member of ISHRAE (Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air conditioning Engineers) and first Indian to be elected as Vice President and serves on the Board at ASHRAE, USA.
Mr Rakheja has won many awards and delivered over 2500 talks on various facets of building design across the world. He is an active member of over 20 Technical societies and regularly contributes his time on writing Standards, Codes & position papers for Government bodies & Technical societies. Mr Rakheja has been recently tasked by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE, Govt of India) to chair the working group for creating Energy Conservation & Sustainability Building Code and also by the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) to lead the committee for revision of HVAC Section for National Building Code of India 2025. He is also involved in imparting training to budding Architects & Engineers in the field of Building Services and a visiting faculty at leading schools in India.
Mr. Ashish Rakheja is Managing Partner at AEON Consultants which he founded along with a team of dynamic sustainability experts and engineers with a vision to pursue Integrated approach to design by moving away from age old practices and combine tradition wisdom with technology. AEON is today one of the leading & fastest growing consulting firm in India with nearly 200 members.




• Past National President ISHRAE, 2008-09
• ASHRAE Society Vice President, Board of Directors
• Senior Fellow, Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)
• Fellow, Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE)
• Past President ASHRAE India Chapter.
• Chairman, Technical Committee Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)
• Vice President & Founder Member, Forum of Critical Utility Services (FOCUS)
• Member, Executive Committee, INBAC (Building Automation Committee)
• Past Chairman, Environment Committee at PHD Chamber of Commerce, India
• Past International President, Chairman Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI).
• Advisor, International Fenestration Forum.
• Life Time Achievement Award by ISHRAE & ASHRAE India Chapter.
• Distinguished Service Award from ISHRAE
• Distinguished Service Award from ASHRAE
• Member, Governing Council, Consulting Engineers Association of India (CEAI)

• Permanent Invitee on Governing body of Indian Society Lighting Engineers (ISLE).
• Past Member, Technical Committee, National Accreditation Board for Healthcare (NABH)
• Past Treasurer & Finance Committee Member of AEEE, India.
• Co-Chairman & Member for Uniform Mechanical Code of India (IAPMO-USA).
• Panel Member, National Building Code of India 2005 & 2016
• Chairman, Part 4, National Building Code of India 2025
• MED Committee Member, Bureau of Indian Standards.
• Felicitated by ISHRAE International Award.
• Vice President, International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA), India Chapter.
• Chairman, ACREX India 2011 & 2014, 2017 held at New Delhi.
• Chairman ACRECONF India 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2022
• Member, Technical Committee, EESL-Ozone Cell, HPMP Project, Govt of India
• Co-Chairman, ASHRAE Developing Economies Conference 2014 at Manila.
• Chairman, ASHRAE Developing Economies Conference 2017 at New Delhi
• Chairman, ASHRAE Developing Economies Conference, 2023 at Mumbai
• Member, Panel of Experts for Space Conditioning under FLCTD programme by UNIDO & BEE.

• Member, Technical Committee on Energy Efficient Products-India [EEP-I]
• Most Talented Real Estate Professional in India Award by Zee Business, 2019.
• Chairman, Net Zero Energy Rating System, IGBC
• Chairman, Net Zero Water Rating System, IGBC
• Co-Chairman, Health & Well Being Rating System, IGBC
• Chairman, ISHRAE India Building Energy Performance Standard (IIBEPS)
• Past Chair TC 2.8, ASHRAE
• Chairman, Working Group formed Energy Conservation & Sustainability Building Code (ECSBC)


His firm AEON Consultants has bagged following awards


• Best MEP Consultant of Year 2021 by Global Architecture & Builders Awards
• North India Best Employer Brand of the year 2021 by World HRD Congress
• North India Leadership Awards 2021 – Green Future Leadership Award By World CSR
• Best MEP Design & Sustainability Consultancy firm 2022 by Global Real Estate Congress
• IGBC Platinum Rating for its Corporate Office in Noida, India
• AEON Corporate office winner of 7th Edition of CII National Energy Efficiency Circle
Competition 2023.


  • Topics
  1. Step by Step Approach to Net Zero Energy Buildings
  2. VRF vs Central Plant : A dilemma for Owners
  3. Digital Twinning of Buildings : A must tool for High Performance Building Design for both Existing & New Constructions
  4. Role of Façades in High performance Building Design
  5. Understanding De-carbonization : What it means for the Construction industry
  6. De-carbonization : Lets talk Thermal Comfort and not cooling.
  7. De-carbonizing buildings thru good IEQ.