Mr. Krishnan Visawanath

ASHRAE member Phone: +91 982 103 8809 Email:

Mr. Krishnan Visawanath

ASHRAE member

Phone: +91 982 103 8809


  • Biography

After graduating from IIT, he joined VOLTAS LIMITED, a Tata Group Company and India’s premier Air-conditioning Company, in 1977, as a Management Trainee. He handled several assignments including Sales, Project Execution, Service and then moved to the Corporate Office where he was responsible for Business Development, Technology Transfer and Dealer Development. Krishnan separated from VOLTAS in 1992 and started his own enterprise which is engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing Air, Fire and Smoke Management Products.

A Member of ASHRAE since 1989, Krishnan was actively involved in the formation of the ASHRAE Western India Chapter. Krishnan has been one of the active members responsible for the formation of the ASHRAE Mumbai Chapter.

He has actively participated in Region-at-Large Activities. Served as Regional Treasurer. At a Society Level, Krishnan has been a Member of ASHRAE TC 5.03 since 2004 and served as Voting Member. He also served as a Voting Member on Special Projects Committee 200

Krishnan has been involved with ISHRAE since 1986 and has served as Society President. Member of the ISHRAE Certification Committee and also a Faculty for the ICP Design Certification Program and the ICP Clean Room Design Certification Program.

Krishnan is on the Panel of ISHRAE Distinguished Lecturers, where he speaks on Room Air Distribution. He has spoken at several seminars and conducted numerous workshops and training programs on the subject all over India.


  • Topics
  1. Room air distribution for constant volume mixing air system
  2. Current trends in room air distribution
  3. Air terminal units, design applications