Hardik Gupta is a green building and energy engineer working for ESSTEAM, Surat. He has done his graduation in mechanical engineering from Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat. He is an Indian Green Building Council accredited professional (IGBC AP). His area of expertise includes Green Building Certification (LEED, IGBC, GRIHA, etc.), energy and daylight simulation, HVAC commissioning, and testing, adjusting and balancing (TAB). He is also involved in reviews and quality assurance for projects including green homes, factories, new buildings, interiors under rating systems like IGBC and GRIHA.