Ashish Rakheja is the Director of Spectral Services Consultants. He completed a Mechanical Engineering degree from REC Allahabad followed by M.Tech in Thermal Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
He has been working with Spectral for the last fourteen years, specializing in the design and coordination of multi-disciplinary engineering activities.
Mr. Rakheja heads a team of engineers and has worked on projects all over India including design, liaisons with client and assistance in project management on behalf of clients. He is also involved in training budding Architects in the field of Building Services as a visiting faculty at the School of Planning & Architecture (SPA) and Vastu Kala Academy, New Delhi for the last several years.
He has been a panel member in the revision of the National Building Code on HVAC System as well as an alternate member in the panel for the revision of ducting systems set-up by the Bureau of Indian Standard.
Mr. Rakheja handled design activities of services for the design of several Green building projects in India, four of which have been rated LEED-Platinum by the US Green Building Council. He spearheads the Green building movement in India as a member of LEED India formation committee. He is also a certified LEED India Trainer.
He is a seasoned consulting engineer with vast design experience in all types of projects including IT Campus, Hotels, Hospitals, Industrial, Institutional, Commercial and Airport buildings.
He is also a member of American Society of Heating Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE USA), President Elect of ASHRAE India Chapter, former President of Delhi Chapter of Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE-India) and National President of ISHRAE. He has presented several papers at various National Forums.