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Amarpreet Sethi



  • Building Optimization
  • Energy Services
  • Principal
Amarpreet Sethi
  • Principal

“‘It’s not a problem, it’s an opportunity’ is my mantra and that is what keeps me excited no matter what the problem, professionally or personally. Every problem I have faced has led me to an amazing learning experience finding solutions I never knew existed.”

Driven by a passion to provide valuable contributions to clients’ sustainability goals through Building Simulation services, Amarpreet has been performing energy modeling for over 10 years, including design assistance modeling, modeling for LEED and thermal modeling for natural ventilation. Amarpreet’s focus on sustainable design first began while obtaining her Architecture degree in India. She went on to achieve a Master’s in Energy and Climate and worked for a mechanical consulting firm prior to joining DLR Group. Amarpreet is a Certified Energy Manager, an ASHRAE certified Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP), as well as High Performance Building design Professional (HBDP).

Responsible for energy modeling best practices, communication with clients for operational cost savings of design solutions, and working with team members to provide technical skill guidance, Amarpreet is an integral part of the DLR Group team. Her thorough knowledge of climate-responsive design, daylighting, HVAC systems and various other energy efficient techniques are used in conjunction with energy, thermal and daylighting modeling to assist the architectural and mechanical teams to deliver the utmost caliber of high-performance buildings.

“What I find most thrilling about what I do, is that I get to take the guess work out of the design process.  We have the expertise in the industry to help our clients make the most beneficial choices to take their first cost dollars even further.”