David Kaneda

Principal | IDeAs Consulting

David Kaneda is an electrical engineer who has collaborated on many of the greenest buildings in the US, including the first International Living Futures Institute – Net Zero Energy Certified Building and over 100 other AIA COTE Top 10, LEED Platinum or net zero energy buildings. His expertise includes electrification, decarbonization, renewable energy, energy storage, microgrids, plug-load reduction, all-electric kitchens, lighting/daylighting and smart EV charging strategies. David is a Professional Engineer, Fellow in the AIA, a LEED Fellow and a Senior Fellow with the New Buildings Institute. He chaired the GSA Green Building Advisory Committee and serves on the GSA National Register of Peer Professionals and AIA California’s Climate Action Committee. In 2023, he was recognized with a Clean Energy Hall of Fame Award from the California Energy Commission.