Ruchi Shah

Energy Program Associate

Ruchi Shah is the Energy Program Associate at Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF). 

Ruchi manages multiple aspects of SAHF’s energy and water conservation work under the Big Reach, SAHF's initiative with its members to reduce portfolio-wide energy and water consumption 20% by 2020.  One of Ruchi’s main projects is to manage the development and deployment of EZ Retrofit, SAHF’s energy and water audit tool for multifamily buildings.

Prior to joining SAHF, Ruchi was an Energy Analyst at an environmental consulting firm, D&R International, where she conducted analysis on Energy Efficient LED lighting. Previously, Ruchi served as a Corporate Sustainability Intern at AvalonBay Communities Inc. and assisted the Director of Sustainability in developing AvalonBay’s 2020 Goals, energy and water analysis and sustainability reporting.

Ruchi is a LEED Green Associate and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a Master's degree in Environmental Studies with a concentration in sustainability.




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