Apeksha completed her BArch from Kamla Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture, Mumbai. She pursued her MSc in Sustainable Building Technology from University of Nottingham, UK and her PhD from Cardiff University, UK. Apeksha has over 8 years of work experience in the sustainable building technology industry. She practices as a green building consultant with Ecofirst Services Ltd., Mumbai and was senior project manager at Educated Environments, Mumbai. She was an associate at Building Research Establishment (BRE), UK where she developed an IFC-compliant renewable energy modelling tool for architects. Apeksha’s interests include Passivhaus design, renewable energy systems, low energy buildings and environmental assessment standards such as BREEAM. She has teaching experience in subjects related to building material and construction, academic writing, literature review and research methodology.