Vai Potnis, Principal
Vai is a recognized expert in energy efficiency and renewable energy fields. Since 2002, he has worked extensively in energy efficient architectural design strategies, while also being involved with energy engineering and performing technology assessments. Vai has managed a variety of large scale and multi-building national and international consulting projects such as the LAX airport, Nike and Amazon. As Principal of EnergyTech Unlimited, he is responsible for identifying cutting edge technology and developing state of the art design strategies. He has an uncanny ability to streamline complex problems and evolve simple but effective solutions.
His previous clients also include the federal government, state agencies across the U.S., large industrial customers, private building and various other technology firms. He has handled investigations, assessments and the designing of utility, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and energy efficiency performance projects. In addition, Vaibhav has developed, consulted, and reviewed more than 1,000 LEED based projects globally and secured thousands of dollars of rebates for clients.
Samir Mokashi, Principal
Samir is a principal at Code Unlimited and Energytech Unlimited in Portland, Oregon. He has over 20 years of experience in the aviation facilities, high tech manufacturing and healthcare facilities regulatory requirements. He has successfully lead design teams through highly demanding programs, complex designs, challenging budgets, fast track schedules and rigorous regulatory requirements. The clear advantage of having worked throughout US, Europe, Asia, and Middle East is evident in the projects, large or small, that Samir leads or consults on.
He has been involved in code development at local and national level. He has authored several code alternates and variances that resolved complex issues, simply and effectively, which resulted in significant savings to clients. Samir is a renowned expert in High tech and hazardous occupancy regulations, but the breath of his code expertise extends far beyond to include - high rise, healthcare, residential, assembly, mercantile, storage, and educational facilities. He has a unique ability to deliver simple and elegant solutions to problems that stump most others.