Pournamasi Rath is a Principal at Ettinger Engineering Associates, a leading multi-disciplinary engineering firm in New York City. An expert in energy efficient and green design, she provides sustainability consultancy to the building and construction industry, and works with developers, builders, architects, designers and building owners. In addition to providing consultancy on several award-winning projects, she has also conducted cutting-edge research towards developing innovative solutions for affordable energy efficient design. A trained architect, Pournamasi holds a Bachelor's degree in Architecture from India and a Master’s in Architecture, from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark. She is a LEED AP, WELL AP, Fitwel Ambassador and a Certified Passive House Designer.