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Rishabh Kasliwal is a seasoned energy expert with more than twelve years of professional experience, four of which have been at Cogent Energy's Bay Area office in California.

His extensive experience includes performing new building commissioning and retro-commissioning services, managing on-site energy system audits, leading teams for energy efficiency analysis and modeling for projects in Australia, Asia, Europe, North and South America. His capabilities extend to designing cogeneration systems, BMS control upgrades and commercial wet side and air side HVAC system retrofits.

Mr. Kasliwal has performed energy audits on over 50 million sq. ft. of commercial space and has managed projects for energy modeling for over 100 million sq. ft. of the same.

An IGBC fellow, LEED AP and reviewer, he has to his credit the direction of the team facilitating certification of the first ever LEED Platinum hotel and LEED Platinum data centre in the world.

His commissioning amd LEED/Green building experience exceeds 10 million sq. ft. spanning five continents. A knowledgeable speaker, he has conducted workshop across the globe for varied audiences.


  • Registered P.E. (California)
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering
    Stanford University, CA, 2004
  • B.E. (hons) (magna cum laude)
    Mechanical Engineering,
    University of Delhi, 2002
  • LEED Reviewer, USGBC
  • IGBC Fellow
  • Certified Energy Auditor, BEE
  • ECBC Master Trainer
  • TERI GRIHA, Trainer and Evaluator
  • ECBC Designated Expert Architect

In the News


  • Greenbuild India

    3 Mr. Rishabh Kasliwal was invited as a speaker to the prestigious Greenbuild in October 2018 to address a session on the role of LEED in the industrial sector.

  • JC Penny

    3 Kamal Cogent Energy is proud to announce the award of Platinum rating to our project JC Penny, India’s largest project under LEEDv4 ID+C: CI rating system.

  • Pune – IGBC awards

    3 Continually supporting our esteemed clients in India, Kamal Cogent Energy facilitates IGBC certification for industrial, institutional, commercial and residential projects across the country.

  • Solid Waste Management

    3 Mr. Kasliwal frequently participates in local events to spread awareness about green buildings and associated issues and advantages. As co-chair of PHDCC, he recently moderated a session on solid waste management in Jaipur.

  • NHT Fashions Ltd awarded with LEED Gold rating under LEED-NC v2009. Photograph of LEED Plaque with our MD and Mr. Goutam Mazumder (Admin and account manager- NHT Fashions ltd).


  • Birla Century, a 104 acre composite textile plant in Bharuch was awarded LEEDv4 EB:OM Gold rating,becoming the very first manufacturing plant in India and second worldwide with this achievement.

    3 Left to Right: Mr. P. GopalaKrishnan, Managing Director — GBCI APAC and Middle East, Mr. R. K. Dalmia, Senior President, Century Textiles, Mr. Rishabh Kasliwal, MD, Kamal Cogent Energy Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Mahesh Ramanujam, President & CEO, USGBC & GBCI

  • Pretty Sweaters Limited - Gazipur - LEED Gold certified under LEED EBOM v2009

    3 Pretty Sweaters Limited awarded with LEED Gold rating under LEED EBOM v2009. Photograph of our MD and Mr. Rezin Ahmmad Talukder (Piash) holding LEED certificate.

  • UDH Minister Visit at IGBC Congress Kamal Stall

    3 (Left to right) Sh Rajpal Singh Shekhawat, Honorable Minister, UDH and Mr Jaimni Uberoi Chair, IGBC Jaipur Chapter with Mr. Rishabh Kasliwal, Managing Director, Kamal Cogent Energy Pvt. Ltd. at the exhibition booth of Kamal Cogent Energy

  • IGBC Award Ceremony

    3 (Left to right) Mr. V Suresh, IGBC Policy & Advocacy Committee, Mr. K S Venkatagiri, Executive Director CII - Godrej Green Business Centre, Mr C N Raghavendran, Chairman, IGBC Chennai Chapter and Mr. Srinivas S, Deputy Executive Director CII - Godrej Green Business Centre presenting the memento and plaque to Mr. Bhanu Pandey, Project Manager and Mr. Anil Jangid, Project Engineer, Kamal Cogent Energy Pvt. Ltd. for Vaibhav Global Ltd.

  • IGBC Award Ceremony

    3 (Front left) Mr. K S Venkatagiri, Executive Director CII - Godrej Green Business Centre, Mr Jaimni Uberoi Chair, IGBC Jaipur Chapter, (front right) Mr Anand Mishra Co-Chair, IGBC Jaipur presenting the memento to the Kamal Cogent Energy team (middle)


    3 Kamal Cogent Energy Team


    3 Kamal Cogent Energy Team


    3 ((Left) Mr. Ram Narayan, Project Manager, Kamal Cogent Energy with H.E. Ambassador of Italy, Mr. Lorenzo Angeloni at the launch of Environmental Production Declaration (EPD) program operator in India on 9th October 2017 at the Embassy Of Italy, New Delhi, India.

  • LEED EB Gold – First factory in India to get LEED EBOM v4 certification

    3 “Birla Century, a state-of-the-art, vertically integrated plant, was set up in 2008-2009 at Jhagadia, Bharuch, in the state of Gujarat. Vertically integrated plants or composite textile mills cover a full array of textile processing, operations including spinning, weaving, dyeing, printing and finishing. Spread over an area of 109 acres and total build-up area is 12,47,000 sqft, Birla Century uses sophisticated machinery to produce a wide range of premium textiles – from suiting and shirting to fine fabrics and household linen. Innovative finishes such as wrinkle-free, easy-care and anti-bacterial are imparted to fabrics through world-class automated processing with eco-friendly, non-toxic dyes and chemicals.”

    • · 1st Manufacturing project in India to achieve LEEDv4 certification
    • · 2nd Manufacturing project in the world to achieve LEEDv4 EB:O&M certification
    • · 3rd Manufacturing project in the world to achieve LEEDv4 certification
    • · 6th Manufacturing project in India to achieve LEED Gold


    3 KPC has been awarded as GOLD Rating by USGBC.Kamal Cogent Energy worked with KPC team to implement all necessary compliances of the rating standards.

  • Green Conclave: Smart Built Environment - Engaging Communities

    3 Mr. Rishabh Kasliwal, sharing insights from his vast experience in Green Buildings: Retrofitting & New Construction at Green Conclave: Smart Built Environment - Engaging Communities held on Tuesday, 20 June 2017 at Chandigarh by CII IGBC.

  • Green Building Consultant Grading by IGBC

    3 Kamal Cogent Energy is one of the only three consultancies in India to have been graded in all three possible categories – a result of our vision for a sustainable future, serving projects all over the country, educational and professional diversity in our team, value addition to our clients, upholding standard of high quality work and adherence to the code of conduct set up by IGBC.

  • 3 IGBC Fellowship

    Mr. Rishabh Kasliwal, P.E., was honored with the IGBC Fellowship, a testament to his exceptional work in the field of sustainable development in the country and across the globe.

  • 3 Voice Support

    We have partnered with BlueWave Capital, LLC, a renewable energy project development and management company, and set-up our very own team to provide voice support for the community solar customers in USA.

  • 3 Kamal Cogent Energy sponsors Sustainable Apparel Forum, Dhaka 17th May 2017

    Kamal Cogent Energy was a proud sponsor of the 'Sustainable Apparel Forum (SAF)' organized by the Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE) on 17 May 2017 in Dhaka. As a part of the distinguished speaker panel, Mr. Rishabh Kasliwal, presented hard facts from his project experience in green manufacturing facilities and cost benefit analysis of the investment required for sustainable manufacturing.

  • 3 Taj Swarna, Amritsar

    Taj Swarna Amritsar partnered with Kamal Cogent Energy to bag Gold certification under LEED BD+Cv3. This is the first Taj property ever to attain LEED certification and the first LEED certified project in Amritsar.

  • 7 ITC Maratha, Mumbai

    Kamal Cogent Energy has earned LEED EBOM Platinum recertification for ITC Maratha with 97 points, the highest ever in the LEED EBOM rating system.

  • 8 Century Tower, Mumbai

    Kamal Cogent Energy successfully facilitated Platinum certification under LEED INDIA CS for Century Tower in Worli, Mumbai developed by Century Textiles and Industries Ltd.

  • 4 Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

    Kamal Cogent Energy is supporting Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) in achieving LEED EBOM certification under LEEDv3 for the Marquis HQ of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and Ministry of Oil of Kuwait building.

  • 9 HeroMotoCorp, India & Bangladesh

    Kamal Cogent Energy continues to support Hero MotoCorp in achieving sustainability goals for their manufacturing plants across India and Bangladesh.

  • 10 Pretty Sweaters Ltd., Bangladesh

    Pretty Sweaters Ltd., Dhaka has signed up with Kamal Cogent Energy for its manufacturing facility in Bangladesh.

  • 11 Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, Ahmedabad

    Sheraton Group has commissioned Kamal Cogent Energy for green building certification of two of their upcoming hospitality facilities in Ahmedabad.

  • 12 ITC Green Center, Bangalore

    ITC Green Center in Bangalore with over 23,00,000 square foot, is aiming for LEED CI Platinum certification in LEEDv4 with Kamal Cogent Energy’s support.

  • 13 Embassy Office Parks, Pune & Bangalore

    Embassy Group has signed up three of its commercial office parks in Bangalore & Pune for the IGBC Green Campus rating system, with Kamal Cogent Energy leading the way.

  • 2 Renewable Energy

    80 kW Solar PV system under Net Energy Metering is being executed by the Kamal Cogent Energy team in Kota, Rajasthan.

  • 1 CSR Initiatives

    Kamal Cogent Energy team regularly conducts workshops on Energy Efficiency for MSME clients across the state.

  • 5 Assessments

    Kamal Cogent Energy’s expert panel of reviewers has crossed the 500 mark for both USGBC & IGBC assessments.

    Kamal Cogent Energy and Mahindra Powerol have joined hands in the sustainability initiative to conduct Green Building Seminars across the country for builders and architects.


Kamal & Company Group

Kamal Autofinance Ltd.

A registered NBFC engaged primarily in extending credit to individuals. The company has a diverse product range and provides a variety of loans namely, vehicle loans, personal/cash loans, education loans, equipment loans, etc.

Saarthi Microfinance

An initiative by Kamal Autofinance Ltd. to help the lower and middle classes of society in both urban and rural areas by providing microfinance in a structured manner to enable them to make a living.

Kamal Coach Works Pvt. Ltd.

The manufacturing arm of the group and is engaged in the manufacture of fabricated bodies and specialized vehicles for prestigious automobile manufacturers and government institutions.


The research and development wing of Kamal Coach Works. Under Kamex, the company has been able to successfully develop and market a host of garage equipments including vehicle lifts, mechanized parking systems, paint booths, specialty high rise fire brigades, etc.

Nidhi Kamal Co. Pvt. Ltd.

A long standing dealership for Bajaj Auto Ltd. for Jaipur and surrounding areas. With over 20 years of sales experience, the company enjoys a loyal customer base.

Kamal Ratan Auto and Engineering Institute

A charitable venture by the group whereby we attempt to provide vocational training to the underprivileged and needy. Registered as an Industrial Training Institute, the institute is widely acknowledged for its training skills and there is a healthy demand from the industry for its students.

Kamal Autotech Pvt. Ltd.

The distinction of bringing premium luxury carmaker Audi to Rajasthan. Kamal Autotech is the authorized dealer for Audi cars for the entire state of Rajasthan and has recently launched a state of the art outlet at Jaipur. Kamal Auto Industries is the dealer for Hyundai cars and Bajaj Auto Ltd. in Kota and surrounding districts.
Has the distinction of being the oldest vehicle dealer in the region, with its association with Bajaj Auto going back to the launch of the popular scooters by the company. With over 40 years of dedicated customer service, today, the dealerships enjoy tremendous goodwill and recognition among the locals.

Kamal Auto Industries Coach Works Pvt. Ltd.

Engaged in light iron fabrication and infrastructure development projects. The company is in the process of setting up a warehousing facility for retail giant Walmart. This would be the first such facility in the State by Walmart.

Kamal Automotives Pvt. Ltd.

The dealer for Honda cars for southern Rajasthan. It has set up triple S facilities at Udaipur and Kota and in a short period of time has managed to create a niche market for itself in these territories.

Nidhi Kamal Automobiles Pvt. Ltd.

The dealer for Tata LCVs across the districts of Ajmer, Pali, Jalore, Rajsamand and Sirohi.