Aditya "Bala" Balamuralikrishna Sustainable Investment Group

Aditya “Bala” Balamuralikrishna


Atlanta, GA | Boulder, CO | Minneapolis, MN | New York, NY | San Francisco, CA

portrait of Aditya Balamuralikrishna | Sustainable Investment Group (SIG)Engineering Analyst
LEED Green Associate

Responsibilities
As an Engineering Analyst, Aditya Balamuralikrishna works with the Engineering team to assess and improve mechanical systems and operations in existing buildings seeking LEED EBOM certifications, and develops Energy Models of buildings seeking LEED NC certifications to predict their performance and recommends methods to boost their energy efficiency.

Education
Bala graduated from Georgia Tech in May 2016 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Economics.

Experience
In college, Bala worked as an undergraduate researcher in two Mechanical Engineering labs, designed an affordable and adaptable prosthetic leg with the Grand Challenges program and also designed, built and tested suspension components for formula-style race-cars as part of the Georgia Tech Motorsports Team. For his senior design project, Bala and his team built a prototype of a regenerative pneumatic hybrid powertrain to be retrofitted into auto-rickshaws in India to help alleviate levels of urban air pollution and lower operating costs for owners by cutting usage of the gasoline engine by 60%.

At SIG, Bala has worked on Existing Building (EBOM) and New Construction (NC) LEED certifications in capacities ranging from air testing and general organization to managing entire engineering projects, including existing office buildings in New York seeking their first LEED certifications, distribution centers attempting LEED NC certification and recertifying the Georgia World Congress Center at a LEED Gold level.

Interests
Cricket, playing the guitar and singing, sustainability, learning languages and keeping up with multiple fantasy leagues in multiple sports (unsuccessfully).