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Profile of Gonçalo Pedro

Name
Gonçalo Pedro
Position
Senior Scientist | Engineer | Associate
Email
Goncalo.Pedro@rwdi.com
Phone
+1.519.823.1311 x3212
Summary

Gonçalo advises designers and architects on how to achieve optimal thermal comfort, energy consumption and production in building design. A specialist in microclimate studies, Gonçalo has contributed to masterplanning, ventilation and renewable energy projects around the world. Gonçalo’s strong communication skills make him an in-demand speaker at architecture, engineering and sustainability conferences, while his collaborative working style makes him a favourite among our clients. Deeply committed to supporting energy-efficiency and a comfortable built environment wherever opportunities arise, Gonçalo has worked on high-profile projects in a range of climates and jurisdictions.

A microclimate studies specialist known for optimizing thermal comfort and energy efficiency

  • EDUCATION

    • Doctor of Philosophy (Mechanical Engineering), University of Victoria, Canada
    • Master of Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering), University of Victoria, Canada 
    • Bachelor of Science (Aerospace Engineering), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Frequent presenter at international conferences
    • Challenge Speaker, Ontario Association of Architects (OAA2030)
    • Member, American Society of Heating and Refrigeration Engineers (ASHRAE)
    • Member, Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) 
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Computational fluid dynamics
    • Design consultation
    • Energy efficiency
    • Masterplanning
    • Microclimate studies- renewable energy
    • Thermal comfort