Chen is CEO of Alfa Sustainable Projects Limited, specializing in sustainable
projects and architecture.
Alfa Sustainable Projects completed the LEED Platinum certification of Google
Tel Aviv main office building. and are currently responsible for the
design and certification of one of the largest LEED projects in Israel- the
Broshim Campus Student Dormitory, seeking LEED Gold certification.
The firm is working with the Prime minister office on implementing a sustainable building program for their infrastructure.
Chen is leading, the Israeli Team to Solar Decathlon china 2013. The team is comprised of students from four leading academic institutions, and backed by several Israeli Cleantech companies.
The team completed the initial design of what could be Israel's first Net Zero
Chen worked as an Architect with Diamond & Schmitt Architects in Toronto. He
earned his title as a LEED accredited professional from the Canadian Green
Building Council, and worked on some of the cutting edge sustainable projects
at Diamond & Schmitt. Chen developed a unique project debriefing tool, used
at Diamond & Schmitt on some of their largest most complex projects. Chen was
trained by the CaGBC as facilitator in IDP- the Sustainable integrated design
process, and holds a certificate from the Canadian Geo-Exchange™ Coalition,
in Ground Source Heat Pump installations. Chen was a member of the expert
committee assembled by the Israeli standard institute responsible for the new
Israeli standard for efficient clean heating & cooling systems.