Daran Wastchak is the President of D.R. Wastchak, LLC, a firm based in Tempe, Arizona that specializes in residential energy efficiency and building science consulting. Daran has been a key implementer of the EPA’s ENERGY STAR for Homes program in the Phoenix market since the program’s inception in 1996. D.R. Wastchak has labeled over 55,000 homes as ENERGY STAR since 1999, also providing LEED for Homes, IECC and Low Income Housing Tax Credit services for single and multi-family projects. They have been recognized for their achievements as an EPA ENERGY STAR “Partner of the Year” as well as by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business as a “Spirit of Enterprise” award winner for business innovation.
Daran has a Bachelor of Science degree from the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University as well as a Master’s degree and PhD in Public Administration from ASU. He is a member of the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) Board of Directors and served ten years on the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Board of Directors, including as Board Vice President and Secretary as well as Chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee. Daran was previously Chairman of the Arizona State Energy Code Advisory Commission from 2000 to 2007.