Heating accounts for approximately 20 percent of total building energy use in China, making it the most significant carbon emitter in the buildings sector.
Meng is a manager at RMI, currently focusing on district-level zero-carbon development and building sector decarbonization. Since joining RMI in 2017, Meng has been a member of the China team and building team working on a variety of projects, including the Meishan near-zero carbon zone project, the Singapore port green energy project, the Global Cooling Prize, Portfolio Energy Optimization, and the China 2050 zero-carbon roadmap project. In 2020, Meng led the zero-carbon targeted integrated energy planning project, summarizing RMI’s experience of zero-carbon development into insights, providing an innovative methodology for urban energy system construction, operation, and management with the goal of carbon neutrality.
Prior to joining RMI, Meng worked for the Green Building Research Department of Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD), which she served as an HVAC engineer and a consultant for building energy efficiency projects. Before working for BIAD, Meng worked as a graduate research assistant at in Tsinghua Building Energy Center.
Master of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing
Bachelor of Economics, Tsinghua University, Beijing