about Arete

"Arete will lead the way to the future of green building era, enriching lives around the world with the safest, efficient and most responsible ways of cooling people. Through our commitment to quality, constant innovation and respect for the planet, we aim to exceed expectations and be rewarded with a smile. We will meet our challenging goals by Empowering and Enabling our employees who are talented and passionate, who believe there is always a better way, we strive for honesty, fairness and integrity."
Arete is known for:
  • Economical designs
  • Stringent site supervision to ensure top class quality
  • Better co-ordination with owners and other consultants
  • Project Monitoring for timely completion
  • Minimal/Nil overruns with reference to cost estimates/time

Principle Consultant : Ananth Kumar. N

Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with 20+ years' experience in the field of Air conditioning and Refrigeration - design, planning, execution and service. Have attended many professional courses and training from ISHRAE, ASHRAE, CII, on Green buildings, Landmark Worldwide etc., have worked in various sectors like Consultants, Project Management Consultants, Contractors etc., in different roles from Designer, Manager, General Manager, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer in various esteemed organizations before.

An active member of Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) Bangalore chapter, and handled two consecutive year as a Chapter Working Committee (CWC) member of Bangalore chapter of ISHRAE and also founder Core Management Committee (CMC) member of ISHRAE Institution of Excellence, (IIE) Bangalore, Chairman of Membership Promotion Committee of ISHRAE Bangalore and secretary of ACREX 2008 Exhibition Committee.Current Program committee chair for Bangalore Chapter.

Member Ashrae

Conducts training program for Engineers and Supervisors in the field of Air Conditioning. And also conducts training in management for organizations.

He is assisted by a group of experienced Engineers involved in design, supervision and execution activities.


Core Values | Vision | Mission | Quality Policy

Core Values

  • Commitment: We are passionately committed to continuously improving our operations and enhancing our customers' experience.
  • Passion: We follow your passion, and success will follow you.
  • Excellence: We commit to performing at one's highest potential in order to exceed client expectations and inspire excellence in others.
  • Initiative: We do not wait for opportunities to present themselves.
  • Integrity: We consistently live up to what we say we will do.
  • Intelligence: We attract & retain the best talented professionals who are highly skilled.
  • Independence: We are known for objective analysis and independent, unbiased advice.
  • Innovation: We combine established approaches and solid thinking with fresh ideas and creative applications that will help your business in the present and also in the future.
  • In the Know: We are having wide-ranging experience, large knowledge base, significant research resources and active involvement in multiple markets.
  • In Depth: One of our key strengths is bringing clarity to complex situations which we do in depth
  • In Focus: We're a customer-focused firm and our approach is tailored to each customer and each project. With your specific needs in mind, we deliver customized, thoughtful, and flexible solutions.


To be a trusted and valued engineering consultancy, providing innovative solutions to our customers & THE space to get present to the uniqueness of each and every human being.


To contribute to the health of our planet by creating sustainable solutions and reduce construction time and project cost by implementing innovative solutions & educating environment to be the best and using the potential to the fullest.

Quality Policy

It is our endeavour to give standard design to our customers using state of the art technology by constantly upgrading to the latest technology and through continual improvement in our Quality Management Systems. The quality of the designs reflected in our submissions.