Daniel Chu is the Energy Planner for the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance. He is an urban designer with an interest in civic involvement in built environment design and preservation, with a focus on flood vulnerable communities in New York and the Pacific. He came to NYC-EJA with energy planning experiences in Local Law 97 implementation and NYSERDA-funded energy efficiency retrofits. His multi-year involvement in an immigrant and community-led cooperative housing design process has been exhibited in the French National Museum of Immigration History. Daniel also held several positions across The New School in research, public programming, and advising, where he received an M.S. in Design & Urban Ecologies and a B.A. in Urban Studies.