Making every building efficient and comfortable

No one is paying any attention to light commercial HVAC and Refrigeration. Despite representing 85% of US commercial square footage, only 16% of HVAC/R research focuses on light commercial.
We are on a mission to change this. We have built Monaire to specifically address the needs of light commercial HVAC/R.

Our leadership team

Nish Kanapilly

  • Co-Founder & CEO
  • Former Mid-West Sales Leader, Trane HVAC Technologies

Nishant has over 16 years of experience building and scaling various types of businesses in the HVAC industry and is passionate about improving efficiency in buildings.
A mechanical engineer and MBA by training, Nishant has primarily focused on sales strategy development and implementation. He has received numerous sales and leadership awards for successfully expanding company market share, revenue, and profit. He is also a regular presenter at local and national conferences.
He has held high-level positions at several top HVAC corporations, most recently he was Sales Leader at Trane Technologies.

Rahul Subramany

  • Co-Founder & COO/CTO
  • Former Snr. Director of Product, SimpliSafe

Rahul was an early Product hire at SimpliSafe and worked with SimpliSafe's co-founders to help turn SimpliSafe into one of the largest home security providers in the country.
A control systems engineer by training, Rahul has built sensors, wireless communication systems, apps and AI solutions that are used by thousands of businesses world wide. Rahul is a passionate inventor with over 10 patents and 200+ citations to his name.

Backed by our good friends at Workshop

Workshop is a venture studio designed to rapidly build innovative and impactful startups.  We work alongside founders during the early stages of company building, investing pre-seed and seed capital.

Our offices

Boston, Massachusetts

800 Lexington St.
Waltham Plaza #1033
MA 02451
Madison, Wisconsin

525 Junction Rd.
Suite 6500
WI 53717