Derin is the inspiration and dreamer behind Shelter Wise as a true entrepreneur with creativity running through his veins. His roots are in providing Energy Efficiency services and Sustainable Building Advising where he spent 7 years practicing and learning prior to starting this business in 2012.
He has collaborated on over 25 small homes to date and is our catalyst for all things small-scale, captivating and creative. He is our resident Energy and Tiny Home expert. He is BPI Certified and a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor.