Debra Duneier is the Founder and President of EcoChi, specializing in Purposeful Interior Design with a focus on wellness, sustainability and the human experience. She is the creator of the EcoChi® system of design and EcoChi 180° Seal, which uniquely incorporates Green and Sustainability, Environmental Psychology and Classical Feng Shui.
The EcoChi 180° Seal is a differentiating certification for existing buildings and new construction, recognizing the successful implementation of eighteen customized guidelines. For both public and private spaces, the EcoChi approach to design demonstrates a commitment to people and the planet.
Debra is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, the Vice Chair for the Sustainability Initiative for the Global Wellness Institute and a judge for the Green Spa Network 2017 Awards. She has served as a board director for the Women Builders Council and was the first elected secretary on the Corcoran Group Advisory Council.
Debra’s training, background and perspective have made her a resource on topics including: Feng Shui, Real Estate, Wellness and Green Design for media outlets including Martha Stewart Radio, Brokers Weekly, Social Life Magazine, Barons.com, CNBC, MSNBC, CBS, SpaFinder.com, HealthyRadio.net, Inhabitat, Huffington Post, GreenCityChallenge.org, Better Homes and Gardens TV, and the Associated Press.
A highly experienced businesswoman and entrepreneur, Debra has successfully built and run several companies including Debra Hope Creations, the exclusive supplier of unique gift items to the United States Armed Forces. Earlier in her career, she became one of the first women in the United States to earn the title of Certified Gemologist by the American Gem Society.
Debra is an accredited LEED Green Associate, a Certified Eco-Designer, a Graduate Gemologist, a licensed New York State real estate broker and a Master Practitioner of Feng Shui. She is the author of the award-winning book EcoChi: Designing the Human Experience and the Feng Shui expert on Natural Reboot, a reality show on the Z Living Network available in 169 countries worldwide.