Thursday, July 09, 2020

Green Building Consulting, the area’s most renowned source for green building energy modeling, testing, certifications, and knowledge, has established Green Building University (GBU). GBU will offer educational sessions on all aspects of green building. Led by Barb Yankie, and co-hosted by some of the fields most respected names, GBU plans on delivering education to the regions builders, developers, architects, designers, engineers, consultants, contractors, and anyone else in need of a greater understanding of green building practices, strategies, implementation and implications.

To accomplish these goals, Green Building Consulting has expanded their corporate offices in downtown Cincinnati to house the new Green Building University Training & Showcase Center. The Center, housed in an 1898 Italianate historic building, has been upgraded to showcase some of the green building industry’s best practices and products. These installations serve as inspiration to the many participants of GBU’s educational sessions for solutions to many of today’s green building challenges.

LEED for Homes Provider (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design)
LEED for Homes Green Rater
USGBC (US Green Building Council) LEED AP Homes
USGBC LEED QAD (Quality Assurance Designee)
USGBC Member - National & Local
USGBC Cincinnati Chapter Board Member
USGBC Cincinnati Chapter – Residential Green Building Committee Chairperson
RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) – National Board Member
RESNET Accredited QA / Rating Provider
RESNET Certified HERS Rater (Home Energy Rating System)
RESNET Green Rater
Passive House Rater
Passive House Consultant
Enterprise Green Communities TA (Technical Assistance) Provider
NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) Green Verifier
NAHB Judge for Builder of the Year & Energy Value Housing Awards
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) ENERGY STAR Certifier
EPA Indoor AirPlus Verifier
BPI (Building Performance Institute) Technical Advisory Committee
BPI Building Analyst
DOE (Department of Energy) Challenge Home Verifier
ASNT Certified NDT Level II T/IR Thermographer
Habitat for Humanity Partner
Sustainability Partnership of Cincinnati Partner
Registered SBE (Small Business Enterprise) of the city of Cincinnati