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.

Our staff can provide energy modeling of your planned or existing commercial or residential building. We use computer software that models a simulation of the building envelope, HVAC equipment, lighting, and building schedules.


Using this information we can:

  • Predict energy savings resulting from design alternatives that may include day-lighting, building orientation, window or shading improvement, more efficient lighting, and/or HVAC equipment.

  • Analyze energy upgrades to your building to help predict energy savings.

  • Provide the documentation needed to qualify for energy credits in certification programs.

  • Help you predict whether your building design will meet ENERGY STAR standards.


Our services include energy simulation modeling, plan reviews, and economic analyses of energy efficiency measures.