Wednesday, July 08, 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.

A LEED for Homes Provider is selected and authorized directly by the US Green Building Council. A Provider has the following responsibilities within the LEED for Homes program:

  • Delivers the program on behalf of USGBC

  • Conducts preliminary rating with the Project Team

  • Provides technical support for the LEED for Homes Rating System

  • Coordinates and provides quality management services for a network of Green Raters

  • Reviews and submits final certification documents to USGBC.

 

As a LEED for Homes Provider, Green Building Consulting is able to provide support for LEED for Homes projects anywhere in the world.