green building, high performance and building science
presented by Peter Yost
Peter Yost is a principal and VP of Technical Services with BuildingGreen, Inc. in Brattleboro, VT. He has been building, researching, teaching, writing, and consulting on high performance buildings for more than 25 years. His expertise includes advanced framing, energy efficiency and building durability. In 2014, Peter was awarded NAHB Educator of the Year Award.
Peter has made significant contributions to the NAHB Research Center, Building Science Corporation, 3-D Building Solutions, EEBA, Masco's Environments for Living® program, USGBC's LEED for Homes and REGREEN programs, and the US Dept. of Energy's Building America program. He was the principal author of the NAHB Advanced Green Building-Building science course materials and a co-author of the USGBC REGREEN workshop curriculum. Peter is currently Technical Director for GreenBuildingAdvisor.com, a lecturer in Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, an instructor for the Boston Architectural College's Sustainable Design Certificate program, an adjunct faculty member of the University of Massachusetts Department of Building Materials and Wood Technology program in Amherst, and USGBC LEED faculty.
tuesday, october 25, 2016
7:30AM - NOON (includes breakfast)
$39 per person
Builders Association of the Twin Cities
2960 Centre Point Drive
Roseville, MN 55113
3 hours of CE credit
MN Contractor (including energy) and MN Building Official through the MN Dept. of Labor & Industry • WI Contractor through the WI Dept. of Safety and Professional Services • MN Real Estate through the MN Dept. of Commerce.
Forum on changes with energy programs by Xcel Energy and CenterPoint.
Green Building, High Performance and Building Science with Peter Yost
Knowing how Green Building, High Performance and Building Science relate—and how to use them in a different ways with your crews and trades.
· Develop/enhance an approach to quality in the green building
· Learn how to manage energy and moisture together
· Use building science principles in assessing moisture problems in buildings