Peter Yost is the Director of Residential Services for BuildingGreen, LLC in Brattleboro, Vermont. He has been building, researching, teaching, writing, and consulting on high-performance homes for more than 20 years. His expertise stretches from construction waste management and advanced framingHouse-framing techniques in which lumber use is optimized, saving material and improving the energy performance of the building envelope. to energy efficiency and building durability.
Amy Hook is a Program Director in the Green Communities Initiative for Enterprise Community Partners in Columbia, Maryland. Amy is an experienced residential and commercial real estate developer, as well as a LEEDLeadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED for Homes is the residential green building program from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). While this program is primarily designed for and applicable to new home projects, major gut rehabs can qualify. Accredited Professional. Prior to joining Enterprise, Amy was the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Manager for Richland County in South Carolina and worked as Development Director at Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse in Baltimore, Maryland. She holds a Master's degree in Real Estate Development from Clemson University.
Carl Seville is a green builder, educator, and consultant on sustainability to the residential construction industry. After a 25-year career in the remodeling industry, he has dedicated himself to advancing residential green building and remodeling by consulting with, speaking to, writing for, and training industry professionals, and by certifying homes under the LEED, EarthCraft, NAHBNational Association of Home Builders, which awards a Model Green Home Certification., and Energy StarLabeling system sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy for labeling the most energy-efficient products on the market; applies to a wide range of products, from computers and office equipment to refrigerators and air conditioners. programs.
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