Barb Yankie founded Green Building Consulting and Homes and is the President
of both. She entered into the Energy Efficiency industry in 1999 and expanded
into the Green and Sustainable area in 2004.
Barb has been a member of USGBC National, the Ohio Chapter (Southwest Ohio Region), and the Residential Green Committee for a number of years. She was named 2014 Green
Person of the Year by the SW Ohio USGBC Chapter.
Since becoming involved in the certification process for green programs, she
has participated in over 400 certified projects as a LEED for Homes Provider
and/or LEED Green Rater and/or LEED AP Homes. Green Building Consulting
currently has over 200 projects in 13 states at some stage of the LEED for
Homes process. She has certified thousands of homes as ENERGY STAR and/or
Barb is currently a LEED for Homes Provider, LEED AP - Homes, LEED for Homes Quality Assurance Designee, LEED Green Rater, Enterprise Green Communities Technical Assistance (TA) Provider, RESNET HERS Rating Provider & Sampling & WaterSense Provider, HERS rater, RESNET Green Rater, NAHB verifier, DOE Challenge Home Verifier, and LEVEL II Infrared Thermographer (ASNT Compliant). Barb is also a member of the RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) National Board of Directors and is currently has served on their Infrared Scanning Standard Task Force, Strategic Positioning Task Force, Infrared Standard Drafting Committee, and the Green Rater Certification Task Force. Some additional current and past affiliations include Energy Star Partner, Habitat for Humanity Partner, BPI Technical Advisory Committee member, NAHB Energy Value Housing Award and Builder of the Year Award Judge, ACI Core Conference Committee Member, and
Home Builders Association member.