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Barry Giles


Seaside, California

Barry is the CEO of BREEAM USA and BuildingWise and a LEED Fellow and a
BREEAM Fellow with over 35 years in construction and facilities maintenance. He is a past member of the GBCI’s Credentialing Steering Committee and a past member of the Materials & Resources TAG and the LEED Curriculum Committee. Barry has consulted on or is
currently working with 150 high performance existing buildings, along with
LEED® and BREEAM® services, and has provided operations efficiency
training, energy audits, and carbon footprint analysis, to government
agencies, major commercial and institutional projects. As one of the founding
members of the LEED-EB Core Committee, Barry has assisted the USGBC’s
education department in developing the LEED-EB training workshop that debuted
in late 2003. A Senior LEED-EB USGBC Faculty, he has delivered all aspects of
the workshop to over 5,000 individuals.
USGBC Faculty are the official instructors of USGBC's instructor-led
workshops working with USGBC's education delivery partners. Barry is approved
to teach the following instructor-led workshops:
* LEED 101: Green Building Basics and LEED
* LEED 201: Core Concepts and Strategies
* OM 251: Understanding the OM LEED Rating System
* OM 301: Implementing the OM LEED Rating System

With his deep experience across the entire building lifecycle as an engineer,
general contractor, systems operator and facilities supervisor, Barry
recognizes the realities of building design, construction and operations.