Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Jerry Yudelson joins iGreenBuild.com as Senior Editor

Jerry Yudelson joins iGreenBuild.com as Senior Editor. iGreenBuild.com focuses on providing green building enthusiasts, construction industry professionals and environmentalists with important information about environmentally responsible and sustainable design and construction.

JERRY YUDELSON, PE, MS, MBA, LEED® AP is Associate Principal and Sustainability Director at Interface Engineering, Inc. Jerry has served on the national board of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). A registered professional engineer in Oregon, he is an expert in the LEED® green building rating system, and serves as a national LEED trainer for the USGBC. He has trained more than 2,000 people in the LEED green building rating system.

On behalf of the U.S. Green Building Council, he chairs the Steering Committee for Greenbuild 2004, 2005 and 2006, the largest green building conferences in the world. He is the author of three landmark books on marketing green buildings, including the just-released Developing Green: Strategies for Success, a primer on green marketing for developers, published by the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, www.naiop.org.

In 2004, Jerry’s work was recognized by the “Better Bricks” award of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, as “Green Building Advocate” of the year. He was also named as one of the top 25 Green Building Leaders in the Northwest by Sustainable Industries Journal. Jerry serves on the editorial boards of the SMPS Marketer, Environmental Design & Construction and as senior editor of www.igreenbuild.com . He holds a BS from Caltech and an MS from Harvard, both in civil engineering and an MBA (with highest honors) from the University of Oregon.