Peter Yost is a principal and Vice President – Building Performance with BuildingGreen, Inc. in Brattleboro, Vermont. He has been building, researching, teaching, writing, and consulting on high performance homes for more than twenty-five years. His expertise stretches from construction waste management and advanced framing to energy efficiency and building durability. Peter has made significant contributions to the work of many leading homebuilding organizations and initiatives—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 Department of Energy's Building America program. Peter 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, USGBC LEED faculty and a Research Associate with the University of Massachusetts Department of Building Materials and Wood Technology program in Amherst.
Peter has a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science in Resource Economics from the University of New Hampshire.