Craig Schiller, Senior Research Associate and Instructor, holds degrees in Geology & Geophysics and Environmental Studies as well as a graduate degree in Sustainable Design from Carnegie Mellon University. He is extremely passionate about the advocacy and advancement of sustainability in both the built environment and education systems. His particular interest is studying innovative green schools that are being used as teaching tools. Craig became a LEED AP in 2009. At GBRI, Craig teaches courses on Net-Zero Buildings, Green Schools, Living Building Challenge, Green Healthcare and LEED exam prep.
Dave Pratt is a Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas, and is also a Certified Energy Manager and LEED AP. David has a BS in Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MS in Engineering Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology. David has 11 years of experience in Air Force Civil Engineering, Military Construction and Sustainable Design. At GBRI, Dave teaches courses on Energy efficient HVAC, Passive building strategies, Net-Zero for Government Buildings, Going beyond the Executive Order and Home energy efficiency articles.
Deepika Sangoi, Senior Research Associate, holds bachelor’s degree in Architecture and graduate degree in Interior Design from Arizona State University. She has worked on various architecture and interior design projects in India. She has a deep interest in sustainability and is a LEED AP BD+C. At GBRI, she has performed research on many of our CE courses and exam prep materials for BD+C and ID+C specialty. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and traveling.
Diana Webb, is a graduate of the Kriger Institute and UMKC School of Law. She utilizes her analytical background and writing creativity to actively publish articles in journals and write blogs for GBRI. She teaches courses on International Green Construction Code, Green Globes and Energy Star. In her free time, Diana enjoys exotic traveling, ancient knife collecting, and international cooking.
Felicia Fuller, Client Relations Coordinator, currently attends San Antonio College and is aspiring to receive her associates in architectural computer aided drafting and design. She is based out of our home office in San Antonio, TX where she manages our customer service department. Felicia strives to achieve the best customer experience possible for all of our clients here at GBRI. Felicia also manages auto reporting for GBCI for all our students. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and new puppy and finding new environmentally friendly ways to clean her house.
Jeslin Varghese, Director of Sustainability, holds a degree in Civil Engineering and a graduate degree in Construction Management from Texas A&M University. Originally from India, he is uniquely positioned to bring an Eastern perspective and marry it with western education and business strategies. Jeslin is a LEED AP with specialty in building design and construction (BD+C) and Operations and Maintenance (O+M) and a Project Management Professional (PMP). An avid believer in sustainability, Jeslin brings enormous talent and engineering experience from the many green residential and commercial building projects he has worked on both in the US and overseas. At GBRI, Jeslin teaches courses on Energy efficiency, water efficiency, LEED v4, Exam Prep and manages Project experience sessions.
Jessica Kubena, Education Coordinator, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Based out of the San Antonio office, she manages several education and research projects including the Green Barcode project. In addition to customer service and marketing, she also manages our CRM and certification team. She works closely with all our instructors to deliver and produce the courses. In addition, she also manages LEED project experience sessions. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and helping non-profit projects.
Kimberly Dickey is the owner and principle designer of KD Ecotistical by Design and is currently the president of Iowa Renewable Energy Association (I-Renew). Kimberly’s applied solutions to contemporary sustainability challenges are informed by the concepts and methods of her anthropological training. Kimberly seeks solutions to contemporary sustainability challenges, enhancing her skill-set through the study of sustainable site design, land-use planning principles, and applying her business acumen to assist others in their sustainability goals. At GBRI, Kimberly teaches courses on building commissioning, xeriscaping, and renewable energy for green buildings.
Mark Hostetler, Ph.D is an associate professor at the University of Florida. He is interested in the design and management of "green" communities, and focuses on biodiversity conservation. Along with his students and colleagues, he is conducting a number of different local, national, and international projects centered around urban biodiversity conservation. At GBRI, he teaches a 4-part series of courses on Conserving Biodiversity in Subdivision Development.
Quisa Reyes, holds a degree in architecture and sustainable design. She has been an active member with USGBC and has been the membership chair and events coordinator for the student chapter at University of Texas at San Antonio for two years. At GBRI, she has performed sustainability research on several of our continuing education courses like Green Materials, Green Washing, Sustainable flooring and Sustainable neighborhoods. She is studying for her LEED AP exam, and plans to further her knowledge in the green building industry to help achieve her goal of saving the planet
Ray Wohlfarth is president of Fire & Ice Heating & Cooling and author of Lessons Learned in a Boiler Room. Currently he is the columnist at PM Engineer Magazine. He is a boiler room specialist with experience in energy efficiency, construction, construction management, renewable energy, and much more. GBRI is proud to have him as a contributor to our online education courses. Ray teaches a course on high efficiency boilers for new and existing buildings.
Rebecca Jaume-Brown, has her B.S. in Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology, and is a LEED AP with specialty in Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) and Neighborhood Design (ND). At GBRI, She teaches courses on Day lighting, Site Design, Building Information Modeling, Green Washing, Energy Star, Sustainable flooring and LEED Exam prep. When she isn’t creating top-notch CE courses for your professional edification, she enjoys visiting museums, painting, and baking vegan treats.
Sherin Ann Mathew, Sustainability Project Engineer, has over 7 years of professional experience in a wide variety of fields including quantity surveying, contract management, cost estimation and project management support. She is Civil Engineer with a postgraduate degree in Construction Management from Xavier’s Institute of Management. After finding her interest in sustainability, she became a LEED AP in 2009 and has been supporting GBRI since that time on LEED exam prep courses, water efficiency courses and LEED consulting projects.
The contents and materials are well structured, precise, and excellently delivered. I would recommend GBRI – Jonathan Z
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Paul Purser, LEED AP
I would recommend this course to any LEED professional, but especially those LEED GA’s who are looking for LEED project experience in order to become LEED AP’s
Mark A. Cascia, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Expert Application Engineer,R & D, System Applications Group, Siemens Industry, Inc.
The LEED Project Participation Program is a practical way to gain LEED project experience without leaving one’s office. This online course utilized many of the features of webcasts one has come to expect. Our Project Manager and Administrator was instrumental in getting project team members involved and in making the course interesting, productive, and useful -
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