Peter Yost

Peter Yost

BS Agronomy, Virginia Poly; MS Resource Economics, U New Hampshire


Peter Yost is the Vice President, Building Performance for BuildingGreen, Incin 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 Researcher 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 also the principal author of the NAHB Advanced Green Building-Building science course materials. Peter is a lecturer for Yale’s graduate program in Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Peter is currently Technical Director for, an instructor for the Boston Architectural College's Sustainable Design Certificate program and an adjunct faculty member of the University of Massachusetts Department of Building Materials and Wood Technology program in Amherst.  Peter lives with his wife and two daughters in a 100-year old home in which he gets to maintain his remodeling skills on a continual basis.