Sustainability Consulting, Planning & Management
Sustainable Building Advisory Services at Yudelson Associates
Yudelson Associates’ principal, Jerry Yudelson, PE, has a long history of incorporating energy efficiency and indoor air quality considerations into his client’s projects. He helps engineers and designers work with architects, owners and other consultants to incorporate green features or sustainability factors into the design of each building. As a green building consultant, Jerry’s mission is to provide services to clients that save them money and, at the same time, protect the environment. Get Jerry involved in your next project to “sell” the business case for sustainable building and to coach the design and construction team to reach these goals.
Jerry Yudelson and Yudelson Associates have conducted or facilitated a number of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects, including the LEED-Gold certified UniSource corporate headquarters inTucson, AZ, the LEED Platinum Meldrum Science Center at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, the LEED-Silver certified Tacoma (WA) Police Headquarters and Vehicle Maintenance Facilities, the LEED-Gold certified Midstate Electric headquarters in LaPine, Oregon, and the first LEED-Silver retail project in Arizona, Oro Valley Marketplace.
In 2011, Jerry was named to the inaugural class of LEED Fellows by the U.S. Green Building Council. From 2004 to 2009, as an industry leader served as chair of the steering committee for five of the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual ‘Greenbuild’ international conferences, the world’s largest green building events. Jerry was a member of the U.S. Green Building Council’s Board of Directors and served as a national LEED faculty member from 2001 through 2008, training more than 3,500 building industry professionals in the LEED rating system.
Corporate Sustainability Consulting
Jerry Yudelson successfully led organizational transformation at a mid-sized regional engineering firm, over a period of nearly five years, from an ‘also ran’ in the eyes of many clients to a highly regarded sustainable design firm, able to compete with anyone on ideas, talent and expertise. He has provided subject matter expertise to in-house corporate sustainability task forces, including a “Fortune 500” real estate developer with nearly 500 properties in the U.S.
Let Jerry’s expertise as a sustainability consultant work for you in five key, interrelated areas:
- company operations
- marketing and communications
- knowledge management
- education and training
Sustainability Management Research Reports, Market Studies & Consulting White Papers
Since 2007, we have provided research reports and market studies for a number of clients. Notably, we prepared a research report on energy efficiency market opportunities for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, a report on European green building technologies for the Mechanical Contractors Education and Research Foundation (MCERF), and a report on national green building incentives for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. Ongoing projects include further research studies for NAED and MCERF.
“Yudelson Associates’ first-hand knowledge and deep understanding of green building led to a first-rate, extraordinarily detailed study of this emerging market. Working with Jerry has allowed us to deliver this invaluable resource to the industry. We’re looking forward to continuing our partnership with Yudelson Associates.”
EDWARD M. ORLET
Director of Development
National Association of Electrical Distributors
Sustainable Campus Advisory Services
Yudelson Associates has developed a special expertise in higher education sustainability programming and planning. In 2009 and 2010, we worked with two other consultants to produce a Campus Sustainability Master Plan and Carbon Action Plan for The Ohio State University, the nation’s largest. Contact us for further information and to see how you might use our advanced sustainability planning tools at your institution.