John Bendon

Founder / Principal, Green Building Hawaii

John Bendon founded Green Building Hawaii in 2007 and has grown the company to become one of Hawaii’s premier green building consulting firms.  John is the primary consultant for the firm and holds a number of professional designations including LEED AP, Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and Certified Energy Rater.  John has in depth experience in a wide variety of project types including: renewable energy analysis, building performance testing, construction project management, LEED certification, green building curriculum development and training, and energy efficiency upgrades and analysis.  Although John grew up in Hawaii, much of his education took place in Colorado where he earned a BA in Environmental Studies from CU Boulder, and a Masters in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver.