Matthew HyderTechnical Project Coordinator
Credentials:LEED Green Associate,
WELL AP, M.Sc.
As an integral member of the GBS’ engineering team, Matthew provides technical support for energy modeling projects, ASHRAE compliant energy studies and ventilation calculations, and establishing building energy performance baselines using the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. A LEED Green Associate with over a years’ professional experience in the green building industry, he comes to GBS with an education in Engineering Management and Sustainable Design. Matthew is knowledgeable in all aspects of project management, sustainability, and energy modeling/simulations, with key skills in research and analysis, construction methods and documentation, and environmental issues and solutions. He uses eQuest for energy modeling at GBS, and is also adept with software systems such as BEopt (Building Energy Optimization) to evaluate residential building designs and identify cost-optimal efficiency packages at various levels of whole-house energy savings along the path to zero net energy. His Master’s thesis at University of Florida, Affordability of Net Zero Housing in Different Climates, compared the cost of net zero housing in four major climate types in the U.S. As a LEED Green Associate and WELL AP, he is committed to furthering the goals of LEED and the WELL Building Standard.