John Bendon
  • John Bendon
  • Founding Principal, Green Building Hawaii
  • Biography

Biographical Information
John Bendon is proud to be at the forefront of the green building movement in Hawaii. A lifetime resident of Maui, John has accomplished a number of “firsts” in the green building field. From working on the first LEED Homes project in the State and first LEED school project on Maui, to being the first Green Rater and HERS rater on Maui and first round of LEED Homes APs in the State, John is pushing the green envelope in all directions.

As the previous Vice Chair of the USGBC Hawaii Chapter, John promotes ecological stewardship and leadership across the building industry, as well as to bring more educational opportunities to Hawaii.

The Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative calls for dramatic increases in energy efficiencies in the coming years. John is proud to have excellent relationships with strategic partners to offer the highest level courses possible including the U.S. Green Building Council, Hawaii Chapter, and the Colleges throughout the University of Hawaii.

John presents about green building and energy efficiency at numerous conferences throughout the year.

Speech Titles / Topics
Green Building in Hawaii
How Hawaii’s Green Building is a Model for the World
Transforming Built Environments into Models of Sustainability
Design Strategies and Tools for the 21st Century