Brett Little
Grand Rapids
Executive Director, Green Home Institute


Brett Little is the Executive Director at GreenHome Institute (GHI), a nonprofit whose mission is to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the renovation and construction of the places we live in. Brett has served as Executive Director since 2011 but originally started his journey with GHI in 2008 as a volunteer. At GHI, Brett helps to instructor moderate education sessions that are both online and in-person, oftentimes conducting more than 50 per year. In addition, Brett also serves as the LEED for Homes Quality Control Review Admin to ensure 100's of projects are up to LEED standards while locally serving as a LEED for Homes Green Rater on small, affordable housing projects in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Additionally, he helps administer Enterprise Green Communities on Low-income Housing Projects across the midwest region.  Brett has his Bachelors Degree from Aquinas College in the Sustainable Business program and previously served as a USGBC West MI board member (6 years). Brett lives in West Michigan with his wife and 2 young children - in a home that's seeking zero-energy certification via a renovation in a cost-neutral way to show that anyone can do it. 
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