George H. Berghorn LEED®AP and BD C, CGP

George H. Berghorn
Telephone: (517) 353-8756

School of Planning, Design and Construction

Assistant Professor, Construction Management
Human Ecology Building, Room 302E

Area of Expertise:

Research interests: Building science; energy efficiency; deconstruction and material re-use; modular construction; construction education; risk management; construction on contaminated sites.


PhD in Construction Management from MSU. Master of Environmental Studies from Yale University.

Affiliated Programs/Initiatives/Projects:

  • National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council Academic Consortium.
  • American Correctional Association Sustainability in Corrections Committee.
  • Michigan Forest Biomaterials Initiative.

George H. Berghorn is an assistant professor of Construction Management in the School of Planning, Design and Construction at Michigan State University. He earned a PhD in Construction Management from MSU and a Master of Environmental Studies degree from Yale University. Berghorn is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction, and a Certified Green Professional from the National Association of Home Builders. He has worked on funded projects related to the feasibility of building deconstruction and material reuse, building science education, and electric utility training. Prior to his career in higher education, Berghorn was a construction project manager in the US and a policy director for a statewide trade association.

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