Green Building Advocate of the Year
Thank you to everyone who submitted submitted a nomination for the 2014 Green Building Advocate!
The New York State Green Building Conference is hosted by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council New York Upstate Chapter and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (Syracuse CoE).
We are excited to announce that Mr. Tedd Benson and Dr. Anthony Ingraffea will be keynote speakers at this year's conference that will be held at The Oncenter in Syracuse, NY. Mr. Benson is the founder of Bensonwood which is recognized as a designer and builder of energy-efficient timber frame and hybrid high-performance homes and commercial buildings. Dr. Ingraffea, professor at Cornell University, will focus on the feasibility of converting New York State's current energy infrastructure to one that utilizes wind, water, and sunlight.
This conference will feature exciting sessions on: LEED v4, Building Science, Material Science, Biomimicry & Resiliency, Living Infrastructure, High Performance Commercial, High Performance Residential, & More!
This program is approved for Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for engineers, Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for landscape architects, and Learning Units (LUs) for architects. A participant can earn a maximum of 9.0 PDHs, 7.0 CECs, and 10.5 LUs by attending the full conference.
LEED Professionals can earn up to 13 GBCI CE Hours by attending the full conference. You may now self-report unlimited education hours toward your credential maintenance! (Sign in at sessions required to receive certificate).
The mission of the New York State Green Building Conference is to promote, educate and support green building design, construction and processes.
Hotel Skyler is Syracuse's first LEED Platinum Designed hotel! Once a former temple and theatre, Hotel Skyler is an eclectic boutique hotel located at the epicenter of the Syracuse University campus.
A special rate has been reserved for NYS Green Building Conference attendees! For reservations, please contact the Reservations Department at (315) 476-4212 and ask for the "US Green Building Conference Room Block" in order to receive the discounted rate.
Professional Education and Non-credit Programs