Green Building Conference
SUNY-ESF & US Green Building Council
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"We are all caretakers of our environment, in fact, we are the environment," Chief Oren R. Lyons has said. Chief Lyons was presented with the 2007 Green Building Advocate of the Year on Friday, April 13, 2007. He was also the featured speaker for the fifth annual Green Building Conference, hosted by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the US Green Building Council at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center in Syracuse, NY.
Chief Oren R. Lyons is a traditional Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan and a member of the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs. He is a Professor of American Studies at SUNY Buffalo, where he directs the Native American Studies Program. He is sought after lecturer on Indian law and history, human rights, the environment and interfaith dialogue.
The annual Green Building Conference attendees included: engineers, architects, code officials, academics, building owners and community members. This is an annual conference focused on green building issues, strategies, and products, providing professionals with an opportunity to network and discuss the latest technologies and best practices in their fields.
The 5th annual conference spotlighted biomass, sustainability initiatives, energy savings, recycling and the real challenges of building green. The conference included discussions about green building practices, vendor displays, and offered an interactive double session titled, "Shifting our collective mindset".
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