e s f home link - e s f college of environmental science and forestry
e s f home link - e s f college of environmental science and forestry

16th Annual New York State Green Building Conference April 5 & 6, 2018
Marriott Syracuse Downtown, Syracuse, NY

green building conference
hotel syracuse

The magnificent, fully restored Hotel Syracuse, now the Marriott Syracuse Downtown

Thank you to everyone that made the 2018 NYS Green Building Conference a success! Dates for the 2019 NYS Green Building Conference will be announced soon!

  • Conference Agenda
  • This conference is approved for 9 AIA Continuing Education System Learning Units (AIA CE LU/HSWs) for architects, 9 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for engineers, and 4 Continuing Education Credits (CECs/HSW) for landscape architects (and is under review for more!)

As the premier green building conference in the Northeast, our progressive advisory council has fostered our growth by consistently bringing together top green building researchers, educators, and practitioners. Conference participants represent many industries including architecture, engineering, construction, consulting, deconstruction, landscape architecture, government, higher education, K-12 education, state agencies, real estate, and management firms.

The New York State Green Building Conference is hosted by ESF in partnership with:

Professor John MardaljevicDaylight modelling expert presented a keynote at the 2018 conference

John Mardaljevic is a professor at Loughborough University (UK) and an expert in building daylight modelling, considered the pioneer of Climate-Based Daylight Modelling (CBDM).

In his talk, New York Times to Central Park Tower: Case Studies From An ‘Accidental Practitioner’, Mardaljevic exploree case-studies in which building science research drove major changes in standards or impacted notable building projects.


The mission of the New York State Green Building Conference is to promote, educate and support green building design, construction and processes.

Conference Partners

ESFNew York Upstate Syrcacuse Universoty Syrcause COE

GBC Links

Contact Us

Katherina Searing
Associate Director
ESF Outreach
Phone: 315-470-6817

ESFNew York Upstate Syrcacuse Universoty Syrcause COE

2018 Sponsors


NY State of Opportunity/NYSERDA




Minotair Ventilation

Beardsley Architects and Engineers

Siemens Ingenuity for Life

Ashley McGraw Architects



ESP Buildings

Onondaga Community College

Sustainable Comfort

Taitem Engineering

Klepper, Hahn and Hyatt

The Mohawk Group


Home Builders and Remodelers of Central New York

Northeast Green Building Consulting

New Energy Works

Hayner Hoyt Corporation