U.S. Green Building Council New York Upstate Chapter

 educating, advocating, celebrating green building


          building a community of green leaders one member at a time!     

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The USGBC New York Upstate Chapter provides education, outreach, advocacy, and activities for our members and individuals interested in green building in 53 counties in NYS.  Join us to transform the built environment! 
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As a member, you’ll access a diverse, dedicated community of professionals--who design, construct, manage, finance, insure, maintain, own, and occupy buildings.  Tap into their experience; share your own knowledge; and help us all transform the built environment!

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Tracie Hall, Executive Director
U.S. Green Building Council NY Upstate Chapter
727 E Washington St S
yracuse NY 13210


why build green?

According to the USGBC, “Buildings in the United States are responsible for 39% of CO2 emissions, 40% of energy consumption, 13% water consumption and 15% of GDP per year, making green building a source of significant economic and environmental opportunity. Greater building efficiency can meet 85% of future U.S. demand for energy, and a national commitment to green building has the potential to generate 2.5 million American jobs.”

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We are a Delivery Partner for GPRO, a national training and certificate program developed by Urban Green Council,that teaches people who build, renovate, and maintain buildings the principles of sustainability combined  with trade-specific green construction knowledgeGPRO is for the experienced building professional who seeks to integrate green practices into his/her core knowledge of their trade.  

Interested in a training for your union or organization? Contact Jodi Smits Anderson 

          celebrate leadership 

  Celebrate with Bob Fox of COOKFOX Architects and your USGBC NY Upstate Chapter at the spectacular Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY on      April 15-16, 2015!

 Bob Fox

2015 Recipient of the  Kevin Stack Award for Sustainability

April 15th Annual Friends Gala



 April 16th Annual Meeting

Silda Wall Spitzer, Principal, New World Capital Group serving as panel moderator on April 16th at Mohonk Mountain House

Panelists include

Bob Fox of COOKFOX Architects 

Tedd Benson of Bensonwood

Susan Crossett of Harris Beach

Neil Murphy of SUNY ESF

 Josh Stack of Biomimicry Northern Forest & NGBC .

 attend an educational event!

Upcoming Green Events

Thursday, April 09, 2015 5:00 PM • Middle Ages Brewery, 120 Wilkinson St, Syracuse, NY 13204
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 5:30 PM • UAlbany – Business Building - Rm BB005
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 5:30 PM • Mohonk Mountain House, 1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz, NY 12561
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:30 AM • Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY
Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:00 PM • Rowley Center for Science & Engineering, Sandra and Alan Gerry Forum, Room 010, Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange), Middletown, NY
Thursday, April 30, 2015 • Portland, Maine

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USGBC NY Upstate Chapter, a 501(c)(3) charitable tax exempt agency, is registered with the Charities Bureau, Office of the Attorney General, State of NY.  

A copy of our latest annual report may be obtained upon request by calling or writing the NYS Attorney General's Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, NY, NY 10271. 

Your contribution is tax deductible as allowed by law.  Thank You!

special thanks to our supporting members:

Aliesa Adelman,
Wendel Companies

Rick Fedrizzi, 

Penny Hill,
Hudson Valley Community College-TEC SMART

John Petry,
Mettler-Toledo, LLC

Lynee Sauer, 
Woodbine Group

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