Organizers gear up for upcoming NYS Green Building virtual conference

SYRACUSE, NY – The next New York State Green Building Conference will be held virtually this year between March 28 and April 28.

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is hosting the conference, and those interested have until Thursday to register on the event’s website.

The ESF hosts the conference in partnership with the US Green Building Council New York Upstate and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.

The school describes it as “the flagship event for the future of buildings, cities and communities”.

This year’s conference includes keynote speakers Hilari Varnadore from the US Green Building Council and Greg Hale from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Session presenters include experts in the fields of sustainability, carbon neutrality, healthy workspaces, environmental justice and the built environment, LEED certification, community planning and sustainability urban energy.

LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, a certification program of the US Green Building Council.

Now in its 20th year, the conference brings together innovators and experts in the fields of green building, sustainability and design to share their expertise. Conference attendees represent industries such as architecture, engineering, construction, consulting, deconstruction, landscape architecture, government, higher education, K-12 education, service agencies ‘state, real estate and management companies.

Attendees will learn how to implement LEED, meet other industry players, discover new green building strategies that help solve real-world problems, and explore the latest green building technology platforms, including upgrades. LEED day.

The Mass Timber Symposium will also be held at the same time as the Green Building Conference, noted the ESF. The symposium webinars will take place March 28-30. The symposium will help architects, engineers and construction professionals delve into the potential that mass timber offers to the built environment.