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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!
Tracie Hall, Executive Director
U.S. Green Building Council New York Upstate Chapter
727 E Washington St Syracuse 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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GREEN PROFESSIONAL BUILDING SKILLS TRAINING
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 knowledge. GPRO is designed 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 Andrew Gil Chair NY Upstate GPRO Committee