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DASNY Construction

Our green construction policy

LEED projects

LEED accredited professionals at DASNY

 

Our Headquarters at 515 Broadway, NY

Solar array performance

Sidewalk melt system performance

Cooling system performance

 

Our Track Record

SUNY Oswego Townhouses

SUNY Oswego Townhouse – A Story of Stone Soup

University at Albany Liberty Terrace

DASNY Awarded LEED Green Building Certification

 

Legislation & Policy Support

Executive Order #4
Calls for all affected entities to track and reduce paper usage, track and reduce waste, increase green procurement and develop sustainability planning processes.

Executive Order #18
Affected entities are to eliminate purchase of single use water bottles, unless it can be shown that no potable water is accessible in a facility.

Executive Order #24
Comprehensive policy planning for Climate Change adaptation and mitigation, in the areas of buildings, transportation, agriculture, and power. This draft document is a must read for anyone seeking to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions in NYS or to undergo sustainability planning. DASNY’s Director of Sustainability programs was the co-chair of the residential, Institution and Industrial working group, developing recommendation for NYS policy to reduce energy usage, increase renewable energy generation and usage and increase positive health and community effects of buildings.

Executive Order #88
Most recent Executive Order calling for benchmarking and continual improvements for existing state buildings. Each affected state entity must reduce energy use 20% over the baseline year across their entire aggregate portfolio of buildings.

Green Building Construction Act (GBCA)

 

Green Resources

Visit these links to other helpful sites such as AIA, USGBC and many other useful green resources.

The Green Building Information Gateway

Green Build International Conference and Expo