"DASNY works systematically with our knowledgeable teams to create solutions that support the goals of our clients and New York State."
Jodi Smits Anderson
Director, Sustainability Programs - DASNY
Green Building is about a smarter, healthier, community-based future that we can all afford.
Green Policy For Construction. Our internal processes shall facilitate integrated design and recognition of sustainable opportunities in every project, regardless of size or complexity, using the tools available to us. Initial programming meetings for every project shall define specific sustainable goals which will be included in all discussions, including those determining budget and scheduling.
LEED Accredited Professionals. DASNY encourages all employees involved with design and construction to prepare for and take the test to achieve LEED-AP status. For more information see below.
Jodi Smits Anderson, AIA, LEED-AP BD+C, WELL-AP
Director, Sustainability Programs
Salvatore Renda, AIA LEED AP
Regional Project Manager - Planning, Design and Quality Assurance - Upstate
Christopher Keado, AIA
Senior Architect - Planning, Design and Quality Assurance - Upstate
DASNY: Leading by example in operational energy use optimization.
DASNY finances and builds the health, education and scientific facilities that form the backbone of sustainable communities. DASNY’s knowledgeable staff works tirelessly to create solutions that support the goals of its clients and New York State, including increasing energy efficiency in public buildings and significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Dozens of DASNY projects have earned LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), including Lehman College’s Science Facility Phase 1 (LEED Platinum), University at Albany’s Mohawk Tower (LEED Gold) and Buffalo State’s Tower 1 (LEED Silver). This commitment to reducing energy use is helping build a cleaner, more resilient, and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers.
DASNY is also learning that the Process needs to change, and we need to focus on continual improvements to our work. See this article, written by a DASNY staff, for more information on process | The Process of Changing the Process
For additional facts about how DASNY's commitment to green building practices and LEED certified projects, please view the infographic below.