U.S. Green Building Council New York Upstate Chapter

 educating, advocating, celebrating green building


CSI - Syracuse Chapter - Green Schools

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • CNY - Best Western Plus - Carrier Circle, Syracuse

Please register according to the information provided in the program description.

 The Syracuse Chapter of

The Construction Specifications Institute

Green Schools     

The program will discuss how to use the USGBC program on green schools, including the benefits to the environment and to the students.  

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Best Western Plus
Carrier Circle, Syracuse
(Click here for directions)

A meet and greet will precede the program where snacks will be served.


  • Free for CSI Members
  • Free for Students
  • $10 for employees of firms with a CSI member
  • $20 for non-members
  • $10 if your company is a member of Syracuse Builders Exchange


Contact Bobbie Decker at bdecker@beardsley.com or (315) 253-7301 or 253-7400 x2218 


Diane Brandli, ASID, CID, LEED AP, with USGBC

Diane Brandli has extensive experience as a professional Interior Designer and has been a design team member for many award winning educational and institutional projects. She routinely incorporates sustainable products and strategies into her work and her recent experience includes four LEED certified and three LEED registered projects. Diane has taught interior design at Syracuse University, OCM BOCES, and Onondaga Community College.

Her volunteer work includes her role as founding member, president, and communications chair of GreeningUSA, a local non-profit group dedicated to sustainable communities. She is also the editor of the GreeningUSA News Digest, with a distribution of 1,400 and growing. In addition, Diane is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, New York Upstate Chapter, and serves as the Green Schools Committee chair, leading a "Green Schools" campaign for the NY Upstate Chapter and is an advisor to the chapter board. She also serves on the advisory committee for the annual SUNY ESF Green Building Conference and as a member of the Onondaga Citizen's League study titled, "What does it mean to be green?"

Diane's passion for sustainability has led her to a commitment to life-long learning and that has led to a number of speaking engagements across upstate New York. She is also past president of the American Society of Interior Designer's New York Upstate/Canada East Chapter. Her service awards include: three from GreeningUSA in 2006, 2007, 2008; one of twenty to be honored with the CNY Women in Business Award in 2007; and the ASID Exceptional Chapter Member Award for Going Green in 2008.  Diane continues her thirsty quest for knowledge and enlightenment.


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