HOLT Architects’ Andrew Gil elected Chair of the US Green Building Council (USGBC), Upstate New York Chapter

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From Andrew Gil’s environmental science studies at Harvard College, to leading HOLT’s sustainability initiative, he has always been a champion of sustainable design and construction practices. After many years of USGBC Chapter membership, Gil was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2011 to fill a vacancy, and elected to a full 2-year term starting in 2012. He was elected by the Board of Directors to serve as Board Secretary for 2012 and most recently elected by the current Board to serve as Board Chair for 2013. Gil’s role as Board Chair will be to help direct the efforts of the Board to fulfill the Chapter’s mission of shaping the future of green buildings through education, advocacy and celebration.

The USGBC Upstate Chapter – headquartered in Syracuse, encompasses 53 counties within New York (the entire state of NY, excluding Manhattan and Long Island) and helps initiate, develop and implement green building concepts and technologies. The USGBC just ranked New York State #7 of the top states for  new LEED certifications in 2012, highlighting those regions that are transforming buildings and communities across the country.

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