What’s an “Eco Machine?”
The Omega Institute’s Eco-machine is a revolutionary wastewater treatment facility and education center that uses natural process and renewable energy to manage wastewater. Come learn about this revolutionary new technology.
November 11, 2014 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm (Presentation starts promptly at 6:00) SUNY Albany’s Business Building, Room 125, Albany, NY (click here for directions) The Business School is on the circle off of Washington Avenue Extension, on the side closer to Fuller Road.
Register Here ($15 for Green Building Conference Chapter members; $20 for Non-members; $10 for Students. SUNY Albany students and staff are free. At the door: $25, cash or check only)
Parking: Parking is available in the Visitor Lot in front of the building. Fee is $3, cash or credit card.
About the Presenter: Robert “Skip” Backus is chief executive officer of the Omega Institute and founder of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living. Backus’ pioneering work in Living Building Challenge construction and Eco Machine operation has played an important role in the continuing development of both technologies. Over the past three decades, Backus laid the foundation for Omega’s environmental and conservation initiatives, including campus recycling and composting, sustainable purchasing and support of local agriculture, water conservation, and sourcing of campus electricity from wind and solar technology.