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GalaVerde 2014: The Best in LEED

Posted in Blog, News, Uncategorized on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 11:47 am No Comments
GalaVerde 2014: The Best in LEED

The best of the best in LEED Certified Buildings in South Florida were honored November 1st, at the USGBC’s (United States Green Building Council) South Florida Gala Verde Awards Celebration at Hyatt Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. With 17 awards distributed and over 75 applicants in total, the judges…

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The 411 on the LEED Dynamic Plaque

Posted in Blog on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 12:21 pm No Comments
The 411 on the LEED Dynamic Plaque

While at Greenbuild this year I attended a session on the LEED Dynamic Plaque and came to understand some new dimensions of this tool. The LEED Dynamic Plaque is an add-on to existing LEED certifications. It represents an ongoing performance element to, what has been to date, a static…

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Get the Know How: Systems Manuals Demystified

Posted in Blog on Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 11:57 am No Comments
Get the Know How: Systems Manuals Demystified

If you have worked on a LEED project lately and submitted EA credit 3 Enhanced Commissioning for review, you probably have noticed that the reviewers are being more stringent on what’s included in the systems manual. The trick to a good systems manual is to start putting it together…

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Shipping Containers: The Latest in Recycled Living

Posted in Blog on Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 11:31 am No Comments
Shipping Containers: The Latest in Recycled Living

Port Everglades, Port of Miami, Port Canaveral …all of these Florida Ports ring a bell for most of us who live in Florida. We’ve seen the giant cruise ships and massive cargo ships coming in and out of these sea ports but have you ever wondered where all of…

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GreenBuild and Gala Verde: Don’t Miss Out!

Posted in Blog on Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 10:22 am No Comments
GreenBuild and Gala Verde: Don’t Miss Out!

Two major USGBC local and National events are quickly approaching; GreenBuild 2014 and Gala Verde 2014. Both events are orchestrated by USGBC; GreenBuild on a National level and Gala Verde on the local chapter level. These events are not only critical for the growth and awareness of…

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