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Spinnaker Instructs First Smart & Sustainable Neighborhood Design Program in U.S.

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Spinnaker Instructs First Smart & Sustainable Neighborhood Design Program in U.S.

The Spinnaker Group is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring this launch event and our very own Principle, Rob Hink and our VP of Sustainable Operations, Jonathan Burgess will be instructors for this program.



Miami Launches the First Smart & Sustainable Neighborhood Development Program

Miami, FL (April 11, 2017) — This summer, the University of Miami School of Engineering will host the first ever …

  • LEED Green Associates (GA)
  • LEED Neighborhood Development (ND)
  • EcoDistricts

… training, examination and accreditation program for diverse professionals in Miami-Dade County.

There will be a launch reception on Wednesday, April 26, from 6-8pm at WeWork Brickell City Centre 78 SW 7th St, Miami, FL, 33130. Applicants, interested sponsors, government officials and media should RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smart-sustainable-neighborhood-development-launch-reception-tickets-33446936688

“Smart Cities need smart leaders. This is a groundbreaking program that will build the minority subcontracting and talent pipeline for more than $15 billion worth of infrastructure, construction, real estate, urban planning and resiliency projects in Miami-Dade,” says David Capelli, Tech Miami Inc. Founder & CEO.

Developed in partnership with Washington, DC-based US Green Building Council (USGBC), Portland- based EcoDistricts, Miami-based Tech Miami Inc.and Earthware Inc., and San Francisco-based Mays Civic Innovation and deSola Barnes Architects are pleased to announce the pilot project.

Media and sponsorship inquiries, should be directed to:

  • Michael Caballero, CEO, Earthware Inc. / 941-286-2641 / michael@earthwareinc.com
  • David Capelli, Founder & CEO TECH Miami Inc. / 786-575-2452 / dave@techmiami.net


The U.S. Green Building Council Florida Chapter, a nonprofit (501[c][3]) organization, embraces innovative building practices that conserve land, energy, water, resources and materials. Its Mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life. USGBC Florida has nearly 15,000 members, volunteers and friends providing educational programs and market transformation services to the Sunshine State from seven Regions — Central Florida, Florida Capital, Florida Gulf Coast, Heart of Florida, Northeast Florida, Northern Gulf Coast, and South Florida. Contacts: Lee Cooke (Executive Director, 561-373- 7367, lcooke@usgbcflorida.org) and Sarah Boren (Director of Policy and Programs, 904-535-0055, sboren@usgbcflorida.org).