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Florida Fourth in Number of LEED Projects in USA in 2016
Florida ranked fourth in the number of LEED projects in the U.S. in 2016, according to an annual ranking produced by the US Green Building Council. Read press release here.
Florida's LEED Certified Projects
The links below represent the State of Florida's LEED Certified Projects statistics through January 31, 2017. Certified Projects are grouped by Rating System and Certification date. Compilation credit and our nonprofit's thanks are extended to long-time USGBC volunteer Kyle Abney, Principal of Abney + Abney Green Solutions. You can also cross-search with filters on USGBC's website.
Examples of Good Sustainable Building Ordinances
Below are a few examples of cities in the U.S. who are leading the way and have strong proactive ordinances on sustainable building. The following is a list of such cities with direct links to each cities' green building page, where you will be able to find specifics about the various programs.
USGBC is an organization that recognizes the importance of collaboration, cross-discipline design thinking and the positive impact that sustainable communities have on our environment, health and well-being. USGBC Florida works to ensure that these ideas flourish, and provides important opportunities to network with the professionals at the local level that are helping make this happen.
- Taylor Ralph