Tag Archives: Energy Management System

Energy Star Certified Green Buildings in Fort Lauderdale

Many businesses today claim their buildings are “green,” but are these facilities truly green? Over the past few years, interest in green construction has grown to the point that it is now one of the dominant trends in the building industry. While many new buildings today are designed and built to be green, they are […]

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How to LEED Certify a Miami Building Project

Everyone seems to be discussing LEED Certification these days. You probably have some familiarity with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification and the benefits it offers: higher rental asking prices, reduced health and security risks, lower operating costs, decreased environmental impact, and the cachet of “green magic,” that sets buildings apart and makes […]

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IKEA Builds South Florida’s Largest Solar Energy System

When Swedish home furnishing retailer IKEA plugged in South Florida’s largest solar energy system earlier this year in Sunrise, it became the state’s largest non-utility solar owner. The Sunrise project joined two other IKEA solar arrays already operational in South Florida, in Orlando and Tampa. IKEA has a long-standing commitment to sustainable energy practices, readily […]

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200 LEED Certified Buildings in South Florida

South Floridians are getting into the swing of going green; There are now 200 LEED certified buildings in South Florida on the books! The 200th building to receive LEED certification was Florida Atlantic University’s Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, located on a six-acre biotechnology laboratory complex at the Jupiter campus. The 100,000-square-foot laboratory and office […]

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Lighting Control Helps SCG Win LEED Platinum Certification

The latest LEED Platinum award for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance was given to Siam Cement Group (SCG) last month for renovation of its three-decade-old company headquarters in Bang Sue, Thailand, making it the first company in ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) to receive the award.  SCG renovated Buildings 1, 2, and 5 […]

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