Tag Archives: LEED certification

Green Globe Certification vs. LEED

Are you interested in constructing or retrofitting a certified “green” building but finding the LEED certification a little steep? Green Globe certification may be the perfect solution! Green Globes, a web-based program first introduced by The Green Building Initiative (GBI) in the United States in 2004, employs onsite assessment by a third party. Green Globes […]

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Building Gets LEED Certification With Building Automation

Another first for Florida in LEED certification! Last month the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center was awarded gold certification from The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), an arm of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in “Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance.”  It is the first convention […]

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The Sustainable Pixel Building- Eye Catching Automation

This is one green building you cannot miss!  The Pixel’s costume of jagged, candy-colored panels conceals a high-performance building with the world’s highest LEED score to date. This eye catching four-floor, 12,300-square-foot office building is located just north of Melbourne’s dense central business district was designed by Dylan Brady of Melbourne’s Studio 505. “We’re very […]

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Earn LEED Certification in Miami Through Building Automation

We have discussed the Who, What and Why of LEED certification so we will finish with the How.  How do you achieve LEED certification in Miami? LEED points are awarded on a 100-point scale, and credits are weighted to reflect their potential environmental impacts. Additionally, 10 bonus credits are available, four of which address regionally […]

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Why Become LEED Certified?

In the last few blogs we have been discussing LEED certification – what is it and how does the certification process work. Today, after a little overview we will look at the why.  What good does LEED certification provide for the environment and the building? Why go through all this? Being LEED certified provides independent, […]

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