Clean Energy Project
Orlando is one of 10 cities selected to participate in the City Energy Project, a national initiative to create healthier and more prosperous American cities by improving the energy efficiency of large buildings. Working in partnership, the Project and the City support innovative, practical solutions that cut energy waste, boost the local economy, reduce harmful pollution, and keep Orlando a leading city.
Case Study Tour of LEED Silver Paseo Apartments
On May 10, 5:30-7:30pm, the USGBC Central Florida Region is excited to offer this special
behind-the-scenes tour of this Winter Park project.
Orange County School District Honored by Dept. of Education
Congratulations to the Orange County School District, one of only 15 school districts in the nation selected for the prestigious Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Award through the US Department of Education's 2016 Green Ribbon Schools Award program. Read their inspiring story here.
The celebrated honor recognizes schools, districts and institutions of higher education that demonstrate excellence across three pillars: 1) minimizing environmental impacts and costs; 2) improving student and teacher health and well-being; and 3) ensuring that every student graduates with an understanding of sustainability and the requisite skills to excel in the 21st century.
For any school that wishes to make progress towards sustainability goals, www.greenstrides.org, a collaboration between the the USGBC's Center for Green Schools and the U.S. Department of Education, provides the largest repository of free resources to advance green schools. This site also includes detailed information about ED-Green Ribbon Schools honorees. More information about ED-Green Ribbon Schools and the 2016 honorees can be found at www.ed.gov/green-ribbon-schools.
USGBC Central Florida Honors Community Green LEEDers
Central Florida's premier annual green social event, the 2016 LEEDership Awards, was a smashing success! The LEEDership Awards program attracted nearly 200 people who celebrated the best-of-the-best of our green community. Click Here to read the press release.
We are a group of dedicated professionals from all sectors of the building industry committed to transforming the market to one that designs and builds smarter, creates sustainable communities, and illustrates the profitability of building green. Our Chapter is a volunteer based, consensus driven organization made up of a Board of Directors and dedicated volunteers. Our mission is to be THE source for all things sustainable in Central Florida, and we strive to achieve our mission through education, outreach and advocacy in our work and community environments.
Join Our Volunteer Family
The US Green Building Council's Central Florida Chapter is a volunteer-governed and a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization. Our volunteer family is our lifeblood. The GREENworking opportunities at our programs are absolutely terrific, and volunteers, members and visitors have a whole lot of fun, too, while learning and sharing ideas about the green build industry, as well as making tangible, positive contributions to the community. Contact email@example.com to learn more about our volunteer family.
Green Group Savings Program with Office Depot Benefits Members, Friends, Family, Businesses
The USGBC Central Florida Chapter is proud to offer a Green Group Savings program through Office Depot! This exclusive program is 100% FREE and it's unbelievably easy to jump aboard and start saving on the green products you already buy!
- 77 Chapters
- 5,500 active volunteers
- 30,000 individual members
- 12,775 National members
- 196,537 LEED APs and GAs
LEED Commercial Projects:
- 36,998 Registered
- 52,765 Certified
LEED for Homes:
- 19,063 Registered
- 102,405 Certified
1.5 million sq ft certifies to LEED each day
May 10, 2016
Winter Park, Florida
June 21-23, 2016
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