21 Apr Florida Green Building Coalition Announces 2022 Green Achievement Awards Finalists
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the state’s leading certifier of green residential and commercial construction and local governments, has announced their 2022 Green Achievement Awards finalists.
Points are awarded by FGBC for each of the individual green certifying levels – bronze, silver, gold, and platinum. Numerical points are given for selecting and integrating individual environmentally friendly green products, best practices, and sustainable techniques from a menu of available green options.
“Congratulations to the 2022 finalists and our members who are dedicated to improving sustainability in the built environment, and promoting its positive environmental, social and economic impact of green certifications in our state,” said FGBC President Kyle Abney.
Winners will be announced for Builder of the Year – Most Multi-Family Homes Certified, Most Single-Family Homes Certified, Builder Highest Scoring Multi-Family Home and Single-Family Home, Highest Scoring Commercial Project, Highest Scoring High Rise Residential Project, Highest Scoring Local Government, County and City, Highest Scoring Single-Family and Multi-Family Home and Certifying Agent of the Year.
With a goal of education, verified third-party green certifications and advocacy since being founded in 2000, FGBC is by far the largest certifier of green homes, residential communities, high-rises, local governments, and commercial buildings in the state with over 30,000.
Over two decades ago, FGBC brought together industry professionals from the construction, government, academic and research communities to create green standards tailored specifically to Florida.
Beyond third party certifications, FGBC is also a resource for the builders, developers, contractors, architects, and municipalities when considering going green. FGBC “Florida Green” standards take a scientific approach and are developed with state-specific criteria. They address Florida’s hot-humid environment, climate, distinctive topography, unique geology, resiliency, and natural disasters.