Florida Green Building Coalition Announces Annual Green Achievement Award Winners

Florida Green Building Coalition Announces Annual Green Achievement Award Winners

ST. PETERSBURG – The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the state’s leading certifier of green residential and commercial construction and local governments, has announced their 2021 Annual Green Achievement Award winners.

“Congratulations to the 2021 recipients and our members who are dedicated to improving the green built environment, sustainability and promoting its positive environmental, social and economic impact in our state,” said FGBC President Ralph Locke.

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.

Winners are recognized for Builder of the Year – Most Multifamily Homes Certified, Most Single Homes Certified, Builder Highest Multi-Family Scoring Home and Highest Scoring 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 Volunteer of the Year and Certifying Agent of the Year.

2021 Green Achievement Award Winners

Builder of the Year – Most Homes Certified

Single – Family Category

Neal Communities

Bradenton, FL

Builder of the Year – Most Homes Certified

Multi – Family Category

Lennar Homes Southwest Florida

Fort Myers, FL

FGBC Certified Green Home – Highest Score

Single – Family Category

Alys Beach Construction

83 Whalebone Alley

Alys Beach, FL

FGBC Certified Green Home – Highest Score

Multi – Family Category

EGCD Development LLC

The Whitby at Alys Beach Town Center #2B

Alys Beach, FL

FGBC Certifying Agent of the Year

Drew Smith

Homes Certified: 1090

FGBC Certified Green Commercial Building

Highest Score

Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority

1100 Kennedy Drive

Key West, FL

FGBC Certified Green High-Rise Residential

Highest Score

Aloft Delray Beach

202 SE 5th Avenue

Delray Beach, FL

FGBC Certified Green Local Government – City

Highest Score

City of Delray Beach

Bronze Level

Score: 25.3

FGBC Volunteer of the Year

William Kachman


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.

“Florida Green” standards take a scientific approach and are developed with Florida specific criteria.  They address Florida’s hot-humid environment, climate, distinctive topography, unique geology, resiliency, and natural disasters.

Going Green? In Florida you have a choice. For more information call (407) 777-4920, email info@floridagreenbuilding.org or visit www.floridagreenbuilding.org.

Florida Green Building Coalition