FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Florida Green Building Coalition Announces
Annual Green Achievement Award Winners
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 29, 2022) – 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, Deland, FL

More than 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. Contact the Florida Green Building Coalition at info@floridagreenbuilding.org, visit www.floridagreenbuilding.org or call (407) 777-4914.
The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC)
Promoting a State of Sustainability Since 2000, the non-profit Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) is the state’s leading certifier of green homes, buildings, communities, and local governments. 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. To date it has certified over 27,000 residential, commercial, high-rise, land developments and local governments participating in its certification programs. FGBC certification programs are the only standards developed with state specific criteria to address Florida’s hot-humid environment, climate, distinctive topography, unique geology, resiliency, and natural disasters. Visit www.floridagreenbuilding.org.

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