Florida Green Building Coalition Announces New Office in the Heart of Downtown St. Petersburg

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (June 16, 2021) – The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the state’s leading certifier of green residential and commercial construction, land developments and local governments, has announced the opening of a new office in heart of St. Petersburg.

“We are excited to be on the West Coast. Area builders, local governments and developers continue to be true believers in the FGBC mission and green certifications,” noted FGBC Executive Director C.J. Davila. “It represents our continued ironclad commitment to promote a state of sustainability and serve our members, helping them foster growth and success in Florida’s green building industry.”

FGBC is by far the largest certifier of green residential and commercial construction, local governments, communities in the state with over 25,000 green certified projects since 2000 including nearby Lakewood Ranch, Babcock Ranch, Manatee County, and the City of Dunedin.

“Tampa Bay has been a great supporter of FGBC. We are excited to reinforce our physical presence in the area. We want to be at the center of an ecosystem that shares our aspirations,” added FGBC President Bill Kachman. “The new space strengthens our existing presence in Southwest Florida and strategically positions FGBC to better serve our members and projects.”

Located at 222 Second St. North, St. Petersburg, Fla. 33701. Please update contact information to reflect the change. Phone and email remain the same.

Over two decades ago the non-profit FGBC brought together industry professionals from the construction, government, academic and research communities to create green building standards tailored specifically to Florida.

FGBC “Florida Green” standards take a scientific approach and were developed with state-specific criteria. They address Florida’s hot-humid environment, 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.

About the Florida Green Building Coalition

The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) is a nonprofit 501(C)3 Florida corporation founded in 2000 and dedicated to improving the built environment. Its mission is “to lead and promote sustainability with environmental, economic, and social benefits through regional education and certification programs.” FGBC certification programs are the only standards developed with climate specific criteria to address issues caused by Florida’s hot-humid environment and natural disasters. Currently, FGBC is the leading certifier of green projects in Florida. FGBC’s membership is comprised of individuals and businesses from all areas of the building industry, including research, design, materials, products, construction, inspection, marketing, finance, and public advocates. For more information about the FGBC “Florida Green” certification programs visit www.floridagreenbuilding.org.

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