American Institute of Architects has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857.
Formed in Jacksonville in 1912. In 1980, the Florida South Chapter changed its name to the Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1987. There are 658 members in the chapter.
SERF makes environmental certification affordable and more accessible to building owners, managers and developers. SERF leverages its certification program to advance the concept of "Practical Environmental Stewardship"
Certified Green Partners - An organization dedicated to protecting the world’s forests and natural resources, with the vision to be a leading educator and advocate for environmental responsibility.
The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) is a nonprofit Florida corporation dedicated to improving the built environment. Our mission is "to provide a statewide green building program that defines, promotes, and encourages sustainable efforts with environmental and economic benefits."
US Green Building Council – LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is changing the way we think about how buildings and communities are planned, constructed, maintained and operated. Leaders around the world have made LEED the most widely used third-party verification for green buildings, with around 1.85 million square feet being certified daily.
Green Building Certification Institute – Administrator of the LEED AP exams and maintenance.
The Living Building Challenge is a green building certification program that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today and acts to diminish the gap between current limits and ideal solutions.
Solar Action Alliance is a group of environmentalists who want to spread the word about the most clean, reliable, and abundant source of renewable energy: the sun. Our website exists to educate and provide opportunities to get involved with solar. This includes a petition, a blog full of informative articles, location-specific solar infographics, and much more!
Chamber South is to maintain a leadership role in the community through programs, services and events that will enhance the quality of life and economic well being of South Miami, Kendall, Cutler Bay, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay and Greater South Dade.
Selecton of Partners:
Transforming Architecture is a growing team of Registered Architects throughout the nation that provide design services for residential, commercial and government projects. Our professional architects work on a flat-fee system in order to simplify the proposal process.
Urbaneco Development offers unique Green Home Building services that are not only affordable but introduce an innovative way of living called; Ecolifestyle. Our team of experts educate our valued clients on how to maximize on natural resources so that they can not only save money but also live in an environment that promotes health and wellbeing for its inhabitants.
With decades of experience in construction, architecture and design, specializing in custom home and commercial building, renovation, and additions we make service our top priority. Always available to answer your questions, listening to your concerns and transform your ideas into your dream project.
James Cross, Inc. – MasterBuilder and EnergyStar New Builder Partner. This third generation builder with a dedication to doing it right or not at all.
They work to accelerate the capabilities of teams so they can scale their impact and achieve their sustainability goals. This is done by bringing together powerful solutions and experts to implement programs focused on economic, social, and environmental benefit. Simply put: We are a social enterprise made up of Innovators and Implementors that make sustainability accessible and achievable for all.
Green Label Construction is State-Certified (FL) General Contracting firm. Bringing the knowledge, expertise, and added value of intimately understanding to the project at hand from your perspective as an owner, property manager, and/or developer.
RCI Engineering provides Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Alarm/Protection (MEP/FA/FP) Engineering Consulting Services. RCI Engineering's name expands to Residential, Commercial and Industrial, which are the type of projects they cover.
Alterana Corp. – Green Building material supplier, located in Doral, Florida. Offering a wide range of products to gain LEED certification and attain greater sustainability.
Habify was established in 2010 with the mission of making high quality home improvements simple, enjoyable and affordable for homeowners everywhere. With our company roots in energy efficiency remodeling, all that we do still starts with being practical, durable, healthy and sustainable.
Wiremasters Electric has been serving South Florida since 1986. Our fully licensed and insured all-star electricians ensure that you will receive only outstanding customer service. Our entire staff strives to meet and exceed your expectations. If you want superior quality, count on Wiremasters Electric.
Andrejko Stephan has worked with Engel & Völkers since 2009 and specializes in premium properties for relocating clients, second home buyers, and selling clients.
Blogs + Worthwhile Information:
A site about Green Building Projects, Tips & Tricks and events for sustainable home improvements.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Exploring, Explaining and Conserving the World of Tropical Plants.
Devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.
A leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, they strive to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information.
"Greenversations" is EPA's collection of public blogs covering many different topics. Each blog is meant to engage its audience and expand the conversation about some aspect of environmental protection. Go explore.