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FGBC GreenTrends Coming to South Florida in October

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the leading certifier of green construction projects and a cornerstone of sustainability efforts in the state, announced today that this year’s GreenTrends Conference, “Put Your Money on Green,” will be held Oct. 20-21 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Hotel in Hollywood, Fla.



An exciting and informative lineup of programs and speakers will be offered at FGBC’s GreenTrends to promote, educate and support green building design, construction and operations.

FGBC’s “Florida Green” designation represents achievements in a number of categories, such as energy efficiency, water conservation, site preservation, indoor air quality, materials, and durability, including disaster mitigation. 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.

The state’s signature green building event in October brings together industry leaders to focus on sustainability with multi-level workshops and educational sessions, renowned national experts on trends and hot topics and specialized training.

GreenTrends, “Put Your Money on Green,” also offers attendees, stakeholders, sponsors, and partners a much wider opportunity for professional engagement and business development networking.

The AAA Four-Diamond rated Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is South Florida’s ultimate destination for fun and entertainment offering great accommodations, signature and award-winning restaurants, a 4.5-acre tropical pool oasis & Beach Club, a full-service Rock Spa, fitness center, high-energy nightlife, and boutique shopping.

For the latest information on registration, programs and speakers, visit www.GreenTrends.org.

About the Florida Green Building Coalition

The Florida Green Building Coalition is the leading certifier of green projects in Florida. To date it has 13,300 residential, over 25 million square feet, of commercial and high-rise space, 60 land developments, and 86 local governments participating in its 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. The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) is a nonprofit 501(C)3 Florida corporation founded in 2000 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." For more information about the FGBC “Florida Green” certification programs visit www.floridagreenbuilding.org.

Mike Bonts PR Mike Bonts +1-904-424-6641 mike@bontspr.com

Source:Florida Green Building Coalition