Energy Optimization An evaluation process that defines the most cost effective measures to meet a required or recommended level of energy efficiency. It is the evaluation of a building's structure and mechanical system to make recommendations to conserve energy with the benefit of reduced operating costs.
Development The horizontal aspect of construction. The creation of communities, neighborhoods and planned developments that work with the land from an environmentally responsible perspective including conservation, protection and restoration. Working with the earth rather than just building on it.
Residential The vertical facet of construction. The employment of building practices that incorporate energy efficient features, healthy materials, environmentally friendly materials, durability, reduced water consumption and the use of native vegetation. The end result is a structure that is healthful for people and the planet.
Commercial Structures that incorporate the reduction of waste and energy consumption with the added benefit of creating buildings that are healthy for workers by providing high-quality indoor air free of chemical particulates. Utilizing sustainability standards in design reduces operational costs and improves employee quality of life.
With in the state of Florida, Dr. Languell has proven to be a key leader, if not the foremost leader in educating the homebuilding industry and homebuyers about the benefits of Green Building. ...Since she is also a contractor... she is also very awareof the concerns that a builder may have."-David Ellis, Executive V.P., Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association