Florida Construction News staff writer
The City of Miami has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. LEED was created by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and is the world’s most widely used green building rating system.
“Miami continues to lead the way as the most sustainable city in the world,” said Mayor Francis Suarez. “We have pledged carbon neutrality by 2050, and our buildings will play a big role in achieving this feat. Our resilience planning ensures that all buildings comply with the highest sustainability standards and being named a LEED Gold City.”
LEED is designed to help buildings, communities, and cities achieve high performance in key areas of human and environmental health.
Miami received credits for initiatives in the following categories:’