Join USGBC Miami as we take a look at the electric vehicle market and its viability with the advances in charging stations and technology. We will be hosted by Park Grove, a sustainable construction project with magnificent waterfront views offering estate-quality condominiums and penthouses. Presentations will include a look at Tesla and how they are revolutionizing the electric car market; ChargePoint and their new services and innovations; and Emerald Skyline, and how the market shifts related to sustainable transportation that they are seeing in South Florida.
There is a green controversy brewing in Berkeley, California. Mitch Kapor, founder of Lotus Development Corp and an international philanthropist, wants to build a 10,000-square-foot house complete with a 10-car garage. Under Berkeley’s current green point system the house would qualify for Berkeley’s “green” designation despite its size, and that has neighbors and local environmentalists upset. […]
“The Art of Sustainable Luxury” was how the event was billed and on March 25th I was privileged to tour the first LEED for Homes Silver Certified Luxury Residence in Miami-Dade County. What this magnificent 5200 square foot waterfront home shows is that luxury does not need to be sacrificed to low-impact sustainable living. When […]