Think Green – What is LEED

The City of Miami’s Office of Sustainable Initiatives presents . The 9 minute video gives “an overview of the sustainable Initiatives happening around the city, specifically as they pertain to urban development.” Jason Biondi, owner and sustainability consultant with Energy Cost Solutions Group; Pablo Gonzalez, Director of Sustainability at Arellano Construction Company; and Susie Glass, Executive Vice President Douglas Elliman Development Marketing discuss what Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is and why minimizing the environmental impacts of our buildings is so particularly important in South Florida’s fragile ecosystem. The video outlines the point system requirements to achieve the different levels of LEED certification, and showcases several LEED certified buildings in the City of Miami.

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Melanie Dawn Molina Wood is a Miami native currently living in the historic downtown district. She has earned her LEED Green Associate accreditation, the NAR GREEN designation, and an Eco-broker credential. She is also a proud member of the US Green Building Council, and a member of the Sierra Club. For more information about sustainability in Miami, or to connect with a real estate agent anywhere in the world, contact Melanie Dawn by text/phone at 305.801.3133, or by email at

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