Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Additional Place applies to||Miami-Dade County, Florida|
|Name||Miami-Dade County - Sustainable Buildings Program (Florida)|
|Incentive Type||Energy Standards for Public Buildings|
|Applicable Sector||Local Government|
|Eligible Technologies||Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Requirement|| New construction: Must attain LEED Silver designation or higher|
Renovations: Must attain LEED Certified designation or higher
|Last DSIRE Review||2012-06-18|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
In 2005, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution to incorporate sustainable building measures into county facilities. In 2007, Ordinance 07-65 created the Sustainable Buildings Program in the County Code, and Implementing Order 8-8 established specific guidelines for county facilities. All new construction is required to attain LEED Silver designation, and all renovations must attain LEED Certified designation. Other standards for sustainable buildings may be used with the approval of the Sustainability Manager.
|Contact Name||Miami-Dade Green|
|Division||Office of Sustainability|
|Address||111 N.W. 1st Street|
|Address 2||22nd Floor|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Code of Miami-Dade County Sec. 9-71 et. seq,|
|Authority 2:||Implementing Order 8-8|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.