Local developers are following the lead of market demand and making buildings more ‘green’ and proving it by participating in the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification process administered by the U.S. Green Building Council. Even the Nashville Metropolitan Council approved a resolution last year that required all its new government buildings and building renovations over 5,000 square feet in size and $2 million in construction costs be LEED certified. For more on local commitment to green building and LEED certification, read the transcript of “LEED certification’s hot topic for builders“, which was recently in the Nashville City Paper.
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Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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