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Sustainability

Information collected from the


sustainability conference at
the University of South Florida
October 7-9, 2009
Water 



Tampa WaterPure

 CG Solutions 
Cooling Towers water treatment
Solar 

The
Argument: It takes too long to recoup the money Solar-Powered
spent Attic
adding solar to building Fan
Positives: Generating your
 own electricity
Greenheart Solar is located in Palm Harbor
Solar 


Solar SourceIt is
Argument: located
takes inrecoup the money spent adding solar to building
too long to
Largo
Positives: Generating your
 own electricity
The company also offers

courses at
the Solar Source Institute 
Solar Water heating

source
Solar 


Argument: It takes too long to recoup the money spent adding solar to building

Positives: Generating your


Soltility Commercial Solar
 Find a solar company
 own electricity
Electric Systems

Florida Solar Energy


Industries
Association
Lighting
S o la tu b e u se s d a ylig h t to lig h t u p
th e ro o m
Lighting

C R E E u se s LE D Te ch n o lo g y
Energy
Interface Flor
Buy from a company that has carbon offset programs

Get LEED
innovat ion
credits
Energy
Our new product development continues to
focus on reducing environmental impact by
providing a high level of durability,
reliability, ease of maintenance and safe
disposal.
Energy

Earn LEED points


Energy
KVAR Energy Controller (KEC)
Cut energy cost on motors
Energy
Energy
Fleet concrete Inc Pervious Concrete
Energy
Huper Optik
Windows
Energy
xerox
Energy

The American Recovery and


Reinvestment Act of 2009 has lifted the
caps on Tax Credits to Qualified
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Energy

17 million acres of forest land


Energy
Energy Consulting
New policy mandates that buildings will
have to perform 30% more efficiently by
2016
Energy Consulting
Transportation
Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA)
Creating a multi modal transportation options

Telework Tampa Bay

Bay Area Commuter Services (BACS)


Tampa Bay Ride Share
Emergency Ride Home (ERH)
8 free taxi rides home from work per year
Van Pool

Tampa Bay Cycle

We Car
SR 60 Memorial Highway »
Market segment: Roads. Services:
Construction.
Skanska, as a minority partner of a
joint venture, received a $193 million
contract to rebuild State Road 60,
Memorial Highway, in Tampa, Fla. The
road is the main route from Tampa to
the Clearwater...

Coastal Basements: The basement


can be located in areas where
basements are normally not allowed
or physically can not be developed

We have created a solution we called


EFE or Environmentally Friendly and
Effective. This program is not only
100% effective in eliminating pests,
but is also safe enough to be used in
the most sensitive environments.
Goodwin Antique
Floors, save the
long leaf pine

Is located in Jacksonville, FL and specializes


in LEED construction

Switch of the lights and energy use


Turtle code compliant glass

Ecotone Now The craigslist of sustainability

Gainesville Green: Has energy use data for


houses in the Gainesville area.
Energy y efficient doors
EcoBuilt
Covanta: energy company proficient in making energy
from waste

SolarWise for Schools

Greenovative Design and Engineering


Hillsborough County
initiatives

Hillsborough backyard habitat Program


Have your backyard certified as a habitat

Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) energy use and


carbon management workgroup

The Mayor’s Beautification Program