Two Trails Inc. Sustainable Building Consulting has certified a new LEED Gold project for the University of South Florida. The project building known as Lynn Pippenger Hall, home to USF St. Petersburg’s Kate Tiedemann College of Business, has received a Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. This is the third building at USFSP to receive LEED Gold certification.
Two Trails Inc. - Sustainable Building Consulting has LEED certified the Mote Marine Laboratory’s coral reef research facility in the Florida Keys. The project has become the first U.S. Green Building Council LEED Gold Commercial certified building in Monroe County, honoring its outstanding, eco-friendly design and construction.
Two Trails Inc. has been named a Home Innovation NGBS Green Partner of Excellence for 2016. NGBS Green, which is based on the National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS), has certified more homes than any other national green home certification program thanks in large part to its knowledgeable in-field verifiers. Being one of an elite group of Home Innovation’s green certification program partners to be recognized validates the commitment Two Trails has made to providing customers with increased value, professionalism, and relevance in the marketplace through third-party verification to the NGBS.
The NAHB 2017 International Builders Show held in Orlando, FL at the Orlando Convention Center is the culmination of building industry professionals meeting on new initiatives, learning about best practices and the latest products showcased by industry manufactures. This year one builder Phil Kean Designs, did not only build just one new home in 10 months, but also built a second remodeled home in the same time frame for the International Builders show. During the show duration the homes are expected to be viewed by over 7,000 show patrons in 3 days.
Two Trails Inc. was chosen to be part of the design team headed by Element Building Company for the first St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway project in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Two Trails team will donate Sustainable Building Consulting and Verification Services for the project. As part of the design team we help provide information for the latest products and building techniques that help building teams build to a sustainable standard. We are also the 3rd party independent verifier for the project.
AutoNation owns and operates over 258 new vehicle franchises in 15 states. AutoNation offers a diversified range of automotive products and services. AutoNation has sold over 8 million vehicles, the only auto retailer to achieve this milestone. AutoNation seeks to be the best run, most profitable automotive retailer in the nation. Achieving another sustainable building milestone is one reason AutoNation can be proud to have chosen to build and certify Mercedes Benz of Wesley Chapel to the USGBC LEED certification process.
Summary: The Aurora Awards are presented at the Southeast Builders Conference (SEBC) Black Tie Gala event at the Rosen Center in Orlando, FL on July 18, 2015. The Award competition recognizes achievements in building design.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released the appointments to the 2015 Energy & Green Codes & Standards Subcommittee that Drew Smith COO of Two Trails Inc. has been appointed to the subcommittee.
Las Vegas, NV – The NAHB 2015 International Builders Show held in Las Vegas, NV at the Las Vegas Convention Center is the culmination of building industry professionals meeting on new initiatives, learning about best practices and the latest products showcased by industry manufactures. This years New American Home is the first semi-production showcase home to be sustainable and Net-Zero.
Green Trends was held this year at the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota in Sarasota FL. on August 13-15, 2014. GreenTrends Conference & Tradeshow draws an active green building audience of builders, architects, facility managers, green consultants, and product representatives to learn and share about the latest cost-saving strategies. This year’s annual award ceremony highlighted accomplishments for Drew Smith of Two Trails and his clients.