Sponsors Circle Partners
Our valued Sponsors Circle Partners -- best-in-class businesses that have stepped up and offered extraordinary charitable support -- enable the Chapter to make the educational strides we consistently produce in our South Florida community.
We profusely thank and honor these companies. Please view their bios below and note their logos listed at the bottom of each and every webpage.
Questions? Contact Lee Cooke.
Thank You To Our Sponsors Circle Partners!
Platinum Level Donors ($10,000+)
LTF Lighting and Distribution
LTF Lighting and Distribution is the North American market leader and one of the industry’s leading providers of in-stock LED lighting solutions. LTF's energetic and focused team is driving the industry’s transformation to smart lighting, which, to borrow a focal point of USGBC, is helping redefine how people live, work and play.
Providing commercial and industrial LED lighting and financial solutions that are shaped by market segment and tailored to client needs, LTF is backed by a supply chain that has operations in Shenzhen, China, and more than 27 points of distribution throughout Canada and the United States, the latter including the company's headquarters and a 30,000 sf fulfillment and processing center in Baltimore, Maryland. Their all-encompassing lighting inventory includes their own high-tech, smart products and those of other best-in-class manufacturers, ensuring LTF's ability to grow, innovate and keep pace with the ever-changing lighting industry.
Embracing a customer-service focus that no two clients are alike and neither are the solutions needed to achieve their goals of efficiency, cost savings and sustainability, LTF has moved strongly and confidently into a preferred-provider position for their burgeoning client list. Without exclusion, it's always in stock at LTF Lighting! For more information, 407-992-6211, www.ltflighting.com, and LFT's digital catalog at https://cld.bz/zLxgDyt.
Gold Level Donors ($7,500)
Silver Level Donors ($5,000)
Pirtle Construction Company
Green Level Donors ($2,500)
Abney+Abney Green Solutions
Arnstein & Lehr
Arnstein & Lehr LLP, with offices in Florida, Illinois and Wisconsin, is one of the country’s oldest and most respected law firms. Since its founding in 1983, the firm has served clients of all sizes throughout the United States and abroad. It is a full-services firm with attorneys practicing in five main practice areas – Business, Litigation, Local Government, Tax and Estate Planning Services, and Real Estate. Arnstein & Lehr has a diverse client base including large corporations listed on the public stock exchanges, middle market companies, nonprofit organizations and emerging businesses. Clients include governmental bodies, healthcare entities, financial institutions, trade associations, and a broad range of businesses in the retail, industrial, manufacturing, distribution, technology, and services sectors. The firm also counsels individuals as to their personal needs, including estate planning, probate matters and the transfer of wealth and business interests from one generation to another. For additional information, please visit www.arnstein.com / 305-428-4500.
Calvin, Giordano & Associates
Calvin, Giordano & Associates began as a small, two-person surveying firm called M.E. Berry & Associates in Hollywood, Florida. Known today as Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc. (CGA), the firm has grown dramatically, adding new services, new offices, and an incredibly talented group of professionals who have expanded our capabilities into an entirely new and dynamic business segment. CGA offers a diverse scope of professional services that often enables us to serve as a reliable one-source partner, efficiently tackling time-sensitive projects with customized solutions.
Custom building exceptional solutions is the core of our business.
Calvin, Giordano & Associates is also a GSA Contract Holder. For more information, visit www.calvin-giordano.com or call 954-921-7781.
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| Coastal Engineering
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Coastal Construction Company
Florida Power & Light
FloridaPower & Light Company is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in Florida and serves the third-largest number of customers of any electric utility in the United States. FPL serves approximately 4.6 million customer accounts and is a leading Florida employer with approximately 10,000 employees as of year-end 2012. During the five-year period ended December 31, 2012, the company delivered the best service reliability among Florida investor-owned utilities. As of year-end 2012, its typical residential customer bills are the lowest in Florida, and based on data available in July 2012, are about 26 percent below the national average. A clean energy leader, FPL has one of the lowest emissions profiles and one of the leading energy efficiency programs among utilities nationwide. FPL is a subsidiary of Juno Beach, Fla.-based NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE). For more information, visit www.FPL.com.
|Hyvac is a full-service mechanical contracting firm in the State of Florida that was established in 1990. Hyvac has quickly distinguished itself as a leader in large commercial and industrial-related projects. Headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Hyvac is a professionally managed and financially stable company. Its staff, equipment and bonding capacity ensure reliability and success on all project levels. The solid reputation earned through its performance has enabled Hyvac to work closely with the area's most reputable building owners, architects, engineers and contractors.
Established in 1937, MAPEI Group is a privately owned global corporation headquartered in Milan, Italy, with 71 subsidiaries including 68 plants in 31 countries. The company specializes in manufacturing chemical products for building, including waterproofing products, special mortars and admixtures for concrete, products for the restoration of ancient buildings, and special decorative and protective coatings for walls. In addition, MAPEI is today the world leader in the manufacturing of mortars, grouts, adhesives and complementary products for the installation of all types of floor and wall coverings.
The Americas are home to 25 MAPEI Group manufacturing and distribution facilities, plus the headquarters locations for MAPEI Corporation and Polyglass USA in Deerfield Beach, Florida. MAPEI is an environmentally conscious manufacturer – the company has been a member of the U.S. Green Building Council since 2001 and a member of the Canadian Green Building Council since 2008. MAPEI Americas is a registered provider to the AIA/CES program and also offers training related to ceramic and stone tile, floor coverings and concrete repair through the MAPEI Technical Institute. The majority of MAPEI Americas facilities are certified to the ISO 9001 Standard for Quality Management Systems, and, in the United States and Canada, all of MAPEI’s facilities (manufacturing plants and headquarters) have already achieved – or are in the process of achieving – ISO 14001 certification for Environmental Management Systems. Visit www.mapei.com for technical data or call 1-800-42-MAPEI (1-800-426-2734) for our nearest location.
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Miller Construction Company
Moss & Associates
Moss & Associates is a privately held construction firm headquartered in Fort Lauderdale. From nine regional offices, Moss focuses on construction management at-risk, design-build and public-private partnerships throughout the United States. The award-winning firm is an innovative leader in utility-scale solar projects and justice facilities in the Western Hemisphere.
Collaborating for nearly two decades, the principals at Moss have developed a track record and reputation for delivering technically and logistically challenging projects for many well-known public and private organizations. Our strong relationships with our clients and adaptable building practices have allowed the company to deliver every project on time and at budget since its inception.
The company's diverse portfolio ranges from major landmark mixed-use developments and luxury high-rise residential facilities to a myriad of hotels, commercial office buildings, educational and higher learning facilities, biotechnology and healthcare complexes, retail establishments, correctional facilities, manufacturing and distribution facilities, food processing and cold storage plants, and solar energy facility projects.
Moss prides itself on a strong entrepreneurial culture that honors safety, quality, client engagement and employee development. Its employees consistently rank Moss as one of the best places to work for career satisfaction. www.mosscm.com / 855-360-MOSS (6677)
Perkins + Will
The Perkins+Will Miami office is consistently ranked amongst the top design firms in the city and has become a recognized leader in sustainable-design innovation throughout the region. Strategically located in the heart of Coral Gables, the practice focuses on architecture, interiors and planning in the areas of aviation + transit, corporate + commercial + civic, healthcare, higher education, and science + technology.
The Miami office is led by a team of seasoned professionals who have lived and practiced in the area for many years and who have deep roots in the community. As the gateway to the Americas, the Miami practice is one of the most diverse in the firm, with professionals trained locally and internationally. The office successfully weaves together rich resources in design and programming with a wide spectrum of cultures, traditions, contexts and climates.
Perkins+Will Miami has been recognized with several honors and distinctions. In 2011 and 2012, Perkins+Will ranked as the #1 Green Architecture Firm in The Book of Lists published by South Florida Business Journal, and also by Florida Trend as one of the Best Companies To Work For In Florida. www.perkinswill.com / 305-569-1333
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State Contracting and Engineering Corporation
Steven Feller, P.E., Inc.
Turner Construction Company
Waste Management, Inc.