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New Sustainability Leadership Course Now in Development

Bahar Armaghani, Director of the University of Florida (UF) Green Building Learning Collaborative (GBLC) recently announced two significant initiatives for the UF GBLC Board. First, the collaborative’s strategic plan and by-laws will be refined. Also on the agenda, the board will finalize Leadership in Sustainability as a new course for UF. Sustainability Studies prepare UF […]

Presentation reveals the potential for sustainability

Alexa Stone, ecoPreserve President, addressed the Rotary Club of Oviedo at a September 28th morning meeting. Her presentation shared many ways that a business can claim the benefits of sustainability. Alexa also shared a bit of ecoPreserve history. She founded the company in 2009, the year after she become a LEED Accredited Professional.

Sustainability Specialist completes LEED Lab at UF

Congratulations to Rains Vickery, Sustainability Specialist at ecoPreserve for completing the LEED® Lab™ course at University of Florida (UF). The course is a laboratory for learning which goes far beyond the classroom. Along with mastering green building concepts, each student works hands-on, guiding a LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance (LEED O+M) certification project.   […]

A milestone birthday celebrated with friends, food, and theater

On June 10th, the ecoPreserve team, family, and friends gathered for a special celebration. Yes, there was great food, beverage, balloons and all that you may have seen at similar parties. Then there was the show! In Alexa’s words: “This year was my 50th birthday and I wanted to do something special for my friends, my […]

Earth Day 2016 – Paris Agreement Signed

April 22nd was an exceptionally important Earth Day, now in its 47th year. Leaders from 175 countries signed the Paris climate agreement. This action at the United Nations in New York represented a critical step. With their signatures, the leaders committed to strategies and timeframes that will slow the accumulation of greenhouse gases. The ratification […]

Why drive to the gym or plug-in the treadmill?

ecoPreserve’s President, Alexa Stone has found sustainable exercise in hooping. As recently reported online by the Orlando Sentinel, Alexa dedicates one hour daily to this recently-certified aerobic sport!
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ecoPreserve recognized at GOAA Green Team meeting

During the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Green Team meeting on May 22nd, ecoPreserve was recognized for their contribution in leading Orlando International Airport to a more sustainable future.   From left to right: Robert Carter, ecoPreserve Sustainability Analyst Stephanie Petrakos, ecoPreserve Sustainable Project Intern Mital Hall, ecoPreserve Sustainability Coordinator James Rose, GOAA Deputy Executive […]

Alexa Stone takes part in the 2014 Southeast Building Conference (SEBC)

Alexa Stone was representing ecoPreserve during a multi-sector expert panel discussion that took place during the 2014 Southeast Building Conference (SEBC). The SEBC is a unique building industry trade show and conference for housing industry professionals located in the SE United States. As ecoPreserve’s president, Alexa joined the discussion to explore ways of unlocking the […]

Airports Going Green Conference

Airports around the country are taking a leadership position in sustainability.  Alexa Stone presented in support of expanding airport energy use collaboration by highlighting the local success of the Central Florida Energy Efficiency Alliance’s (CFEEA) Kilowatt Crackdown Challenge at the Airports Going Green Conference in Chicago   The conference offered sustainability case studies, innovations, […]