Green Building

The Academical Village was designed as a celebration of the eco-conscious lifestyle, the principles of New Urbanism, and stewardship of the environment as an integral part of its community.  Registered as a LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) project, The Village will be the first of this kind in the state of Florida, speaking directly to the triple bottom line: economic prosperity, environmental quality, and social equity.  LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized third-party green building certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The benefits of LEED-ND include healthier communities and happier citizens, a cleaner environment, and a more robust economy.