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Size1,970 sq miles

Palm Beach County achieved LEED Gold certification by implementing practical strategies and measurable outcomes aimed at improving sustainability and community standard of living.

“Palm Beach County is proud to be LEED Gold certified," said Mayor Dave Kerner. “For more than a decade, the County has been dedicated to sustainability and resiliency issues. This award acknowledges the hard work and collaboration across all County departments to tackle these challenges, as well as partnerships with regional stakeholders. LEED Gold certification demonstrates the County's continued commitment to systemic resilience.“

“By receiving LEED Gold certification, Palm Beach County takes its place in a global network of more than 100 certified cities and communities,” said Commissioner Gregg K. Weiss. “The environmental challenges facing South Florida—and the world—are complex, multifaceted, and do not recognize political boundaries. Palm Beach County has long been a strong partner with local stakeholders on all aspects of climate change and sustainability, and this certification reflects that investment and continued commitment in our regional collaboration and a multi-pronged response to the issues we face.”

Certification Type: LEED v4.1 for Cities: Existing

Level: Gold

Points: 60

Certification Date: December 14, 2020

Scorecard and Case Study

Learn more by viewing the Palm Beach County's certification details here.