Making a Commitment to Promoting Sustainability in Florida’s Built Environment
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (November 3, 2021) -- Today, Hydraloop, Inc. announced it has become a member of the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the leading certifier of green residential and commercial projects, land developments, and local governments in the state.
The FGBC certification program rewards homes designed and built to be energy- and resource-efficient and healthier and more durable for the occupants. FGBC “Florida Green” certified homes complete a technically rigorous process that often includes a home energy (HERS) rating and onsite inspection to verify that the home is built to be energy and water-efficient, environmentally sound, and a healthier place to live.
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Over two decades ago FGBC brought together industry professionals from the construction, government, academic, and research communities to create green building standards tailored specifically to Florida.
“We welcome Hydraloop, Inc. to the Florida Green Building Coalition. Their membership and participation are a significant commitment to promoting sustainability in our state and supporting the FGBC mission that began in 2000,” said FGBC President Kachman.
“The Hydraloop mission aligns with the FGBC agenda and we are eager and excited to support the efforts in Florida for innovation and technology that can empower every homeowner and business to help solve the global water crisis” Fernando Ramirez, Hydraloop, Inc. Managing Director
FGBC “Florida Green” standards take a scientific approach and are developed with state-specific criteria. They address Florida’s hot-humid environment, distinctive topography, unique geology, resiliency, and natural disasters.
About the Florida Green Building Coalition
The non-profit Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) is the state’s leading certifier of green homes, buildings, communities, and local governments. In 2000 FGBC brought together industry professionals from the construction, government, academic, and research communities to create green standards tailored specifically to Florida. To date, it has certified over 26,000 residential, commercial, high-rise, land developments, and local governments participating in its certification programs. FGBC certification programs are the only standards developed with state-specific criteria to address Florida’s hot-humid environment, climate, distinctive topography, unique geology, resiliency, and natural disasters. Visit www.floridagreenbuilding.org.
Since 2018, Hydraloop develops, produces, and sells certified and game-changing greywater recycling systems. Hydraloop Inc. is the North American subsidiary of Dutch Hydraloop Systems BV, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Hydraloop’s patented, compact, and proven cleantech solutions are suitable for residences as well as commercial applications, such as apartment buildings, hotels, sports clubs, and offices. Hydraloop collects the water from showers, baths, and washing machines, and in a cascade set-up also the water from sinks and air conditioning. After treatment, the cleaned and disinfected water can be reused for toilet flushing, washing machines, garden irrigation, and topping up swimming pools.
Hydraloop was the first Dutch company to win four awards at the world's largest consumer electronics exhibition CES 2020 in Las Vegas, including 'Best of the Best'. Hydraloop can be seen on Netflix: the water recycling system is featured in the documentary 'Brave Blue World' as one of the solutions for the global water crisis.