Kyle Abney

Kyle Abney

Abney + Abney Green Solutions

PO Box 919
Palm City, FL 34991

http://www.abneygreen.com

Kyle M. Abney, LEED Accredited Professional with specializations in Building Design & Construction and Homes, is a state licensed general contractor and the Principal of Abney + Abney Green Solutions. Kyle brings a unique perspective to green building and sustainability initiatives. He represents in his work and approach the successful merger of his design education and work experience in both commercial and residential construction. Kyle’s background allows for “real life” knowledge to set and achieve realistic goals in green building projects that are high performance and cost effective.

Having experience with the USGBC’s LEED for New Construction, Existing Buildings, Commercial Interiors and Home rating systems, the FGBC’s Florida Green Home, Florida Green Commercial and Florida Green Local Government standards, as well as, the NAHB’s National Green Building Stadnard, Kyle is knowledgeable of all of the various green certifications available in Florida.

As a 1999 graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelors Degree in Architectural Design, in addition to, earning a Masters Degree in Building Construction with a concentration in Sustainable Construction in 2001, Kyle has the premier distinction of being the first person in the United States to receive a formal construction degree in green building.

While at the University of Florida, he was the founding President of the first Student Chapter of the USGBC. Since then he has served as a founding board member of the USGBC’s Central Florida Chapter, the Florida/Caribbean Regional Council and the founding Chair of the South Florida Chapter’s Treasure Coast & Palm Beach Branch. Kyle is currently the President of the USGBC’s South Florida Chapter, sits on the Florida Green Building Coalition’s Board of Directors, is Chair of the FGBC’s Green Commercial Standard Committee, is a founding steering committee member of the Treasure Coast Builders Association’s Green Building Council and the founding co-Chair of the Gold Coast Builders Association’s Green Building Council.

Kyle was born in Okeechobee and currently lives in Palm City with his wife and business partner Harmony.