Coconut Creek, Fla. The U.S. Green Building Council has granted The Promenade at Coconut Creek in Coconut Creek, Fla., LEED Silver certification. The center is owned by Stanbery Development.
The 250,000-sq.-ft. Promenade at Coconut Creek was designed with sustainability in mind. It has achieved an energy-cost savings of 21.8% using an improved thermal envelope, high-efficiency glazing and an energy-efficient HVAC system.
The shopping center implemented a storm water management plan and installed irrigation systems to reduce potable water consumption. There are dedicated areas for the collection and storage of recycling materials such as cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and metals.
Features such as public-transportation access and parking for low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles also contributed to the Promenade achieving a silver rating. The lifestyle center has excellent accessibility to public transportation being served by two bus lines. In addition, 6% of its preferred parking spaces are designated to low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles.