The Spinnaker Group Named
LEED Proven Provider


Weston, FL — January 30, 2015 —
The Spinnaker Group proudly announces
that the Green Building Certification
Institute (GBCI) has designated The
Spinnaker Group a LEED® Proven
Provider™ for the Building Design and
Construction rating system family.
This designation was developed to
streamline the LEED project review
process for experienced organizations
that demonstrate consistent excellence in administering LEED projects

“Quality is at the core of the LEED certification process, and The Spinnaker Group has exhibited expertise in helping to bring healthy, high-performing buildings to the market,” said Doug Gatlin, vice president of program delivery, USGBC and GBCI. “The LEED Proven Provider model represents a great partnership between The Spinnaker Group and GBCI, because it allows GBCI to maintain a rigorous certification program and gives The Spinnaker Group the opportunity to deliver LEED projects to its clients faster.”

“The Spinnaker Group is proud to be chosen to this select group of sustainability professionals” reports Rob Hink, Managing Principal. “This reflects The Spinnaker Groups continuous focus on delivering the highest level of quality to our clients.”

LEED Proven Provider is designed to encourage and reward high-quality LEED project submissions to minimize the need for additional work during the project review process. It represents an opportunity for The Spinnaker Group and LEED reviewers to work together to enhance the LEED certification experience, simultaneously allowing The Spinnaker Group to further invest in quality control and continuous improvement and allowing LEED reviewers more opportunities for direct engagement with and support for project teams.

Recently certified LEED projects from The Spinnaker Group include:

  • Aventura Optima Plaza, a LEED Platinum Class A Office and Medical Building, Aventura, FL
  • Arcola Lakes Head Start Center, a LEED Gold early education center, Miami, FL
  • University of Miami Schwartz Center, a LEED Gold Center for Athletic Excellence,
    Coral Gables, FL
  • Mayaguez Veterans Administration Out Patient Clinic, a LEED Platinum facility in
    Mayaguez, PR

Organizations that demonstrate and maintain high-quality project submissions through LEED Proven Provider receive significant benefits, such as greater access to a LEED reviewer and recognition from USGBC for their sustained track record of high-quality project submissions.