Awards & Recognition

2011 Committee on the Environment (COTE) Award
American Institute of Architects (Tampa Bay)

2010 Building of the Year
US Green Building Council (Gulf Coast & Central Florida Chapters)

2010 “Beyond Green” Award
Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (DC)

2009 USGBC LEED GOLD Certification
First in Polk County, FL

Publications

New Buildings Institute
with support from the
National Association of State Energy Officials &
Commercial Buildings Consortium
March 2012 – Research Report

High Perforamance Buildings Magazine
ASHRAE, Spring 2012 – Case Study

New York Times & ClimateWire
“As More Commercial Buildings Go Green, a Few Go ‘Net Zero'”
March 23, 2011

Maddux Business Report (Tampa Bay)
“Doubly Cool” by Jennifer Lugo, May 2009
Magnify Credit Union Featured Article

Local Media Coverage

Lakeland Ledger

“Credit Union Going for the Gold in Its Green Certification”
Polk County Business Journal Green Series by Laura Howell
March 2, 2009

 

“Net Zero Construction Could Become the Wave of the Future”
WFLA / News Channel 8; Jennifer Leigh; March 20, 2009

“Net Zero Construction Could Become the Wave of the Future”
Fox 13 News / My Fox Tampa Bay; Ken Suarez;  2009

 

During Construction Report
Bay News 9; Melissa Sogegian; 2009

After Construction Report
Bay News 9; Melissa Sogegian; 2009

 

Video Compilation of Grand Opening Events
Provided by Magnify Credit Union

Video Project by Lakeland Highlands Middle School