Josh Wynne Construction: Josh Wynne Construction was voted the area’s ‘Best Builder’ in SRQ Magazine’s 2010 Best of Local edition. Josh was voted the first runner-up in the ‘Best Innovative Thinker’ category of the same contest. Josh is the President of the Green Building Council, a committee of the Sarasota/Manatee Home Builder’s Association. He also serves as the Builder/Director on the Board of Directors of the Sarasota/Manatee HBA.
U.S. Green Building Council - LEED Resources: LEED is a third-party certification program and the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings’ performance. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality.
Manasota Air Conditioning Contractors Association (MACCA) : MACCA is the not-for profit Trade Association that represents professional air conditioning contractors for Charlotte, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties in the State of Florida. We are an organization that is continuously looking for ways to improve our industry through education and communication. It is one that recognizes that the contributions of its members are the sole success of the organization. It is a partnership of industry contractors, manufacturers, wholesalers and industry affiliate members who commit to providing business management tools for Air Conditioning Contractors and other Industry Professionals.
American Lung Association: Air pollution poses a serious threat to our nation's health. At the American Lung Association, we work to ensure that the air you breathe is clean and safe. Learn more about how polluted air can make you sick and how we are fighting to keep our air and nation healthy.
US Department Of Labor / OSHA: The quality of indoor air inside offices, schools, and other workplaces is important not only for workers' comfort but also for their health. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) has been tied to symptoms like headaches, fatigue, trouble concentrating, and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat and lungs. Also, some specific diseases have been linked to specific air contaminants or indoor environments, like asthma with damp indoor environments. In addition, some exposures, such as asbestos and radon, do not cause immediate symptoms but can lead to cancer after many years.
United States Environmental Protection Agency: What are you breathing? It is a good question to ask ourselves. All of us face a variety of risks to our health as we go about our day-to-day lives. Driving in cars, flying in planes, engaging in recreational activities, and being exposed to environmental pollutants all pose varying degrees of risk. Some risks are simply unavoidable. The good news is indoor air pollution is one risk that you can do something about. Find out more below about what you are breathing and how to improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) around you.