Bonita Springs, FL, December 20, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Dennis Gilkey, CEO and Principal of Bonita Springs-based land planning and development consulting firm Gilkey Organization, was a featured speaker at the University of Florida’s conservation summit “Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Energy Conservation II: Comprehensive Planning Under Florida’s HB 697” in October.
Gilkey joined other state experts on sustainable development to provide course attendees including land development professionals and government officials, with a goal of reviewing and explaining new energy and greenhouse gas planning requirements by HB 697. This legislation includes requirements involving energy efficient land use patterns, greenhouse gas reduction strategies and energy conservation. Gilkey’s presentation focused on explaining the bill’s implications for developers.
Gilkey and other presenters also authored a comprehensive policy analysis on these subjects for the University of Florida Program for Resource Efficient Communities. More information on the report, entitled “Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Energy Conservation,” is available at www.buildgreen.ufl.edu.
About Gilkey Organization
Gilkey Organization provides land advisory, real estate development and development management services in Southwest, North Central and Northeast Florida. The company specializes in projects that are environmentally sound and based on sustainable principles. CEO Dennis Gilkey has more than 30 years of experience in land development, highway, building and utility projects throughout Florida. He also recently completed a four-year term as a commissioner on the 15-member Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida, which is charged by the Florida Legislature to envision the future of the state 25 and 50 years into the future.
The company shares its headquarters with Gilkey Realty, Inc. at 9220 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 215, in Bonita Springs. For more information about the Gilkey Organization, call (239) 498-7840, or visit online at www.gilkeyorganization.com.