Our Mission

A building and its surroundings should be designed as an extension of the people using them or living within them culminating in a healthy environment. One can achieve this with the integration of environmentally friendly and energy efficient design and construction strategies

About Us

We are Engineers, Lawyers, Construction Managers and Energy & Plan Writers. We can accommodate any aspect of engineering and construction with the additional advantage of being experts in green associated construction and living.

Green Building Design can offer proven strategies in the integration of techniques and products which have references in Energy Efficiency and environmentally friendly applications. We can assist with environmentally protected habitats associated with your property or project.

We can analyze any property or project whether it is residential or commercial. Our goal is to provide you with a Cost Effective means when re-mediating or starting a new project, while at the same time helping you reach your end goals. If your interest is a greener and more earth friendly renovation or a simple Energy Audit why not consider our expertise in green building technologies in helping you go green. Green Building Design is Licensed to practice Engineering under the State of Florida and can be found here. Also registered in the states of Alabama, Louisiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Georgia.

Our Leadership Team

President – Donald A. Boggs, PE, MBA, JD,
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Donald Boggs is a Registered Professional Engineer in several states. Don earned a Bachelors of Architectural Engineering with a focus on Structural Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. Don also earned his Masters of Business Administration from the University of North Florida and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Florida. Don has over 30 years’ experience as a professional engineer and over 25 years as a member of the Florida Bar.  Don is also a Six Sigma Green Belt.

After graduating from Law School, Don had the pleasure of being an adjunct professor at the University of North Florida’s Construction Management program for eight years teaching contract negotiations, project management, structural analysis, contracts, and building codes.

Don has over 32 years’ experience in the construction industry. His credits include project management, design, and contract negotiations. Don spent several years as a Structural Engineer working for a large design/build firm in Jacksonville, Florida. Don spent most of his career at JEA, Jacksonville’s municipal electric, water, & sewer utility. At JEA, Don was involved managing engineering, procurement, and construction of power plants, electric transmission and distribution projects, and water and sewer projects.  Don was also responsible for purchasing, contracts, real estate, building operations, security, fleet, and inventory and worked on special projects such as the Minority Business program. Don was very instrumental in JEA acquiring a $75 million Department of Energy grant for a new technology boiler project. Don held several positions throughout his career at JEA including Director of Engineering and Construction, Grid Projects and Vice President of Logistics.

Don’s first introduction into energy assessments was a multi-million project for the US Navy at NASJAX in 1997. Don has been a Board member of the University of North Florida Engineering Advisory Council for over twenty years and is a member of the Lee High School Engineering Academy Advisory Board. Don is a certified HERS rater and is also a member of USGBC. Don retired from JEA in 2009 when he founded Green Building Design to assist clients in becoming more sustainable in their business and personal lives.


Core Goals

  • Innovations in Design.

  • Sustainable Sites.

  • Water Efficiency.

  • Energy and Atmosphere.

  • Environmental Quality.