Kyle Abney

Kyle Abney
Vice President
Abney + Abney Green Solutions

Kyle Abney is a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and a state-licensed general contractor. As the Vice President of Abney + Abney Green Solutions, Kyle has first-hand experience with green building certifications for both commercial and residential construction available in Florida with a primary focus on LEED®, Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) and National Green Building Standard (NGBS).

Prior to founding his own firm, Kyle worked for a large commercial contractor and later for his family’s construction business. He is a recognized speaker on the topic of sustainable development and has been cited in various publications including Palm Beach Post, Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel and was featured on National Public Radio (NPR). Kyle is active in the Florida Green Building Coalition and US Green Building Council South Florida Chapter where he served as the organization’s president from 2008-2010. Further, he has been named a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Green Partner of Excellence by the Home Innovation Research Labs for two consecutive years (2014, 2015).

An avid Gators fan, Kyle is a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Design (‘99) and a Master’s of Building Construction with a concentration in Sustainable Construction (‘01). He has the premier distinction of being the first person in the United States to receive a formal construction degree in green building. In 2013, he was named as one of Top 20 under 40 building professionals in the Southeast by Engineering News Record (ENR).