LEED Certification

The Jekyll Island Convention Center is silver-level LEED certificated. Its design and construction took into account the delicate coastal eco-system, and includes locally-sourced materials such as shells, sea glass, and reclaimed pine. The end result showcases an efficient, state of the art, and one-of-a-kind venue.

Specific LEED-friendly features include:

  • Preferred parking for low emitting and energy efficient vehicles
  • Electric car charging stations
  • Bicycle racks
  • Solar water heating system
  • Heat island effect reduced / white roof
  • Rainwater collection

  • Water efficient landscaping
  • Storm water control
  • Energy performance optimized
  • Electricity generated on-site
  • Solar powered water heating system
  • Dimmable fluorescent lighting in the ballroom
  • Innovative wastewater technology
  • Rainwater collection for toilet flush
  • Low water plumbing fixtures
  • Energy usage & saving control
  • Chemical & pollutant source control
  • Individual lighting for 90% of the building
  • Individual comfort controls for 50% of building occupants
  • Use of high performance and low-emitting materials
  • Composite wood & agrifiber products