| Follow Us: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn RSS Feed

In the News

DC's tops for green buildings: USGBC

D.C. added the most LEED-certified building space per capita in 2012, according to a list released by the U.S. Green Building Council, the group that created the LEED standard and certifies said buildings.

A total of 110 projects certified for 22 million square feet means that there are 36.97 square feet of LEED-certified space for every person living in the District.

In fact, per capita D.C. added almost ten times more green building space than the next runner-up state, Virginia, at 3.71 square feet of space per person.

Being a nearly wholly urban area with a relatively small population gives us a per-capita advantage, of course, but even going by raw numbers D.C.'s no sustainability slouch: 22 million square feet is more than the 13 million added by Massachusetts, the 10 million square feet constructed in Colorado, and the nearly 11 million built in Maryland.

Read more here.
Signup for Email Alerts
Signup for Email Alerts