The National Capital Region LEEDs again!
by USGBC-NCR Staff
USGBC has released it's annual list of the top 10 states for new LEED certifications in 2012. Washington D.C. tops the list with 36.97 square feet of LEED space certified per resident in 2012. Virginia was ranked second, with 3.71 square feet certified per resident and Maryland came in seventh with 1.90 square feet certified per resident.
'In our nation's capital, we have a responsibility to lead by example,' said Mike Babcock, Chair, USGBC National Capital Region Chapter. 'We are actively working with the stakeholders in our region toward realizing a shared vision for a truly sustainable community. The ongoing commitment and leadership of the public, private, and community-based organizations to support and encourage green building practices in our region has made this achievement possible. While still in the infancy of realizing our vision, this accomplishment reinforces a step in the right direction.'
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