Washington DC tops annual LEED list from U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, D.C., boasts the highest-per-capita inventory of certified green buildings in the country.
Washington, D.C., is once again at the top of the U.S. Green Building Council's annual list of places with the highest concentration of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified buildings.
The list ranks states, but includes the District in addition to all 50 states.
The USGBC says the District of Columbia has 36.7 square feet of certified LEED building per capita, the highest concentration in the country. Virginia ranked second. Maryland was No. 6 on the list.
D.C. added 22.2 million square feet of LEED-certified space in 2012.
"Across Washington, architects, designers, chapter leaders and everyday citizens are coming together to create the healthiest possible environments for working, living and playing," said Green Building Council chief executive Rick Fedrizzi.
The USGBC's list for top LEED-certified building in 2012:
- New York
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