May 2011

Volume 20, Number 5

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Washington, D.C. Leads U.S. with LEED-Certified Space

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By Emily Catacchio


The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released a list of states with the most LEED-certified commercial space. USGBC’s 2010 list is led by Washington, D.C., with 25 ft2 of LEED-certified space per person; next follows Nevada with 10.92 ft2; New Mexico, New Hampshire, and Oregon complete the top five. Within USGBC’s list, commercial office space was the most common LEED project type. For more information, visit

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