Back in January, The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its 2011 list of top 10 states for LEED-certified commercial and institutional green buildings per capita, based on the U.S. 2010 Census information.
District of Columbia leads the nation, with more than 31 square feet of
LEED-certified space per person in 2011, with Colorado being the leading
state, with 2.74 square feet per person in 2011.
Other top states
include Illinois, Virginia and Washington, with 2.69, 2.42 and 2.18
square feet of LEED-certified space per person, respectively.
LEED states per capita, including the District of Columbia, are
Colorado, Illinois, Virginia, Washington, Maryland, Massachusetts,
Texas, California, New York and Minnesota.
LEED is the internationally recognized mark of green building excellence, with more than 44,000 commercial projects participating, comprising over 8 billion square feet of construction space in all 50 states and 120 countries.
Most products used by Washington Roofing and Insulation are ENERGY STAR®, LEED, CRRC, Miami - Dade County approved and/or certified.
Source: Press Release Jan. 19, 2012 by the U.S. Green Building Council