The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, has released their 2011 list of the top 10 states that have implemented their LEED building certification program.
LEED, which stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” is a system that “provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions,” according to the USGBC.
Below, the USGBC ranks the top LEED states by the amount of LEED-certified square footage added in 2011, per capita:
9. New York
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