Ranked on a per capita basis, Illinois was the top state in new LEED green-building certifications in 2013, according to a new “Top 10″ list.
The 21 Acres Center in Woodinville, outside Seattle, says it has become the first commercial building in a rural farm setting to achieve LEED Platinum.
Ohio appears to be paying the price for its green schools success – the chemical industry is targeting the state’s use of LEED certification standards.
The marketing advantages that come with green labels spur developers to reach for higher performance standards when they design and build sustainable buildings.
Abu Dhabi has its first LEED Platinum building with the official opening of the Siemens headquarters at the ridiculously sustainable Masdar City development.
A conversion of the old stock exchange building will give Vancouver badly needed office space and support the city’s sustainability goals, the mayor says.
It’s not all about big-time athletics in Eugene, as the LEED Platinum Lewis Integrative Science Building demonstrates.
It’s not every supermarket that has a 20,000-square-foot greenhouse on its roof, but this Whole Foods in Brooklyn does.
Ohio officials say the data shows savings in energy and money with LEED schools, and the program provides “a healthier indoor environment.”
The U.S. Green Building Council says LEED v4 will bring “better, cleaner, healthier buildings where people live and work.”