If D.C. were a state, it would rank first again on an annual list of the top 10 states for leadership in energy and environmental design, the most widely-used green building rating system.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s annual list of the top states for green building once again puts Maryland and Virginia in the top 10, and if D.C. were a state, it would easily rank as No. 1.
The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded D.C. with the highest certification they give, the LEED for Cities Platinum certification.
If the District was ranked as a state, D.C. would be the greenest building state in the nation by one measure, and one of the top ranked just by raw square footage.
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