21 Jun '13, 8pm

Virginia is the Top Seed in #Green #Building @USGBC #construction

Virginia is the Top Seed in #Green #Building @USGBC #construction

With March Madness kicking off tomorrow, I thought it would be fitting to recognize one of the top seeds in green building, among states that is. Yes, the usual suspects like California and Maryland and Illinois are up there. But this year’s top seed is Virginia. Earlier this week, we had an event at the amazing LEED Gold Police Headquarters in Alexandria to celebrate a green building milestone for the Commonwealth of Virginia. This unusual suspect in green building was recognized as one of the Top 10 States for LEED Buildings in 2012 . But Virginia didn’t just make the list, it was first among the states. I’ll say that again. Virginia was first in the nation for green building in 2012. And it’s a heck of an accomplishment. As USGBC National Capital Region Chapter Chairman Mike Babcock said at the event, LEED represents, “continually setting a higher expectation of what th...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/virginia-top-seed-green-bui...

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