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History made today. Innovative DC Green Construction Code adopted. Proud day for DC! #LEED @mayorv…

History made today. Innovative DC Green Construction Code adopted. Proud day for DC! #LEED @mayorv…

Good morning, Washington. Today marks the culmination of almost two years of work and thousands of hours of volunteer time to make the District of Columbia, once again , a national leader in better, greener buildings. The USGBC-National Capital Region Chapter had this to say about the DC Green Construction Code: “This is a landmark achievement in the history of green buildings.” Our CEO, Rick Fedrizzi said, “It’s a proud day for the District of Columbia, its residents and its children. Congratulations to the Mayor and to all those who contributed to this landmark achievement. This unprecedented commitment to green codes and LEED will ensure that more people will enjoy the benefits of healthier, more efficient, and lower impact buildings. Cities of the world, take note!” So what’s so special? After all, communities of all sizes are making waves with their own laws and commi...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/dc-world-we-mean-green-and-...

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