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To celebrate the release of our list of the Top 10 States For LEED , we’re posting our narrative of the history of LEED’s development, originally released at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in November 2013, in three parts on USGBC.org. Click here to read Part 1: From a Simple Idea to a Several-Hundred-Billion-Dollar Industry . Part 2: A Green Building Explosion (2003-2009) LEED saw a number of significant developments in 2003. USGBC had grown and matured from its start as a fledgling nonprofit, gathering strength, staff and resources, and it had launched LEED v2.1 the previous year. In April 2003, LEED for Existing Buildings and LEED for Commercial Interiors both began pilot testing, while in October, LEED for Core and Shell launched. In November, the National Geographic Society building in Washington, D.C., became the first LEED-certified existing buildi...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/part-2-green-building-explo...

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