Colorado ranks third in nation for LEED certification
The USGBC released its list of top 10 states for LEED certification Wednesday, and only the District of Columbia and Virginia ranked higher than Colorado.
The state had 99 projects achieve LEED certification in 2012, encompassing more than 10 million square feet.
"Securing a spot on this list is a remarkable achievement for everyone involved in the green building movement in Colorado," said Rick Fedrizzi, president and CEO of the USGBC.
2013 marks the state's 10th anniversary of its first LEED-certified building, according to Angie Fyfe, executive director of the USGBC's Colorado chapter.
More breaking news...
Sports Authority, other tenants sign on for Village at the Peaks
30 local companies make Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing
Village at the Peaks, set to
Region’s jobless rate low again in July
JBS S.A. posts lower 2Q earnings
Fort Collins visitors’ bureau chief resigns