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Old 04-12-2014, 01:05 AM
 
Location: ATLANTA
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Atlanta will be on top next year, cant wait to see it were all about the green.
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Old 03-31-2016, 06:13 AM
 
Location: That star on your map in the middle of the East Coast, DMV
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Updated list for Energy Efficient buildings (metro area) 2015-2016:

Washington DC - 686
Los Angeles, CA - 527
San Francisco, CA - 355
Atlanta, GA - 311
New York, NY - 303
Chicago, IL - 281
Dallas, TX - 249
Houston, TX - 231
Denver, CO - 215
Phoenix, AZ - 190

D.C. Metro Area Tops EPA List of Energy-Efficient Buildings for Second Year in a Row - City Desk
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Old 03-31-2016, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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I'm not surprised by New York because it's a no brainer that it'll rise in those ranks rapidly. Most buildings in New York are very old and to renovate them and make them LEED certified would be a wastage of money. However, with that said, the grand majority of the office space in New York as well as several residential products are LEED certified and it'll be rising those ranks once those come online.
New York will not be rising anytime soon. NYC started getting LEED certified buildings a decade later than everyone else, and the economics of getting your building to LEED status are not favorable in the state still, so the only places on the list are either ultra-luxury or big corporate offices. This is mostly done for marketing purposes.
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