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Does Your State Have the Most—or the Fewest—LEED-Certified Homes?

Does Your State Have the Most—or the Fewest—LEED-Certified Homes? | green infographics | Scoop.it
There are 150,000 LEED-certified housing units across the world, according to a new report. Is your state in the top 10 or the bottom 10 for the U.S.?

There are now more than 150,000 LEED-certified housing units worldwide, according to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED in Motion: Residential report. Where does your home state stack up? Visit the link for the top 10 and bottom 10 states per certified units.

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Another example of the growing coastal-inland divergence in almost all aspects of our society.

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The Importance of Green Schools [Infographic]

The Importance of Green Schools [Infographic] | green infographics | Scoop.it
Has your school or school district considered going green? With budgets slashed across the board and many schools desperately fighting just to keep their doors open, it seems the push to make schools greener may have gotten lost in the red tape shuffle.

But as the US Green Building Council reminds us, greener schools are healthier schools that save in the long run on everything from sick days to energy costs. This neat infographic shows it nicely. There are 700 MILLION kids nationwide entering our schools everyday. And that figure does not even take into account all of the teachers, administrators, and school staff that walk the halls every day.

With 25 percent of the American population spending the better part of their day in a school, isn't it worth it in terms of health and cost savings to make sure that those schools are toxin-free and energy efficient?

 

Check out this infographic from the US Green Building Council for more details, statistics and facts related to green schools...

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Built in the USA – a snapshot of green building activity across all 50 states

Built in the USA – a snapshot of green building activity across all 50 states | green infographics | Scoop.it

USGBC has pulled together state-by-state facts and figures about the strength of the growing green building marketplace, creating an impressive collection of highlights and useful statistics.

Find more insights and links at the article.

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USGBC Blog: Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings

USGBC Blog: Top 10 States for LEED Green Buildings | green infographics | Scoop.it

Today, USGBC released its top 10 list of states with the most LEED-certified building square footage per capita. The District of Columbia leads the nation, with more than 31 square feet of LEED-certified space per person in 2011, and Colorado is the leading state, with 2.74 square feet per person in 2011. Other top states include Illinois, Virginia and Washington, with 2.69, 2.42 and 2.18 square feet of LEED-certified space per person, respectively...

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