05 Sep '17, 6pm

Washington, D.C., Crowned The World's First LEED Platinum City - Solar Industry

Washington, D.C., Crowned The World's First LEED Platinum City - Solar Industry

Last Thursday, Washington, D.C., was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser was presented this honor by Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), at an event on the steps of Dunbar High School – the highest-rated LEED-certified school in the U.S. “It is in the best interest of Washington, D.C.’s safety, economy, and future to take sustainability and resiliency seriously, and as the nation’s capital, we have a special obligation to lead the way on environmental issues,” said Bowser. “We are proud to be recognized as the world’s first LEED Platinum city. Our commitment to these issues will not yield, and we look forward to continuing to build a greener, more resilient, and more sustainable D.C.” Throughout the Bowser administration, Washington, D.C., has served as a leading city on issues of su...

Full article: https://solarindustrymag.com/washington-d-c-crowned-world...

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