16 Feb '12, 12pm

Behind the Top 10 List for Green Building Markets: How SF Made No. 1

Behind the Top 10 List for Green Building Markets: How SF Made No. 1

It's always interesting to learn how the leaders in any Top 10 list emerged as the front-runners, especially in the sustainability arena where green rankings abound. Rankings, spankings and scorecards are usually accompanied by summaries, if not full reports, from ratings organizations on why certain companies, cities or schools made the cut for any given list. Typically, though, readers want to know more, particularly if a favorite of theirs didn't get recognition. That's not a problem with the compilers of the Green Building Opportunity Index, big believers in transparency who adhere to a more is more philosophy when it comes to data. The producers of the index, Cushman & Wakefield and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance's BetterBricks initiative, have decided to augment their detailed report on the 2011 Green Building Opportunity Index (PDF), issued last summer, wi...

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