Friday, January 20, 2012
Oregon dropped out of the list of top 10 states for LEED-certified projects, after coming in at fifth place last year.
It's an embarrassing whiff for a state that has consistently led the ranks of green builders for the last decade.
Oregon finished 2011 at No. 12 with 1.8 square feet of new LEED space per person. That's down significantly from 4.07 square feet per person certified in 2010, which earned the state a respectable fifth-place finish.
Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.