• The U.S. Is Going Green: The Top 10 States With LEED-Certified Residential Homes

    24 days ago - By RIS Media

    Living an eco-friendly life is a priority for many U.S. homeowners, and so LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications are rapidly growing in popularity.
    What does it mean to be certified? According to the U.S. Green Building Council , green building means “designing, constructing and operating buildings to maximize occupant health and productivity,” while utilizing fewer resources, lessening negative environmental impacts and reducing waste. LEED is the most widely used ranking system in the country, states USGBC.
    According to a new report by the USGBC, LEED in...
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