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DC’s Green Buildings*

·    #1 in the U.S. among cities with a population in excess of 200,000 in total count of LEE D-certified
buildings per capita
·    #2 in the U.S. in total count of LEED-certified buildings, with 197.
·    DC has 872 LEED-registered projects, second only to New York City
·    Metropolitan DC is ranked #2 in the U.S. in number of Energy Star rated buildings, with 301 (or 106 million sq. ft.).
·    DC has more than 1,333,490 sq. ft. of vegetated roof

*DC Department of the Environment (as of July 28, 2011)

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