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Sustainability Boosters See Greener Pastures

Publication Date: 11/18/2009
Author: Joann Gonchar and Scott Blair in Phoenix
Format: HTML

It costs on average $4.01 per sq ft to get a building certified under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system for green buildings, according to recent market research. That figure translates to $830 million in LEED-related construction spending from 2000 to 2008, says a study by USGBC and consultant Booz Allen Hamilton.

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