Green Building Certifications and Professionals
In an annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED Green Building released by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), more than 60% of certifications in 2020 were office, healthcare, higher education and K-12 projects. Out of 1,171 certified LEED buildings and spaces, Massachusetts is at the top of list with the most certified sq. ft. per capita. According to the USGBC, almost half of all certified projects in 2020 were rated Gold, the second highest LEED rating level behind Platinum.