D.C. office buildings going green at twice the national average

In 2011, about 33% of new office buildings in the U.S. were built to green standards, but in the nation’s capital that rate has skyrocketed.

October 25, 2013 |
The 260,000-sf 901 K Street building is among the green offices in Washington, D

In 2011, about 33% of new office buildings in the U.S. were built to green standards, but in the nation’s capital that rate has skyrocketed. Since 2009, about 66% of the office space built in Washington, D.C., has been green. Incentives, a desire to reduce energy costs, and a movement to cut an organization's environmental footprint are contributing to this trend.

(http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/when-it-comes-to-construction-of-office-buildings-green-is-the-new-black/2013/10/18/15306c3a-35d1-11e3-8a0e-4e2cf80831fc_story.html)

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