The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the top 10 states for LEED-certified buildings per capita in 2011. The District of Columbia leads with 31.5 square feet of green building space per person. The top state is Colorado, with 2.74 square feet per person. Other leading green building states include Illinois, Virginia and Washington.
Over 44,000 commercial projects participate in the LEED certification program, encompassing 8 billion square feet of green space in all 50 states and in 120 countries. To see if your state made the top 10 list in 2011, click here.