Washington, D.C. Named First LEED Platinum City in the World | U.S. Green Building Council
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Washington, D.C. recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for achieving sustainability and resiliency goals

Washington, D.C.—(Aug 31, 2017)—Today, Washington, D.C. was named the first LEED for Cities Platinum city in the world. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser was presented this honor by Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO of USGBC and GBCI, at an event on the steps of Dunbar High School, the highest-rated LEED-certified school in the United States. Bowser and Ramanujam were joined by the mayor’s chief technology officer, Archana Vemulapalli, and Jay Wilson, the District Department of Energy and Environment’s green building expert.

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