In looking at stats prior to our first Leadership Summit on Sustainability in 2002, we published the following states as having the fewest LEED-accredited professionals.
In looking at stats prior to our first Leadership Summit on Sustainability in 2002, we published the following states as having the fewest LEED-accredited professionals. In 2002, the bottom 10 were: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi and West Virginia.
As of July 2004, the following states had the lowest population of LEED-accredited professionals:
New Hampshire 21
Rhode Island 8
South Dakota 4
West Virginia 3
North Dakota 2
According to July totals provided by the USGBC, there are roughly 7,665 accredited professionals in the U.S.; 1,044 in Canada and about 13 members from other points abroad.
Which states have the highest number of LEED-qualified individuals? Of course, state population is a big driver, but the most recent count is as follows:
New York 527
Membership from British Columbia would fall at number six on the “state” list, with 432 LEED-accredited professionals.
The www.usgbc.org site provides information about certification, accreditation, workshops and membership, which now stands at more than 4,000 organizations. It’s interesting to note some of the first firms and corporations to join, among them William McDonough + Partners (1993); the Joslyn Castle Institute (‘96); HOK (‘96); Target Stores (‘97); RTKL (‘96); Miller/Hull Partnership (‘96); HOK (‘96); Arup (‘97); the City of Austin (‘96); Turner Construction Company (‘97); Cesar Pelli Associates (‘96); and the Rocky Mountain Institute (‘97).
Design firms that plan and implement successful leadership transition are well-positioned to build upon their legacies and achieve new levels of growth and success. Read full »
Architects and designers are often vocal proponents of sustainability, but do they put their money where their mouths are when purchasing automobiles? Read full »
How Gensler maintains quality, culture while expanding globally Read full »
An optimistic assessment on the future of the design professions Read full »
DI.net RSS Feeds
DI.net on Twitter
- What could derail the wearables revolution? : Nature News & Comment ow.ly/RL32G8 hours ago by @dinet
- Japan's New Masters: Yuko Nagayama | ArchDaily ow.ly/RKQZJ11 hours ago by @dinet
- Official Trailer of the Chicago Architecture Biennial Released | ArchDaily ow.ly/RHRID17 hours ago by @dinet