Green Building Rating System Makes the Code in Virginia

Arlington County, Virginia is the first local government to reference the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system in official policy. The county, which is a member of the USGBC, voted to allow developers preferential treatment in their requests for bonus density if their projects achieve a high LEED rating. The policy takes effect in April, when LEED 2.0 is slated for release.

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