San Jose Will Become Bay Area’s First U.S. LEED-Certified City

San Jose has become one of the first U.S. cities to participate in the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities certification program. LEED for Cities allows cities and local governments to track citywide sustainability performance. It takes into account 14 metrics, including air quality, education attainment, poverty levels, affordable housing, transportation, water, energy, health, equitability and safety. The grant provides financial assistance, educational resources and customized technical support..

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Source: Bisnow