Guess who’s taking the LEED in Houston office tower design from downtown to the Galleria (Culture Map)

Photo Courtesy of Culture Map

Photo Courtesy of Culture Map

By Elizabeth Rhodes

Whether you know it or not, we live in one of the Top 5 U.S. cities for the highest percentage of green commercial space in its Central Business District, which is considered to be downtown in Houston.

While the city generally ranks quite high for commercial green spaces, Houston really stands out in terms of LEED certified buildings. According to the 2015 Green Building Adoption Index, the city ranks fourth in the nation for the percentage of square feet of LEED certified buildings with just over 32 percent of buildings, 268 total, certified.

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