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Golden Triangle Business Improvement District executive director, Leona Agouridis and US Green Building Council CEO and president, Mahesh Ramanujam.

WASHINGTON DC – Washington DC’s central business district, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, has earned the highest level of LEED certification, LEED Platinum, under the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED for communities rating system. This distinction marks the first business improvement district to be named a LEED-certified community in the world.

The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program, is used as a green building rating system; evaluating key metrics such as energy, water, waste, transportation and human experience within buildings, communities and cities around the world to measure and track sustainability practices.

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Ingrid Tunberg

Ingrid Tunberg sits on the editorial team as a coordinator and reporter for Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. She is responsible for writing stories, assisting with industry awards and marketing nomination events. Previously, Ingrid worked as a copywriter across various industries throughout New York City and Chicago.

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