Durham - Green as anyone

Treehugger cited Durham as a model of green efficiency:

...dinky little Durham, North Carolina with a population just over 200,000 has the most LEED buildings in the state and ranks in the top five nationally on a per capita basis.

Durham was one of North Carolina's first Cool Cities. Duke ranked #5 in the national Sierra Club's list of "Cool Colleges." From that article (Oct 2007):

The Blue Devils are turning green, mandating certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for all new construction, improving on-campus bike trails, collecting 17 types of recyclables, and pouring money into wind and small hydropower projects.

All of the buildings Duke has built over the past 5 years meet LEED standards (environmental sustainability at Duke).

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