On August 4, 2008, Mayor Newsom signed the San Francisco Green Building Ordinance, requiring proof of green building practices and LEED certification for all residential and commercial buildings in the City. After January 1, 2010, these buildings must earn LEED Silver certification.
To learn more about this green building policy and others visit USGBC's public policy database here.
Cumulative Activity Count by Year
LEED Designed Energy Efficiency (average % savings from baseline energy code for LEED BD&C projects)
LEED Operational Energy Efficiency (average performance period ENERGY STAR rating for LEED EBOM projects)