Ascent in South Lake Union (pictured) contributes 270,000 square feet of LEED-certified residential space.

Washington state ranks among the top 10 states in the U.S. for LEED green building, according to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Each year USGBC ranks states according to the most LEED-certified square feet per capita.

In 2020, 74 projects totaling 18,957,253 square feet were LEED certified in Washington. Projects certified by Rushing’s Sustainability Studio account for 7% of LEED-certified square feet in Washington—more than 1.32 million square feet across six projects. Projects in Washington state, LEED certified by Rushing in 2020 include:

Rushing’s Sustainability Studio has certified more than 100 LEED projects since our inception—from LEED for Homes, New Construction, Commercial Interiors, and Core and Shell, to LEED Transit Stations, and Neighborhood Development—with 25 additional projects currently on track to LEED certification.

Learn more about our LEED projects and the other sustainability protocol our Sustainability Studio supports.