STAR Community Rating System to be Fully Integrated into USGBC’s LEED for Cities & Communities Programs

Article originally published by U.S. Green Building Council

…the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the STAR Community Rating System, which offers certification for sustainable communities, will be fully integrated into USGBC’s LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities programs. This integration will help advance healthy, green and economically strong cities and communities… USGBC’s LEED for Cities and LEED for Communities programs provide third-party verification of the current performance of built-out cities and communities.