by Scott Lewis, Brightworks Sustainability founder and CEO
Thanks to our ex-staffer, great friend and lampmaker Billy Ulmer, we have updated our famous Brightworks Metrics with end-of-year 2013 data.
The results are as follows:
|Numbers Behind the Numbers|
|Total Built Environment (Buildings, Campus, Master Plan, Infrastructure) Projects Completed:||> 325|
|LEED Projects Certified||>175|
|Total Square Footage||>35 million|
|Total Cost||$9.26 billion|
|Energy Cost Savings||$26,056,579 per year|
|People We Touched in 2013||64,583 people|
|Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emission Savings||134,341 metric tons per year|
|Water (H2O) Savings||104,455,041 gallons per year|
|Waste Diverted from Landfills||797,325 tons|
As always, our data as of December 2013 largely reflects our LEED® projects in the rating systems of New Construction, Core & Shell, Commercial Interiors and Schools. To learn more about how we think about the people we touch, read our post on the subject.