This project aims to shed some light on the issue of why so few Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified buildings exist in Wyoming. Only nine LEED certified buildings exist in Wyoming. For the research project, the project managers or LEED-APs received a questionnaire. A total of 36 questionnaires were sent out and only four were received back within the deadline. Three of the four questionnaires that were returned said that Credit 5.2 Regional Materials was impossible or at least a barrier to LEED Certification in Wyoming. Added costs to build "green" ranged from 8.3% to 35% ...
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