Categories Climate Change Environment Global Warming. Renewable Energy. Sustainability City of Reno recognized for sustainability efforts Post author By Crystal Garcia Post date December 16, 2022 RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Reno, for the first time in city history, has achieved what is known as LEED Gold level certification. LEED stands for, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The designation come from the U.S. Green Building Council.