LEED Certification

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Sub-heading (H2) According to the Green Business Certification Inc. India ranks first globally in LEED Zero-certified green building projects surpassing the US and China.

About LEED Certification:

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is the world's most widely used green building rating system in the world.
  • It is available for virtually all building types.
  • This certification provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings, which offer environmental, social and governance benefits. 
  • It is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership.
  • To achieve LEED certification, a project earns points by adhering to prerequisites and credits that address carbon, energy, water, waste, transportation, materials, health and indoor environmental quality.
  • Projects go through a verification and review process by GBCI and are awarded points that correspond to a level of LEED certification: Certified (40-49 points), Silver (50-59 points), Gold (60-79 points) and Platinum (80+ points).
  • This rating system is developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).


Q1) What is green building rating system?

A green building rating system is a set of criteria and standards used to assess and certify the sustainability and environmental performance of buildings. These rating systems provide guidelines and benchmarks for designing, constructing, and operating buildings in an environmentally responsible and resource-efficient manner.

Source: India tops globally in LEED Zero certifications of green building projects