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Greater China becomes the second largest market for LEED outside the U.S.

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With 1,961 LEED-registered and -certified projects over 2,000 LEED professionals and the first LEED v4 certified project, Greater China is leading the green building market as the second largest region for LEED in the world outside the U.S. according to our new report, LEED in Motion: Greater China.

LEED in Motion: Greater China provide a full showcase of all LEED activity in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. The report also highlights how the global rating system works in Greater China through profiles of green buildings and project teams, as well as owner testimonials.

The report also underscores that our latest generation of LEED places a deep emphasis on human health, which is critical for a country such as mainland China that is grappling with some of the worst air pollution on the planet.

LEED in Motion: Greater China details how the number of LEED projects consistently grows each year in the region and how many projects in mainland China pursue both LEED certification along with China Green Building Label or Three Star Rating. The report features a foreword from the chairman of SOHO, one of the largest real estate developers in China.

Here are some notable stats:

  • 1,961 LEED projects in Greater China with 1,657 LEED projects in Mainland China
  • Greater China LEED projects total 110 million gross square meters of construction space.; Mainland China LEED projects total 92.22 million gross square meters of construction space
  • 54 LEED projects already certified in 2014
  • Greater China is home to the first LEED v4 project in the world: Haworth Showroom 

Download the report

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Joseph Crea

Director, International Marketing and Communications

4 commentsLeave a comment

Hi. I would like to know if China has specific credit for assessing the sustainability or it use the USA LEED,?
Landscape Designer, EDSA
wow this is awesome, and finally we could see how LEED project that fits in different social and natural environment.
Very interesting!!
Board Member, Das Daring Energy Technology Co., Ltd
Nice ! Thanks for your effort :)

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