Infographic: LEED in the World | U.S. Green Building Council
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USGBC has created a new infographic, "LEED in the World," which lists the current number of both registered and certified LEED projects across the globe by gross square meters in different regions, and ranks the top 10 countries for green building.

The numbers show the explosive growth of the green building movement beyond North America, demonstrating the growing global consensus about the worldwide imperative to green the built environment.

(Figures are as of April 2013.)



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Do you have a more recent estimate for the number of LEED projects in the United States? The figures listed in the article above are from early 2013, so just checking. Thank you for your help!
LEED Specialist, East Tennessee Chapter of the USGBC
Thanks for your question! The Green Building Information Gateway website is a great resource for the information that you're seeking: . Hope this helps!
Hi! Is there a more recent infographic about the top 10 countries with registered and certified projects?
Director of LEED Support, U.S. Green Building Council
Not infographics, but the following two articles have updated information: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/green-building-facts and http://www.usgbc.org/articles/leed-certification-update-february-2015
I am doing research into LEED certification for a school project and I need to find raw data on LEED certified buildings and what their energy usages are so I can analyse it. If any of you know of a good source please link it as a comment.
Director of LEED Support, U.S. Green Building Council
Maybe check out www.gbig.com? Here the page for LEED for Schools 2009: http://www.gbig.org/collections/14674
Executive Director, ICA-Procobre Mexico
Hello - Where Can I find in this website or who to contact in USGBC to have/know the final GSM certified at the end of 2013 in Mexico? thank you in advance.
Corporate HSE Manager & Management Representative, UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC)
Figures are interesting..!!
Senior Sustainability Advisor, WT Consultancy
Whilst it is a good infographic, I am appalled at the incorrect representation of the map of India. USGBC should exert more responsibility in such matters. If USGBC does not have a correct map outline of India, you can request it from the Consulate General of India in US. Please, could you revise the infographic to accurately represent India?
Project Manager, CBRE Chile S.A.

I´m wondering how these figures were derived. According the USGBC´s project directory, there are only 471 projects in Brazil and 304 in Mexico as of August 2, 2013.

Teaching Assistant, German University in Cairo (GUC)
I think that's because these statistics include projects registered to USGBC, GBCI, Canada GBC and India GBC...Not only USGBC

As part of my MSc, I am researching the implementation numbers of LEED in the US. How many projects have actually been certified out of the total 44,270?Regards

The U.S. is motivated to go green because it impacts the bottom line. Research and statistics show that Energy Star and LEED-certified buildings can attract higher rents and generate increased demand from tenants < and that a green property can garner a better lease rates and higher sales price.

PLANNING ENGINEER

@ Nishat Ahmed : In India Indian Green Building Council is there and is located in Hyderabad. You can check it on IGBC.in

Architect, MSc.- LEED AP BD+C, LABCON-EAUFMG

I am researching the major barries to LEED certification in Brazil after the registration process. If anyone know articles over this subject in other countries, please contact-me.

Project Manager - Sustainability, GST Building Energy Efficiency Services

60-70% of registered projects in UAE are 'On Hold' or 'Cancelled' since recession of 2009.

LEED Project Coordinator

I also think it should be taken into account that a lot of projects, primarily government funded and estate projects, appear under "confidential". Statistics might not always show the most accurate number for some countries but still it is a great incentive for countries like us, Perú, to raise their number of LEED Registered and Certified Projects.

LEED Project Coordinator

I also think it should be taken into account that a lot of projects, primarily government funded and estate projects, appear under "confidential". Statistics might not always show the most accurate number for some countries but still it is a great incentive for countries like us, Perú, to raise their number of LEED Registered and Certified Projects.

Project Manager, EAN TECHNOLOGY

To Aurelio Ramirez-Zarzosa

Although USACE buildings in Korea design in accordance with LEED Silver, they usually don't certify, they self-certify. Only handful of small USACE buildings pursue actual LEED silver. certification.

Is there any LEED centre in India,if yes were it is.

Please send information to my email
email: mr_divband@yahoo.com

Thank

I want to be in Yazd, a branch of the Ld
What should I do to get the representation

Director, International Marketing and Communications, United States Green Building Council

Hi Noel. There are 16 projects in Saudi Arabia that the owner type is categorized as either Federal Government (13) or International Government (3). There are other government owned projects such as education related projects as well 23 in total. And we also have 3 projects which have owner type of Local Government. There is a total of 151 projects currently registered and certified in Saudi Arabia.

Partner & CEO, Z3 - Gestion de Proyectos Oy, S. L.

Just to comment that in countries like Germany and South Korea, show numbers that distort the real Country LEED buildings. These are the US Navy, Army, Air Bases and Embassies buildings which are much bigger in number than the number realy the country has by itself. The US Navy, US Army, US Air Bases plus the Embassies should be discounted from the countries and included within the USA ones. In countries with a ratio bigger than 1/100 US Bases-Embassies / Country does not distort to much but in those that is 60/40 the distortion is big.

Architectural Engineer, Zuhair Fayez Partnership - Riyadh KSA

A matter of Query and concerned, There are many Government Projects for building Development in Saudi Arabia but it never appears not even one (1) is registered under LEED or Certified.?

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