LEED for Homes: International market update 2015 | U.S. Green Building Council
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A home is more than just shelter: homes are the most important buildings in our lives. We think that every building should be a green building—but especially homes. Why? LEED homes are built to be healthy, providing clean indoor air and incorporating safe building materials to ensure a comfortable home. Using less energy and water means lower utility bills each month. 

LEED for Homes is available for building design and construction projects for single family homes and multifamily projects up to eight stories—and LEED for Homes projects are now in dozens of countries around the globe.

The table below highlights market growth in international regions. Organized by region, the data below shows current LEED for Homes registrations and certifications to date outside of the U.S. and Canada. This data represents projects outside the U.S. and Canada using the LEED BD&C: Homes and Multifamily Lowrise and LEED BD&C: Multifamily Midrise rating systems. 

LEED for Homes: International project data

Region Country Registered Units Certified Units Provider(s) Serving Projects
Africa Mozambique 40    
Africa United Republic of Tanzania 1   Active Energies, Inc.
Caribbean  Cayman Islands 113 2 Green Insight, LLC
Caribbean  Haiti 86   Southern Energy Management
Central America Belize 1    
Central America Costa Rica 1   Energy Logic, Inc.
China China 95 18 Energy Logic, Inc.; Southface; Active Energies, Inc.
Europe Austria-inc 1   Davis Energy Group
Europe France 1   Ecohabitation
Europe Sweden 1   Ecohabitation
Europe Switzerland 1   Energy Inspectors
Europe United Kingdom and Northern Ireland 1    
Mexico Mesico 3   Active Energies, Inc., ecoMetric, llcSouthface
Middle East Oman 2   US-EcoLogic
Middle East Saudi Arabia 18 191 US-EcoLogic, Energy Logic, Inc. GreenHome Institute
Middle East United Arab Emirates 135   US-EcoLogic
South America Brazil 1   MaGrann Associates
South America Chile 15   Thornton Tomasetti, Inc
South America Peru 2   Active Energies, Inc.
Southeast Europe Montenegro 58   Active Energies, Inc.
Southeast Europe Serbia 6   Active Energies, Inc.
Southeast Europe Turkey 101 10 Active Energies, Inc.
Western Pacific Ocean Guam 86   Earth Advantage

LEED for Homes requires onsite verification which is delivered by a Green Rater and overseen by a Provider. You’ll find a link to the Providers overseeing projects in each region is included above; these Providers are based in the U.S., but are currently servicing international projects. Search for local Green Raters in your region (use the Smart Filters function to search by Country. Ensure you set the filter type to ‘County contains _____’, type Country name and select ‘Apply’). 

Learn more about the LEED for Homes Certification process

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