Certified Buildings

Certified Buildings

Province? Module? Certification Level?


V3 modules are rated on a four-tier scale from One to Four Green Globes. All v1 and v2 modules are rated on a five-tier scale from 1 to 5 Green Globes. Rating level thresholds in each scale are as follows:
Green Globes V3: Green Globes V1 & V2:

85 - 100%5 Green Globes This designation is reserved for select building designs, which are serving as national or world leaders in energy and environmental performance and are introducing design practices that can be adopted and implemented by others.
70 - 84%4 Green Globes This designation indicates leadership in terms of energy and environmental design practices and commitment to continuous improvement and industry leadership.
55 - 69%3 Green Globes This designation indicates excellent progress in achieving eco-efficiency results through current best energy and environmental design practices.
49 - 54%2 Green Globes This designation indicates that the design has moved beyond awareness and commitment to sound energy and environmental design practices and has demonstrated good progress in reducing environmental impacts.
25 - 39%1 Green Globes To participate in the Green Globes program, a building design must have identified and initiated some measures to improve the energy and environmental performance, such as energy use reduction strategies, water conservation steps, waste reduction, etc. A key component should be a commitment to a set of guiding environmental principles.