Top 10 LEED Countries Outside of the USA 2014

Last modified: 
03/29/2015

The Top ten countries to Adopt LEED Include:

Rank Nation GSM of LEED-certified space (million)

Total GSM of LEED-certified and registered space (millions)
Total number of LEED-certified and registered projects
1 Canada 17.74 58.66 4,068
2 China 14.30 96.22 1,638
3 India 11.64 66.22 1,657
4 South Korea 3.84 16.61 242
5 Taiwan 2.98 6.97 114
6 Germany 2.90 7.32 365
7 Brazil 2.85 23.24 829
8 Singapore 2.16 3.86 91
9 United Arab Emirates 1.82 47.16 850
10 Finland 1.45 3.56 148

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Notable certified projects in these nations include:

Canada: 100 Wellington Street West Tower at the Dominion Centre in Toronto, LEED Platinum, the first project in the city to achieve Platinum certification under LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
China: Haworth Showroom in the Parkview Green in Beijing, LEED Gold, the first project to certify under LEED v4, the latest version of LEED
India: ITC Maurya Hotel in New Delhi, built in 1977, Platinum under LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
South Korea: Samsung GREEN TOMORROW, the first LEED Platinum project in East Asia
Taiwan: Taipei 101, one of the tallest buildings in the world, LEED Platinum under LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
Germany: MesseTurm in Frankfurt, an iconic 63-story skyscraper and one of the tallest in Europe, LEED Silver
Brazil: Castelao Arena in Fortaleza, the first 2014 World Cup stadium to earn LEED certification
Singapore: Asia Square Tower 1, a 43-story office building, LEED Platinum
United Arab Emirates: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Headquarters, LEED Platinum
Finland: Sello shopping center, the first European shopping mall to receive LEED Gold