Nowadays, there is a wide variety of sustainability certifications pertaining to different types of buildings whether retail, offices, education, healthcare, industrial, residential, etc. What is the most appropriate certification to choose?
theOtherDada has prepared a brief report illustrating a comparison among LEED, BREEAM, Passivhaus, QSAS, and Living Building Challenge in an attempt to have a general overview. The projects directory of the US Green Building Council yields 32 LEED-registered projects in Lebanon of which only one had actually achieved the Gold level. The Lebanese market is gradually gaining awareness on the importance of green buildings and sustainability performance standards. To access our report, please contact us and our staff will be glad to assist.
The following is a tabulation showing a general overview on the certifications: