These are just a few of the environmental certification programs available:
- LEED Canada - Green Building Rating System
- BOMA BESt
- ISO 14001
- Ecologo Program
LEED Canada - Green Building Rating System
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a certification program which has become the internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of green buildings. The certification of LEED buildings in Canada is managed solely by the Canada Green Building Council.
BOMA BESt (Building Environmental Standards) is an environmental certification program that sets standards for energy and environmental performance of commercial buildings, such as office buildings, shopping centres, open air retail and light industrial properties.
Ecologo was originally created in 1988 by the Government of Canada, but is now recognized world-wide as a trusted certification mark. The EcoLogo program certifies a large variety of categories, helping you find the most sustainable products available.