Now located across the street from Fearless Girl, the US Green Building Council created the most used green building tally system. 135,579 green buildings, from Afghanistan to Zambia are currently LEED certified on their website. At the core of LEED certification is its checklist. LEED 4.1 includes:
- Sustainable Sites: Heat Island Effect — Roof (Coatings)
- Energy and Atmosphere Renewable Energy: (Green Power)
Finding buildings with low U-factor materials, solar cells or geothermal heat pumps is easier when starting with a list of LEED buildings to search from. Try these.
Academic Building Lists with LEED checklist
No Leed Checklist
but very detailed descriptions
- Cornell University over 100 buildings, some certified Platinum
- Harvard University 129,312 certified LEED buildings all around the world.
- U.S. Green Building Council Not many details, and you will have to find additional sources of information as to why the building is green.
Only California has more gross square feet LEED certified than New York. New York City has already invested significantly in green buildings. Here are some lists of them in the city.
- Open Green Map
- Inhabitat Like USGBC, you will have to find additional info for buildings listed in these links.
- Passive Houses Does not use LEED criteria, but can easily be translated into a checklist.