Below are supporting documents from the Green Building Initiative that are free for you to download. If you know what product you are interested in, the list can be organized using the filters in the left sidebar.

  • Green Globes Water Consumption Calculator

    Use this Excel workbook to calculate water consumption inputs for Green Globes.

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  • Green Globes Flexibility Features

    Green Globes’ use of weighted criteria provides flexibility for building owners by removing prerequisites and incorporating non-applicable criteria and partial credit. These flexibility features allow the owner to concentrate on environmental elements that are practical and feasible for their project or building, while avoiding undue and unnecessary scoring penalties and fees. Providing weighted criteria within Green Globes gives owners the flexibility to environmentally assess a wider range of building types, promoting the widespread adoption of green building practices within the industry.

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  • Side-by-Side Comparison of Green Globes & LEED

    We get asked a lot to compare ourselves to the market leader of building certification: LEED. We believe that the question shouldn't be "why Green Globes versus LEED" but, instead, should be "which certification is better for my building and my occupants?" Therefore, we have provided this side-by-side comparison to help make that decision easier for you.

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  • Green Globes Building Eligibility Guidance

    This document contains guidance that will help you decide which Green Globes assessment and certification program is best for your building or project.

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