Sustainable Infrastructure: RATING & CERTIFICATION TOOLS

Sustainable Infrastructure: rating and certification


Key for Rating & Certification tool summaries
Y  Applicable sector
Y  Existing award type
P  Provisional or interim award
D  Award under development


ToolCountriesApplicable sectorsAward types
General civil infrastructureTransport or hydro onlyBuildingsPublic RealmCommunity / precinctDesignAs builtOperation*PlanningOther
BCA Green MarkSingaporeY YYY YY  
BEAMHong Kong  Y  PYY  
BERDEPhilippines  Y  PYY  
BREEAM**UK developed. Used throughout Europe + other international applications.  Y YYYYY 
CalGreenCalifornia state only, USA  Y  Y    
CEEQUALUK & Ireland version, Hong Kong version, internationally applicableY  Y YYY Y
China Ministry of Construction Green Building System**China  Y   YY  
DGNB - the German Sustainable Building CertificateGermany & International  Y YPYY  
EnvisionUnited StatesY  Y YDD  
Estidama & the Pearl Rating SystemAbu Dhabi  Y YPYDY 
Green Building IndexMalaysia  Y YPYYY 
Green GlobesCanada and USA  Y  DYY  
Green Star (Au)Australia  Y YYY D
Green Star (NZ)New Zealand  Y  YYY  
Green Star (SA)South Africa  Y  YYD  
GreenLITESNew York State, US Y   Y YD 
GreenroadsUSA - piloting internationally Y    Y   
GreenshipIndonesia  Y  PYY  
GRIHAIndia  Y Y PY  
HQE Amenagement***France  Y Y PYY 
Hydropower Sustainability Assessment ProtocolGlobally applicable Y   not applicable    
Infrastructure SustainabilityAustraliaY    YYD  
LEED Developed in the US, now international  Y Y YY Y*
NABERSAustralia, expanding to New Zealand  Y    Y  
NatHERSAustralia  Y  not applicable    
SBToolEurope  Y Dnot applicable    
STAR Community Rating SystemUSA (primary base) and Canada    Y    Y

* Note: The term "operation" is used here in reference to awards that are typically for "existing buildings". An existing building award is for the building, but the assessment is based on aspects of its operation (rather than elements of its construction).

** Summary not reviewed

*** No summary currently available for this tool