EDGE Certification

EDGE Certification

EDGE stimulates the growth of green buildings and renewable energy.

EDGE certification aims at making buildings in developing countries more resource-efficient by requiring a minimum of 20% savings in energy, water, and energy embedded in materials. This multifaceted certification can benefit any type of project.

This certification can benefit all kinds of projects for property owners, architects, building tenants, financial entities, and governments. There is a broad range of approaches that can be implemented for residential buildings, hospitals, warehouses, and more.

How does it benefit you to get an EDGE certification?

Owners of rental buildings

An efficient building in terms of resources it will also have a higher market value due to its ability to fulfill in the operational aspect.

Financial entities

Banks can reduce collection risk by requiring projects to obtainEDGE certification as a condition for financing.

Architects

It allows architects to get a good building performance without sacrificing the integrity of the design.

Project Owners

Project owners can save at least 20% on energy bills and water compared to a common home.

Government authorities

Governments can adopt a broad variety of incentives to stimulate growth of ecological construction.

EDGE is applicable to 9 types of buildings

Residential
Hospitals
Retail
Light Industry
Airports
Hotels
Offices
Education
Warehouse

What are the EDGE certification levels?

There are three levels for EDGE certification.

Energy Savings
Water Savings
Energy efficient materials
EDGE Certified
20%
20%
20%
EDGE Advanced
40%
20%
20%
Zero Carbon
100%
20%
20%