Frequently Asked Questions
Is the GreenScore and Leaf Rating similar to LEED?
LEED is the foremost environmental certification program for buildings, administered by the US Green Building Council. GREEN encourages properties to consider LEED certification as well.
Is GREEN part of an environmental organization?
GREEN is an independent organization that represents an entire network of environmental organizations and environmentally aware individuals. This idea of the environmental community coming together to make a difference is central to GREEN’s mission.
Is GREEN a 501c3 organization?
No. GREEN is an LLC registered in Oregon.
How much does it cost to support GREEN?
Taking the GreenScore survey is FREE! You can used the GreenScore to benchmark your performance, track your progress and get best practices on how to increase your score. GREEN membership if free for individuals.
What is the Leaf Rating?
For properties scoring 20 or higher on their GreenScore, GREEN will award a Leaf Rating between 1 and 4. If a property receives a Leaf Award, GREEN will extent a membership offer which allows that property to use the GREEN Leaf Award logo in their marketing. Being a member is $199 annually. Properties under 100 units pay only $99.