Find out how affordable it is to certify your project with our premier service providers.
Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and Sintali-SGS are the premier providers of EDGE certification services in 125 countries. Learn more about GBCI and Sintali-SGS, and view their certification rates to see how they would apply to one of your upcoming projects:
GBCI is the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally through rating systems such as LEED, WELL, GRESB, SITES, PEER and EDGE.
Sintali and SGS collaborate to deliver the highest quality service for clients around the world by offering a one-stop shop approach for EDGE certification and audit services.
Certification Pricing by GBCI:*
Register all the buildings at your site now for one low fee of $300. GBCI offers free online EDGE training in English for up to two project team members for each registered EDGE project.
|Per Project Site: $300|
By choosing to work with GBCI you are able to select and contract your own local EDGE Auditor from our list. Competitive pricing and the potential to save on travel costs make EDGE certification even more affordable. Calculate your certification fee for each building based on its floor area (excluding parking).
|Certification||Price (per square meter, excluding parking)||Minimum|
|0-25,000 FLOOR AREA (SQM)||$0.27||$2,250|
|25,000-50,000 FLOOR AREA (SQM)||$0.22||$6,750|
|> 50,000 FLOOR AREA (SQM)||—||$11,000 Flat Fee|
*Certification pricing includes both design and construction stages. Note that hiring a local auditor is required and is in addition to the cost of certification. View the contact list of GBCI-trained EDGE Auditors and reach out for a competitive quote. GBCI can also assign an Auditor for your project if you wish. Contact GBCI for custom pricing if you have multiple buildings or any single building that is over 75,000 square meters.
Certification Pricing by Sintali-SGS:*
Register your project with Sintali-SGS for $300. Sintali-SGS provides a complete “one-stop-shop” for EDGE certification, supporting clients from assessment straight through to final certification.
|Per Project Site: $300|
The fees below represent the total cost for a standard project, including travel and other ancillary expenses. A discount applies if there is an EDGE Expert on the project team, or for multiple project registrations. Basic assessment support can also be provided by an EDGE Expert Partner at no additional cost.
|Project Type||Certification||Design Audit||Final Audit||Total|
|Residential (single-family housing developments or apartment buildings with up to 100 units and up to three house/apartment types).||$2,400||$4,000||$4,000||$10,400|
|Commercial (buildings with a single-end use, including hotels, retail, offices, and hospitals).||$2,400||$4,000||$4,000||$10,400|
*For multi-use buildings, residential buildings with more than 100 units and/or more than three unit types, or complex projects with multiple buildings or phases, contact email@example.com for custom pricing.