LEED Gold Certification

LEED Canada uses a green building rating system with six categories for certification. The categories are outlined below along with some of the highlights the design, construction and performance features of the SW1 Gateway Building

Sustainable Sites

Water Efficiency

30% less water use compared to market design by including features such as:

Energy and Atmosphere

Materials & Resources

  • Recycled material salvaged from demolished west wing building,
  • Recycled carpet tile and interior fixtures from the 2010 Olympics,
  • Crushed concrete used as fill, and
  • Trees and large rocks removed and placed in other locations at IZUNA.

Indoor Environmental Quality

Innovation & Design Process

Related Information

SW1 Gateway LEED Scorecard [PDF]