THOUGH LEED HAS ESTABLISHED ITSELF as the primary green building standard, an upstart, Green Globes, is gaining traction as an alternative to LEED. Green Globes certification, introduced in 2004 by the non-profit Green Building Initiative (GBI), Portland, Ore., has been earned by 183 buildings. The only food retailer to obtain Green Globes certification is Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, which has achieved the designation for about 12 new stores during the past few years, according to ...

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