Green building certifications in Canada, the US, and Australia continue to show strong growth.

The Canada Green Building Council said it certified 140 new LEED projects in the first quarter of 2014. Of those 140, 5 earned LEED Platinum, 47 earned LEED Gold, 50 earned LEED Silver, and 38 earned LEED Certified status. LEED certified projects now total 1631 in Canada. An additional 109…