Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

  • 3 Months
  • 40 Course Hours
  • $695

Overview

The Tier 1: LEED Green Associate program and exam covers general information on green building practices for residential and commercial projects, and prepares individuals to support other professionals working on projects seeking LEED certification. Topics covered include: Basic Green Building Principles; About USGBC and GBCI; Accreditation Overview; Sustainable Design & Integrated Project Delivery (IPD); Core Concepts of the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Rating Systems; Green Building Strategies & Concepts; and Technical Analysis of Project Credits and Strategies.  Developed and backed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Associate and credential has gained national and global notoriety. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system is one of the most widely used standards for green building and design.  This course will also prepare you for the LEED Green Associate Credential from USGBC (US Green Building Council). This is an internationally recognized certification that designates expertise in green building and design principles. The exam fee is included with the course.

What You'll Learn

In this program, you will learn green building and sustainable design principles, specifically as they relate to USGBC's LEED green building rating system. This program will prepare you to pass the LEED Green Associate exam and is the first step in becoming a LEED professional.

Upon completion of this program you will:

  • Understand LEED & the process of getting a building LEED certified.
  • Learn what is expected of a LEED Green Associate.
  • Know what material to study to prepare for the LEED Green Associate Exam administered by USGBC
  • Be prepared to contribute to the health, safety, well-being, and productivity of the community at large by implementing best practices as it relates to sustainable design.

Overview

The Tier 1: LEED Green Associate program and exam covers general information on green building practices for residential and commercial projects, and prepares individuals to support other professionals working on projects seeking LEED certification. Topics covered include: Basic Green Building Principles; About USGBC and GBCI; Accreditation Overview; Sustainable Design & Integrated Project Delivery (IPD); Core Concepts of the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Rating Systems; Green Building Strategies & Concepts; and Technical Analysis of Project Credits and Strategies.  Developed and backed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Associate and credential has gained national and global notoriety. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system is one of the most widely used standards for green building and design.  This course will also prepare you for the LEED Green Associate Credential from USGBC (US Green Building Council). This is an internationally recognized certification that designates expertise in green building and design principles. The exam fee is included with the course.

What You'll Learn

In this program, you will learn green building and sustainable design principles, specifically as they relate to USGBC's LEED green building rating system. This program will prepare you to pass the LEED Green Associate exam and is the first step in becoming a LEED professional.

Upon completion of this program you will:

  • Understand LEED & the process of getting a building LEED certified.
  • Learn what is expected of a LEED Green Associate.
  • Know what material to study to prepare for the LEED Green Associate Exam administered by USGBC
  • Be prepared to contribute to the health, safety, well-being, and productivity of the community at large by implementing best practices as it relates to sustainable design.

Registration Information

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