Professional Development Center

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)


Course Description

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the most widely used rating system for designing or verifying a building's or neighborhood's green features. In this 100% online course, you will learn the standards for green building practices for residential and commercial projects. Upon successful completion, you will be prepared for the LEED Green Associate Credential from the US Green Building Council (USGBC). Enrollment includes a voucher to cover the USGBC exam fee.

Course Objective

  • Understand LEED & the process of getting a building LEED-certified
  • Learn what is expected of a LEED Green Associate
  • Know what material to study and 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.
  • Accreditation can be a stepping-stone to new contacts and new opportunities for success in the green building and design fields
  • Learn the steps to implement more sustainable, eco-friendly, and energy-efficient practices
  • Designate your green building expertise with an internationally recognized credential


This course is open enrollment. You can enroll and begin anytime.

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