In the face of the growing demands of urban population growth, sustainable design and green building practices have increasingly taken center stage. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED®, is the most widely used green building system in the world. Obtaining a LEED® professional credential signals that an individual is a leader in environmentally friendly and sustainable design.
This self-paced, online program is ideal for those new to green building, as well as product manufacturers, real estate professionals and contractors. It introduces key concepts and terms to prepare learners to earn their LEED® Green Associate v4™ accreditation. The certificate program is divided into modules that explain LEED® process LEED® certification, and the knowledge domains associated with the seven LEED® rating systems, in a simple and straightforward way that can be quickly and easily understood.
Students who complete the LEED® Green Associate™ program are awarded a total of 1.4 CEUs. Students have 6 months to complete all of the coursework, beginning on the date they are emailed the course access.