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LEED 205: Green Buildings and LEED, Preparing for the LEED Green Associate Exam 2.0, Self-Paced

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Time-on-Task: 34 hours
Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months.

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Course Description

This course examines green design, construction, and operations concepts that are fundamental to the LEED green building rating system. It will prepare students to sit for the LEED Green Associate exam given by USGBC. The course will cover LEED intents and concepts at the credit category level as well as strategies and synergies. Other topics covered in this course include LEED corporate social responsibility, integrated project team(s), environment and social and economic impact of sustainability strategies and actions. LEED metrics and LEED referenced standards are addressed throughout the course. 

Course Objectives

  • LEED Concepts and Goals Associated
  • LEED and Global Issues
  • Understanding LEED
  • The Central Role of the Integrated Process
  • LEED Rating Systems
  • LEED Credit Categories Overview
  • LEED Certification Process
  • Documentation Components of LEED Certification
  • Sustainable Sites: Project Site Factors
  • Water Efficiency: Water Management
  • Energy and Atmosphere: Project Systems and Energy Impacts
  • Materials and Resources: Acquisition, Installation and Installment of Materials
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Innovation: Stakeholder Involvement in Innovation
  • Credentialing Process
  • Exam Preparation
  • Exam Content
  • Exam Logistics
  • Credential Maintenance

You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:

  • Online course material
  • eTextbook
  • Interactive lesson presentations
  • Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes

Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration



Registration Closes On
Friday, December 28, 2018 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online