LEED Green Associate (LEED GA)
The LEED certification process allows a building to earn points from nine basic areas. Our courses will familiarize you with these areas so you can fully understand the certification process. The nine key aspects include: Integrative Process, Location and Transportation, Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality, Innovation, Regional Priority and based on these categories, a project can earn one of four LEED rating levels: LEED Certified, LEED Silver, LEED Gold, or LEED Platinum.
- Introduce the tasks necessary to effectively and safely administer LEED
- Define LEED, the current LEED rating systems, and market adaptations
- Work with other professionals on LEED projects
- Review existing projects and learn how to use the new LEED v4 requirements
- Understand LEED core concepts and credit categories for all building types
- Capture knowledge of LEED BD+C Knowledge and Task Domains when preparing for the LEED Green Associate exam
Who should attend ?
- Architects, engineers, construction managers
- Multi-building facility managers, government facility managers, property managers
- General contractors, commercial HVAC contractors, insulation contractors
- Utility representatives and managers
- Anyone interested in green building design & construction
- You must have previous experience supporting a LEED-registered project
- You must have experience working in a sustainable field of work
- You must have attended an education program that addresses green building principles
- The LEED Green Associate exam measures your ability to understand and support green design, construction and operations.
- Two hour computer-based test.
- 100 randomly delivered multiple-choice questions.
- Your score will be available immediately at the end of the exam, and you will receive printed score report.
- A passing score is 170 or higher on a scale of 125 to 200.
Application : $50
Full exam : $200 ($250 for non-members)
Maintenance : $50 every two years
- LEED Process
- Integrative Strategies
- Location and Transportation
- Sustainable Sites
- Water Efficiency
- Energy and Atmosphere
- Materials and Resources
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- Project Surroundings and Public Outreach