The LEED Green Associate credential is for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in
non-technical fields of practice. It is also the first step to becoming a LEED AP! This LEED Green Associate credential denotes basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations. LEED Green Associate is the best introduction to green building that you will find; it is high level and comprehensive, providing insight into 100+ areas of green building. This class will identify fundamentals of the LEED rating system. You will also learn core concepts
associated with working on a LEED project.
1. Prepare for the LEED Green Associate exam
2. Identify basic principles of sustainability
3. Review LEED prerequisites and credits
4. Define key skills needed to pass the LEED GreenAssociate exam
In addition to free resources, you will need to purchase the LEED Core Concepts Guide or Study Bundle: LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide, LEED v4 Edition. The Study Bundle is highly recommended. These are available for purchase separately or as a bundle at the USGBC website.