GBCI Update on LEED 2009

Thu, 2009-09-24 00:10

GBCI Announces Deadline For LEED Exam Registration

Author: Rick Toller
Date Written: 1/29/2009

Deadline for LEED NC and LEED CI Exam Registration March 31, 2009

(WASHINGTON - JANUARY 29, 2009) - March 31, 2009 will be the last date that candidates will be able to register for the current LEED for New Construction (NC) v2.2 and LEED for Commercial Interiors (CI) v 2.0 LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) credentialing exams. As part of the changes to the accreditation process announced at the end of 2008 the LEED NC designation will be replaced with the LEED Building Design and Construction (BD+C) designation and the LEED CI designation will be replaced by LEED Interior Design and Construction (ID+C). Read the FAQs for more information about these changes. In order to maintain alignment with the new LEED 2009 Ratings System for BD+C and ID+C, new exam registrations will not be accepted by GBCI to take the current LEED CI and LEED NC exams after March 31, 2009 (11:59 PM, Pacific Time). Prometric’s scheduling and rescheduling services for the current LEED NC and LEED CI version 2.0 AP exam registrations will still be available after the March 31, 2009 registration deadline with more specific information to announced later in 2009.

About GBCI
GBCI was created to administer certification and credentialing programs related to green building practice and to ensure that the LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) program continues to be developed in accordance with best practices for credentialing programs. To underscore this commitment, GBCI will undergo the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accreditation process for personnel certification agencies complying with International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standard 17024. Beginning in 2009, GBCI will begin administering the LEED certification process for buildings. For more information, please visit