LEED Version 4

The blog posts in this section relate to the new 2014 green building standard called LEED Version 4.

What is LEED v4.1?

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Wed, 2018-10-17 13:02

In a world that is constantly evolving, one of the hallmarks of the LEED green building rating system is “continuous improvement.” The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), who created the LEED standards, debuts a new version of the standards every few years to reflect where the building industry has grown and to explain best practices for continuing to move the needle. We are currently operating on LEED Version 4, but there has been much talk of an updated version called 4.1.
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10 Things to Know About Taking the LEED Exam

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Thu, 2014-07-31 16:21

I took my LEED Green Associate exam early last week. This was my first time taking an exam at a Prometric Testing Center. I was very impressed by the level of professionalism and security that I experienced. I just wanted to share a few of my observations…  Read more: 10 Things to Know About Taking the LEED Exam »

Legacy LEED Accredited Professional Without Specialty

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:00

You may have heard the term LEED AP before, though you might not be aware of the layers that live within this title.

To find out how you can become a LEED AP, visit our LEED Credentialing Process page.

For some background, when the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System was established in 1993, it was determined that an individual who passed the LEED Exam would earn the title of a LEED AP, or LEED Accredited Professional.  Read more: Legacy LEED Accredited Professional Without Specialty »

When Does LEED Version 4 Come Out?

Last Updated:
Tue, 2015-08-25 14:36

Update: LEED v4 is now available! Sign up for exam prep training now!

You've heard that a new version of LEED was scheduled to launch in June 2014. The USGBC has now released a date.

The last day to take the credential exams with LEED v2009 (also known as version 3) content will be June 15, 2014. The first day to take the exams with the new LEED v4 content will be June 30, 2014. No tests will be administered in between these dates.  Read more: When Does LEED Version 4 Come Out? »