LEED 205: Green Building and LEED


This course aims to prepare you to sit for the LEED Green Building/LEED Green Associate Exam. This online course covers topics that include: LEED Rating Systems, LEED goals and concepts, water management and efficiency, integrated procesees, stakeholder involvement in innovation, indoor environmental quality and certification process and continuing education requirements. @HomePrep is a National Leader in online education. With over 100,000 satisfied students and a course catalog of over 1,000 classes, we are here to help you – Invest in Yourself.


Requirements and Certification Overview

Industry wide the LEED Green Associate credential is the standard to certify that you’re current on green building practices, principles, and knowledge. It is a must for anyone looking to get into the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) field or work on existing LEED projects. Our training and exam preparation courses will give you the knowledge needed to take and pass the Green Associate exam with the U.S. Green Building Council.

To receive your LEED Green Associate certification you’ll need to prepare yourself for the 200 question multiple choice exam of which you must get at least 85% of correct. You will then need to purchase and schedule your exam with USGBC. Once certified associates are required to complete at least 15 hours of continuing education within the next 2 years to keep their credential current.

Our LEED Green Associate training is the best way to study for, and to pass, your Associates exam. Our training is prepared by experts in the industry and designed around questions and topics you will face on the exam. With 34 hours worth of materials we dive deep into the subject matter to ensure you have a well rounded understanding of green building principles. Our supplemental Sustainability program will give you additional background and knowledge in one of the main pillars of LEED building design.

Who Should Take This Course

If you are looking to pass the USGBC exam and become Green Building certified, the LEED Green Assoicate course is for you. If you are wanting to learn more about green building and sustainability, you will need the Introduction to Sustainability course.

Course Overview

Our courses examine green design, construction, and operations concepts that are fundamental to LEED rating systems. It is intended as a preparation for students who will sit for the LEED Green Associate Exam. Topics include LEED intents and concepts at the credit category level, strategies, and synergies. LEED metrics and LEED-referenced standards are addressed throughout.

Our course objectives include:

LEED Green Associate

  • The LEED Rating Systems
  • Learn LEED Goals, Concepts, and Global issues
  • Water Management and Efficiency
  • Integrated Processes
  • Stakeholder Involvement in Innovation
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Documentation Components of LEED Credential
  • Certification Process and Continuing Education

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