Get to know LEED v4 with the LEED v4 User Guide | U.S. Green Building Council
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In talking to the green building community about LEED v4, the questions we get generally fall into three categories. 

  1. Why did we make the changes?
  2. What do we hope to accomplish?
  3. How does the new language differ from LEED 2009?

Enter the LEED v4 User Guide.

This guide presents LEED v4 information addressing the following:

  • the motivation behind the changes
  • an explanation of what has changed in each rating system
  • details on how to get started
  • comparison charts showing the evolution from the credits in LEED 2009 to the credits in LEED v4

The guide also provides both a high-level look into the program as well as a deeper dive into the credits themselves.

Access the LEED v4 User Guide

Once you've had a chance to take a look, let us know what you think in the comments section below. Is there more information that you'd like to have or topics you want to highlight?

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Director of Sustainability @ GBRI, Green Building Research Institute (GBRI)
If you are looking at learning all the new features of LEED v4 and how it affects you - here is a prezi course GBRI put together.
Client Relations Supervisor, Green Building Research Institute (GBRI)
The LEED v4 User Guide is a great resource and I thought the charts were very helpful! GBRI has this great free webinar that also discusses the new LEED v4 rating system!
Principal, NRG-AR
Pro Reviewer
Just a quick fact: this is an update (Nov.14) from the previous one published on Oct. 13

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