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Introducing the new LEED Online

Published on 27 Jan 2014 Written by Rukesh Samarasekera Posted in LEED

Smart, streamlined and simple: experience the new LEED Online

We’ve come a long way since the days of submitting for certification using 3-ring binders. LEED v4 projects will be the first to experience the new LEED Online platform with streamlined documentation and process. Spend your time achieving credits, not documenting them.

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  Whether your project contains one or multiple buildings, find all of your LEED projects in one place.
     
  Fill out your project details, sign the agreement, and enter your payment information. It’s that simple.
   
  Project team members have access to every single credit. No more credit assignments.
     
  LEED Online saves in the background while you work, so you don’t have to worry about losing your progress.
     
  Access to forms, uploads, comments and credit language directly from the scorecard.
     
  Your project timeline gives an overview of all the steps of the process. Get a real-time snapshot of your progress.
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Rukesh Samarasekera

U.S. Green Building Council

11 commentsLeave a comment

Principal, LEED Fellow 2011, Kath Williams + Associates
9 weeks ago there were comments about unlimited access by all project members. There was no response from the LEED team and the problem has not been fixed. Major disaster just happened as an owner went into a project and changed files. This is not a small issue or something that can continue to be overlooked.
Sustainability Consultant, AHA Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Is there a link here to the actual LEED Online and I just don't see it?
Marketing & Communications Specialist, U.S. Green Building Council
Hi Daniel, you can access LEED Online at www.usgbc.org/leedonline.
Project Manager/ Senior LEED Specialist, Epsten Group, Inc., The
The video will not play. It says it is private.
Manager, LEED Marketing and Communications , U.S. Green Building Council
Hi Carmen - all fixed!
Energy Ace
TIP: if you're using Google Chrome you may need to open the browser tab, go to chrome://plugins and *ENABLE* Adobe Reader, and disable the Chrome PDF viewer. It took me a while to figure this out. It was causing an error message whenever I tried to open a form.
Manager, LEED Marketing and Communications , U.S. Green Building Council
Hi everyone - thanks for your feedback. I would definitely urge you to bring your questions to the LEED Online webex we're hosting next week. Join the webinar to learn more about the new platform: 6 February 2013, 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST, Register now »
CBRE
It seems that only Firefox 21 is the version recommended to work with forms, but the current version is 26... The USGBC has to speed up the adoption of the latest versions of all browsers
Sustainable Project Manager , Elan
I agree. This leaves space for accidents and changes being made by team members working on forms that are not assigned to them. The team admin might end up with double the work on verification.
Facility Planner / Sustainability Consultant, Jacobs
I entirely agree with this. Especially when it comes to separation between the design and construction team members.
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