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Ready for a faster, more streamlined LEED certification process? Start here.

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Getting to certification more quickly

No one likes delays or surprises in a LEED review. We've made great strides at improving the timeliness and accuracy of our reviews, and we're working toward even quicker turnaround and more predictable results. We know that strong, organized submittals = faster certification process.

We’ve been listening to you, and we’re proud to introduce LEED Proven Provider, a new way for project teams to submit those perfect (or nearly perfect) submissions with a more supportive, customer-centric experience for LEED users.

Enhancing the certification experience with LEED Proven Provider

LEED Proven Provider is for experienced organizations that demonstrate excellence in their role as LEED Project Administrators and offers a streamlined LEED project review process.

LEED Proven Provider helps participants and LEED reviewers work together to enhance the LEED certification experience. Participating organizations invest in quality control and continuous improvement, while LEED reviewers increase their direct engagement with project teams. Our objective is to encourage high quality submissions and minimize the need for additional work before the final review. Ultimately, we want to see more LEED projects achieve their desired LEED certification threshold and finish the process at the preliminary review. 

High-quality submissions allow LEED reviewers to spend less time chasing down documentation and more time on areas that require their expertise. In turn, this frees up reviewers to provide more value to project teams in the form of direct engagement, education and support.  

Recognizing your achievement

Organizations that demonstrate and maintain high quality project submissions through participation in LEED Proven Provider receive additional benefits:

  • Recognition from USGBC. The LEED Proven Provider model was created to recognize organizations with a sustained track record of high-quality project submissions. 
  • Use of the LEED Proven Provider mark. This mark, much like the LEED AP, identifies you as a leader and benefits your business.
  • Streamlined LEED certification process. High-quality submissions result in your ability to skip phases in the review process and can improve projects’ chances of achieving LEED certification after only one review.

Get started

Learn more about LEED Proven Provider.

Interested in getting started? Let us know

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Dror Karni

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