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Implementing LEED for Homes on Your Next Project
Part 1

GBCI: 0910000120

This course provides an introduction to the LEED for Homes rating system and delivery model.
Eligible for 2 CE HOURS.
  • 2 CE

  • LEED AP Homes
  • LEED Green Associate
  • LU/HSW

LEED version: v2009

Published on: May 21, 2014

Average: 4.3 (3 votes)


LEED for Homes is a green building rating system with over 50,000 units certified and 120,000 units registered worldwide. The program can be applied to mixed-use multi-family buildings, as well as single-family homes.

Learn how to apply the LEED for Homes rating system to a real project that you are working on by walking through the phases of a typical project and the key decisions that project teams must make, including key stakeholder considerations. Engage in interactive, case-based activities that enable you to work hands-on with LEED implementation strategies and rating system tools.

Part 1 in this series covers:

- Introduction to LEED for Homes & Green Home Certifications.
- LEED for Homes Provider & Green Rater – What and who are they?
- Understanding the Materials Resource (MR) of the LEED for Homes 2008


  1. Identify the types of projects which are eligible for LEED for homes
  2. Recognize the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the LEED certification process.
  3. Plan for key considerations and requirements for the LEED certification process.
  4. Understand how to navigate and utilize materials and resource section


This course is a part of the following series:
Implementing LEED for Homes on Your Next Project

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GreenHome Institute
Grand Rapids, MI
United States


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Jason LaFleur

Director of Building Science GreenHome Institute
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Senior Sustainability Consultant, Energy, Daylight, CFD Modeller, MS.Mech.Eng., ERKE Sustainable Building Design Consult
Pro Reviewer

This course has introduction and material resources section of LEED for Homes Rating System. This is a well put together video that provides an informative and compelling context for the LEED for Homes. The video and sound quality is quite good. There is enough required information in introduction section, not only about LEED for Homes, but also other certification systems. There are also many informative documents in the downloadable documents. Material and Resources section of the course has enough information for intermediate level course.
If you would like to begin to learn about home certification, this course is appropriate for you.

Senior Project Manager, CLEAResult
Pro Reviewer

The "Implementing LEED Homes" presentation provided an effective degree of depth in the prerequisite and credit description for V3. The examples as well as the description of the intent behind the LEED Homes credits/prereq's helps to flesh out the process of using the LEED framework, as well as a reminder to raters. This course is for folks who are familiar with green and have general LEED understanding and want to get a firm grasp of Homes.

Architect, Hastings Architecture Associates, LLC
Pro Reviewer

This course is appropriate for those interested in the LEED for Homes Rating System- architects, builders, and consultants. The course is good for a review and those who are new to the use of the rating system. The information provided is very useful for the understanding of the LEED for Homes process, parties and review of strategies implemented in case study projects and a full review of the MR category. A benefit of this course is that example information and photos from projects are provided. This differs from other courses that only review the credit-by-credit information, but do not provide the actual application. This course also touches on LEEDv4 and how projects will apply which is helpful to review.

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