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Implementing LEED for Homes on your next project Pt 2

GBCI: 910000393

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: v4, v2009



LEED for Homes is a green building rating system with over 50,000 units certified and 120,000 units registered world wide. The program can be applied to mixed-use multi-family buildings, as well as single-family homes. This course provides an introduction to the LEED for Homes rating system and delivery model. The course addresses the intents and requirements of prerequisites and key credits within the rating system while providing real world examples of strategies to meet them. The course also identifies the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders on a LEED for Homes project and is designed to prepare the professional to plan for key considerations and requirements for the LEED certification process.

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.

Course Outcomes
* Pre construction Plan Draft Checklist Completed
* Knowledge of LEED for Homes Process
* Meet Requirements for LEED AP Homes Credential
* Know Steps to take your Exam

Continuing Education for the entire series.
8 NARI Green
8 Local & State Contractor & Architect Licence may be applicable (MI confirmed)

Part 1
- Introduction to LEED for Homes & Green Home Certifications
- Quick Review – LEED V4
- LEED for Provider & Green Rater – What and who are they?
- Understanding the Materials Resource (MR) of the LEED for Homes 2008

Part 2
- Location & Linkages (LL)
- Sustainable Sites (SS)
- Water Efficiency (WE)

Part 3
- Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
- Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

Part 4
- Innovation and Design (ID)
- Awareness & Education (AE)
- LEED for Homes Version 4 Introduction
- LEED Checklist Navigation
- LEED registration and Submittal Process How to

- Submit a checklist with the Materials & Resources section completed*
* Either on or email to [email protected]


  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. Recognize goals, intents, and requirements of prerequisites and key credits in Water Efficiency, Sustainable Sites & Location & Linkages, and strategies to meet them
  4. Identify synergies between LEED credits
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Created by

Alliance for Environmental Sustainability
Grand Rapids, MI
United States


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Jason LaFleur

Regional Director Alliance for Environmental Sustainability
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Brett Little

Executive Director
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