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Implementing LEED for Homes on Your Next Project
Part 3

GBCI: 0910000394

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

Published on: May 20, 2014

Average: 3.5 (2 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 3 in this series covers:
- Energy & Atmosphere (EA)
- Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)


  1. Plan for key considerations and requirements for the LEED certification process.
  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 Energy & Atmosphere & Indoor & Environmental Quality, and strategies to meet them
  4. Identify synergies between LEED credits


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

Other sessions included in that series:

Implementing LEED for Homes on Your Next Project
Part 1

Implementing LEED for Homes on Your Next Project
Part 2

Implementing LEED for Homes on Your Next Project
Part 3

Implementing LEED for Homes on Your Next Project
Part 4

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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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Brett Little

Executive Director
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Sustainability Manager, Growing Green Buildings
Pro Reviewer

This course is part 3 of a 4 part series on LEED for Homes. Part 3 covers EA and IEQ credits. The course walks you through the credits in a manner that makes it understandable as to which approaches you can use to obtain the credits and how they differ. While the course is intermediate in its detail and explanation of the credits, the course can be followed by anyone with an understanding of LEED credits and categories. The education is in how these are applicable to LEED for Homes.

I enjoyed the course even though it was heavy on details. I must say that I enjoy LEED and the ways in which LEED betters our buildings so I’m biased in my attraction to this type of course. I started with this Part III because of my specific interest in EA (and IAQ too) and how LEED for Homes addresses it.

The slides and other resources that you can download are extremely useful and the exam at the end is fair. I had some technical difficulties with the video and audio being in sync as I went back a few times in the course so the downloadable slides were great to use in those instances. The glitch may just be on my end and it didn’t detract too much from the course.

Senior Sustainability Consultant, Energy, Daylight, CFD Modeller, MS.Mech.Eng., ERKE Sustainable Building Design Consult
Pro Reviewer

This course has energy efficiency and indoor environmental quality sections 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. There are also many informative documents in the downloadable documents. All sections of the course has enough information for intermediate level course.
If you would like to begin to learn about LEED for Homes certification, this course is appropriate for you.

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