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LEED v4

The future of green building is here


What happens when you upgrade the world’s premier benchmark for high-performance green buildings?
LEED v4 is here. And it’s bolder, more specialized, and designed for a better user experience.

New features and improvements


Flexibility for projects

LEED v4 includes new market sector adaptations for data centers, warehouses and distribution centers, hospitality, existing schools, existing retail and mid-rise residential projects – to ensure that LEED fits the unique aspects of your project.


LEED Online

Experience the new LEED Online beginning Dec. 9, featuring a more intuitive technology platform and simplified LEED credit submittal requirements.

Go to LEED Online »


Credentials & Education

Updated v4 credential exams are coming in spring 2014, to make sure your credential is as cutting-edge as the new LEED rating system.

Learn more »


Better customer experience

We’ve optimized the LEED experience with your challenges and needs at top of mind. We’re offering new services to make the LEED certification process easier than ever, including customer account management, the LEED Coach service and Proven Provider.


Reference Guides

Completely restructured for LEED v4, the traditional reference guides (in print and PDF formats) is also available in a new interactive web-based version. This enhancement offers video tutorials and downloadable templates and presentations.

Purchase materials in the store »


Webinars

Learn more about LEED v4 with Education @USGBC courses.

Browse v4 courses »


Forms and Calculators

For LEED v4, forms are now located in LEED Online and the LEED Credit Library, making them more accessible and easier to use. The forms can be seen even without a registered project.

Go to the credit library »


Dynamic Plaque

The LEED Dynamic Plaque is here – track your LEED performance in real time.
Learn more »

LEED v4 Reference Guides

Choose the guide that's right for your project

Building Design + Construction | BD+C

View the introduction and overview sections

Interior Design + Construction | ID+C

View the introduction and overview sections

Building Operations + Maintenance | O+M

View the introduction and overview sections

Homes Design + Construction | BD+C

View the introduction and overview sections

All hard-copy and e-copy purchases come with 90 day trial access to the web-based guide, renewable annually
LEED for Neighborhood Development coming Summer 2014