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Guide to LEED Certification: Homes

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The Guide to LEED Certification will lead you through the process of certification for residential rating systems.

LEED certification involves four main steps:
  1. Register your project by completing key forms and submitting payment.
  2. Apply for LEED certification by submitting your completed certification application through LEED Online and paying a certification review fee.
  3. Review. Your LEED application is reviewed by GBCI.
  4. Certify. Receive the certification decision. If you’ve earned LEED certification: congratulations!
Applicable rating systems:

Building Design + Construction (specific to Homes and Mid-Rise)

Authored By: USGBC
Published On: 1 Jan 2014