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LEED v4 User Guide

Format PDF
Type Guidance
Authored by U.S. Green Building Council
Published on 3 Oct 2013
Edition Updated November 25, 2014
Pages 65

LEED v4 is the newest version of the LEED green building program and it’s here. This version is bolder, more specialized, and designed for a better user experience. Since 1998, LEED has revolutionized the marketplace as the world’s premier benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED v4 builds on the fundamentals of previous versions while offering a new system that prepares all LEED projects in a portfolio to perform at a higher level.

In this guide, you’ll find information on:

  • New/redesigned tools and resources
  • Preparing for certification
  • Minimum program requirements
  • Choosing a rating system
  • Differences between LEED 2009 to LEED v4
  • LEED 2009/LEED v4 comparison charts

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