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LEED v4 User Guide

LEED version: v4
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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
UPDATED NOVEMBER 25, 2014 (65 Pages)
Authored By: U.S. Green Building Council
Published On: 3 Oct 2013