The question "what does LEED stand for?" is a common question asked by first time home builders, designers, and developers. LEED is an abbreviation for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Find out more about the LEED rating system.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (otherwise known as LEED) is a green building rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

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Learn the simple steps in becoming a LEED AP. We often get asked what it takes to become a LEED AP. In order to obtain your LEED AP credentials you must first...

The Green Associate designation, (LEED GA) is the first tier accreditation given by the GBCI (Green Building Certification Institute). Originally the LEED AP exam was a longer exam that has now been broken down into two sections. The first tier is commonly referred to as the LEED GA portion.

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is a certification system established by the U. S. Green Building Council. Its main objective is to provide a framework for practical and measurable building design, construction, operations, and maintenance solutions. LEED is recognized in the United States and around the world as the best way to demonstrate that your building is up to standard.