What does LEED stand for?

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.

What is LEED?

What is LEED? 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) to provide a suite of standards for environmentally sustainable construction. LEED certified buildings promote sustainable design and are primarily designed by a LEED AP who has been certified through the USGBC.

LEED v4 Building Requirement Pushed

Oct. 29, 2014

U.S. Green Building Council Announces Extension of LEED 2009

Extension offers the green building industry additional time to prepare for the newest version of LEED

Free LEED V4 Green Associate Exam

This free LEED Green Associate v4 exam contains questions covering the information from the LEED Green Associate Candidate Handbook.

Version: V4-1.06

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Free LEED v4 GA Updates:

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Top 10 LEED Countries Outside of the USA 2014

1 May 2014

The full ranking is as follows:

Rank Nation GSM of LEED-certified space (million)