LEED v4.1 is here

Better buildings are our legacy

The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a sustainable, prosperous future through LEED, the leading program for green buildings and communities worldwide.

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LEED: All buildings in

An investment in LEED equals a lifetime of returns. LEED certified buildings are safer, greener and save owners on maintenance costs over a building’s life cycle. LEED works for all building types anywhere.


2.4 million 

square feet certified LEED daily

94,000 +

participating LEED projects (excludes LEED ND)

165 +

countries & territories with LEED projects


Unlock your building's potential.


Learn more about LEED

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Distinguish your expertise

A LEED professional credential signifies expertise in the green building marketplace. Choose which credential to pursue.

LEED professional

LEED Green Associate or LEED AP with specialty.

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Grow your knowledge

Discover best-in-class green building education through Education @USGBC.

Available in eight languages

Fulfill LEED credential maintenance

Automated continuing education reporting

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USGBC members receive exclusive discounts on LEED resources, project rates and LEED exam fees.


Nearly 11,000

USGBC members

14,000 +

Individual members


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USGBC also provides opportunities to join together and move the building industry forward.

Volunteer at a local USGBC community / Participate in Green Apple Day of Service / Donate to Project Haiti