Gold support services
Gold members benefit from priority response time for any phone or email inquiries.
Unlimited employee access to your member benefits
As a USGBC member, your benefits and resources are available for all of your full-time staff, including access to LEED courses and credential maintenance webinars. Members have a designated primary contact, who has been assigned your USGBC member ID. This member ID can be used by your employees, who can then visit usgbc.org and create their own site-user account.
150 hours of access to Education @USGBC
Support your company's LEED professional credential maintenance requirements with free access to 150 hours of continuing education through USGBC's library of courses on Education @USGBC. Once registered, your employees can receive continuing education hours after passing a convenient online quiz. Learn how to access your benefit.
Green building education
Get started with an informative overview of LEED and green building by viewing these complimentary webinars and e-books.
Get members-only insights & exclusive publications
Your Gold level membership makes a statement. It says that you are an industry leader, supporting the ongoing development of USGBC’s mission of a prosperous and sustainable future. Your membership commitment supports USGBC’s advocacy activities, the USGBC local community network, the Center for Green Schools, Project Haiti and other green building activities.
Member communications and resources
Gold membership offers savings on USGBC products
Save on LEED fees, LEED Volume, Greenbuild expo space, books & course review
|LEED Integration Guides||Varies||At least $10 per publication|
|LEED Study Guides||$70||$15|
|LEED Reference Guides (hard copy & e-book)||$160-199||$35-50|
|Education @USGBC subscription||150 hours
then $175 for unlimited individual access
|$24 per individual|
|LEED Green Associate exam fee||$200||$50|
|LEED AP exam composite fee (LEED Green Associate + Specialty)||$400||$150|
|Greenbuild registration (early)||$800||$250|
|Community membership||Varies||At least 25% per employee|
|LEED 101: Green Building Basics and LEED online course||$0||$45|
|LEED 202: How to Document and Certify Projects online course||$0||$45|
|LEED certification (NC, CI, S, full CS)||Varies||$500 to $5,000|
|Greenbuild expo space (10x10)||$3,300||$700|
|Paid-from-Savings Guide e-book||$0||$50|
|Green Operations Guide e-book||$0||$85|
|LEED Volume program admission||$10,000||$5,000|
|LEED Volume prototype fee||$30,000||
USGBC Gold members can enjoy savings for other green products:
|Parksmart certification - New construction||$5,500||$1,000|
|Parksmart certification - Existing||$4,500||$1,000|
|SITES registration + certification (combined)||$8,000||$1,500|
|SITES AP exam fee||$300||$150|
|TRUE Advisor fees||$350||$100|
|WELL AP exam fee||$465||$195|
|PEER||Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about the discounted rates|
|TRUE||Contact email@example.com to learn about the discounted rates|
Free course review
Receive three complimentary education course reviews.