Platinum support services
USGBC Platinum level members enjoy the exclusive benefit of having a dedicated account representative to serve as a single point of contact to efficiently get the information or responses you need. Your representative can:
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.
Added access for employees of subsidiaries
All employees of subsidiaries will have access to benefits under the parent company’s membership. Access your benefit.
Access education & resources
Support your company's LEED professional credential maintenance requirements with free, unlimited access to 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.
LEED v4 web-based reference guide
USGBC has developed a web-based version of the LEED v4 reference guide that is built into the credit library. The fully interactive web-based reference guide is a simple, one-stop-shop for all LEED v4 resources for all rating systems. This offering includes all of the information from the traditional format guides plus a new set of modules developed specifically to supplement the reference guide content, including interactive videos, tutorials, presentations and documents. 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.
Your Platinum 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 & resources
Platinum membership offers savings on USGBC products.
Save on LEED fees, LEED Volume, Greenbuild expo space, publications & course review
|LEED Integration Guides||Varies||At least $10 per publication|
|LEED Study Guides||$70||$15|
|LEED Reference Guides (hard copy and e-book)||$160-199||$35-50|
|Education @USGBC subscription and web-based reference guide||Unlimited||$199 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 Platinum 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.