LEED AP® stands for LEED Accredited Professional and is an accreditation that demonstrates an individual understands the complicated LEED green building principles and concepts. By becoming a LEED AP, you are capable of managing a LEED project and will also be able to get any LEED-registered project an automatic "bonus point" by simply being a part of the LEED project team. To become a LEED AP, you must choose to specialize in a specific LEED rating system. Click the LEED AP credentials below to learn more!
LEED for Building Design and Construction covers New Construction, Core & Shell, and Schools under LEED 2009. The focus is on institutional, commercial, & large-scale residential projects with modifications that dealt with shortcomings
from previous versions. Developed by U.S Green Building Council, LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is the universally accepted green building rating system and covers all elements of building construction including: project site, water consumption,
energy, materials, air quality, and design innovation.
LEED ID+C Certification LEED for Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) covers Commercial Interiors under LEED 2009 (also known as LEED v3). The LEED ID+C rating system is applicable for the design and construction of commercial spaces and tenant improvements, and is focused on providing high-performance, environmentally responsible, and productive places to work. Developed by U.S. Green Building Council, LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is the universally accepted green building rating system and it covers all elements of the design & construction process.
LEED Green Building Operations + Maintenance considers buildings over their entire life-cycle and provides a means of maintaining existing buildings that already have sustainable features in place to ensure the continued reduction of environmental impacts. Developed by the U.S Green Building Council, LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is the universally accepted green building system and covers all elements of building construction including: site, water, energy, materials, air quality, & design innovation.
Specifically designed for green building professionals who specialize in high-performance homes, this is the best way to show the world that you are truly qualified to create green housing. Given the current state of the housing economy, one thing is for sure - a green home sells! Developed by the U.S Green Building Council, LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is the universally accepted green building system and covers all elements of building construction including: site, water, energy, materials, air quality, & design innovation.
Made for green building professionals who specialize in planning and large scale projects, this is the best way to demonstrate your dedication to creating green planning solutions. LEED for Neighborhood Development deals with neighborhoods / communities that are sustainable in their design & development. Developed by the U.S Green Building Council, LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) is the universally accepted green building system and covers all elements of building.
More About LEED Green Buildings & LEED AP Certification
LEED may be applicable to individuals and/or buildings. An important distinguishing factor to consider is that LEED Accreditation is for individuals while LEED Certification is for buildings.
LEED Accreditation is broken down into 3 separate categories or tiers and is achieved by taking and passing the different LEED exams. Everyone has to first start with LEED Green Associate and from there move on to become a LEED AP with a certain Specialty. The current pass rate for the LEED exams is 34% making a prep course the best option to ensure success when pursuing your accreditation.
LEED Certification is awarded to green building projects that incorporate a significant amount of LEED sustainability strategies. There is essentially a laundry list of concepts an items that a project can do that would benefit the environment. Once a project team decides that they want to attempt LEED certification for their LEED-registered project, they then need to follow numerous requirements to maintain that their project qualifies as a green building through the LEED certification process. There are 4 levels of LEED certification: LEED Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum.
Recent LEED AP Course Reviews
By Pablo H. - Attended class on April 18, 2013
Great instructor, Kimberly explained everything well. I was able to understand the concepts.
By Scott D. - Attended class on April 18, 2013
Kimberly did a good job keeping everone envolved. The pace of the class was good but not too slow that you would loose interest.
By Laura H. - Attended class on April 18, 2013
Kimberly was very nice and made it clear that she is available to answer any questions that we may have even after the course has ended.
By Lindsey T. - Attended class on April 16, 2013
Kimberly was good. She's very helpful, and engaging and makes the class as conversational as you can get in a webinar. She answers whatever questions you have, and follows up if she doesn't have an immediate answer.
By Alan Z. - Attended class on April 12, 2013
Kimberly is very attentive to her students and was happy to answer questions and provide advice.
By Pablo H. - Attended class on April 11, 2013
Alexis was very knowledgeable in the subjects she covered which there was many. The class itself was well structured. I do recommend people to take these online webinars.
By Jarett C. - Attended class on April 8, 2013
Overall it was very good. Could have used more review question time.
By Mary Ann F. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
Kimberly Rodale was well prepared and sensitive to the needs of the class. Her presentation of the material was fast paced and thorough. I do think this could be a two day class.
By Patrick A. H. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
Alot of info to absorb in one day.
By Frank J. O. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
She was enjoyable not boring. A lot of interaction. She was very knowledgeable and knew the course material well.
By Michelle L. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
Kim was wonderful. She was knowledgeable and prepared. She also had a great demeanor and sense of humor. She also took the time to make sure that the class was engaged and that any questions were asked and answered. Super instructor. I would highly recommend her to anyone.
By J. P. M. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
The class moved swiftly, and there was a lot of good information.
By Peter J. M. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
The course was interesting, there was alot of material to discuss. Kimberly was a very professional.
By Joy D. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
Kimberly was knowledgable, but most of all very well suited to the needs and experience level of our group.
By Katherine E. - Attended class on March 15, 2013
Very good instructor and was very knowledgeable about the rating system.
By Amy D. - Attended class on March 5, 2013
This instructor moved through at a good pace, was clear and concise. Was also pleasant about answering questions.
By Helen Allison M. - Attended class on March 5, 2013
She was overall good. We lost audio a few times, that was kind of annoying, but she handled that well. She did sound kind of like a "valley girl" but I have a very southern accent so I'm not complaining!
By Shawn M. - Attended class on March 5, 2013
Alexis presented the material in a way that was easy to follow and gave good pointers on methods for memorization.
By Navi S. - Attended class on March 5, 2013
Alexis was a great instructor. Very knowledgeable on the subject matter, and conducted a very smooth and well paced delivery of material.
It was a pleasure to sit in on the 2 day webinar.
By Lisa A. - Attended class on February 25, 2013
Alexis was awesome! I really liked he teaching. I've never taken a webinar before and I must say if they were all like that with Alexis I would take classes left and right.
By Kat B. - Attended class on February 25, 2013
I've never taken an online class before, but Alexis was very personable and got us through a lot of information in just a short period of time. She answered our questions knowledgably and kept the pace going.
I don't know how I'll do on the test, but if I pass on the first go round, it will be thanks to Alexis......and a million hours of studying.
By Matthew S. - Attended class on February 18, 2013
I thought Kimberly was great. She was very helpful and answered all of our questions. If she did not have an immediate answer she researched it and got back to us quickly. She was able to go through the material at an appropriate pace and was just nice to boot. Really enjoyed the experience.
By Kristen M. - Attended class on February 11, 2013
Alexis was great. She kept us involved in the training so you were never bored staring at your screen.
The review questions were very helpful to reinforce what we had just learned.
I feel that as long as I study the study materials provided from the course, I'll be able to pass the LEED AP test no problem.
By Nour A. - Attended class on December 10, 2012
It was a very useful experience, and the instructor was very cooperative.
She clarified the main points and helped in digesting the material well.
Class participation helped alot, as she encouraged us to interact and ask or answer questions.
Overall, it had been a good experience and I would recommend it to friends for sure.
By Patrick S. - Attended class on December 10, 2012
By Mae R. - Attended class on December 10, 2012
The class was not bad but not excellent. It was acceptable.
By Levent O. - Attended class on December 10, 2012
I would give 5 stars. Everything was perfect.
By Banah M. - Attended class on December 10, 2012
The trainer is very friendly, approachable and provided a lot of helpful information during the 2 training sessions.
By Logan G. - Attended class on December 10, 2012
Pro Stayed on schedule, hit all the content in the slides. Good understanding of the material. Answered questions well.
Con Didn't add a lot of content beyond what was on the slides. Sometimes got off track due to questions
By Roger D. - Attended class on November 13, 2012
Credits were explained effectively, and all questions answered. It was a very good presentation, and will recommend Tiffonie to my agency for future training.
By Kristin L. - Attended class on October 25, 2012
Kimberly was very knowledgeable and helpful. The course covered everything well, and I love the fact that the study guide was sent beforehand in the mail. The only comment I have is that I wish the sessions were recorded so that we could then go back through and listen at our own pace and spend more time on the information we may have more difficulties with.
By Brian R. - Attended class on September 21, 2012
Kimberly had a good answer to almost every question. Her extensive LEED project experience really helped her in providing accurate and detailed answers for the groups questions
By Shakia H. - Attended class on July 31, 2012
Kimberly was absolutely wonderful and offered lots of help even after the course was over. She helped me get a great score on the exam.
By Ronny D. - Attended class on July 10, 2012
It was all I was expecting it to be.
Kimberly was an excellent teacher.
By Hyunmin O. - Attended class on July 10, 2012
The webinar was well prepared and organized, but was not enough to give students the theme of the real exam questions. The reason why more than half of the first exam takers fail is that they do not understand to study the concepts rather than just memorizing numbers, I think.
By Tracy A. - Attended class on June 18, 2012
Kim did a great job! She had a great attitude and kept the course ontime and as fun as it can be It was challenging communicating through the chat function, but she was always mindful of it. Thanks!
By Catherine B. - Attended class on June 7, 2012
The instructor was really good and focused on what would be covered on the LEED APBDC exam. The study material is comprehensive and goes over each section on the exam. Very through course, similar to the LEED GA exam prep webinar but focuses on the LEED APBDC exam.
By Tyler H. - Attended class on June 7, 2012
Very good presentation of the LEED rating system. Instructor had good insight and was very helpful in preparing for the LEED APBDC Exam.
By John t. - Attended class on April 10, 2012
Very well prepared and very thorough.
By Nirupama L. - Attended class on April 10, 2012
The instructor was good. Although 3 days of 2.5 hrs would have been better. Would have had more time for questions and discussing case studies.