Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Support Center | LEED Silver | Photo: Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Support Center

LEED is the world’s leading green building project and performance management system. It delivers a comprehensive framework for green building design, 建设, operations and performance. 了解更多 about LEED.


Certification includes a five simple steps:

  1. Determine your project type (new or existing space, building, or city or community). Review the rating systems
  2. Select priorities for your project based on outcomes outlined in the LEED评定体系 (ex. human health, energy efficiency, carbon reduction, etc.). Review priorities in the 信用库.
  3. Review the tools and resources available for LEED projects. 访问工具.
  4. Document achievement of rating system requirements and credits. 登陆LEED网站 或视图 样的形式
  5. Submit for review in LEED在线.

LEED performance score

Certification is just the beginning—once certified, track your performance data to ensure that you are getting the largest possible benefit and to communicate successes to investors and other stakeholders. Track your performance.

Access project tools

Top three tools every project needs

The building blocks of LEED are the credits, and they’re all housed within our LEED学分库. Here you’ll find credit language, information from the reference guides and supplemental resources. Explore the 信用库.

Addenda incorporate changes and improvements to LEED评定体系s and resources to help clarify, 正确的, interpret or provide alternative language helping project teams better implement LEED. 搜索数据库.

Guides to Certification
Understand the steps to pursuing LEED certification including the current policies, pricing and deadlines for each of the rating systems. 阅读指南.

Other LEED project tools

Rating system selection: Find the LEED评定体系 and guidance that best fits your project. This included recommendations for the cases when more than one rating system applies. 查看 rating system selection guidance.

LEED reference guides: Visit the USGBC store to purchase the LEED reference guides.

样品形式: Access the forms your project will use to document how you have completed credit requirements. 查看 样的形式.

Interactive LEED计分卡: The LEED计分卡 provides information on the credits pursued and points earned by a LEED project. Our new interactive LEED计分卡 helps project teams review and select the LEED credits, explore credit intents and get to know how many points you can earn on a LEED project. 使用记分卡.

Regional priority credit database: Find regionally focused LEED credits that apply to your project based on zip code. Search regional priority credit the database.

Pilot 信用库: The Pilot 信用库 facilitates the introduction of new credits to the LEED评定体系s. The process allows projects to test more innovative credits that haven't been through the complete drafting and balloting process. Access the pilot 信用库.

Pilot credit registration: 项目 may pursue an unlimited number of pilot credits; points are limited by the number of ID/IO credits available. Register to pursue a pilot credit.


Certification programs

Promote your project

Once your project earns certification, tell your building's story and showcase your achievement with LEED certificates, signage and a press release. 了解更多.