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LEED v4
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LEED Accredited Professional

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Schools-NC-v4 INc2: LEED Accredited Professional 1 point

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SPECIAL REPORT

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Trista Little

LEED AP O+M, BD+C, Fitwel Ambassador

WSP USA
Sustainability Manager

SPECIAL REPORT

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Intent

To encourage the team integration required by a LEED project and to streamline the application and certification process .

Requirements

At least one principal participant of the project team must be a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) with a specialty appropriate for the project.

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What does it cost?

Cost estimates for this credit

On each BD+C v4 credit, LEEDuser offers the wisdom of a team of architects, engineers, cost estimators, and LEED experts with hundreds of LEED projects between then. They analyzed the sustainable design strategies associated with each LEED credit, but also to assign actual costs to those strategies.

Our tab contains overall cost guidance, notes on what “soft costs” to expect, and a strategy-by-strategy breakdown of what to consider and what it might cost, in percentage premiums, actual costs, or both.

This information is also available in a full PDF download in The Cost of LEED v4 report.

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Documentation toolkit

The motherlode of cheat sheets

LEEDuser’s Documentation Toolkit is loaded with calculators to help assess credit compliance, tracking spreadsheets for materials, sample templates to help guide your narratives and LEED Online submissions, and examples of actual submissions from certified LEED projects for you to check your work against. To get your plaque, start with the right toolkit.

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Trista Little

LEED AP O+M, BD+C, Fitwel Ambassador

WSP USA
Sustainability Manager

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Our editors have written a detailed analysis of nearly every LEED credit, and LEEDuser premium members get full access. We’ll tell you whether the credit is easy to accomplish or better left alone, and we provide insider tips on how to document it successfully.

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© Copyright U.S. Green Building Council, Inc. All rights reserved.

Intent

To encourage the team integration required by a LEED project and to streamline the application and certification process .

Requirements

At least one principal participant of the project team must be a LEED Accredited Professional (AP) with a specialty appropriate for the project.

In the end, LEED is all about documentation. LEEDuser’s Documentation Toolkit, for premium members only, saves you time and helps you avoid mistakes with:

  • Calculators to help assess credit compliance.
  • Tracking spreadsheets for materials purchases.
  • Spreadsheets and forms to give to subs and other team members.
  • Guidance documents on arcane LEED issues.
  • Sample templates to help guide your narratives and LEED Online submissions.
  • Examples of actual submissions from certified LEED projects.

My LEED credential is about to expire. What should I do?

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I’m a LEED AP with specialty and I’m also a WELL AP. Does this affect how I report my continuing education hours?

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I missed my credential maintenance reporting deadline. Do I have to take the LEED AP exam again?

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LEEDuser expert

Trista Little

LEED AP O+M, BD+C, Fitwel Ambassador

WSP USA
Sustainability Manager

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