LEED – Green Associate (LEED-GA) Preparatory Course

The LEED Green Associate exam measures general knowledge of green building practices and how to support others working on LEED projects. The exam is ideal for those new to green building.


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This course covers green building principles and practices in both commercial and residential spaces that aid professionals working on LEED projects such as architects, engineers, product manufacturers, consultants and non-technical and student aspirants interested in sustainability in built environment.

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course, learners will be able to

  • Understand green building fundamentals and sustainability.
  • Recognize LEED, terminologies, credits, prerequisites.
  • Understand and distinguish LEED rating system and measurements.
  • Describe intents and strategies of energy and water efficiency, materials and resources management, indoor environmental quality and sustainable sites.
  • Discuss practice questions and provide tips and tricks to confront exam.

I Introduction

  • History of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
  • Introduction to green buildings, communities
  • Sustainable thinking
  • LEED applications and credentials
  • LEED Green Associate – benefits and process

II LEED Core Concepts

  • Global climate change and impact categories
  • Life cycle approach
  • Costing
  • Integrative process phases / credit
  • Open and closed systems

III Overview of USGBC ® and LEED ®

  • US Green Building Council
  • LEED products and services
  • LEED rating systems
  • LEED and building codes
  • Alternative rating systems

IV Location and Transportation

  • Location intents and strategies
  • Transportation intents and strategies
  • Site development intents and strategies
  • Health & Livability intents and strategies

V Sustainable Sites

  • Site design and management
  • Rainwater management
  • Heat Islands intents and strategies
  • Light pollution intents and strategies

VI Material & Resources

  • Material conservation
  • Environmentally preferable materials
  • Waste management

VII Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Baseline and design cases
  • Lighting
  • Acoustic performance
  • Occupant health, comfort and satisfaction
  • Space categorization
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Kharthik Nandagopal

PCM ACP Professional
I would like to thank Quadra plus for their excellent support throughout and a special thanks to our coach Ms. Durga for her wonderful support and dedication. Her knowledge and command over the subject is inspiring and at the same time she ensured that the classes were enjoyable and lively. I would definitely recommend Quadra plus to my colleagues and I shall surely miss these interactions with the batch and also with Durga. I sincerely wish Quadra plus the very best and once again a big thanks to Durga for everything.

  16 Instructional Hours

  LEED GA Study Guide-V4

  Instructor’s notes

   KHDA Approved Certificate

  Exam Application Assistance

  Free Retraining

  Free entry pass to webinars

Unlimited Access to Exam Simulator

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