Construction Credits and Process

This course is a part of CaGBC's LEED Strategic Practices (LSP) Program.

DURATION: Approx. 25 hours * this includes videos, readings and assignments and may vary depending on the individual

Course Highlights
In this course, students will establish an understanding of the general design process schedule, as well as critical interjection points for LEED requirements and documentation. Learn how to assign roles and responsibilities to project team parties for each credit and determine the specific role of the LEED Consultant as a project resource, the role of the project manager and the quality controller.

Course Program
Module 1: The Construction Process and LEED v4
Module 2: Construction Plans for LEED v4 Credits
Module 3: Materials and Resources: Life Cycle Assessments and Sourcing of Raw Materials
Module 4: Materials and Resources: Material Ingredients and Emissions
Module 5: LEED v4 Specifications Review

The readings and assignments in this course rely upon the online LEED v4 BD+C Reference Guide, making it a required reference for this course. The web-based Reference Guide is the most up to date, contains information additional to the rating system’s online credit library, and serves as a main source of information for LEED professionals everywhere. You can purchase a year subscription to the web-based LEED v4 BD+C Reference Guide from the USGBC's website here.


You will receive access to your course within 1 to 2 business days of purchasing it, and willl receive an e-mail with log-in instructions to our online learning platform, CaGBC Central. If you already have a CaGBC Central account, your On Demand will appear under “My Courses” .

You will have six weeks to complete this course from the date the course is made available to you.

Member rate: $375
Non-member rate: $525
Student rate: $325

*Student pricing available for full time students. Please send proof of full time student status to to receive a discount code.

Regular price: $525.00