Intro to LEED Building Design & Construction V4 Homes – Midrise

Get an introduction to LEED building design & construction V4 homes – midrise

About this course:

LEED for Homes is a residential green building certification that applies to all residential projects from remodels to new construction and from single family to high rise mixed use multifamily. With nearly 150,000 certified homes, this is an internationally recognized green building rating system that can help you make your next project better. Join us as we go through the highlights of the program, requirements, certification process, case studies, lessons learned and how to work with your verification team. You will also learn how this program works with other foundational programs like Passive House, DOE Zero Energy Ready and Indoor Air Plus. This course will be covering Version 4 (v4).

Brett is a graduate of the Aquinas college sustainable business program and has been serving in the residential green building industry since 2008, starting out as a volunteer. In 2010 was made Brett_LittleExecutive Director of the GreenHome Institute. Specific tasks include consulting on residential green building projects that range from single-family homes to large-scale multifamily buildings and helping teams achieve the five key pillars of green (health, energy, water, place and materials) during the design stage. He has ensured 3rd party holistic green certification for 100’s of projects. He leads the GHI education team by delivering and developing online and in person content and work with other professionals to moderate numerous green building topics via webinars along with developing quiz content and other study materials. Brett has also assisted cities to help meet their climate reduction goals in the residential sector as well as homeowner and community engagement.

CEUS: 1 hour

1 Hour in State Architect / Builder License. GBCI (LEED APH Specific) Certified Green Professional (NARI & NAHB) AIA(HSW) AIBD Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP) May apply to your state-based design or contractor license*

You'll learn:

  • Know where to find more resources to build, design, or remodel healthier and better residential buildings
  • Understand how LEED improves the safety and welfare of people and communities through more efficient homes
  • Articulate the certification process of LEED for Homes and how it is different from commercial
  • Know where to get information on the LEED-H and becoming an accredited professional


Your Instructor


Green Home Institute
Green Home Institute

The GreenHome Institute is a 501 c3 non profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the construction and renovation of the places we live. We have certified over 6,000 green homes and trained over 15,000 professionals in residential green building.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
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What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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