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LEED Green Associate Core Concepts Guide: The GA Reference Guide?

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Mary asks: Where can I get a reference guide for the LEED GA exam?


Hi Mary, the USGBC offers the Green Building and LEED Core Concepts Guide which provides an overview of the concepts of sustainability and core ideas that form the foundation for green building and the various LEED rating systems and specialty tracks.

Whether you're seeking a LEED GA or LEED AP credential, grasping the core concepts of LEED is key.

The LEED Green Associate Core Concepts Guide is offered in electronic version (here). Purchasers have a 30 day access period during which they may download the guide from the USGBC's website (the USGBC does not offer a hard copy version).

For alternative downloadable and online study bundles to prepare for the LEED GA exam, consider these study bundles.

Good luck!

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clairemolo's picture

Re: LEED Green Associate Reference Guide

Thanks Rob, for this great article - I had a hard time finding this LEED Green Associate Reference Guide myself!

I am a recent graduate of Cornell University, where I studied Environmental Science and concentrated in Sustainable Development.