Affiliate Program

What is the Affiliate Program?

If you run a green building website, online sustainability resource or green building blog, you or your organization can apply to the affiliate program. Applying to become a affiliate is free. Affiliate Area has been providing online education and training for the sustainable built environment since 2008. Our customers work for leading organizations, companies and institutions who purchase our educational products to learn about the benefits of green building and to pass professional credentialing examinations, such as the LEED and WELL AP exams.

Our Affiliate Program is a secure, reliable platform that provides you with the potential to earn unlimited income by referring customers to us who purchase select LEED AP, LEED Green Associate and WELL AP exam preparation, LEED consultant training, LEED continuing education products, solar NABCEP training and e-books.

Why Should I Sign Up for the Affiliate Program?

Sustainable development is a diverse and growing field in the U.S. and in countries all over the world because it promotes energy efficiency, helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and creates good jobs that can’t be outsourced.

Professional opportunities exist in sustainable design in the areas of green energy (such as solar, wind, geothermal and hydropower), energy efficiency, water efficiency, recycling and reuse of materials, indoor environmental improvement for greater employee productivity, emerging technologies and even green financial services.

Green Building Market Growth

By becoming an affiliate of, you are helping to promote and support the growth of LEED and green building education.

Most of our customers are architects, designers and engineers. However, professionals across many industries increasingly seek to earn LEED credentials to help them apply the concepts of sustainability in fields not directly related to green building.

Many of our existing customers work for companies that would not be considered green, but are working toward greener operations and results, including the companies listed below.

affiliategreen-buildings-customers’s customers work for these and other leading companies.

How does the Affiliate Program Work?

Unlike other affiliate or reselling programs, our program is free to join. You or your organization don’t have to recoup any up front costs to get started. And because our products are in demand year after year, it is possible to start making money almost immediately.

When you refer customers who sign up to for our products, you will receive a commission of 20% on each sale, depending on the product. Commissions for our products are as follows:

  • LEED Green Associate exam preparation
  • LEED AP exam preparation
  • LEED consultant training
  • WELL AP exam preparation
  • LEED continuing education
  • e-Books

You send the customers our way, we’ll do the rest. You will receive a notification by email with each new sale so that you can feel good about your earnings.

What could be better than referring great products to visitors to your web site, while helping to fight climate change and earning additional income while doing so?

Approved affiliates will receive a personal affiliate login to our online affiliate portal. From the affiliate portal you can:

  • View click-throughs of your links
  • Track your commission payouts
  • Gain access to creatives, such as banner advertisements for use on your site
  • Access your personalized tracking links

How do I get paid?

Payments by PayPalAffiliates are paid on a monthly basis after accumulating commissions greater than or equal to the minimum payout amount. The minimum payout is $100.00. Affiliates must accumulate $100.00 in commissions before receiving a payout. Commissions are accrued as they are earned and payments are made to affiliates after affiliates achieve a minimum of $100.00 in commissions. All commission payments are made via PayPal to your PayPal account.

How do I sign up?

Signing up to the affiliate program is free and only takes a minute. Give us a few details about your site and how you plan to promote our products. We also need an email address where we can send referral commissions via PayPal.

Interested? Apply today!

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