Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

Springfield Technical Community College


This online Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) course is designed to educate candidates on cutting edge green building and sustainable design practices and enables participants to designate that expertise with an internationally recognized professional credential.

Developed and backed by the U.S. Green Building Council, the LEED Green Associate course and its credential have gained national and global notoriety. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system is one of the most widely used standards for green building and design. The Tier 1: LEED Green Associate training course and exam covers general information on green building practices for residential and commercial projects, and prepares individuals to support other professionals working on projects seeking LEED certification.

This program will also prepare you for the LEED Green Associate Credential from USGBC (US Green Building Council). This is an internationally recognized certification that designates expertise in green building and design principles. The exam fee is included with the course.

What you will learn:

  • Understand LEED & the process of getting a building LEED certified
  • Learn what is expected of a LEED Green Associate
  • Know what material to study and prepare for the LEED Green Associate Exam administered by USGBC
  • Be prepared to contribute to the health, safety, well-being, and productivity of the community at large by implementing best practices as it relates to sustainable design.

See program link below for additional details.


  • Institution Name: Springfield Technical Community College
  • Department: Continuing Education and Workforce Development
  • Address: 1 Armory Square, Springfield, MA 01119
  • Website: https://www.stcc.edu/


  • Name: Susan Johnson
  • Title: Workforce Development Center Clerk
  • Email: johnson@stcc.edu
  • Phone: 413-755-4225