The LEED green building certification program’s greatest strength lies in its consensus-based, transparent, ongoing development cycle. The next version of LEED is here! On April 27, 2009, USGBC launched LEED v3. The ability to be flexible allows LEED to evolve, taking advantage of new technologies and advancements in building science while prioritizing energy efficiency and CO2 emissions reductions. Learn more at usgbc.org.
LEED V3 Timeline
- March 27 - Reference guide e-copies available for order; hard copies available for pre-order
- April 27 - LEED v3 launches
- June 27 - New projects will be required to register for LEED 2009
- Dec 31 - Last day of free migration period, during which currently registered projects can transition to LEED 2009 and LEED Online v3 without paying a new registration fee