Unlimited employee access to your member benefits
As a USGBC member, your benefits and resources are available for all of your full-time staff, including access to LEED courses and credential maintenance webinars. Members have a designated primary contact, who has been assigned your USGBC member ID. This member ID can be used by your employees, who can then visit usgbc.org and create their own site-user account.
Members-only events, education insights & exclusive publications
Your Silver level membership makes a statement. It says that you are an industry leader, supporting the ongoing development of USGBC’s mission of a prosperous and sustainable future.
30 hours of access to USGBC's course catalog
Support your company's LEED professional credential maintenance requirements with free access to 30 hours of continuing education through the USGBC course catalog. Once registered, your employees can receive continuing education hours after passing a convenient online quiz. To access your member benefits, select "Account" in the top dropdown menu and then click "Education."
Receive the latest members-only industry information including informative emails, such as the Members only Insider Update. You will also have the opportunity to subscribe to a variety of other emails and building sector specific digests to stay up-to-date on the latest LEED and industry news and happenings at USGBC. Each of your employees can specify which communications are of the greatest value to their professional interests. Sign in to usgbc.org account and update your email preferences by submitting your email address in the form and then check your email for a link to your preferences page.
USGBC+ is your membership magazine, and it explores the life and work of the people who design and craft intelligent, high-performance buildings and spaces, bringing to light the creativity and passion behind every green building project. Access USGBC+ online.
Metropolis Magazine subscription
For more than 40 years, Metropolis has been covering the biggest challenges and opportunities in architecture and design, including sustainability, wellness, technology and social impact. In every issue of Metropolis Magazine, you will receive cutting-edge ideas for architects and designers. Access your free subscription to Metropolis Magazine.
Save on LEED fees, Greenbuild expo space, books & courses
|LEED Integration Guides||Varies||At least $10 per publication|
|LEED Study Guides||$70||$15|
|LEED Reference Guides (hard copy)||$160-199||$35-50|
|USGBC course catalog subscription||30 hours, then $175 for individual unlimited access||$24 per individual|
|LEED Green Associate exam fee||$200||$50|
|LEED AP exam composite fee (LEED Green Associate + Specialty)||$400||$150|
|Greenbuild registration||Varies||See Greenbuildexpo.com|
|LEED v4 Rating System Review (BD+C and ID+C) Course||$0||$225|
|LEED v4 Rating System Review (O+M) Course||$0||$225|
|Greenbuild expo space||Varies||See Greenbuildexpo.com|
|Paid-from-Savings Guide e-book||$0||$50|
|Green Operations Guide e-book||$0||$85|
|Three education course reviews||$0||$250|
USGBC Silver members can enjoy savings for other green products:
|Parksmart certification - New construction||$5,500||$1,000|
|Parksmart certification - Existing||$4,500||$1,000|
|SITES registration + certification (combined)||$8,000||$1,500|
|SITES AP exam fee||$300||$150|
|TRUE Advisor fees||$350||$100|
|WELL AP exam fee||$465||$195|
|SEA exam fee||$175||$175|
|SEA renewal fee||$75||$75|
|SEP application fee||$75||$75|
|SEP exam fee||$175||$175|
|SEP renewal fee||$100||$100|
|PEER||Contact email@example.com to learn about the discounted rates|
|TRUE||Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about the discounted rates|
|IncentiFind’s report and services||VERIFY Report: 30% off, APPLY Services: 5% off|