We help individuals and building portfolios across the United States with LEED requirements.
Ampajen Solutions is a seasoned practioner for the LEED rating system, and its requirements. We have provided resources for individuals and for those seeking LEED certification for their buildings.
“Ampajen truly goes above and beyond, and I highly recommend them to anyone.”
-- Jeani McDowell, CPM, LEED AP O+M
General Manager - Denver, Colorado
Cushman & Wakefield
In 2014, the USGBC updated the LEED credentialing process to LEED v4 content. There are different exams available for interested candidates:
LEED Green Associate - Ideal Candidates
Facility Management Professionals, Property Management Professionals, Chief (and) Building Engineers, Vendors, Operations Managers, District Managers, Regional Managers and Directors, Brokers
The LEED Green Associate exam is a 2-hour, 100 question tested based upon fundamental sustainability concepts in the design, construction and operation of commercial and residential buildings.
The eligibility requirements for the LEED Green Associate exam have been removed. However, as noted by the USGBC, it is highly recommended to complete an education course. With continuous exam experience and tools to assist with the required memorization, Ampajen Solutions has a 100% pass rate!
For more information, you can download the complimentary Candidate Handbook.
LEED AP with Specialty – Ideal Candidates
Individuals working with LEED implementation on a regular basis
Experience on a LEED project team is highly recommended by the USGBC, but no longer required
Eligible individuals have the option of taking a 4-hour, 200 question test (100 Green Associate questions, and 100 LEED AP questions).
Eligible individuals may choose to take the LEED Green Associate exam (2-hour test), pass that exam, then apply and take the LEED AP exam (2-hour test). This is the path recommended by Ampajen Solutions.
A LEED AP O+M course is offered through Ampajen Solutions. Coaching is available to individuals interested in the LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP ID+C, or LEED AP ND credentials.
Non-Credential and Ongoing Education Course Options
LEED Lite Courses (or LEED Basics) are available for individuals who want working knowledge of the LEED Systems. These courses are designed for brokers to understand how to market LEED O+M Buildings, or key factors to help tenants find a space ideal for LEED ID+C (LEED Interior Design & Construction, a "tenant finish" LEED construction system).
LEED v4 overview – learn the changes between LEED 2009 and LEED v4.
ENERGY STAR – learn how to benchmark your building accurately with the EPA Portfolio Manager Tool.
Customized Training can also be provided to fit your needs, whether you want an introduction to LEED, or a specific class such as overcoming common obstacles, or ongoing education on a specific topic. Ampajen Solutions has provided training to many national clients specific to the needs of their audience.
USGBC & Colorado Chapter Resources
We want you to succeed in your certification endeavors. It is our goal to provide you with the right tools, training and assistance to help you complete your goal as easily and as hassle-free as possible. We have compiled several key websites for your information and assistance.
U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter
The U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter (USGBC Colorado) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that established in the state of Colorado in 2003. USGBC Colorado was the 15th chapter to be recognized by U.S. Green Building Council and is part of a nationwide network of local chapters that all contribute to the mission of transforming the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.
National USGBC Resources
LEED – General Information / Overview [Overview, LEED v4, Rating Systems, Credits, Levels of certification, Why LEED?, Tools]
LEED Resources | [Case Studies, Certification Resources, Checklists, Guidance, Presentations, Rating System Resources, Reference Guides, Reports, Standards, USGBC Policies]
Credential Maintenance / Ongoing Education Requirements
Directory [Organizations, People, Projects]
USGBC Membership | [Members, Chapters, Advocate]
Build Green Schools
Find your local green schools campaign, find out more about what others are doing, saying and learn about the LEED® for schools rating system.
The Green Home Guide
Have an edge in the competitive marketplace, learn the health and economic benefits and connect with others that are building or living in green homes.