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LEED AP BD+C Exam Preparation Guide

Product Code/ISBN: 9780826912961

LEED AP® BD+C Exam Preparation Guide, LEED® v4 Edition, is a comprehensive study reference used to prepare for the LEED AP® BD+C specialty exam. Written by an accomplished LEED® Fellow™, this exam preparation guide provides a detailed and efficient approach to studying through concise text and detailed, full-color illustrations and photos. This exam preparation guide is designed to complement the LEED v4 Reference Guide for Building Design and Construction.


LEED AP® BD+C Exam Preparation Guide emphasizes the mastery of the key topics of the LEED v4 BD+C prerequisites and credits and aids in exam success through the following:

An overview of the LEED AP BD+C credential and its benefits

The process of registering for, studying for, and taking the LEED AP BD+C specialty exam

The core concepts, themes, and structure of the LEED v4 BD+C rating system

An overview of the knowledge and task domains of the LEED AP BD+C specialty exam

Comprehensive reviews that focus on the key topics of each LEED v4 BD+C credit category and its respective prerequisites and credits

172 Checkpoint Questions located throughout the text that provide continual assessment

Knowledge Retention Exercises and Calculation Exercises located at the end of most chapters

A 100-question practice exam

An Appendix that contains a sample LEED v4 BD+C checklist and a list of standards and references


To aid in the successful passing of the LEED AP BD+C specialty exam, each feature in the exam preparation guide and the digital resources is designed to promote quick comprehension. These features include objectives, a key terms list, factoids, checkpoint questions, key term definitions, knowledge retention exercises, and calculation exercises.