LEED® CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building types, LEED provides a framework for healthy, highly efficient, and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership. Click the image beside to be redirected to the U.S. Green Building Council's website to learn more. 

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Why LEED?

  • Ensures that all building stakeholders – developer, property manager, occupant and the community benefit from sustainable design, construction, operations and performance.

  • Supports projects to implement sustainable and healthy building practices to realize environmental, economic, social and community benefits for decades to come.

  • Emphasizes integrative design to ensure better design, translation of design into high quality construction, optimize operations and high performance of a building.

  • Helps buildings deliver higher quality beyond market practices by incorporating innovative design, technologies, construction and material selection strategies.

  • Focuses on both performance oriented sustainable strategies and outcomes.

  • Helps buildings consume fewer resources, reduce operating costs, increase value and create safer and healthier environments for its occupants.

  • Helps buildings reduce their GHG/carbon emissions.

  • Helps buildings use toxin free materials to deliver cleaner indoor air to improve productivity, focus and reduce respiratory illnesses of its occupants.

  • Prioritizes sustainable materials, helping manufacturers to design, produce and deliver building materials that reduce a building’s environmental impact. LEED v4.1 also helps manufacturers reduce energy, water, waste during manufacturing, carbon footprint during distribution and transportation and overall carbon emissions through the entire production lifecycle.


In addition to providing LEED Recycling Reports and Plans for both LEED v3 & LEED v4, the Mercer Group now offers the following LEED Services:

  • LEED v3 M&R Template Submittal (Prereq & Credits 1 thru 7)

  • LEED v4 M&R Template Submittals (Prereqs 1&2 / Credits 1 thru 5)

  • LEED v4 IEQ Template Submittals (Credits 3 & 4)

  • LEED v3 IEQ Template Submittals (3.1, 3.2, 4.1 thru 4.4)

  • Let our LEED Team save you time and money by submitting these scorecard credits for you as well as making sure you maximize the point opportunities.

  • Innovation & Design Credits (LEED AP): “Bonus Credit” for having a LEED AP on your project !! Having served as Project Managers on several LEED Projects and award winning LEED Projects, our inhouse LEED Team can facilitate a more successful LEED Project for our clients.

  • Construction Indoor Air Quality Plans (v3 & v4): Our LEED Team can author IAQ plans for credits in IEQ Category

  • Construction Activity Pollution Prevention (v3 & v4): Our LEED team can author and submit construction activity pollution plans which is a prerequisite on LEED Projects

  • LEED Green Associate Training: Become a LEED Credentialed Professional by earning the most esteemed Green Building Credential. Attend one of our classes facilitated by our in-house LEED Credentialed Instructors, and tour our LEED Recycling Facility!! Large groups sessions can be arranged at your location.

  • LEED Certificate Programs & CEUs: We offer USGBC Approved certificate courses for those seeking a basic knowledge of a LEED Project. And USGBC approved continuing education programs for existing LEED Credentialed personnel.

Learn more at usgbc.org/leed.​