Step 1: Register for your LEED AP Homes Exam
Congratulations on working on your new specialty. Registration is currently done online. Login to your USGBC account and click “Credential” for a list of exams that you can currently take. We highly recommend 1-2 months of a study window to successfully pass your LEED AP specialty. This will give you more than enough time to focus on the exam and pass your first time!
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Step 2: Studying for your LEED Homes Exam
The LEED Professional Homes exam is scored between a 125 and 200 scale system. Similar to the other LEED AP exams, Your answer to each question may or may not count in your end score based on statistics being gathered by the USGBC. Some of the questions that may not count are questions being tested, as well as future test material.
Recommended Exam Material
Current AP Homes Exam Version is V4
The exam contains 100 questions, including the 15 pretest questions.
You may encounter a particularly hard question during your exam. Remember that your exam time limit is long, and you can always skip and return to a question. Make sure to review all of your answers. You may find during your exam you may remember the question that you forgot or missed. Make sure to do a review before submitting your test to be graded. Unless stated by the GBCI or USGBC you will receive your score at the end of the exam.
Recommended Reference Guide to the LEED AP Homes Exam
Candidate Handbook - USGBC Website New Tab
PDF Guide to the LEED AP Homes Exam: Topics answered, Question Layout, AP Exam Format
Reference Section - USGBC Website New Tab
Online Guide to the LEED Homes exam: 10 references, including free and paid AP sections
Now you should have a fair if not in-depth knowledge of what is covered in the LEED AP Homes exam. For more information, you can head over to our Homes section for free review questions and flashcards covering the homes exam.
Good luck with your AP Homes Exam!