GBCI drives implementation of the LEED green building program. For more than a decade, with a trusted, commitment to impartiality and quality, rigorous third-party certification and customer- centric focus, GBCI has proved instrumental in ensuring LEED remains the world’s most widely used green building program. GBCI defines impartiality as engaging with each candidate, customer, and partner with objectivity and without bias or undue influence.
Confirmation of Agent's Authority Form
Download and submit the Confirmation of Agent's Authority Form to confirm that the agent — the person or entity who is granted actual authority by the owner — can register the project and accept a certification agreement.
Confirmation of Primary Owner's Authority Form
The project owner is the person or entity who holds and controls the real and personal property associated with your project and accepts (or authorizes the acceptance of) the certification agreement.
While there may be multiple owners for a project, we ask that you identify an individual using the Confirmation of Primary Owner's Authority Form to administer the certification process.
GBCI Certification Challenge Policy
The Certification Challenge Policy protects the integrity of certification programs administered by GBCI. The policy provides guidance in any cases of intentional or inadvertent misrepresentation, which result in the inappropriate award of certification.
GBCI Review Challenge Policy
This Review Challenge Policy protects the integrity and fairness of the certification programs administered by GBCI. This policy is a quality check on the GBCI certification process by providing a mechanism to challenge a review ruling rendered by GBCI.
Disciplinary and Exam Appeals Policy
GBCI works to support a high level of competence in building methods for environmental efficiency through the development and administration of a formal credentialing program.
GBCI has adopted this Disciplinary Policy to articulate standards of conduct for candidates seeking a credential through GBCI, as well as those individuals seeking to maintain their credential.
GBCI Trademark Policy & Branding Guidelines
These guidelines cover how to use GBCI's brand assets consistently and correctly. It explores proper uses and misuses of all trademarks and logos owned by GBCI, including PEER®, SITES™, Parksmart℠ and Arc™. For any questions, please contact GBCI's Marketing Department.
PR Guidelines for Arc
Our PR guidelines cover how to showcase your building's use of Arc, a state-of-the-art platform designed to help collect, manage and benchmark green performance data.