CIDs Can Get LEED Discounts
CCIDC holds a “Corporate
Membership” in the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Pre-approved Certified Interior Designers will be DEFINED as “employees” of CCIDC only for purposes of using the USGBC site
and receiving discounts. CIDs will be able to receive USGBC discounts for exams, study materials and USGBC events.
Since California is the nations leader in green energy and
sustainability, this discount benefit will help CIDs, should they desire to become LEED Certified.
How to use our USGBC Corporate Membership to receive your discounts.
Read steps 1-6 before registering on the USGBC site
1. Register for a user account at
2. Fill in your personal information and
where it says “Connect to member organization” click radio button that says Find organization by name
3. Type in CCIDC, Inc.
4. Fill in the remainder of the form, agree to Terms, click “ Create your account”.
5. You will then see your membership page with this message:
6. CCIDC will receive an email from USGBC on your behalf. If you are a current CID,
CCIDC will approve you as an “employee”. You will receive confirming emails from USGBC and from CCIDC. (Allow up to 48 hours)
Note: All full-time employees of member companies are eligible to receive the
member discount. When purchasing something from the USGBC site, your employee
discount will be automatically recognized. If you are not receiving your discount,
you likely are not signed in to your account, or aren’t connected to CCIDC’s membership membership account.
To get your LEED discounts, register for your USGBC user account now.
Through CCIDC’s Ccorporate Membership, discounts made available for CIDs should
help make the LEED Green Associate exam more affordable.