FSC Continuing Education

FSC Continuing EducationIf you are an architect, designer, contractor or someone who is interested in learning about why sourcing FSC-certified materials is important in your project, how to find FSC-certified materials, and how to document the FSC-certified materials for use in LEED and other green building certifications, this course is for you.

Course: FSC-Certified Wood in Construction and Green Building

This CEU is an online, on-demand platform that will describe the essentials of sourcing FSC-certified wood for your green building project.


The course is listed on Architectural Record’s website, free of charge, and is accredited for AIA and GBCI continuing education credits.

This course will:

  • Explain why FSC-certified wood is key to green building and why building professionals play an important role in promoting good forest management and conservation in North America and beyond.
  • Describe the fundamentals of a leading forest certification system with benefits for LEED certification.
  • Discuss the new rules for how FSC-certified wood works in the LEED green building rating system, clarify the differences between LEED 2009 and LEED v4 as it relates to FSC, and understand how FSC is credited in other leadership green building programs in North America
  • Identify the tools, strategies and resources that green building professionals can use to encourage market transformation to sustainability of the forest products industry.

Take the course now.

If you have questions about the CEU, are interested in becoming involved in the development of our next course, or are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Karina Carlson at k.carlson at us.fsc point org.