Register today for a workshop on sustainable land design and development at Greenbuild

Participate in a half-day workshop on the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) on Monday, November 16 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C.

Get to know SITES in the online course: Introduction to the SITES Program

GBCI recently launched the newly acquired SITES rating system, which is the most comprehensive program and toolkit for developing sustainable landscapes.

GBCI Launches SITES

SITES addresses global concerns such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and resource depletion through sustainable landscape design and management

June 10, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) launched its newly acquired SITES rating system, the most comprehensive program and toolkit for developing sustainable landscapes.

SITES Certifies 12 New Projects

AUSTIN, Texas — The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) program has certified sustainable landscapes at a dozen new locations across the country for meeting rigorous standards for environmental design and performance. These 12 landscapes include a historic Maryland house, a pocket park in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, and a public children's garden in Austin, Texas.

SITES 2014 Year-In-Review

Image: SITES-certified pilot project, Scenic Hudson's Long Dock Park
Image credit: Vijai Kalathur, Third Rock Studios

 

2014 has been a very important year for the SITES® program and we can't believe how fast it has gone by! From the release of the new SITES v2 Rating System and Reference Guide, to the first ever SITES v2 professional education, this has been a year of milestones.

SITES Program Certifies Sustainable Landscape Projects from Seattle to Atlanta

AUSTIN, Texas — The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) program has certified four new landscapes, including a pocket park in Washington state, a mixed-use development in northern California, a historic Civil-War era preserve in New York, and the headquarters of an architecture firm in Georgia.

The four projects join 30 others certified by the SITES program, which is the nation’s most comprehensive rating system for sustainable land design and development.