SITES and LEED: Meeting a high bar for built and natural systems

Feature image: Dell Medical District at University of Texas at Austin.

Attend an upcoming SITES workshop in St. Louis

Learn about the SITES rating system at an interactive, full-day workshop on February 22, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri. Complementing LEED and administered by GBCI, SITES defines with a sustainable site is and elevates the value of landscapes in the built environment.

SITES and LEED: Pilot projects that fostered resilience

LEED is a global movement, with about 92,000 registered and certified projects across 167 countries and territories, with 2.2 million square feet certifying every day.

SITES and LEED ND added to Rhode Island Green Buildings Act

On December 15, the Honorable Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island, signed a law “showing that [Rhode Island] is serious about being green.”

LEED projects leverage complementary rating systems [USGBC+ November/December 2017]

This article was originally published as "LEED+: Projects implementing LEED are poised to leverage the shared advantages of complementary rating systems" in the November/December issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

HP Inc.’s Boise Idaho Campus Awarded SITES Gold for Achievement in Landscape Sustainability

HP’s Boise project is the first to earn a SITES certification in the state of Idaho

Learn all about SITES at the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo

The ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals and students in the world. Join us at this year’s annual meeting in Los Angeles from October 20–23. Choose from over 120 educational sessions and explore hundreds of new products, services, technology applications and design solutions on the expo floor. Register now to gain perspective and establish new connections within the profession.

Rhode Island adds SITES and LEED ND to its Green Buildings Act

The Ocean State has taken a big step toward embracing sustainable development and landscapes. Building on the state’s eight-year legacy of green public buildings policy, the Rhode Island legislature has passed a bill to expand its coverage to include public lands.

Take the SITES AP exam from your own location

Achieving your SITES AP credential demonstrates your expertise in sustainable landscape design and devopment to the world, and the GBCI-administered exams to qualify for the credential are delivered at Prometric testing centers in 160 countries.

Now, however, for regions where traveling to a testing center presents a challenge, or for large groups wishing to schedule their exams together, GBCI offers a still more convenient option: the Alternative Exam Delivery (AED) program.