SITES project spotlight: The University of Texas at El Paso

Recently, we announced that the University of Texas at El Paso’s (UTEP) Campus Transformation Project was awarded SITES Silver certification, in addition to becoming the first project to certify under SITES v2. We sat down with some of the project team members to get their insights into pursuing SITES at the Campus Transformation Project (CTP).

Attend a SITES workshop at USGBC headquarters on March 4

Join GBCI and Potomac ASLA for a one-day workshop on March 4 on the concepts and goals of sustainable and regenerative land design. This workshop will dive into SITES and provide practitioners and regional leaders with the tools they need to ingrate SITES into their work. 

Quick-start your project with SITES to meet your sustainability goals

In 2017, GBCI is focused on helping more people meet their sustainability goals by pursuing SITES certification. The SITES program is intentionally set up with enough flexibility so that any major redevelopment or new construction project can pursue it.

Take the SITES AP exam by March 13 and earn special recognition

Now that you’ve broken all your New Year’s resolutions, get yourself back on track and commit to elevating sustainable landscapes in the market and in professional practice. Take the SITES AP exam and become part of the first round of exam candidates.

Attend a SITES workshop in Boise on Feb. 23 (USGBC Idaho)

USGBC Idaho and Hewlett Packward are hosting a one-day SITES rating system workshop on Feb. 23. You’re invited to this in-depth and interactive training to learn more about the SITES rating system, the importance and benefits of sustainable landscape design and the SITES AP credential.

Green infrastructure: Exploring solutions in LEED, SITES and Parksmart

Cities are looking to green infrastructure to align sustainable development efforts and to foster social and economic development.