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SITES Curriculum
Introduction to the SITES Program

GBCI: 0920004584

This course provides a baseline understanding of the Sustainable Sites Initiative, also known as SITES. SITES is a voluntary, third party verified rating system recognizing sustainable landscapes.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: SITES v2

Published on: June 29, 2015

Average: 4.1 (235 votes)
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This overview of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) informs participants of the critical need for a more careful and sensitive approach to land design and development in regards to the growing population of the planet. SITES goals are identified and explained, and the concept of evaluating ecosystem services as a basis for land design and development is detailed through photographs, graphics, and SITES Pilot Project case study information.

For additional courses on SITES check out Understanding the Core Concepts of SITES v2 Rating System and Getting Started with the Sustainable Sites Initiative Program.

Objectives

  1. Describe the benefits that ecosystem services provide
  2. Explain the process for regenerative design
  3. List SITES goals
  4. Identify the process for registering a SITES project for certification

Course Modules

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
SITES Curriculum

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U.S. Green Building Council
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United States

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Other sessions included in that series:

 

SITES Curriculum
Introduction to the SITES Program

 

SITES Curriculum
Understanding the Core Concepts of SITES v2 Rating System

 

SITES Curriculum
Getting Started with the Sustainable Sites Initiative Program