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SITES Curriculum

GBCI: 0920010467

Gain access to three courses on SITES
Eligible for 1.5 CE HOURS.
  • 1.5 CE

Rating system: SITES v2

Published on: January 06, 2016



These three courses taken together will provide the background necessary to understand The Sustainable SITES Initiative, the SITES rating system, and how to execute a SITES project. SITES is a voluntary, third party verified rating system recognizing sustainable landscapes.

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  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
  5. Describe the benefits of sustainable landscapes
  6. Identify the structure of the SITES v2 Rating System
  7. Recognize prerequisite and credit intents
  8. Identify strategies to achieve SITES v2 goals
  9. Determine if your project is appropriate for the SITES program
  10. Identify the technical content required for certification
  11. Describe the documentation process
  12. Recognize the synergies between SITES and LEED
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U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, DC
United States

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Included sessions


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