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SITES Curriculum
Understanding the Core Concepts of SITES v2 Rating System

GBCI: 0920006180

Building on the baseline understanding established in Introduction to the SITES Program, this course will first look further into the benefits of sustainable landscapes, and will then explore the organization and structure of the SITES v2 Rating System.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: SITES v2

Published on: June 29, 2015

Average: 4.2 (174 votes)
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Thoughtful land use offer environmental, economic and social benefits to communities. This course explores each of these ecosystem services as applies to water, soil, vegetation, material use and access to nature which provides context and support for sustainable land design and development. Through an in-depth review, you will learn how to use SITES v2 to plan, design, implement and maintain beautiful, functional and regenerative landscapes.

For additional courses on SITES check out Introduction to the SITES Program and Getting Started with the Sustainable Sites Initiative Program.

Objectives

  1. Describe the benefits of sustainable landscapes
  2. Identify the structure of the SITES v2 Rating System
  3. Recognize prerequisite and credit intents
  4. Identify strategies to achieve SITES v2 goals

Series

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

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U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, DC
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