Sustainability rating systems tend to either draw ire or excitement. Join us to review the historical context, focus areas, components, and real-world examples of success, hindsight moments, and challenges of three such rating systems: LEED, SITES, and the Living Building Challenge (LBC).
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Understand the history, similarities, differences and focus areas of rating systems discussed (LEED, SITES, LBC). 2. Learn lessons and insights to the design, execution and operations of LEED, SITES and LBC projects and their potential synergies when pursuing the rating systems goals. 3. Participants will be able to assess which strategies can be applied from each rating system for benefit in their project. 4. Participants will gain insight as to how to guide their clients to pursue the right sustainable approaches given the project conditions, and improve performance outcomes.
José Almiñana, FASLA, SITES AP; Jason Curtis, ASLA, SITES AP; Scott Kelly, AIA, LEED AP; ;
American Society of Landscape Architects