SAT-A10: Design Like It Matters: Do Rating Systems Work?

Start Date
10/20/2018
End Date
10/20/2018
Description
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).
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
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.
Instructors
José Almiñana, FASLA, SITES AP; Jason Curtis, ASLA, SITES AP; Scott Kelly, AIA, LEED AP; ;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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