12 Jan '18, 3pm

SITES and LEED: Pilot projects that fostered resilience. U.S. GBC:

SITES and LEED: Pilot projects that fostered resilience. U.S. GBC:

LEED is a global movement, with about 92,000 registered and certified projects across 167 countries and territories, with 2.2 million square feet certifying every day. To complement LEED and ensure that the sustainability movement addresses all areas of the built environment, GBCI expanded with several other project certification and credentialing programs, including SITES . With several rating systems to choose from, how does one know which is the right fit? How can specific goals be met through a variety of approaches? This article is the first part of a series explaining the relationship between the two rating systems and how projects can drive incredible results by using SITES and LEED together. Integrating natural and built systems Although every building project has a site, not every site has a building. Originally modeled after LEED, SITES was developed to fill the ...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/sites-and-leed-pilot-proje...

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