28 Aug '15, 3pm

#LEED & @SITES_info partner undersame mission of #sustainability: this week's #FedrizziFriday

SITES addresses global concerns such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and resource depletion through sustainable landscape design and management June 10, 2015 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) launched its newly acquired SITES rating system, the most comprehensive program and toolkit for developing sustainable landscapes. SITES was developed through a collaborative, interdisciplinary effort of the American Society of Landscape Architects, The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, and the United States Botanic Garden. The rating system can be applied to development projects located on sites with or without buildings - ranging from national parks to corporate campuses, streetscapes and homes, and much more. “Landscapes knit together the fabric of our communities,” said Rick Fedrizzi, CEO, GBCI. “An...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/gbci-launches-sites-its-new...

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