Hempstead Plains shows how SITES sustains landscapes while educating visitors

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Administered by GBCI, SITES is a rating system used by landscape professionals to align land development and management with sustainable design. After several years of beta testing, SITES v2 was released in 2015. By 2018, a wide variety of projects in the U.S. and abroad have become certified—more than 40 million square feet to date.

Register for the TRUE Markets and Commodities summer webinar series

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The foundation of a zero waste program is facilitating a closed-loop supply chain and focusing on the highest and best use of all materials. Commodity pricing in the U.S. has been decreasing, and as a result, materials are being sent to landfills and incineration, instead of being put back into a circular economy. The TRUE Zero Waste certification system can make a difference.

Learn about SITES and resilient communities at Gulf Coast Green 2018

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Learn about SITES at the Gulf Coast Green 2018 Symposium and Expo in Houston, Texas, on June 1 at the session "Promoting Resilient Communities with the SITES Rating System." Participants will discover the importance of land design and development through the exploration of the SITES v2 Rating System and relevant case studies.

U.S. Green Building Council Announces Top 10 States for LEED in India

Tamil Nadu tops the list, followed by Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana and Delhi

Mumbai, India—(27 April 2018)—Today, USGBC released the list of India’s Top 10 States for LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system. This is the first time the list has been released in India, and it ranks states in terms of gross square feet (GSF) of LEED-certified space overall.

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