Sustainable Sites: Site Selection Criteria

Sustainable Sites: Site Selection Criteria

Emphasizing the importance of restoration and preservation of natural habitats, this one hour educational film explores issues confronting design professionals when selecting a building site. With a focus on reducing environmental impacts from building on or near environmentally sensitive sites, such as on farmland or near wetlands, the course delves into the requirements of LEED v3 Sustainable Sites Credit. Real life examples of LEED projects are presented during interviews with Subject Matter Experts, including illustrations of implementation and lessons learned during the LEED process.

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  1. Identify benefits of wetlands and prime farmland
  2. Describe the importance of the Endangered Species Act
  3. Explain how to restore and conserve wildlife habitat
  4. Identify requirements for Sustainable Sites Credit 1 Site Selection
  5. List other resources to help select a sustainable site
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10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion