Sustainable sites

Sustainable sites

A LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Rating System category. Prerequisites and credits in this category focus on the selection of a LEED Certified Building and/or buildings that have incorporated key sustainability concepts and practices into design, construction, operations, and maintenance activities.
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Green building rating of a building depends on many factors like sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, material and resources, indoor environment quality, innovative design solution and regional priorities.
Mark added: "We look forward to expanding our business in the region, working closely with landowners and local planners to bring forward sustainable sites for development and making a positive contribution to the local communities in which we build."
The performance-oriented system is designed for rating buildings based on energy and environmental principles for sustainable sites, including water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor air quality, innovation and design process.
"Our planning service is supporting that ambition, meeting the demand from developers for attractive, sustainable sites that meet the needs of residents and businesses."
The PPG Science Pavilion scored highest in the categories of sustainable sites, innovation, regional priority credits, and water efficiency.
According to Gina Lopez, The Quest for Love hopes to empower communities in the remotest areas of the country and transform them into successful and sustainable sites for agro industries, foresty, fisheries or ecotourism.
LEED evaluates buildings for their overall environmental performance in six areas: sustainable sites, water use, energy efficiency, materials and resource use, indoor environmental quality, and innovation and design.
"Whilst Stockport has shown that it is open for business, there is a shortage of deliverable and sustainable sites for future strategic employment development in the borough, which risks the area missing out on investment and job creation to elsewhere.
GBCI Canada exclusively administers project certifications within the framework of the LEED green building rating systems, as well as the WELL Building Standard, the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) for land use, Parksmart for parking structures, TRUE Zero Waste, Investor Confidence Project (ICP) for energy efficiency retrofits, and the GRESB benchmark, which is used by institutional investors to improve the sustainability performance of the global property sector.
These results have earned the campus Gold certification under the Sustainable SITES initiative rating system after the company replaced non-indigenous grass with native grasses that require less maintenance and attract local pollinators.
He said that sustainable sites have already been selected in consultation with horticulture cell of the university, while in consultation with all the stakeholder a proper monitoring mechanism would be developed to ensure sustainability and maintenance of the plants.
Today's sustainable sites need to be efficiently designed.

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