Benchmarks for landscape sustainability
Examining LEED and SITES
What you will learn:
Describe sustainability benefits of landscapes
List metrics from LEED and SITES for designing water-efficient landscapes
Use benchmarks in LEED and SITES for planning sustainable softscapes
Enumerate metrics for landscape strategies for enhancing built environments
It is helpful if the students are aware of elementary landscape design terms and familiar with green building rating systems like LEED
Who is this course for:
"A very helpful course, good presentation but it needs more pictures and examples rather than just focusing on percentages and texts"
"Very helpful. Thank you."
"well organized and I liked the ties into LEED"
"The comparisons between rating systems are helpful."
-Jessica Kenzie Spencer