SITES CE Package


Save 20% by purchasing the SITES CE package and receive a total of six GBCI-approved SITES-specific continuing education hours. The SITES AP credential requires ongoing maintenance every two years, including 30 total continuing education hours, six of which are required to be SITES-specific continuing education.

The courses included in this package meet the definition for SITES-specific education, which has an explicit connection to prerequisites and/or credits found in the SITES Rating System. The credential maintenance is the responsibility of the individual credential holder. Participants will need to pass an exam at the end of each presentation in the package in order to receive a certificate of completion for each course. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.

The continuing education offered through this package can be applied toward general CE hours to maintain the LEED AP credential.

Standard: $220.00
Members: $175.00
Associates: $140.00
Students: $0.00

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SITES® v2 Precedent Studies and Lessons Learned - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 SITES-specific GBCI CE

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SITES® v2 Precedent Studies and Lessons Learned - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 SITES-specific GBCI CE

Jun 27, 2018 2:00pm

This presentation will provide the attendee with a high level introduction to the SITES® v2 framework, introduce two SITES certified projects (Chicago's Navy Pier and DC's United States Botanic Garden), share select quality example documentation and tips, review some of the challenges and value add of utilizing the SITES framework on these projects, and will offer strategies for successfully integrating and embedding sustainable design attributes throughout the pre-design, design, construction, and operations phases. The audience will walk away with a better understanding of the SITES framework and how it can be used to drive sustainability within their projects.

The GBCI course ID for this course is 0920016542, providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on usgbc.org.

Learning Objectives 

  • Recognize how SITES v2 can provide a ready-made framework to promote good design, sustainability and improved project outcomes, starting with a pre-design site assessment as required in P2.2.
  • Learn from case studies and understand associated challenges and opportunities using SITESv2.
  • Understand methodologies for embedding sustainable design and maximizing accountability (leveraging SITES v2 P2.1, P2.2, P4.1, P7.1, P8.1, c9.3, specifications and tracking tools).
  • Incorporate tips for quality SITES v2 compliance documentation into their projects, specific to C5.4, C5.5, C5.6, and C5.7.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Speaker(s):
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

Ecosystem Services and Green Infrastructure: Understanding Valuation, Benefits, and SITES v2 Applications - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.5 GBCI SITES-specific CE

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Ecosystem Services and Green Infrastructure: Understanding Valuation, Benefits, and SITES v2 Applications - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.5 GBCI SITES-specific CE

Jan 22, 2019 1:29pm

Trends in sustainable design and resiliency require landscape architects to be versed in ecosystem services and measurable benefits. Green infrastructure provides opportunities for valuing natural and built systems. The expert speakers will provide their insights and case studies for design and maintenance strategies, including the SITES v2 framework.

The GBCI course ID for this course is 920019137, providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.


Learning Objectives:

  • Gain insight into the public goods nature of natural ecosystems and the flow of benefits concept.
  • Understand how monetary values for ecosystem services are derived, and the benefits and pitfalls of that evaluation.
  • Learn which financial benefits of green infrastructure are being targeted the most widely by municipalities and design teams.
  • Apply the ecosystem services and green infrastructure benefits strategies to the SITESv2 framework and certification including prerequisites and credits.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Speaker(s):
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $60.00

SITES® Materials Credits for Project Life Cycle: Deconstruction, Reuse, Specification, and Maintenance - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.5 SITES-specific GBCI CE

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SITES® Materials Credits for Project Life Cycle: Deconstruction, Reuse, Specification, and Maintenance - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.5 SITES-specific GBCI CE

Jan 22, 2019 1:29pm

Sustainable design starts with resources on the ground. Dig deeper into the SITES v2 materials life cycle credits from specification to use, maintenance, deconstruction, and reuse. Discover synergies between SITES v2 and LEED v4 materials and resource credits.

The GBCI course ID for this course is 0920018892 , providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize specific credit synergies and differences between Materials and Resource prerequisites and credits for SITES V2 and LEED V4 BD+C.
  • Describe three ways that a project can achieve SITES V2 Materials Prerequisite: Eliminate the Use of Wood from Threatened Tree Species.
  • Discuss strategies to achieve SITES V2 and LEED V4 credits related to producer responsibility and information transparency (SITES C5.7, C5.8, C5.9 and LEED V4 credits- Building Product Disclosure and Optimization).
  • Understand current environmental and human health impacts of a product’s life-cycle and strategies to specify products with reduced impacts.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Speaker(s):
  • Meg Calkins, FASLA, SITES AP, Professor + Department Head, North Carolina State University
  • Hunter Beckham, FASLA, Beckham Consulting
  • April Philips, FASLA, Founder and Principal, April Philips Design Works
Members: $50.00
Standard: $60.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00

An Introduction to the ASLA LATIS publication, A Landscape Performance and Metrics Primer for Landscape Architects - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 SITES-specific GBCI CE

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An Introduction to the ASLA LATIS publication, A Landscape Performance and Metrics Primer for Landscape Architects - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 SITES-specific GBCI CE

Feb 19, 2019 1:00pm

This webinar will give an overview of how to use the recently published ASLA Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series (LATIS) report, A Landscape Performance and Metrics Primer for Landscape Architects, in order to conduct a landscape performance assessment of a site. Attendees will be introduced to landscape performance research strategies and specific methods and case studies for assessing environmental, socio-cultural, and economic performance, including those relevant to SITES v2 credits for performance monitoring.

The GBCI course ID for this course is 0920018701, providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify strategies and standardized methods for data collection for use in quantifying and improving landscape performance benefits for environmental, socio-cultural, and economic performance. 
  • Learn a variety of methods to assess the effectiveness of conservation and/or restoration activities in order to achieve SITES v2 C4.7: Conserve and restore native plant communities. 
  • Identify methods for determining the overall health of a soil during the site assessment, construction, and post-occupancy phases of a project, and how these methods can be applied to achieve SITES v2 Construction P7.3: Restore soils disturbed by construction AND Construction C7.4: Restore soils disturbed by previous development. 
  • Explore quantitative and qualitative methods for designing and assessing a site for its ability to support social performance criteria, supporting physical activity of users, in order to achieve SITES v2 C6.5: Support physical activity.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00

West Laurel Hill’s Nature’s Sanctuary: A Green Path to Perpetual Care - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 GBCI SITES-Specific CE

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West Laurel Hill’s Nature’s Sanctuary: A Green Path to Perpetual Care - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) / 1.0 GBCI SITES-Specific CE

Apr 30, 2019 1:00pm

Learn about the innovative strategies implemented to transform a former cemetery dumpsite into a natural burial cemetery. The project design team used a fresh design approach which is in stark contrast to traditional industry standards for burial and perpetual care. In 2018, this new cemetery site was the first cemetery to receive SITES certification and only the 8th in the country to receive SITES Gold certification. Get an in-depth look at individual SITES v2 pre-requisites and credits attained by the project and learn about the certification process and working with GBCI to navigate your project from registration through final review.

The GBCI course ID for this course is 920019137, providing SITES-specific CE hours required to maintain SITES AP credentials. Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants will need to self-report CE hours through their credentials account on https://sitesonline.usgbc.org.


Participants will need to pass the exam at the end of the presentation in order to receive a certificate of completion. 

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the pre-requisites necessary for SITES certification.
  2. Participants will learn about the stormwater and planting design elements implemented to achieve SITES certification, and how other projects may potentially follow the green design criteria necessary to achieve SITES certification.
  3. Identify projects that are suitable for SITES Certification.
  4. Participants will learn how Nature’s sanctuary utilized salvaged, recycled and locally sourced materials to earn credits toward SITES certification, and apply similar techniques to their own projects.

Please complete a brief evaluation of this Online Learning presentation.

Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Standard: $50.00
Students: $0.00
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