Introduction to the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES)

Presented by: James McGregor

Course description

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) is a program based on the understanding that land is crucial component of the built environment and can be planned, designed, developed, and maintained to avoid, mitigate, and even reverse detrimental environmental impacts. This webinar will provide an introduction to SITES and discuss its benefit, principles and goals.


Learning Objectives:

1. Gain an understanding of the key drivers associated with the need for sustainable land design and development.

2. Be able to identify and describe the benefits of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES).

3. Understand and describe the ecosystems services framework of SITES.

4. Describe the guiding principles of SITES.


General Course Information

Credits1 CEU/CE/PH/CH
HSWYes
FormatPre-recorded webinar
PresenterJames McGregor, Electrical Engineer


US State Approvals

States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WYYes
North CarolinaYes
New JerseyYes
FloridaYes
GA, MN, and SD
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.
Yes
**See explanation


Canada Provinces and Territories

British ColumbiaYes, per reciprocity with LA CES
OntarioYes, per reciprocity with LA CES


James  McGregor
James McGregor

Considered one of Australia's leading thinkers in Green Building technologies and sustainable development, James McGregor has over 18 years of experience in the design, construction, and portfolio management of sustainable developments. He brings together a unique combination of experience in the property sector spanning the full property life cycle including research and development, engineering design, construction, facilities management, and portfolio management of sustainable power generation, commercial, residential, and institutional construction projects.

James has a Masters Degree in Business and Technology, a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Course Curriculum

Sustainable Sites
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Sustainable Sites
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Sustainable Sites Quiz
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Sustainable Sites Survey
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Reviews (3)

Nice course

by Angela V
Works fine. Clear explanation and very informative.

Learned a lot

by Shirley B
Overall presentation is great. You can learn a lot from it as I have. Thanks!

Works good

by Andrew C
This topic is clearly something that LAs need to know, so this is a great topic and webinar

Nice course

by Angela V
Works fine. Clear explanation and very informative.

Learned a lot

by Shirley B
Overall presentation is great. You can learn a lot from it as I have. Thanks!

Works good

by Andrew C
This topic is clearly something that LAs need to know, so this is a great topic and webinar