sustainable site design

sustainable site design

Landscaping plans using plants either native to the area or tolerant of local weather conditions and thus requiring a minimum of water and chemical management for diseases and pests.

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Today, I am a senior engineer for a small civil engineering firm that specializes in sustainable site design and water resources planning.
is one of the first pilot projects to be certified by the Sustainable Sites Initiative[TM] (SITES[TM]) for its sustainable site design, construction and maintenance.
Brock is well-known for her expertise in the sustainable site design field.
Benz, Partner, OLIN Benz has not only contributed enormously to civil engineering and sustainable site design, but also has been a determined advocate and steward of the practice of landscape architecture and green infrastructure.
provides detailed information for architects and builders on materials and products that use resources efficiently, minimize embodied energy and carbon, avoid harming human or environmental health at any phase of their life cycle, and assist with sustainable site design strategies.
The certification was based on six categories: water efficiency, indoor environmental quality, sustainable site design and development, innovative design process, energy design and use of materials and resources.
Tasked with overseeing the LEED process, Technical Designs, Reno, NV, helped to incorporate a variety of sustainable design strategies to achieve the certification, including categories in: Sustainable Site Design, Reduced Water Use, Optimized Building Energy Performance, Sustainable Building Products, Construction Recycle Management, and Improved Indoor Air Quality.
Among the criteria to earn this distinction is demonstrated proof of sustainable site design, including a commitment to improved air quality, and water and energy-efficient practices both inside and outside of the building.
ACEC Illinois, Engineering Excellence Award - Merit Award for sustainable site design
Elko has developed and presented at numerous seminars on the topics of stormwater management and sustainable site designs.
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