About the Best in West Regional Webinar Series:
The USGBC Western Region communities are hosting a regional webinar series for 2017. Each webinar will focus on a theme and be hosted bi-monthly by one community - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona or Northern California. The themes for 2017 are:
- January / February: Partnership is the New Leadership
- March / April: Collaborative Learning
- May/June: Local Leaders, Global Gain
- July/August: Leadership Platforms
- September/October: Engage and Empower
- November/December: All In
This Month's Webinar Description:
Rating Soup for the Soul will give an overview of three rating systems all administered by GBCI: WELL Building Standard, ParkSmart, and SITES. Each certification program will be presented by a subject matter expert who works directly with the rating system.
- WELL Building Standard is administered by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI) is a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being through the built environment.
- ParkSmart is the world’s only rating system defining and recognizing sustainable practices in parking structure management, programming, design and technology.
- SITES is a voluntary, third party verified rating system recognizing sustainable landscapes created by American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).
Clare Epke, GBCI, WELL Building Standard
Trevyr Meade, GBCI, ParkSmart
Jamie Statter, USGBC, SITES