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Guides

GUIDELINES
POINTS TOWARDS CERTIFICATION
EXISTING SITES Short Overview of Rating System .pdf: RatingSystem_SITES Intro to Existing Landscapes Pilot
EXISTING SITES V2 Book (abbreviated): https://www.usgbc.org/resources/sites-rating-system-and-scorecard

TOOLS AND NEARBY DOCUMENTED SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE PROJECTS
PROFESSIONAL SUSTAINABILITY LANDSCAPE TOOLShttps://www.landscapeperformance.org/
GEORGIA TECH TREES/PLANTS: PG 67-84 MasterPlan
GEORGIA TECH SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE CAMPUS MASTERPLAN: Chapters 1-6 Masterplan (www.space.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/images/lmp_final_draft.pdf)
GA TECH SUSTAINABLE TOURS: https://sustain.gatech.edu/sustainability-tour
CITY OF ATLANTA (COA) SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE TOUR: https://www.atlantawatershed.org/green-infrastructure-in-atlanta-a-self-guided-tour/
GREEN NEW DEAL SUPER STUDIO ( “radically practical”
proposals) https://www.jstor.org/site/upenn/superstudio/?searchkey=1678050852671
SEE COA ZONING MAPS LANDLOT AND DISTRICT 14-47 NEIGHBORHOOD: Old Fourth Ward
https://gis.atlantaga.gov/zoningmap/ (old City Maps)
https://gis.atlantaga.gov/propinfo/ (clickable, old Mylars))>

BACKGROUND
US Green Building Council (USGBC) https://www.usgbc.org/
Green Business Certification Inc (GBCI)  https://www.gbci.org/
EXISTING SITES is modeled after (New Construction) SITES™ – U.S. Green Building Council: https://sustainablesites.org/
EXISTING SITES ANNUAL 2022 MCGILL PLACE MEETING PRESENTATION: https://330mcgill.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/2022-08-30-LS_Sustainability_AnnualMeetingPP.pdf
EXISTING SITES Slide Presentation used in video Welcome Page: SITES Intro to Existing Landscapes Pilot_Final[22]
A SHORT HISTORY OF GREEN RATING SYSTEMS: https://www.buildinggreen.com/newsbrief/short-history-gbci-and-its-roster-rating-systems

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