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News on Tues :: Eco-Positive Landscaping by Laura
November 17, 2009, 11:10 am
Filed under: News / Great Finds

My “Technical Advisor” aka Rob, my boyfriend pointed me towards a great news article for this Tuesday.

I applaud any and all LEED efforts, and it was news to me that landscaping played such a small part in their certification process. I’m glad to see landscaping (which can be positive for everyone and everything) will have such a prominent place in LEED.

Green building certification pays scant attention to landscaping, but it should, according to the Sustainable Sites Initiative.

Today, green building certification pays scant attention to landscaping, but it should, according to the Sustainable Sites Initiative, which has just released the world’s first rating system for the design, construction and maintenance of sustainable landscapes (with or without buildings).

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE

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