Sustainability Ratings for Existing Neighborhoods

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Urban sustainability rating tools are fundamental instruments for helping achieve green community goals. This session will take and in-depth look at tools for EXISTING neighborhoods, ranging from 2030 Districts to Community Wildlife Habitat. Additionally, presenters will discuss the St. Louis Great Streets Initiative and the initiative’s impact on South Grand. A review of the project’s scope addressing the sustainable design categories of environment, community, art and economics will be presented.

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Investigate sustainability rating tools for existing neighborhoods.
  2. Examine key considerations when selecting a neighborhood scale sustainability rating tool.
  3. Explain the St. Louis Green Streets Initiative on South Grand, and review the project’s scope addressing the sustainable design categories of environment, community, art, and economics.
  4. Discuss data evaluating the impact of the South Grand rain gardens of water quantity and quality in the sewer.

SPEAKERS: Eliot Allen, Criterion Planners & Rachel Witt, South Grand Community Improvement District

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Submitted for approval of 2 GBCI CE Hours and 2 AIA/CES LU

WHEN: Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 8:00 – 10:00 am

WHERE: Missouri Botanical Garden’s Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, 4651 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110

FEE: $30/USGBC-MGC Members; $45/Non-members

REGISTER: Click here to visit our Event Registration page.  Scroll down and click the “Register” button under the Sustainability Ratings for Existing Neighborhoods event listing.

QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff at usgbc-mogateway@mobot.org or (314) 577-0225.

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