Sustainability Solutions, Ratings Systems, & Best Practices in Parking & Mobility Facilities
Education | On-Demand Course
Sustainability Solutions, Ratings Systems, & Best Practices in Parking & Mobility Facilities Article Quiz
Level: Foundational/basic course
About the course: This self-paced reading activity highlights how the Parksmart Standard, SITES, and the LEED v4.1 Standard are complimentary. This course will provide an overview of future-forward sustainability initiatives and programs during planning, design, construction, and renovation and enhancements to parking assets. Parking is often seen as counterproductive when it comes to sustainability, however there are plenty of ways to make parking design and operations more sustainable. This course will cover strategies from LEED V4.1, Parkmart, and SITES.
In this course, learn how to:
- Recognize Elements to include when building a sustainable, high-performing parking facility (LEED Version 4.1, LTC Electric Vehicles, Reduced Parking Footprint)• Recognize Elements to include when building a sustainable, high-performing parking facility (LEED Version 4.1, LTC Electric Vehicles, Reduced Parking Footprint)
- Identify ways to meet additional demands for EV charging using best practices in parking facility design and operation (Parksmart B8-B10, C5)
- Explore how to design and implement a parking-specific sustainability program, integrating Location and Transportation and Sustainable Sites credits (LEED) and Parksmart criteria
- Read about how multiple certifications (LEED, SITES, and Parksmart) can work together to create a sustainable project that is more than just functional and achieves better performance. (Examine synergies among systems, LEED LTc Green Vehicles, Parksmart B8: Low-emitting and Fuel-efficient Vehicles: Preferred Parking Spaces, B8: Low-emitting and Fuel-efficient Vehicles: Rate Discount, B9: Alternative Fuel Vehicles: Reserved Parking Spaces, C5: Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging)
Course Credits: 1 CAPP Point
Time to Complete: About 1 hour (Self-paced: Stop and start, to return to where you left off at any time. Course available for six months from date of purchase.)
Thinking of applying to become a CAPP? Successful completion of this course earns 1 point towards the professional development portion of the CAPP application requirements or 1 point on the CAPP Recertification Recordkeeping Form, Program Type 5.