Bright future expected
“It has been interesting to watch as projects become certified and those involved take something from the project to use in their future work,” says Anderson. “The next project they work on is often in a better position to be certified.
“We are always working on new ideas to see how they fit into the Greenroads Rating System,” she adds. “Electric vehicle infrastructure is just one of those ideas.” The SE Pioneer Way Reconstruction project and the Cheney Stadium project both earned Greenroads credit for installing electric vehicle charging stations.
The foundation is also in the process of developing an accreditation process for people to become certified experts on the Greenroads system, somewhat similar to LEED accreditation. This accreditation program is called Sustainable Transportation Professional (STP) and will launch later this year.
To read the full story on the Greenroads Rating System, click here to download the Fall 2012 issue of Sustainable Construction.