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Power Gone Platinum

Michaella Wittmann (July 2016) Michaella Wittmann (HDR Inc.) describe how the design team used Envision to meet the owner’s request to “Make it sustainable”. It…

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Online Scoresheet – Self Assessment

Click here for a help file on the project self-assessment features in the online scoresheet.  

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Online Scoresheet – Creating a Project

Click here for a help file on starting a project assessment in the online scoresheet.

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Ridgewood View Park Reservoir and Pump Station: A Case Study on Envision Verification

Kelsey VandeBergh, Nick Augustus, and Corie Peterson (June 2016) Kelsey VandeBergh (AECOM), Nick Augustus (TVWD), and Corie Peterson (AECOM) describe the influence of Envision on…

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Taking the Credential Exam

Click here for a help file on accessing the Envision Sustainability Professional credential exam.  

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Accessing Envision Materials

Envision is an in-depth guidance and rating system used to assess and improve the sustainability of all types and sizes of infrastructure projects. Click here…

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Login Account and Profile

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Public Sector and Academic Discount

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Company Member Discounts

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Becoming a Sustainability Professional to Further Your Civil Engineering Career

Denise Nelson, The Civil Engineering Podcast (April 2016). Tune in to hear Christion Knutson interview ISI’s Vice President for Public Education, Denise Nelson, about Envision…

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The future is riding on infrastructure.
Envision helps practitioners meet the challenge.

In communities across the country, infrastructure projects provide a wide array of challenges — from addressing community needs to meeting highly technical specifications. Public works professionals, engineers, planners, contractors, policy experts, investors, and others are using Envision to overcome these challenges, one sustainable project at a time. This unique resource allows them to create projects that deliver value to their communites for decades — in environmental terms, as well as improvements in quality of life and other areas.

The enduring legacy of sustainable infrastructure.


At the Institute for Sustainable infrastructure, our mission is to help communities build more sustainable infrastructure projects. Our nonprofit organization was created for a single purpose: to develop and maintain a sustainability rating system for all civil infrastructure.

In collaboration with then Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at the Harvard

University Graduate School of Design, we've developed Envision, a state-of-the-art resource that helps professionals plan and execute more sustainable infrastructure projects.

Provided at no cost to practitioners, Envision is a plain-language guide that combines a best practices library, field-proven checklists for infrastructure projects of every size and type, and a comprehensive sustainability rating system that helps infrastructure owners gain recognition for their well-planned and executed projects.

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