Steve Benz, PE, SITEGreen Solutions, is a strategic design expert for low impact stormwater design, green infrastructure, and SITES certification. Steve has contributed to several award winning green infrastructure design commissions including the LEED® Platinum-certified Kroon Hall at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ray and Maria Stata Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Steve drove many of the environmental strategies for Washington Canal Park, a 3-star certified pilot project for the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES™).
Steve is a LEED Fellow by the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of his contribution to the understanding and practice of performative landscapes. He is past Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group (TAG) where he led the development of site sustainability criteria within the LEED program. He was also two-term and founding Chair of the Massachusetts Chapter of the USGBC, and currently serves on the Sustainable Sites Initiative’s Technical Core Committees.