Explore Parksmart at Greenbuild Chicago

Jasmine Day
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Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Hosted November 14–16 in Chicago, the conference draws industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building, and will offer more than 200 education sessions—including a few different ways to learn about Parksmart.

Parksmart is the world’s only rating system recognizing high-performance, sustainable garages, and it helps provide users with the framework to build higher-performing parking facilities that improve access to spaces and better serve customers and the environment.

At Greenbuild 2018, learn how Parksmart can help increase your parking structure's performance. To make sure you know where to find Parksmart throughout the entire conference, we put together a guide of where and when to find to Parksmart all week long.


  • Visit the USGBC x GBCI Booth #1111 and Certification Work Zone on the expo floor. Have questions about the Parksmart rating system, registering a project or handling a technical issue? Subject matter experts will be on hand to answer any questions you have.

Wed., November 14

  • 2:30–3 p.m.—Parksmart 101 | USGBC x GBCI Booth #1111

Interested in learning how garages at universities, airports and commercial buildings have increased efficiency and profitability while driving sustainability and customer satisfaction? Stop by the booth get a Parksmart 101 tutorial, and learn how you can apply Parksmart to your building projects.

Thurs., November 15

Hear firsthand from Parksmart early adopters about how and why they achieved triple-bottom-line performance with their parking assets. Learn how Salem State University, the Garage at Post Office Square and West Village achieved recognition from Parksmart. Understand the key sustainability elements of their Parksmart-certified projects, the motivation behind their certification and the broader impact of their parking and transportation sustainability network.

  • 10–10:30 a.m.—Parksmart 101 | USGBC x GBCI Booth #1111

Can’t make our Parksmart 101 presentation on Wednesday afternoon? We’ve got you covered. Stop by our booth to learn the basics of Parksmart and get answers to your questions about the program.

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