“Creating the Most Livable Places for All” is this year’s theme and speakers will include: Dr. Antwi Akom, Grant Ervin, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, and Jeremy Rifkin!
Are you interested in learning more about Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s Frick Environmental Center? Join us for an in-depth tour of the construction site and the process of pursuing Living Building Challenge certification with Marijke Hecht, Director of Education at Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.
On August 28, 2014, the Pittsburgh 2030 District officially expanded into the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, making us the first 2030 District in the nation to have two distinct boundaries.
September 26th, 2014
It's that time of year again! The Inspire Speakers Series returns this October for its third season - and this year brings some changes. Read on for more details.... Seasonal Lectures This year, we'll host six lectures in a fall season (October through December) and a spring season (March throug[...]
September 24th, 2014
Every few years it seems as though the construction industry harps on a new buzzword – partnering, sustainability, BIM, collaboration, Lean, etc. Lean? It appears that a retread has made its way back into the buzzword cycle. Back in the late 1990’s, the Lean Construction Institute (LCI) was establis[...]
September 19th, 2014
Steelers Football: Know Your Opponent will help us all learn just a little about green building initiatives in our opponent team cities. Now you can impress your tailgating friends with some fun trivia! Are you ready for some football-inspired green building fun facts? The Steelers may have[...]
September 17th, 2014
Green hotels are big right now, so it's no wonder that Trip Advisor launched its GreenLeaders Program with the USGBC, UNEP, and Energy Star. This is great news for hotel guests looking for rooms without the guilt of environmentally unfriendly hotel practices and great for hoteliers looking to cash i[...]