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USGBC’s newest version of the LEED rating system – will become mandatory on October 31, 2016.
GBA members are invited to explore Pittsburgh’s newest Living Building Challenge Project!
October 24th, 2016
On October 18, 2016, Pittsburgh's City Council passed Building Benchmarking legislation (8-0, with 1 member absent). The legislation requires owners of nonresidential buildings over 50,000 square feet (or portions of mixed use buildings with at least 50,000 square feet of nonresidential space) to su[...]
October 24th, 2016
GBA wants to hear your feedback and stories about our Inspire Speakers Series! After four years of the Inspire Speakers Series, GBA would like to gather feedback from attendees in order to assess the impact of this program. Impact goes beyond just number of attendees at each event, and can include [...]
Northside Development Plans Energy Upgrades, Bike Lanes and Uptown to Get a New District Energy Plant
October 21st, 2016
New development projects are at the forefront of revitalization in Pittsburgh. Faros Properties’ newest property, Nova Place (formerly known as Allegheny Center Mall), brings about exciting growth on Pittsburgh’s Northside. Plus we heard from NRG as they expand into Uptown with their latest project [...]
October 18th, 2016
In the business of energy efficiency, one type of structure that uses a great deal of energy might not come to mind first – a parking garage. In many cases, parking garage lights are on 24 hours a day, seven days a week – even when the buildings are totally unoccupied. As a result, garages’ electric[...]
October 17th, 2016
Last week, p4 Pittsburgh released the p4 Performance Measures, which have been in development for all of 2016. The twelve p4 Performance Measures "will help determine investment prioritization for Pittsburgh's real estate development projects" in the following categories, each of which offers 10 pos[...]