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RECENT BLOG/NEWS

A Celebration of Community

A Celebration of Community

September 29th, 2020

Like most things this year, last week's Virtual Emerald Evening was a bit different. Instead of gathering in one of our region's many green buildings, our community met digitally to celebrate the work they've done in the real world. Whether responding to the health needs of our community during t[...]

Cleaning & Disinfecting in COVID-19

Cleaning & Disinfecting in COVID-19

August 11th, 2020

As we continue to learn more about the most effective ways to combat the transmission of COVID-19, we have learned there are ways to keep our surfaces clean while also prioritizing our health. First, it is crucial to understand that cleaning and disinfecting are just one part of preventing di[...]

Schools, Like All Buildings, Can Either Help or Hurt Our Health

Schools, Like All Buildings, Can Either Help or Hurt Our Health

August 4th, 2020

As we all struggle with the impacts of COVID-19, this statement has never felt more accurate.  And as school administrators and employees work tirelessly to prepare for reopening, we must recognize that there is not a single solution, and every scenario has difficult tradeoffs. One thing is true[...]

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of John C. (Jack) Mascaro

July 21st, 2020

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of John C. (Jack) Mascaro At Green Building Alliance, we join the construction community and our region in mourning the loss of John C. (Jack) Mascaro. An early adopter of sustainable building in Pittsburgh, Jack was an innovator, a change-maker, and lifelong lear[...]

Guest Blog: How Smart Buildings Support Occupants and Owners When Adapting to the “New Normal”

Guest Blog: How Smart Buildings Support Occupants and Owners When Adapting to the “New Normal”

July 8th, 2020

Submitted by: In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, smart buildings around the world prepare to reopen. What can technology do to support companies and their employees to return to work with confidence? From a recent CoreNet Global Survey: 84% of companies plan to bring emplo[...]

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