Join us to hear about background on lead and radon, and understand in detail the process for testing and mitigating correctly and effectively.
Join GBA’s Emerging Professionals in learning about the City of Pittsburgh’s Climate Action Plan from its Chief Resilience Officer, Grant Ervin!
Join the International Living Future Institute and GBA for ILFI’s Living Product Expo Opening Keynote, featuring Paul Hawken!
Come learn how to design and build buildings to Passive House standards while earning your Certified Passive House Consultant or Designer credential with local instructors.
Join Green Building Alliance’s Leslie Montgomery for this intensive LEED GA exam prep course.
August 14th, 2017
In the past year or so you may have noticed that GBA has been quite supportive of the Passive House standard. Why? Well, designing and building buildings that use 1/10 the energy of traditional buildings is likely one of the best ways to reduce human’s contribution to climate change. And as we [...]
August 7th, 2017
This is a guest post by architect Patricia Culley from Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Over the last ten years, architectural design firms have increasingly started to invest in dedicated personnel to guide their firm’s sustainability efforts at the leadership level. As these efforts increase, the role[...]
July 31st, 2017
Green Building Alliance is thrilled to honor the Millvale EcoDistrict with our Inspiration Award at the 2017 Emerald Evening gala and awards ceremony. With a history of devastating floods and disinvestment, the residents of Millvale are reimagining their community, and building a neighborhood wher[...]
July 31st, 2017
The Energy Innovation Center hosted the July Partner Meeting for Pittsburgh 2030 District participants. Attendees heard from four of the District’s sponsors who highlighted recent projects and initiatives, giving Property Partners ideas to take back to their facilities. WHAT WE LEARNED: Still co[...]
July 24th, 2017
This is a guest blog by home energy consultant Erin Vaughan If you ask most homeowners if they want a green home, chances are, they’ll say yes. We start with notions of protecting the environment, of using fewer resources and reducing our carbon footprint. Dig a little deeper though, and most c[...]