This year’s magazine features regional perspectives on building sustainable places and communities.
GBA members are invited to a tour and tasting in the Strip!
This in-depth but non-technical event will allow participants to use a variety of physical and online tools to explore the air quality issues facing our region, including primary sources and connections to human health.
Forte Building Science’s Pete Jefferson will share strategies to achieve the WELL building performance requirements, particularly in the areas of air, water, light and comfort. Projects that will serve as case studies include existing commercial interiors, a new middle school, speculative offices, and a historic building renovation.
September 25th, 2017
We did it (insert exuberant emoji here)! In collaboration with our amazing set of partners, GBA has successfully delivered the first Passive House training in Western Pennsylvania--40 hours and five jam-packed days taught by Western Pennsylvanians themselves. Before we do a little horn tooting, [...]
September 18th, 2017
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum hosted the August Partner Meeting for Pittsburgh 2030 District participants. Attendees heard from three presenters on topics from preserving the past to securing our future. What We Learned: The “nation’s only military memorial dedicated to[...]
September 8th, 2017
Energy efficiency projects are well-known for their long-term cost savings and permanent energy load reduction. In the PJM Interconnection, they can also generate unexpected but substantial revenue streams when offered on PJM’s forward capacity market as a capacity resource. Proper measurement and v[...]
September 2nd, 2017
There’s something special about EcoDistricts in Pittsburgh. Every time I talk with local leaders, there seems to be yet another neighborhood that’s organizing around this new standard for equitable and sustainable neighborhood development. As part of the national non-profit advancing the EcoDistrict[...]
August 28th, 2017
The Sunday evening dread. The Monday morning grumble. These are the emotions emblazoned on kitschy coffee mugs, the experiences that drive nearly every workplace comedy. Free caffeine and donuts might smooth over the roughest patches, but an increasing number of employees are looking to work for o[...]