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!
Join us for a field trip to Emlenton and visit the Hickman family hardwood flooring forest and sawmill
Our annual publication showcases the projects, people, and perspectives that are leading our region’s innovative green building industry.
September 30th, 2016
Over the last decade, The Tower at PNC Plaza has been one of the Pittsburgh region’s most anticipated developments, but its origins stretch back to the late 1990s when The PNC Financial Services started its green building journey. In 2000, PNC opened PNC Firstside Center, then the largest LEED certi[...]
September 13th, 2016
The Pittsburgh 2030 District has expanded its boundary - for the 3rd time in as many years - into the Northside. The District, already the largest among 13 participating cities in North America, continues to grow at a record pace. In 2016 alone, the Pittsburgh 2030 District has gained commitments fr[...]
September 10th, 2016
The Pittsburgh region struggles with poor air quality, ranking as one of the top 10 most polluted cities in the nation with regard to short- and long-term particle pollution. Diesel exhaust contains many toxic air pollutants, carcinogens, ozone precursors, and fine particulate matter. As a result, p[...]
September 9th, 2016
The August Pittsburgh 2030 District Partner Meeting took place at Rodef Shalom, a historical gem designed by Henry Hornbostel around the turn of the 20th century. During our visit, we learned about and toured the facility, got updates from the Pittsburgh 2030 District team, and heard the interesting[...]
September 9th, 2016
Our fourth and final “Race to Zero Energy” session was held at Google’s Pittsburgh Office in Bakery Square on August 25. We heard presentations about financing opportunities and strategies from project team members and funders. These experts gave insight into different types of loans, grants, and ot[...]