On this adventure, we’ll all board a bus together and ride to the recently completed, LEED Gold-certified Ohiopyle State Park Visitor Center.
Join GBA on the water and take in Pittsburgh’s green buildings from a different vantage point!
The path towards healthy and high performing buildings doesn’t end at the completion of design and construction
May 22nd, 2018
A group of 180 women and female allies gathered last Friday, and we’re all a little speechless. Every woman had a story to share, of defeats and challenges and hopes and victories. And though we each arrived by our own winding path, there was this quiet understanding that yes, we have all been there[...]
May 8th, 2018
This is part one of a two-part series. Rooftop solar is growing across Western Pennsylvania, with Allegheny County now boasting the second-highest number of solar installations in the state at almost 1,800, according to the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission. Once considered a specialty pr[...]
May 7th, 2018
Exciting news for Pennsylvania: 2015 ICC Codes will be effective (in almost their entirety) on October 1, 2018! There were certainly some compromises made, but compared to the stalemate that has plagued PA building codes, this is amazing! Well, what do we mean in almost their entirety? This is a do[...]
April 30th, 2018
Pittsburgh is a city of places. Every cobbled alley has witnessed life, each precariously perched house somehow forming a part of our collective memory. It is tempting to understand the built environment as the realization of urban plans and architectural schematics. And in many ways, stones and c[...]
April 24th, 2018
In the multidisciplinary world of healthy schools, there is a dizzying number of webinars, classes, and conferences to sharpen your impact. Of course, making the time to sort through that wealth of knowledge can be a project in and of itself, and educators often have the hardest time prioritizing th[...]