Women For A Healthy Environment (WHE) and the Green Building Alliance (GBA) are teaming up, with funding from The Heinz Endowments, to launch the 1,000 Hours a Year Project.
The Pittsburgh 2030 District published its annual Progress Report on Tuesday, celebrating four years of rigorous reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions.
We invite our friends to visit the completed home of Lucyna de Barbaro and Ayres Freitas and celebrate their achievement.
Join us for a look into the effects that green buildings have on their occupants
Join us for a tour of multiple green buildings at Oxford Development’s 3 Crossings in the Strip District!
April 26th, 2017
The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of Green Building Alliance, published its annual Progress Report on Tuesday, celebrating four years of rigorous reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions. More than doubling in area and quadrupling from 81 to 491 c[...]
April 19th, 2017
“I believe we can change the world if we start listening to one another again. Simple, honest, human conversation. Not mediation, negotiation, problem-solving, debate, or public meetings. Simple, truthful conversation where we each have a chance to speak, we each feel heard, and we each listen we[...]
April 10th, 2017
By Breana Wheeler, director of operations, BREEAM USA Existing Buildings Matter According to the Department of Energy, there are currently 5.6 million commercial buildings in the United States, representing approximately 87.1 billion square feet of floor space. Since 2003, 14% of that spac[...]
April 10th, 2017
ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS AND MANAGERS: GET PAID TO REDUCE YOUR ENERGY USE THIS SUMMER. Our energy grid is highly reliable, however there are times when it experiences significant stress, like that hot day when everyone is blasting the AC. The significant peak in usage generally has one of two un[...]
April 3rd, 2017
This is a guest blog by environmental legal expert Ted Robinson Most environmentally conscious consumers know about the benefits of promoting renewable energy sources as well as energy efficiency and conservation programs. However, there is another aspect of utility services that also has [...]