We will bring together a wide variety of non-profits working in the Pittsburgh region with students, teachers, parents, school administrators, community members and anyone else committed to making schools healthy and high-performing places of learning.
EASY! is a free program available to Erie County municipalities and other governmental entities to help them identify easy ways to save energy.
County Executive, Mayor, and Green Building Alliance Announce Significant Strides Towards Aggressive Energy and Water Efficiency Goals
Join the Green & Healthy Schools Academy for our upcoming workshops, where we will provide school facility and business managers with guidance and strategies to make schools healthier and higher performing with little to no capital investment.
May 25th, 2015
The final stop on our Russian green building tour was Chelyabinsk, an industrial city three hours south of Yekaterinburg. Driving past the factories on the city's border evoked images of Pittsburgh in its industrial heyday, making this a perfect stop for our educational exchange. Our hosts in Chely[...]
May 22nd, 2015
This is the second of two blogs about Charles Montgomery: the first one recapped his talk at the Inspire Speakers Series on May 14; this one is about his book, Happy City, and includes more of my own reactions and reflections. This article is not meant as a synopsis and makes no claim of completenes[...]
May 21st, 2015
Just in -- Pittsburgh is #20 on ACEEE’s 2015 City Scorecard. This is a jump up from our #25 ranking on the 2013 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard (the last year the scorecard was updated) -- and the shift up 5 spots even comes even as the comparison field broadened (including 51 cities for 2015, whe[...]
May 21st, 2015
Following our very productive and memorable visit to Perm, my colleagues and I headed to Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city and the political capital of the Ural Mountains. What an absolutely beautiful and intriguing city! While we spent much of our time in Perm with academics and researche[...]