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GBA Turns Over a Newly Branded Leaf

GBA Turns Over a Newly Branded Leaf

June 19th, 2018

Summer is the season for gardening metaphors, and we environmental nonprofits are perhaps the most flagrant puntificators. Our methods are rooted in collaboration, our ideas seeded and cultivated until they flourish. And so in the spirit of this toasty June day, we are pulling on our hiking boots [...]

The Punch List - 6/15/18

The Punch List - 6/15/18

June 15th, 2018

GBA’s Punch List is a weekly collection of the latest green building and sustainability news. The question of how to best deliver Pittsburgh's water still looms. In February, Peoples Natural Gas pitched a partnership to Pittsburgh Water Sewer Authority involving new water lines and a ne[...]

The Punch List - 6/8/18

The Punch List - 6/8/18

June 8th, 2018

GBA’s Punch List is a weekly collection of the latest green building and sustainability news. We have some news! On July 1, GBA's Executive Director Dr. Aurora Sharrard will conclude her 11 years at GBA to become the University of Pitt's first-ever Director of Sustainability. Jenna Cramer wil[...]

Jenna Cramer & Dr. Aurora Sharrard Are Taking on New Positions in Sustainability

Jenna Cramer & Dr. Aurora Sharrard Are Taking on New Positions in Sustainability

June 7th, 2018

Sustainability leader Jenna Cramer has been promoted to Executive Director of Green Building Alliance, while the University of Pittsburgh tapped GBA’s Dr. Aurora Sharrard as the first-ever Director of Sustainability. PITTSBURGH, June 7, 2018 – Two of the region’s top sustainability leaders are ta[...]

Designing a Living Building… on Mars

Designing a Living Building… on Mars

June 6th, 2018

The premise was simple. Design an ultra-efficient net-zero energy and net-zero water building to withstand -50 F degree temperatures and 150 mile per hour winds. Straightforward, no? As an added note, not much is known to have survived in this subarctic climate, and water must be shipped from a far-[...]

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