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Chartiers Valley School District is charting new territory for school design and construction

At a recent Green and Healthy Schools Academy event, representatives from the Chartiers Valley School District administration, facility designer IKM Inc., and the Green & Healthy Schools Academy spoke about what makes the new Chartiers Valley Middle and High Schools project innovative and unique, and why all schools should be considering this type of approach. […]

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The 2016 Living Product Expo: A Not-to-Miss Experience

Products found in our built environment have a significant impact on human health and well-being, along with the environment. Understanding more about these products – such as what they are made of, where their material components come from, and their manufacturing processes – is critical to reducing negative impacts on people and the planet.  If […]

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The Inspire Speakers Series Features Exciting Lineup of Passionate Storytellers on February 11 – You Won’t Want to Miss This!

“Maybe stories are just data with a soul.” – Brene Brown Sometimes the most impactful and meaningful aspect of our work is not captured quantitatively, but rather qualitatively. What better way to share our qualitative “metrics” and data than through storytelling? Stories are a way of engaging our minds in a different way (check out […]

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Green & Healthy Schools Academy Celebrates 2014 Accomplishments

The Green & Healthy Schools Academy (GHSA) helps schools become engaging, inspiring, and thriving places where students and staff can reach their full potential. Its work is critical to pursuing GBA’s vision that “everyone from every socioeconomic background is able to live, work, learn, and play in healthy and high-performing places.” In 2014, GHSA added workshops […]

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December Inspire Speakers Series Cancellation

We regret to announce that, due to a last-minute scheduling conflict for speaker Jeremy Rifkin, we must cancel our December Inspire Speakers Series lecture.  Read on for more details. At Green Building Alliance, we have been looking forward to welcoming Jeremy Rifkin to Pittsburgh for our Inspire Speakers Series on December 11.  He had been scheduled to present […]

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Natalie Jeremijenko Returns to Pittsburgh for Green & Healthy Schools Academy Partnership

When I was working on the line-up of the second year of GBA’s Inspire Speakers Series, I wanted to find someone who could truly relate the intersections of environment, health, and community in an innovative and beautiful way.  After hearing artist and engineer Natalie Jeremijenko speak twice at the Greenbuild Conference in Toronto and then […]

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