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Unique Survey Reveals Complexity of the 2015 Pittsburgh Commuter

Mayor William Peduto, in partnership with Green Building Alliance (GBA) and Envision Downtown, today announced initial results of the Make My Trip Count commuter survey, offering a glance at the complexity of the 2015 Pittsburgh commuter. The survey, conducted last fall by GBA and a dozen partners, asked where commuters travel from and to, and […]

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Green Building Alliance Partners with p4 Pittsburgh to Present ‘Inspire Speakers Series’

Mayor John Fetterman and nationally acclaimed urban planner Toni Griffin to kick off new season Green Building Alliance today announced its 2015-2016 Inspire Speakers Series (ISS) in collaboration with p4 Pittsburgh. This season’s series brings five innovative thinkers and exceptional speakers from around the country to Pittsburgh, to help spark aspiration and ignite change. Each […]

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Pittsburgh 2030 District Recognized with International Downtown Association Award

Touted for building a healthier, higher performing downtown, Pittsburgh on top again. The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of the Green Building Alliance, today received a prestigious award from the International Downtown Association for its work to significantly reduce energy consumption, water use and transportation emissions in Downtown Pittsburgh and Oakland. The “Downtown Merit Award” […]

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Local Leaders to be Honored for Remarkable Accomplishments in Sustainability and Environmental Improvement

The PNC Financial Services Group and BNY Mellon executives named Legacy and Luminary Award recipients Green Building Alliance (GBA) will honor its 2015 Legacy and Luminary Award honorees, representing The PNC Financial Services Group and BNY Mellon, at tonight’s sold-out Emerald Evening Gala at the Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History’s Music Hall. More […]

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The Numbers Are In: Pittsburgh 2030 District Building Performance Revealed

County Executive, Mayor, and Green Building Alliance Announce Significant Strides Towards Aggressive Energy and Water Efficiency Goals April 29, 2015 – Nearly 200 people gathered at PPG Place’s Wintergarden on April 29 to hear the results of the 2014 Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report. As they waited for the details, they wondered: How will we know […]

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Measuring Energy and Water Reductions in Downtown and Oakland

Two Years After Launching the Pittsburgh 2030 District, Green Building Alliance,  County Executive Fitzgerald, and Mayor Peduto Share Progress Towards Energy and Water Efficiency April 29, 2015 – What can Pittsburgh achieve when governments, businesses, building owners, higher education institutions and nonprofits work together toward a common, measurable goal? We’re about to find out. What: The […]

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URA to Reduce Energy Use by 80% in 5 Parking Garages

URA-owned garages in SouthSide Works and Pittsburgh Technology Center to get energy-efficient upgrades (April 9, 2015) PITTSBURGH, PA – The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) announced today that it will partner with Green Building Alliance (GBA) to allocate approximately $1 million for lighting upgrades at the five URA parking garages, located at SouthSide Works and […]

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Pittsburgh 2030 District Embraces The Bluff

Pittsburgh 2030 District Embraces The Bluff Downtown Boundary Expansion is Highlighted by Duquesne University and UPMC Mercy Commitments It used to be called Soho and Boyd’s Hill, but the neighborhood now known as The Bluff is often characterized by its two largest entities: Duquesne University and UPMC Mercy Hospital. Now that these two properties have […]

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Pittsburgh & Green Building Alliance Win State Energy Efficiency Grant

Funds will initially retrofit lighting at two parking garages and support future upgrades to Downtown and Oakland facilities PITTSBURGH, PA (Oct. 24, 2014) The City of Pittsburgh, affiliated city agencies, and the Green Building Alliance won a $470,000 state grant Thursday to provide more energy-efficient lighting for parking garages. The Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority award […]

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