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Energy efficiency upgrades planned for USW headquarters

GBA’s Sean Luther joined representatives from The Efficiency Network (TEN) and Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald in helping United Steelworks (USW) kick off a major water and energy efficiency upgrade at its Five Gateway Center headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh. Planned renovations include solar water heating, lighting retrofits, HVAC upgrades, and elevator systems. TEN estimates […]

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Chatham's Eden Hall Campus is an old farm in Richland Township.

Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus to be a Leader in Sustainability

GBA’s staff members have been lucky enough to get a sneak peek at Chatham University’s new Eden Hall campus, which will be home to Chatham’s School for Sustainability and the Environment.  Several tours were offered, each focusing on a different topic.  Dana Snyder and I took a drive up to Eden Hall (an old farm […]

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The Innovation Station: DASH

GBA’s DASH: Database for Analyzing Healthy Sustainable and High Performance Buildings is on the cutting edge of building performance data.  Still in development, it offers users the unique opportunity to compare, analyze, and benchmark their buildings to make informed decisions about energy efficiency, occupant health, and overall performance. While DASH is still undergoing testing with […]

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