Your Search for Green Building Resources Ends Here!

Have you been itching to learn more about green leasing?  Are you getting ready to install a new floor and want to know the best materials to use?  What about that notorious Materials Red List?  If you’re looking for details on green building topics like these, we’re here for you!

GBA's research and resource coordinator, Ruth Maust.

GBA’s research and resource coordinator, Ruth Maust.

GBA’s Ruth Maust has been tirelessly researching and developing the histories, backgrounds, benefits, challenges, and methodologies of numerous green building resources so you can find them all in one place – on our website!  As Western Pennsylvania’s chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and your regional resource for all things related to sustainable buildings, GBA is here to empower you with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to create healthy, high-performance spaces to live, work, learn, and play.  Our website is designed to be your first stop in finding the answers you’re looking for.  Each topic’s web page also provides links to additional resources and our staff is available to discuss any of your questions further.

The newest topics added to the Green Building Methods portion of our site are: Air Sealing & Ventilation, Flooring Materials, Green Leasing, Native Plants, Specialty Waste Disposal, Materials Red List, and Greywater Systems.  Find details on these subjects, and many more!

Do you have a burning question about a specific green building topic or technique?  Send suggested additions for our site to Ruth and she just might research and put it up, too!

Happy reading!



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