At this point, almost everyone in the building world is familiar (if not intimate) with LEED, with emerging awareness of the Living Building Challenge, WELL Building Standard, and Passiv House. BUT, in Pittsburgh, there is a new framework in town, developed right here. You’ve heard “p4” tossed about as the next frontier of sustainable, urban […]
The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of Green Building Alliance, published its annual Progress Report on Tuesday, celebrating four years of rigorous reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions. More than doubling in area and quadrupling from 81 to 491 committed properties since founding, Pittsburgh leads all 17 established 2030 Districts in committed […]
You are cordially invited to the much anticipated unveiling of the Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report for 2016.
Please note: Registration for this event closes at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, April 25th. If you miss the window for online registration, not to worry! You can register at the door.
Green Building Alliance is pleased to announce the details from the 2016 Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report at a special reception on Tuesday, April 25th from 4-7 PM at the Heinz History Center. This event will showcase progress in both Downtown and Oakland towards achieving the 2030 District’s aggressive energy, water, and transportation emission reduction goals.
Beer, wine, and light appetizers will be served at 4 PM, followed by a Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report presentation and comments from other special guests.
The Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report Reception is sponsored by:
The Pittsburgh 2030 District is presented by
The Efficiency Network
and sponsored by
Also sponsored by:
Stantec, and GE Lighting/Scott Electric
The Pittsburgh 2030 District is generously supported by:
The Kresge Foundation, The Heinz Endowments,
The Richard King Mellon Foundation and The Pittsburgh Foundation
2030 Partner Meetings in Downtown are supported by our meeting sponsors:
Duquesne Light, evolveEA, Filtech, Jendoco Construction, and St. Moritz Building Services
2030 Partner Meetings in Oakland are supported by our meeting sponsors:
Mascaro Construction, Opterra, Trane, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, and WGL Energy
*This event does not necessarily represent the views or endorsement of the Heinz History Center.
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When we’re talking about things focused on the year 2030, there are many — and understanding of these different programs, measurement mechanisms, and tools varies widely across the country. As a result, if you’re confused about the difference between The 2030 Challenge, the AIA 2030 Commitment, AIA + 2030, the 2030 Palette, 2030 Districts, and […]
If you’re a Pittsburgher and/or GBA stakeholder, you’re already familiar with the 2030 District model, as well as what efforts we’ve been making through the Pittsburgh 2030 District locally. At their most basic, 2030 Districts connect property, community, professional, and resource partners in defined geographic areas (mostly downtowns, but not exclusively) to inspire measurable change […]