Museums can – and are – taking a leadership position in demonstrating that climate change solutions are within reach. This is evidenced by the recent formation of the 2030 Districts Network’s Museum Best Practices Working Group Cohort and empowered by the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative. 2030 Districts Network The vision of the 2030 Districts Network is […]
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With the advent of new technologies (we see you electric scooters), transportation is changing. Even gone are the days of needing to be in a physical office—telecommuting is quickly becoming a viable option for many. The Make My Trip Count regional commuter survey launched this week as part of Pittsburgh’s effort to capture these changing […]
Sustainability is a relative measurement. As a guiding principle, its pursuit is defined by what was built, and what can ultimately be maintained. It’s a threshold with an ever changing target, a point of compromise between our heritage and our values. Sustainability is a conversation, and its conflicting priorities are foundational to advancing ever higher […]
Green Building Alliance has had a busy summer. Not only did we welcome Jenna Crammer as our new executive director, but we also hired three new employees, Brian Brown, Paige Colao, and Sarah Owen. Get to know them a little and make sure to say hello at the next GBA event! Brian Brown, Learning Coordinator […]
Tucked into a university laboratory atop O’Hara Street, Harold Rickenbacker and his career run on tightly calibrated monitors. It’s a demand of his discipline, and in many ways, the self-declared data wonk thrives in an environment of precision and control. But Rickenbacker’s enthusiasm for statistical regressions belies an unusual dedication to the realities outside academic […]
The Pittsburgh 2030 District published its fifth annual Progress Report at a reception celebrating years of encouraging and tracking reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions, in addition to improving indoor air quality in the built environment. The largest of the 19 established 2030 Districts in North America by committed square feet, the […]
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh hosted the September Partner Meeting for Pittsburgh 2030 District participants. Attendees learned about the Museum’s current efficiency efforts and their renovation of the former Carnegie Library along with a report from the Allegheny County Health Department on their work, particularly as it relates to our air quality. What We Learned: Opened […]
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.
If you’re familiar with the Pittsburgh 2030 District, you can probably name the goals of the 2030 Challenge for Planning off the top of your head: 50% reductions (below baselines) for energy, water, and transportation emissions for existing buildings. But did you know that the Pittsburgh 2030 District has indoor air quality as a fourth […]