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 […]
I recently heard Jeremy Kalin deliver the lunchtime keynote talk at the Minnesota Impact! Conference hosted by the Minnesota Green Building Conference. He had some thoughts that I thought were worth sharing. Jeremy titled his talk: Financing Green – Putting an End to Value Engineering for Green Building Jeremy started by making the case that […]
In partnership with the Erie County Redevelopment Authority (ECRA), Green Building Alliance (GBA) is pleased to offer the Erie County Energy Efficiency Support Year (E3SY) or EASY! EASY! is a free program available to Erie County municipalities and other governmental entities to help them identify easy ways to save energy. Green Building Alliance support services include: Basic energy planning […]
Join Reverend Pat Watkins, nationally recognized speaker, at an event sponsored by the Green Building Alliance and the Pittsburgh 2030 District, and hosted by the St. Nickolas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Oakland.
What: Rev. Watkins, who is tasked with leading a ministry focused on God’s Renewed Creation globally, is coming to the Pittsburgh area. Previously a featured panelist at the White House representing general Christian theology, Rev. Watkins will speak about the importance of boosting the energy efficiency of the nation’s houses of worship. He will also bring to light the United Methodist understandings of stewardship as well as the specific things Caretakers of God’s Creation is doing to empower United Methodist congregations to practice care of creation. He will answer questions about his mission and give examples of how the United Methodist Church is becoming green. Sponsored by the Green Building Alliance and the Pittsburgh 2030 District www.2030districts.org/pittsburgh.
When: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 11-1pm. Light lunch will be provided (please note any dietary restrictions in your registration). This event is free.
Where: St. Nickolas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 419 S Dithridge St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, (412) 682-3866. Parking is limited; public transportation is encouraged.
Audience: Church leadership, facilities managers, those in charge of building improvements in Pittsburgh’s church community.