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Going with the Flow: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Builds First Passive House Certified Library in North America

The Carrick Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) will be the first Passive House certified library in North America. This significant green building achievement tells the story of Pittsburgh: a community for all, where everyone has access to learning opportunities and has access to healthy, safe spaces. What’s the coolest feature of the […]

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Green Buildings and Base Camp: Getting Up the Mountain

As a former Washingtonian, I follow Seattle’s Daily Journal of Commerce to stay updated on news from my old stomping ground. Two recent articles published in DJC caught my attention. In the first article, Jerry Yudelson, president of the Green Building Initiative, said that green building in the U.S. has hit a wall because “perceived benefits don’t measure […]

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