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Pittsburgh 2030 District

The Pittsburgh 2030 District Continues to Grow

The Pittsburgh 2030 District has enjoyed tremendous success throughout its first year, thanks to commitments by some of Downtown Pittsburgh’s largest and most well known properties.  Despite having over 50% of the district’s total square footage committed to the program’s aggressive energy and water reduction goals, only 20% of district buildings are currently committed.  Aurora […]

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Introducing the Pittsburgh 2030 District Energy Baseline

In order to measure the Pittsburgh 2030 District’s success in reaching its 50% reduction goals, baselines must first be determined for each reduction category. The reduction goals are measured against a national baseline for energy and against District baselines for water and transportation. As properties commit to and work towards 2030 goals, the individual baselines […]

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Pittsburgh 2030 District Unveils Inaugural Progress Report

High-performance buildings have proven track records of simultaneously increasing business and property profitability, enhancing asset values, reducing environmental impacts, and improving occupant health.  In addition to the Pittsburgh 2030 District energy and water analysis and demand reduction, efforts are being made to complete the baseline for transportation emissions as well as develop a metric for […]

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Green Building Alliance and Friends Sweep Energy Leadership Awards

What does an energy leader look like?  Scope out Green Building Alliance’s offices or events and you’ll spot a few!  Staff and friends of GBA swept the Pittsburgh Business Times‘ 2014 Energy Leadership Awards with FOUR winners!  Vivian Loftness, Volker Hartkopf, Sean Luther, and Mike Schiller were each recognized by these awards, which were publicly […]

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Green Building Alliance Friends Take Home THREE EBie Awards!

Well, that was cool!  Sean, Isaac, and I just took a quick trip to NYC for the EBie Awards – a national ceremony hosted by our sister USGBC chapter, Urban Green Council.  The EBies were created to specifically celebrate the people behind major efficiency improvements to existing buildings, and GBA nominated some friends from Pittsburgh that we thought […]

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Pittsburgh Sweeps National Awards for Energy Efficient Buildings

Pittsburgh Sweeps National Awards for Energy Efficient Buildings The EBie Awards Recognize Three Pittsburgh 2030 District Partners   June 13, 2014 – (New York) More than 100 people gathered at the Hard Rock Café in Manhattan’s Times Square on Monday night to celebrate the people behind our country’s most efficient existing buildings.  Urban Green Council […]

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Not Just for the Big Guys: Small Commercial Properties in the Pittsburgh 2030 District

As I have been preparing to take the next 12 weeks as maternity leave, I’ve also taken the opportunity to reflect on the Pittsburgh 2030 District’s Small Commercial Property program.  When I started at Green Building Alliance last October, I was excited to begin working with owners and managers of small commercial properties (buildings at […]

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County Executive, Mayor, Councilmen, and The Heinz Endowments to Help Celebrate Pittsburgh 2030 District Expansion into Oakland

For Release Download a PDF of this release August 25, 2014 Contact: Leslie Montgomery Office: 412-527-0900 Cell: 443-928-0300   County Executive, Mayor, Councilmen, and The Heinz Endowments to Help Celebrate Pittsburgh 2030 District Expansion into Oakland Green Building Alliance Initiative is National Leader in Driving Building Performance   August 25, 2014 – (Pittsburgh) More than 170 […]

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Steelers Football: Know Your Opponent (Panthers Edition)

Steelers Football: Know Your Opponent will help us all learn just a little about green building initiatives in our opponent team cities.  Now you can impress your tailgating friends with some fun trivia! Are you ready for some football-inspired green building fun facts? The Steelers may have fallen to Baltimore last week, but the word on […]

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Steelers Football: Know Your Opponent – Atlanta Falcons

I’m continuing my (sporadic) series of Know Your Opponent with a look at the Falcons and their hometown of Atlanta, GA. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gary Dulac gave the Steelers an A+ for their game against the Cincinnati Bengals this past weekend.  As we head towards the AFC North Championship, let’s take a look at the […]

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