Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Green Building Alliance Honors 25 Western PA Green Building Projects On Sept. 20

Green Building Alliance based in Pittsburgh is celebrating 25 years of green buildings and sustainable communities throughout Western Pennsylvania by honoring 25 projects that have significantly advanced the region’s sustainability movement.
GBA will feature the awardees at is upcoming Emerald Evening Gala on September 20 at the Carnegie Science Center’s PointView Hall in Pittsburgh.
GBA selected awardees to reflect the region’s verified innovations in green buildings across diverse sectors-- from schools to hospitals to corporate offices and even entire neighborhoods.
The 25 buildings receiving recognition are--
-- Arconic Corporate Center  
-- Bakery Square, Nabisco Building  
-- Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Branches  
-- Carriage House Children’s Center / Wightman School
-- Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
-- Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh  
-- Erie Art Museum  
-- Giant Eagle Market District Shadyside  
-- Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank  
-- Heinz Family and Heinz Family Foundation Offices
-- Larimer Neighborhood  
-- Laurel Highlands Falls Area Visitor Center at Ohiopyle State Park  
-- The Residential Revival at Indiana University of Pennsylvania
-- The Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace at Carnegie Mellon University
-- Sota Construction Corporate Offices  
-- Thelma Lovette YMCA  
-- Tower at PNC Plaza  
-- U.S. Steel Tower  
-- University of Pittsburgh’s McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine  
-- Uptown Lofts on Fifth
Over the past 25 years, the green building movement in Western Pennsylvania has certified-- 370 LEED projects, 4 Passive House structures, and 2 Living Buildings; earned 6 AIA COTE Top 10 Award Winners; and committed more than 500 buildings and 87 million square feet to the Pittsburgh 2030 District.  
In fact, the city of Pittsburgh is 19th in LEED-certified buildings per capita and the most buildings committed to conservation in a North American city.
Click Here to read more about Pittsburgh’s green building history.
For information on the awards dinner on September 20, visit the Emerald Evening Gala webpage.
For more information on programs, initiatives and other upcoming events, visit the Green Building Alliance website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from the Alliance, Like them on Facebook, Follow them on Twitter and visit their YouTube Channel.  Click Here to support their work.
To learn more about green innovation in the Pittsburgh Region, visit the Pittsburgh Green Story website.
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