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  • November Legislative Update

    Pittsburgh’s proposed environmental regulations, the U.K.’s mandate of zero-carbon homes, and other green building legislative issues this month.

  • One PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh

    PNC Financial Services Group unveils the largest green wall in North America.

  • Dance Complex Achieved LEED Gold Certification

    The new dance complex at Point Park University recently achieved LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. At 44,000 square feet (4088 m2), the complex contains five rehearsal studios and performance spaces, with room for three additional studios.

  • Glass Panels Have Low-E Coating

    Pittsburgh Corning has expanded its LightWise Architectural Systems to include energy-efficient glass block panels.

  • Innovative Green Projects: 2009

    Seven of the most innovative green projects of 2009.

  • The Week in Green: July 24-31

    A roundup of green building news for the week of July 24-31 including Johns Manville’s entry into the solar market and a word of caution about energy-efficient products from Pennsylvania’s attorney general.

  • Newsletter Promotes Cypress Benefits

    The Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association, Pittsburgh, has introduced a new e-newsletter designed for architects, designers, builders and homeowners interested in learning more about cypress, a naturally sustainable, durable and versatile forest resource.

  • Health & Welfare Building and Labor & Industry Building, Harrisburg, Pa.

    Two buildings in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s state capital, Harrisburg, have been improved to achieve an expected 30 percent energy reduction throughout the combined 750,000 square feet (69675 m2) of the buildings.

  • Clinicians and Researchers Come Together at a Sustainable Conference Center

    The Geisinger Health System's new green building is attracting the country's best health-care professionals.

  • A Glass Conservatory Redefines Nature Appreciation

    2008 Evergreen Awards: First Place Winner. Although green-building practices have taken hold in virtually every market sector, construction methods for conservatories haven’t changed much since the 1840s.