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Seattle 2030 District
6 March 2014 - 12:00am
  Dear Downtown Seattle Property Managers,  Join Commute Seattle, Downtown business leaders, transit advocates, and King County Councilmember Larry Phillips on March 19th for a panel discussion on King County Metro’s proposed service cuts, funding solutions, and how your tenants will be...
Seattle 2030 District
6 March 2014 - 12:00am
Good news! The US House today passed Better Buildings energy efficiency bill. The bill does a few good and relatively non-controversial things, including Tenant Star, green leasing and requiring Federally-leased buildings to benchmark & publish scores. On page 32, the bill (Better...
Seattle 2030 District
13 February 2014 - 12:00am
    Tune in next Tuesday, February 18th at 1pm EST to learn how you can join the 2014 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition.   This year, EPA is pitting teams of buildings from across the nation against each other in a battle to see who can trim their energy waste the most. You and...
Seattle 2030 District
13 February 2014 - 12:00am
The City of Seattle and Horizon House recently released press releases about successful efficiency efforts and we wanted to provide the below links for your review. The Podcast highlights benchmarking efforts and the S2030D, while the Opinion Editorial is focused on the City of Seattle Benchmarking...
Seattle 2030 District
13 February 2014 - 12:00am
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today launched the WaterSense H2Otel Challenge as a way for agency partners and other organizations to encourage hotels to use best management practices that will save water and money, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
Seattle 2030 District
4 February 2014 - 12:00am
Bill Mitchel I serve as a senior director with Microsoft’s Public Sector business unit, which has been working with Schneider Electric for some time to deliver on the concept of smart cities. In this guest post, I wanted to give my view on the power of partnerships in making smart cities...
Pittsburgh 2030 District
17 January 2014 - 12:00am
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...
Pittsburgh 2030 District
17 January 2014 - 12:00am
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced January 15th that the City-County Building has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification, signifying that the building performs in the top 25% of similar facilities...
Denver 2030 District
18 December 2013 - 12:00am
From: ECOBUILDING Pulse 2013   We check in with the chair of the district's board of directors to see what it might mean for the city. By:  Katie Weeks After more than a year of development work behind the scenes, the Denver 2030 District was officially launched last week. It joins Seattle,...
Denver 2030 District
5 December 2013 - 12:00am
Denver, Colorado (December 5, 2013) — Across the United States, 2030 Districts are being formed to meet the energy, water and vehicle emissions targets called for byArchitecture 2030 in the 2030 Challenge for Planning.  The Denver 2030 District is launching with over 29 members, representing almost...

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