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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...
Seattle 2030 District
25 November 2013 - 12:00am
The Seattle 2030 District is pleased to share the following short videos highlighting our major projects and programs: Alternative Transportation Program – This video highlights work that Commute Seattle is doing to reduce single occupancy vehicle use in Downtown Seattle, and introduces a...
Seattle 2030 District
21 November 2013 - 12:00am
On Thursday November 14th the Seattle 2030 District held our first awards event, the 2013 Vision Awards, where we honored members for their achievements over the last year, and highlighted current and future Seattle 2030 District programs. The following members received awards for their...
Seattle 2030 District
5 November 2013 - 12:00am
The Seattle 2030 District would like to congratulate all the winners at the 2013 Washington Green 50 Awards, thank you for all the work that you do and inspiring us all to be Green. District Members that won awards were: GGLO – Winner in Architecture Seattle University – Winner in Academia/...
Pittsburgh 2030 District
5 November 2013 - 12:00am
Thanks to an award from the US Department of Energy, Green Building Alliance (convening organization for the Pittsburgh 2030 District) has launched a targeted focus on energy efficiency in small commercial properties (less than 50,000 s.f.) in Downtown Pittsburgh.  GBA’s effort will mirror a...

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