Cincinnati News

17 December 2020 - 5:30pm

Cincinnati 2030 District 2019 Progress Report

The Cincinnati 2030 District is pleased to release our inaugural Progress Report. This report represents the accomplishments of Cincinnati 2030 District Building Members through December 2019, our first year of formal establishment. We want to

10 December 2020 - 6:49am

2030 District Re-Grants $65,000 for Energy Efficiency Improvements

Cincinnati 2030 District is excited to announce that is awarding $65,000 from the Duke Class Benefit Fund Business Incentive Grant to four of its building members. The projects selected demonstrated significant energy reductions and will be

4 December 2020 - 6:18am


GBBN is pleased to announce that it has joined the Cincinnati 2030 District. Facilitated by the region’s sustainability alliance, Green Umbrella, the district is a membership organization dedicated to creating “a network of healthy, high-performing

20 October 2020 - 8:42am

“Modern Metropolis:” Cincinnati’s path to sustainability

Source: Soapbox Staff, Soapbox Cincinnati Date: October 20, 2020 A new six-part documentary, “Modern Metropolis,” tells the story of how Cincinnati formed its own sustainability district, designed to make healthier buildings and communities. Part

19 October 2020 - 10:10am

‘Modern Metropolis’: Newsy Docuseries Examines the Collaborations Creating Sustainable Cities

Source: Andy Brownell and Joey Maiocco, Newsy in Collaboration with Sustainable Brands Date: October 12, 2020 A systems mindset illustrates how we're better together, how we're all connected, how a rising tide lifts all boats. That shift in

2 July 2020 - 9:27am

Gold-star campus stays green through carbon reduction - UC earns national recognition for reducing carbon footprint

Source: Melanie Schefft, UC News Date: July 2, 2020 Kicking coal. Green roofs. Living walls. LEED buildings. Through all these and more, the University of Cincinnati continually stays ahead of the sustainability curve, recently earning national

27 June 2020 - 12:29pm

Clean Energy Advocates Urge Policies to Restore Ohio Jobs Lost During Pandemic

Source: Shaquiena Davis, WKSU Date: June 27, 2020 Clean energy advocates say the industry in Ohio has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. An analysis of Labor Department data by the group Environmental Entrepreneurs or E2 finds more than 20

26 June 2020 - 8:38am

Money Available To Accelerate Local Use Of EV Vehicles And Charging Stations

Source: Ann Thompson, 91.7 WVXU Date: June 26, 2020 Ohio and other states are in the process of determining how to dole out a $15 billion settlement from Volkswagen after allegations in 2016 it cheated on emissions. The Ohio EPA says some of the

21 May 2020 - 10:28am

New Approaches to Sustainability Lead to High-Performance Buildings

Source: Daniel Lessing, Date: May 21, 2020  Simply put, the core reason for sustainability is to honor our human responsibility to take care of ourselves, our communities, and the world in which we live. In the process, we, as

27 April 2020 - 9:13am

Ways To Keep Workplaces Safe From COVID-19

Source: Ann Thompson, 91.7 WVXU Date: April 27, 2020  As millions of Americans get ready to return to work the subject of "healthy buildings" has come up, and Cincinnati facility engineers are explaining what's involved. Nobody is saying