Pittsburgh News

18 October 2018 - 10:14am

How Pittsburgh Stays on the Cutting Edge of Energy Conservation

Bill O'Toole October 11, 2018 City Design, Energy, Environment When people think of green buildings, their minds probably run toward the sweeping glass roof of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens or the sci-fi sleekness of the David L

18 October 2018 - 10:06am

Pittsburgh 2030 District Senior Director, Angelica Ciranni, On the Future of Pittsburgh [Podcast]

Listen to Pittsburgh 2030 District's Senior Director, Angelica Ciranni, talk about the Pittsburgh 2030 District and its successes on the podcast City Rising. https://embed.simplecast.com/a06664f2?color=3d3d3d

10 September 2018 - 10:03am

Make My Trip Count Regional Commuter Survey Launches

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 10, 2018) The Make My Trip Count regional commuter survey launches today, as part of Pittsburgh’s effort to capture residents’ changing transportation choices. The survey on MakeMyTripcount.org takes 5 to 10 minutes, and

21 May 2018 - 1:40pm

Pittsburgh 2030 District Helps Create a More Sustainable City

The international community has committed to carbon neutrality, and Pittsburgh has responded. Long before the Paris Climate Accord proposed net-zero greenhouse gas emission, Pittsburgh had published two Climate Action plans, started a greenhouse gas

20 April 2018 - 5:10am

Five Reports, Five Hundred+ Buildings: Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report

The Pittsburgh 2030 District published its fifth annual Progress Report at a reception celebrating years of encouraging and tracking reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions, in addition to improving indoor air

4 April 2018 - 1:17pm

Activists aren’t the only ones preaching about climate change. Some Pittsburgh congregations do, too.

PublicSource's Saima Sitwat published an article on March 26 putting a spotlight on several Pittsburgh congregations working to counteract climate change. Rodef Shalom, a Pittsburgh 2030 District Property Partner, and the Pittsburgh Presbytery (

17 January 2018 - 11:20am

Forward Capacity: Getting Paid for Permanent Energy Reductions

You already know that energy efficiency upgrades save you money by lowering your utility bills. But did you know that you can also receive payment from our regional grid? If you’ve done (or are planning) a lighting, HVAC, or VFD project, received a

19 December 2017 - 6:48am

Within four walls: Pittsburgh’s climate problem starts indoors

The second in PublicSource's series Three Rivers Rising, this article profiles several Pittsburgh 2030 District Property Partners, including Highmark, the Carnegie Museums, and Phipps. It also includes a little bit about Hibersense - a company also

18 December 2017 - 5:48am

Why environmentalists are poking holes in Pittsburgh’s climate change plan

PublicSource is publishing a series all this week on how climate change and how it is affecting Pittsburgh. Check out the first article (with bonus mention of the Pittsburgh 2030 District!)

17 November 2017 - 11:27am

Books for Sustainability Nerds

Looking to cozy up with a good book this fall? Do you identify as a sustainability wonk, an armchair scientist, or a full-blown climate nerd? Here are a few page turners to educate, inspire, and put it all in perspective. Read More.


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