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Updating Pennsylvania Building Codes

Updating Pennsylvania Building Codes

March 27th, 2017

So. Building Codes. There it is, a title as unvarnished as its subject. There’s no dressing up building codes. They can’t be set to plucky music. So why are they worthy of your attention? Well to start, Pennsylvania’s inability to adopt up-to-date codes is costing you money. And I don’t just mean i[...]

Member Spotlight: Jennifer Szczesniak

Member Spotlight: Jennifer Szczesniak

March 9th, 2017

As a Project Manager and Designer at Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel, Jennifer Szczesniak integrates sustainability into every aspect of the projects in which she's involved. When she joined Perfido Weiskopf Wagstaff + Goettel (PWWG) in 2015, Jennifer Szczesniak also became a member of GBA thro[...]

The New Forest Hills Borough Building - A Net-Zero Energy Solution

The New Forest Hills Borough Building - A Net-Zero Energy Solution

February 27th, 2017

The following guest blog post by Patricia DeMarco, a member of the Forest Hills Borough Council, describes the process the borough undertook to arrive at a sound decision for their community members: a new net-zero borough building.   Forest Hills Borough, a community of about 6,500 people lo[...]

Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Passive House Education for All Levels!

Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Passive House Education for All Levels!

February 23rd, 2017

Hello! Whether you’re new to the topic of Passive House design or you want to further hone your technical professional Passive House skills, GBA has partnered with Passive House Western PA (PHWPA) to make a variety of Passive House related topics available throughout the year. Check out the events b[...]

Achieving Deep Carbon Reductions: Paths for Pennsylvania’s Electricity Future

Achieving Deep Carbon Reductions: Paths for Pennsylvania’s Electricity Future

February 21st, 2017

By guest blogger Eleanora Kaloyeropoulou, Climate and Energy Fellow at Pennsylvania Environmental Council On March 15-16, 2017 the Pennsylvania Environmental Council is convening Achieving Deep Carbon Reductions: Paths for Pennsylvania’s Electricity Future in Pittsburgh. This conference will bring [...]

 

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