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February 2013

EP Kickoff Happy Hour

February 6, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:

Come hear what GBA-EP has in store for 2013! FREE food & drinks in GBA’s awesome GREEN office space! Mingle with other young professionals in the industry! Click HERE to register!

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Pittsburgh 2030 District Lunch and Learn

February 28, 2013 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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Join us for this in- house Lunch and Learn with GBA’s very own Pittsburgh 2030 District Director, Sean Luther, to learn about 2030 District and how you can incorporate the benchmarks into your design. The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a Green Building Alliance strategic inspiration, is a community of high performance buildings working together to implement aggressive reductions in energy and water consumption and transportation emissions in Downtown Pittsburgh.  Based on the outline of the national Architecture 2030 Challenge, the Pittsburgh…

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March 2014

GBA Product Declarations Lunch & Learn

March 26, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:
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Join GBA for lunch and an engaging workshop on full product transparency! Quantifying the environmental impacts of building materials and products is becoming ever more important, and it’s crucial to be able to differentiate among declaration practices and various certification programs.  Learn why it is important to ask for full transparency in product declarations and what dangers exist when key elements, such as human toxicity and eco-toxicity, are left out of the equation. Presenter for this workshop is Denny Darragh…

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April 2014

GBA: PHAUS: Wall Insulation Performance: Gary Gardner, AIA

April 8, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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At this meeting of the Passive House Alliance Western Pennsylvania Chapter, presenter J. Gary Gardner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CSI, will cover various considerations about high-performance wall insulation. 1. In 2010, Building Green magazine published an article that fixed the GWP of spray polyurethane foam (SPF CC) at a 36 year payback period of energy savings from the insulation in order to offset the GWP created at production.  Many people have relied on this article to characterize SPF CC.  There…

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June 2014

GBA presents: PHAUS: Performance Contracting

June 10, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:

A Holistic Approach to Performance Contracting: The People Side Holistic performance contracting leverages the complex interactions between people and their environment to promote participation in the energy efficiency process. Performance contracts achieve the optimal benefit from newly-installed, high-efficiency equipment and systems and generate additional energy savings.  Join the Western PA Chapter of the Passive House Alliance to learn more!  Learn more and Register here.  

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July 2014

GBA | PHAUS: Cities Discover Energy & Water Disclosure

July 8, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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Join the Western PA chapter of the Passive House Alliance to hear from Vivian Loftness, FAIA and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University!  Vivian will present on the impact that disclosure laws are having in cities and practices across the US.  The shift from voluntary to mandatory requirements for each building owner  to share energy and water usage is generating streams of data that empowers us to invest in buildings.  Vivian’s talk will give an overview of how big data is…

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August 2014

GBA | PHWPA: The Importance of Proper Energy Enveloping

August 12, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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Join Passive House Western Pennsylvania (PHWPA) for a presentation from Jack Butler on the ThermaSteel Building System.  ThermaSteel is a pre-insulated steel framing system for residential, commercial, and industrial applications.  It provides structural, insulation, sheathing and vapor barrier in one system and can be used for walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs.  It provides thermal bridge free detailing and a complete enveloping system for maximum energy efficiency. PHWPA is a membership organization dedicated to lowering energy use in buildings. Read more and register!

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January 2015

PHWPA : Exterior Insulation Strategies for Deep Energy Retrofits

January 13, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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IBACOS and GreenHomes America (GHA) collaborated with the New York State Energy Research and Development Auth0rity (NYSERDA) Advanced Buildings Program (ABP) to research a variation of a commercial curtain wall assembly for residential construction as part of a comprehensive whole-house deep energy retrofit (DER) package.  The advantages of this strategy include minimizing the physical connections to each individual existing wall stud, using spray foam to encapsulate existing siding materials including lead paint, and creating a vented rain screen assembly to…

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February 2015

PHWPA: “Off the Grid? There Was No Grid!”

February 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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Join Passive House of Western PA for a project review of Sant Lespwa, a recipient of the AIA 2015 National Honor Award for Architecture.  The session will walk through sustainable design aspects resulting in an off the grid project that actively engaged the local community in the design and construction process. Sant Lespwa, which is Haitian for “Center of Hope”, was commissioned by World Vision and is located in a rural region in Haiti.  The project is a community resource center…

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May 2015

PHWPA: Where Passive House Gets Aggressive – Passive House Design Principles Meet Renewable Energy Technology

May 12, 2015 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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This presentation will take a brief look at the roots of passive house design as it has evolved in Western PA architectural thinking and found a home in the green building and affordable housing industries. We will also look at the present local solar industry and how it has been changed by this progression and consider the effect of both approaches upon one another moving forward. Read more and register today!

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July 2015

PHWPA: Energy Recovery Ventilation and Passive House

July 14, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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Join PHWPA for their July presentation at GBA’s office! A detailed presentation pertaining to energy recovery ventilation and how it relates to ventilation strategies in Passive House design. There will be discussion relating to how heat exchangers deal with frost, detailed maintenance on the machine, and installation details. ​Presenter: ​Jason Morosko, MSME, Vice President, Engineering Ultimate Air, Inc. Read more and register today!

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August 2015

Nonprofit Energy Summit

August 4, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:
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Join GBA for an SEF workshop on best practices for reducing energy use (and costs!). Geared toward nonprofit directors, staff, and property managers, but applicable to energy consultants and building designers, this is a workshop you won’t want to miss. Learn more and register today.

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June 2019

Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training

June 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
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Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training REGISTER HERE. June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm EDT $1750 Join GBA for a Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training! Please note: Registration will close June 5th 2019 Experience The Passive House (or PassivHaus) Standard is a rigorous, science-based method for achieving incredible energy efficiency, durability, and healthy indoor air in any kind of building. Many practitioners are turning to Passive House to meet energy requirements in LEED, Living Building Challenge, and Zero Net Energy…

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Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:
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Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training REGISTER HERE. June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm EDT $1750 Join GBA for a Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training! Please note: Registration will close June 5th 2019 Experience The Passive House (or PassivHaus) Standard is a rigorous, science-based method for achieving incredible energy efficiency, durability, and healthy indoor air in any kind of building. Many practitioners are turning to Passive House to meet energy requirements in LEED, Living Building Challenge, and Zero Net Energy…

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June 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:
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Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training REGISTER HERE. June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm EDT $1750 Join GBA for a Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training! Please note: Registration will close June 5th 2019 Experience The Passive House (or PassivHaus) Standard is a rigorous, science-based method for achieving incredible energy efficiency, durability, and healthy indoor air in any kind of building. Many practitioners are turning to Passive House to meet energy requirements in LEED, Living Building Challenge, and Zero Net Energy…

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Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training

June 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:
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Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training REGISTER HERE. June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm EDT $1750 Join GBA for a Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training! Please note: Registration will close June 5th 2019 Experience The Passive House (or PassivHaus) Standard is a rigorous, science-based method for achieving incredible energy efficiency, durability, and healthy indoor air in any kind of building. Many practitioners are turning to Passive House to meet energy requirements in LEED, Living Building Challenge, and Zero Net Energy…

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Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training

June 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Green Building Alliance Office, 333 East Carson St. Suite 331
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Select a Country:
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Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training REGISTER HERE. June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm EDT $1750 Join GBA for a Certified Passive House Consultant/Designer Training! Please note: Registration will close June 5th 2019 Experience The Passive House (or PassivHaus) Standard is a rigorous, science-based method for achieving incredible energy efficiency, durability, and healthy indoor air in any kind of building. Many practitioners are turning to Passive House to meet energy requirements in LEED, Living Building Challenge, and Zero Net Energy…

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