Impressive as PNC Bank’s unveiling of its LEED-Platinum office tower—“the greenest in the world”—was for green building aficionados at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, how engineers plan to translate lessons to the Museum’s building expansion project was just as ripe a topic. Denzil Gallagher, Principal with BuroHappold Engineering, whose firm is working on both the bank and the museum projects,...
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Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) and Citizens Bank have plans to build Cleveland’s first two tiny homes. Tiny homes—on trailers or on hard-to-build lots—are popping up across the U.S. They’ve had their Portlandia moment. Shareable reports that 11 tiny home villages are in design or under construction.
Publicly traded banking giant, Key, and the namesake of Cleveland’s University Circle, Case Western Reserve University, are adding significant pieces to their sustainability portfolio at a time when “corporate responsibility” has taken on greater visibility, from the classroom to the boardroom.
Much has been made about the $4 billion of new development that the $220 million Euclid Corridor Transportation Project (ECTP) has leveraged. But little is known about the type of building work that has come on line since 2008.
Mike Wasserman can’t figure how other business owners come to different conclusions about investing in green technologies like the 137-panel solar array on the roof of their 100-year old warehouse in Cleveland’s Midtown neighborhood. The solar panels at Kalman & Pabst paid themselves off with energy savings three-and-a-half years after they were installed. In 2014, Wasserman and Craig Brown purchased the...more
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