GreenCityBlueLake recognized for clean energy work


The University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio (UCEAO) today presented its 2013 Partnership Recognition Award to the GreenCityBlueLake Institute. The award recognizes GCBL's promotion of clean energy within its broader work on sustainability in Northeast Ohio.


Butler-Nissen passive house in Cleveland Heights

01/13/13 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

They replaced the old house with a new, 4,000-square-foot dwelling designed around “Passive House” principles to consume as little energy as possible. The Passive House movement, rooted in Europe but gaining ground in the U.S., is based on the idea of using “passive” heating from sunlight and insulating a house so well that it takes little energy to heat and...


Sustainability Journal article about the Green City on a Blue Lake

12/31/12 | Ted Mero

As Sustainable Cleveland concludes its third year, the city’s economy and infrastructure are making significant progress and producing tangible evidence for building similar initiatives in other metropolitan areas across the country.


Cleveland Museum of Natural History launches $125 million capital campaign

12/04/12 | Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer

Lucy, Steggie, Balto and other beloved exhibits at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History are about to get a much nicer home. The museum plans to transform itself during the next decade with a $125 million expansion and renovation. Collections and research areas will be housed in crystalline new wings designed to embrace Wade Oval in University Circle and to...


Natural History Museum to host Building with nature symposium


The Cleveland Museum of Natural History will present a free public symposium focusing on green building. The symposium will examine the latest concepts in architecture for the integration of buildings and nature. "Building with Nature: A Symposium to Explore the Frontiers of Green Building, Biomimicry and Architecture" will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at...

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