The search for the greenest places leads to the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh. The reputation of Phipps was solidified when it built its Center for Sustainable Landscapes in 2012. It is one of only a handful of buildings nationwide to be recognized as a Living Building, the most stringent green building rating system in the world. The...
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The timing of both University Hospitals and the Children’s Museum of Cleveland earning LEED-Platinum plaques—for a new community health facility and renovation of an old Cleveland mansion—had a lot to do with U.S. Green Building Council President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam’s schedule appearance in Cleveland. But the significance of two major projects receiving the highest green building rating is nonetheless...
A round up of news, trends or events related to sustainability in Northeast Ohio.
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,...
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.
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- EV batteries will be made in former GM plant. Good news for all. Also, it signals the end of the internal combustio? https://t.co/Y2tlxfgctt
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