PNC SmartHome Cleveland, a project of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, has become the first building in Ohio to achieve passive house certification, the world’s most rigorous building energy standard. The certification was approved in June by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), the nonprofit organization committed to making high-performance passive buildings the mainstream market standard in the United...
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Cleveland's Office of Sustainability hosted a workshop on "Streets Typologies" yesterday that took another step toward the Rosetta Stone for the city's 2011 Complete and Green Streets law.
Cleveland's natural history museum is held in high esteem—especially by families—as a colorful and larger than life space to fill your mind. When the museum announced it was time to retire the dusty dioramas and build in a way that moves the institution in to the 21st century, cheers went up— the building and its exhibits would reflect the enthusiasm...
The Bullitt Center in Seattle has been called the greenest building in the world. Its developer, Chris Rogers of Point32, credits the Bullitt Foundation, which subscribed to the Living Building Challenge, a paradigm shifting green building process that Rogers says, "goes way beyond LEED."
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- Cuyahoga County Council just voted unanimously to create a Dept. of Sustainability. Thx to Councilwoman Sunny Simon for her leadership.
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- Going to Cuyahoga County Council meeting tomorrow at 5 pm to see vote on creation of new Dept. of Sustainability. Important step!
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