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    • Schuylkill, skyline | August 2016

Philly joining private-led initiative to reduce commercial building energy use 50% by 2030

In a policy framework for advancing green building in Philadelphia published in January, the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC) announced that it’s leading the formation of Philadelphia 2030 District, a…

    • Pittsburgh's Penn Ave protected bike lane

September 9: State money for 1100 Market | Columbus Square Park redesign | Bike shop map

Good morning! I'll be in Pittsburgh all week blogging the Pro-Walk, Pro-Bike, Pro-Place conference hosted by Project for Public Spaces. Check back later for updates, and follow along on Twitter with…

    • Cliveden Carriage House | Flickr user Michael Feagens, Creative Commons
Eyes on the Street

August 20-24: High-speed rail open house | Shanta Schachter at DVGBC | Bill Bolger at Cliveden | 'Moneyball' | 'Beetlejuice'

Cliveden Carriage House | Flickr user Michael Feagens, Creative CommonsNortheast Corridor High-Speed Rail Open House Monday, August 20, 4:30-7:30pm. 1234 Market Street, Mezzanine Level. Federal rail planners come to Philly…

Green Building organizations commend Pennsylvania schools for applications

Philadelphia, PA – (April 3, 2012)   Leaders from green building organizations across the Commonwealth offered their support today to the four schools nominated last week by the Pennsylvania Department of the…

    • What is the future of the Library in the City? Learn more at a panel discussion Wednesday night.
Eyes on the Street

March 12-16: Photographer Vincent Feldman, Next Great City coalition meeting, The Library in the City, benchmarking commercial buildings

Vincent Feldman and the Abandoned City Tuesday, March 13, 4:30-6:30. Temple University, Paley Library Lecture Hall, 927 W. Berks Street. Photographer Vincent Feldman has made a career of photographing vacant buildings…

Eyes on the Street

Sustainable Design Competition to Rethink Rec Centers

The Delaware Valley Green Building Council has a sustainable design challenge for young professionals and students: How can Philadelphia’s rec centers become more energy-efficient, environmentally responsible, and stronger community amenities? That’s…

2010: A Lighting Odyssey- Lights of Philadelphia- Lighting Exhibition and Educational Conference

September 22-23, 2010 Pennsylvania Convention Center 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA The Lights of Philadelphia 2010 Lighting Exposition & Educational Conference will take you throughout the exciting and fascinating world of…

Greendrinks.Delaware Valley

Every 1st Wednesday of Each Month 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMStandard Tap, 2nd & Poplar St., Philadelphia, PAHello greendrinks.delaware valley community!Our monthly get-togethers are always EVERY first Wed…

DVGBC | Energy Works for Everyone!

The EnergyWorks program empowers business owners and operators to save energy and money through energy efficiency improvements. The Delaware Valley Green Building Council is developing a publicly searchable database of contractors…

    • Committee of the Whole favorably recommends ZCC final report

Committee of the Whole favorably recommends ZCC final report

The final report of the Zoning Code Commission cleared its penultimate hurdle Wednesday morning when Bill No. 110845 was passed out of City Council’s Committee of the Whole with a favorable…

Brownstoner: Imagining a Bicycle Transit Center

The Delaware Valley Green Building Council has released the results of its sustainable design competition to envision a bike transit center in Philadelphia, Brownstoner reports. The winner—Columbia University Graduate school of…

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