Build Better Buildings in Pittsburgh

News / June 12, 2018

Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The city can meet its climate-action goals, but only if its buildings are more energy-efficient…It was good to see the Post-Gazette’s coverage of City Council’s 8-0 vote to adopt the ambitious Climate Action Plan 3.0,...

Zero Net Energy Buildings and the Grid

Post / February 22, 2016

As zero net energy (ZNE) and other low-energy buildings become increasingly common, we have to think about how different ZNE strategies can interact with their local electricity grids. The electricity grid was built as a one-way street, with energy flowing...