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Squirrel Hill couple’s new h

Lucyna de Barbaro and Ayres Freitas care deeply about the environment. They’re especially interested in how much energy bui

Open House April 22, 2017

When: Saturday April 22th, 2017 12pm - 4pm Where: 182 C Mulberry Hill Rd, Washington, PA 15301

An ambitious energy project in

The canopy of solar panels was erected several months ago along a barren stretch of Fleury Way in Homewood. Then came the bio

Solar Power in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is known as a powerhouse producer of coal and fossil fuel technologies, but the state is starting to gradually e

Smithsonian SEED Exhibit Coope

The SEED Colaborative presented EcoCraft Homes a very unique and special opportunity to have a portion of a SEED Classroom di

Introducing The EcoRanch

Designed specifically to meet the needs of today's first time home buyer while still offering the quality, durability,

Diana Nelson Jones' Walka

By Diana Nelson Jones / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette If you’re not from Homewood, suspend what you think you know about it

Elliot Fabri Returns to Modula

Elliot Fabri says home design in many ways is like fashion: Styles disappear and re-emerge, sometimes in a completely new set

2016 Home of the Year: Green

As fans of energy-efficient abodes, Zolina Cook and Jason Jevack pull together the right crew to create a distinctive prefab

See Why Tile Is Being Used in

WWhen it comes to deciding on tile for flooring, the choices can be overwhelming. And figuring out how to get it installed is

East Meets West in Modular Hom

Inspired by west coast modern architecture and cutting edge building technologies, the EcoMod by EcoCraft Homes harmonizes en

SEED Classroom Inspires

Unveiled in 2015, the Phipps Conservatory SEED Classroom is one of the first sustainable, modular classrooms in the U.S. - bu

Room to Grow: Learning Spaces

The SEED Collaborative was developed to design an innovative modular SEED classroom that would meet the Living Building Chal

Home on Pittsburgh's Nort

A property on the North Side is serving as an examination and celebration of urban living. Developer Elliot Fabri Jr., who

The Classroom of the Future, B

Unveiled in 2015, Phipps' new SEED Classroom is one of the nation’s first sustainable, modular classrooms. Develo

Phipps Conservatory and Botani

The Pittsburgh site aims to host another Living Building Challenge–certified building with this modular facility. L

Phipps Debuts Sustainable SEED

Pittsburgh, Pa. — Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is unveiling one of the nation’s first sustainable,

Phipps' SEED Classroom ai

At Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, learning has never been greener. Last month, the conservatory unveiled the n

Eco-Classroom of the Future Is

An eco-conscious education company and a botanical garden have teamed up to create a futuristic sustainable educational class

Modular net-zero net-energy SE

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh is about to debut a sustainable, net-zero, net-energy modular cla

Classroom of the Future

When the Sustainable Education Every Day (SEED) Collaborative planned to build a sustainable classroom for the Phipps Conserv

Watch our SEED Being Built

The SEEDClassroom is becoming a reality at Phipps! The SEEDclassroom, a portable, sustainable learning space built to Living

Shooting for net-zero: Equal e

From the street, the row of windows in Dave Blair's home in Monaca makes the 44-foot-long sunroom look well-suited to gr

Children's Hospital pedia

Orooj Fasiuddin is trying to open the door to a new type of housing in Pittsburgh. The Children's Hospital pediatric

Classic design, latest technol

Elliot Fabri says home design in many ways is like fashion: Styles disappear and re-emerge, sometimes in a completely new set

Controlling costs of home cons

Controlling costs when building a home is a job that often hinges on per-square-foot estimates, allowances for each room, boo

Experts: Demographics typicall

Dining rooms once were centerpieces of the home, featuring decorative chandeliers and furniture suites with lighted china cab