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Course & Subject Guides
Regional Data & Reports
PA Energy Data
Compiled by US Energy Information Administration
Made by the city government and now hosted by the WPRDC, includes raw data and Excel files with data on the city.
Green Building Rankings by City
Includes rankings for specific LEED certifications and square footage.
Sabina Deitrick's Capstone Reports
Sabina Deitrick is an Associate Professor at Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and also Co-Director of Urban and Regional Analysis research program at the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR).
Local Resources on the Web
Book of Lists Digital Edition
The Book of Lists is available from the Pittsburgh Business Times website. Follow these instructions for access:
1. Hover the cursor over LISTS & AWARDS on the top banner. This will make a drop-down menu appear.
2. From the drop-down menu, click on “Book of Lists.”
3. On the next page, click on the link entitled “View the Book of Lists.” This opens up the current issue in the reading view.
4. To get to an archive of past issues, click on the “Archive” button in the reading view.
Pittsburgh City Sustainability & Resilience
City government's web resource on sustainability.
Green Building Alliance
Green Building Alliance (GBA) is devoted to helping Western Pennsylvania integrate environmentally responsible, high-performance green building practices into the design, construction, and operation of buildings throughout our region.
Lots of graphs and local maps.
Great for local environmental policy issues.
Engineers Without Borders -Pitt Chapter
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is an International, non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in developing local, and worldwide communities. EWB pledges to address problems affecting health, sanitation, economy, technology and education within these communities with an appropriate sustainable solution.
University's resources on sustainability.
Sustainable Pittsburgh affects decision-making in the Pittsburgh region to integrate economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental quality bringing sustainable solutions to communities and businesses.
PennEnvironment is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization.
Center for Sustainable Landscapes
The CSL is a research, education and administrative complex erected by Phipps Conservatory that generates its own energy and captures and treats all of its own water on site.
Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge
The Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge enables organizations to compete in a friendly, yearlong challenge program against peer organizations.