It used to be that we bought a lot of stuff and didn't overthink it. It did not matter how something was made or where it came from; if we wanted it, we had to have it. That buy-and-go culture, however, put a heavy stress on the environment.
The buzz about Pittsburgh’s green scene often includes information about LEED certified buildings. Understanding LEED can be an important step towards appreciating Pittsburgh’s many green achievements. What is LEED? LEED certification is recognized as the global standard for achievement in green building. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green [...]