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2022 GBU Groundbreaker Awards
November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$225
PEA’s Built to Last program has been nominated for this year’s GBU Groundbreaker Awards!
Join us on November 17th, for the 2022 Groundbreaker Awards, honoring our area’s outstanding teams and leaders committed to a sustainable, healthy, and resilient built environment.
Sustainable New Development/Major Renovation Nominee: PEA Built to Last
The Philadelphia Energy Authority delivered a coordinated whole-home repair by braiding multiple repair program services and layering electrification and rooftop solar to make the home stable, safe, healthy, and affordable. One of the critical challenges cities like Philadelphia face in achieving their carbon reduction goals is retrofitting and updating existing properties to meet both energy performance and emissions goals. The consensus among practitioners striving to meet carbon reduction targets is that cities must take action to electrify the fossil fuel systems in their existing building stock to the greatest extent possible as part of this process.
** Tickets are $140 for GBU members and $225 non-members