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Green Homes of Pittsburgh:
An OnQ Special Edition

The growing trend in real estate across the country has been to "go green in order to save green" and Pittsburgh is just one city joining the environmental fight. In this OnQ Special Edition viewers tour three Pittsburgh homes, all outfitted with the latest in green design and environmentally-friendly building materials.


House Transformation - A few years ago, it was a rundown mess. Today, it's a brand new space one local family is calling home. OnQ's Tonia Caruso shows how two architects turned an abandoned building on Penn Avenue in Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood into a residence and work place, with many green elements - and it's getting lots of attention.

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Going Green from the Ground Up - OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes us inside a home in Highland Park unlike most others in the neighborhood. Viewers will find why it's not only pretty but good for the environment.

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Green Building Alliance
KSBA Architects
Energy Star

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Custom Housing - Built as both a home and place of business for two architects, this contemporary version of a row house can be found on the South Side of Pittsburgh. The home is recognized by the American Institute of Architecture for its environmentally-friendly features and design. OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes you on a tour.

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