Smart Energy Use

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens constructed its new 24,350 square-foot Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) using Living Building Challenge design criteria, which brings together a broad array of eco-technologies...Read More

Wilson College

The Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology at Wilson College in Franklin County represents the first LEED Gold certified building in the county. Located in the heart...Read More

Excela Health

WPPSEF provided co-funding to support ASHRAE Level II energy audits at Excela Health’s Westmoreland, Latrobe and Frick hospitals. A total of 45 improvements were identified. These improvements had less than...Read More

PA Home Energy

In 2007, WPPSEF embarked on an ambitious undertaking – the rollout of PA Home Energy, which would serve as its primary delivery program to attract and deploy EPA’s Home Performance...Read More

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

WPPSEF efforts to attract the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR received national recognition in 2009 and 2010 when it won a Special Recognition Award for Excellence from EPA. Home Performance...Read More

Women In Need

WPPSEF partnered with Women-In-Need (WIN) in Chambersburg, PA to help build a new 11,070 square foot shelter designed to meet LEED standards. The WPPSEF grant, in the amount of $100,000...Read More

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock University (SRU) and the WPPSEF partnered in 2012 to begin planning the installation of energy dashboards in six of their student dormitories. SRU proposed to install real-time energy...Read More

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) worked with the WPPSEF in 2008 to support training contractors to Building Performance Institute (BPI) multifamily energy audit protocol. This training was a necessary...Read More

Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) is the largest comprehensive center for the education or deaf and hard-of-hearing children in Pennsylvania. Approximately 40 percent of the student body...Read More

Keystone Home Energy Loan Program

The Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (Keystone HELP) was developed and piloted by the WPPSEF, The Gemstone Group, and AFC First Financial in 2005. The financing program was developed to...Read More

Shavers Creek Environmental Center

Since 1976, Shaver’s Creek has been providing a bridge between Penn State students and Pennsylvania schools, organizations, and families — working to find synergy and interrelationships that connect community outreach...Read More

Community Opportunities

WPPSEF partnered with Community Opportunities and the Fayette County Community Action Agency (FCCAA) to help support the construction of Uniontown’s first LEED building. The new 18,459 sq. ft. building is...Read More