EECO CENTER

CITY OF PITTSBURGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA

EECO building
Ecco Center building layout plan

SNAPSHOT:

CLIENT:
The City of Pittsburgh

SITE AREA:
1 Acre

PROJECT TYPE:
1,200 Square Foot

SITE WORK CONSTRUCTION COST:
$600,000

YEAR COMPLETED:
2013

OVERVIEW:

The EECO Center is a collaborative project headed by Pittsburgh Community Services, Inc to bring consumer services and sustainability education into the Eastern neighborhoods of the City. The building is equipped with energy efficient heating and cooling systems, solar thermal and solar electric (PV) panels, as well as a permeable pavement parking lot and other green features. The purpose of including these technologies
is to expose residents to technologies that may lead to green employment opportunities and to provide a local resource where residents can see these technologies in action. PVE, LLC was responsible for the site design, civil engineering services, and architectural design of the building, including:

• Turnkey Design and Construction Process
• Site Survey
• Conditional Use
• Preliminary & Final Land Development Plans
• Utility Design and Coordination
• Structural Design of Building Foundation
• Architectural Design of Layout and Building
• Development of Construction Drawings
• Construction Administration