• 412 Build Community Celebration in Homewood!

    Join us this Friday for the unveiling of the latest 412 Build community project at the Homewood Bible Center.

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  • Play in the Dirt!

    This summer GTECH's network is installing over 20 vacant lot projects throughout the Great Pittsburgh Region. Want to get your hands dirty? Check out our event calendar for upcoming volunteer days.

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  • Wethoptober Returns October 3, 2015

    Save the date for this year's Wethoptober Fest at the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse. More details coming soon.

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  • There are Lots to Love in Pittsburgh

    With over 45,000 vacant lots in Allegheny County, there are a lot of lots in need of some love. Help us test a resource that will help citizens and communities reclaim vacant land in their neighborhoods.

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Upcoming Events

Aug 28, 2015

412Build Community Celebration

Join us for a FREE Picnic at the Bible Center Church to celebrate the second session of 412Build at their […]

Sep 18, 2015

Solar Showcase Happy Hour

Join us as we sunset the summer with a solar showcase (we <3 alliteration) with a free happy hour at […]

Oct 3, 2015

Save the Date – Wethoptober Fest 2015

Mark your calendars! Enjoy fresh-hopped libations, good conversation, autumnal treats and great music at the Wet Hoptober Fundraiser at the Wigle Whiskey Barrel House located […]

what’s new?

Aug 25, 2015

How to gain Community Support for your Vacant Land Project Idea

The key for your community project’s success, is getting the the community’s support.   So you’ve checked out Lots to […]

Aug 23, 2015

GTECH’s Next Three Years

GTECH CEO, Andrew Butcher, unpacks GTECH’s three year strategic plan.   As you may know, we at GTECH started off this […]

Aug 19, 2015

The 5 types of bikers who should check out Two Wheels Lots of Green

1. The Explorer Maybe we’re biased, but exploring Pittsburgh by bike is the best and most fun way to see […]

Our Mission

GTECH (Growth Through Energy and Community Health) Strategies is a nonprofit that is dedicated to cultivating the unrealized potential of people and places to improve the economic, social and environmental health of our communities.