Green Building

PNC is a leader in eco-friendly development.

Recognizing the importance of wise investments, PNC strives to integrate conservation, including water and energy saving technology, into our building practices. Our nationally recognized commitment to green construction has enabled us to lower costs, increase efficiency and productivity as well as enhance the communities where people live, work and play.


PNC's Green Buildings

PNC Firstside Center

At nearly 650,000 square feet — the equivalent of 12 football fields — this operations center opened in 2000 in Pittsburgh as the nation’s largest green building and first building certified under LEED version 2.0.


Three PNC Plaza

This LEED Gold certified high-rise complex opened in 2009 in downtown Pittsburgh as one of the nation’s largest green, mixed-use buildings.


The PNC Lantern Building

This LEED certified building opened in 2012 as the home of the PNC Legacy Project in downtown Pittsburgh and features LED lights that emit the full color spectrum, as well as a green roof that naturally cools its interior.

The PNC Lantern Building


The Net-Zero Energy Branch

This LEED Platinum certified branch opened in 2013 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., features 211 solar panels among other green technology and produces as much energy as it consumes.


500 Smithfield St.

In Pittsburgh, PNC completed a major restoration of this former Mellon Bank flagship branch that respects the building’s historical significance, achieved LEED Gold certification and provides an improved work environment for approximately 700 employees.


The Tower at PNC Plaza

PNC’s new global headquarters is expected to open in 2015 in downtown Pittsburgh as the greenest office tower in the world. The project is expected to surpass LEED Platinum standards

The Tower at PNC Plaza

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