NASA Awards Contract for "Green" Exploration Sciences Building
NASA has awarded a contract to Manhattan Construction Company of Fairfax, VA, for the construction of the Exploration Sciences Building at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD The firm fixed price for the basic requirement is approximately $54 million; the price for the options is approximately $1,2 million; with an approximate total price of $56 million if all options are exercised.
USGBC Research Committee Identifies Federal Funding Gap
The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Research Committee has called for a higher level of funding for research that will advance building design, technology and operations that minimize environmental and human health impacts.
Proposal to Lift Restrictions on "Green Housing" Technology for UK Homeowners
The Renewable Energy Centre today announced its support for Labour MP Ruth Kelly's proposal to lift planning permission restrictions on "green housing" technology for UK homeowners.
EcoManor Showcases Crestron "Green" Technology
Atlanta-based Interior Media, a leading provider of residential electronic systems, installed a "green" energy monitoring and management system at EcoManor using Crestron automation and control technology.
Help for Assessors as UK Code for Sustainable Homes Goes Live
Technical guidance to help the building industry deliver key improvements to the energy efficiency of new homes has been published by Communities and Local Government.
Environmentally Friendly Wood Flooring Brings Beauty to Green Building Movement
JG Architectural Supply brings rare and beautiful wood flooring to the market from environmentally responsible sources, perfect for Green Building and LEED certified projects.
Science & Technology Facility is First LEED Platinum Federal Building
A research facility at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been designated as one of the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly places to work in the United States by the US Green Buildings Council under its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building program.
Echelon Announces Green Technology Design Contest
Echelon Corporation, a leading provider of networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy consumption, today announced an innovative design contest focused on using control and sensing networks to develop green systems and products to help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions.
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