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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.


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.


NYC Green Schools Guide and Rating System Announced

The NYC Department of Education and the NYC School Construction Authority have announced the publication of Dattner Architects' NYC Green Schools Guide (GSG) and Rating System, which will guide the sustainable design, construction, and operation of new schools, modernization projects, and school renovations.


'Green' Homeowners Are Happier With Their Homes and Recommending Them

McGraw-Hill Construction, today will present the findings of its latest market research investigating "green" homes, focusing on homeowners and home buyers.


New Geisinger Health System Building Green Center for Health Research

Geisinger Center for Health Research, a $21 million 63,000 square foot building which opened this month, signals a watershed in Geisinger's green-building commitment.


Perkins+Will Unveils Design of Georgia's First LEED-Silver Public High School

Perkins+Will, the world's leading sustainable architecture firm, designed Arabia Mountain High School in DeKalb County to be Georgia's first LEED-Silver public high school and what could be the prototypical public school of the future.


Green Building Design Competition: A First in Israel

The Ministry of Environmental Protection has launched a conceptual green building design competition.


Vail Resorts Announces Largest 'Green' Resort Village in North America

Vail Resorts today announced one of the most ambitious "green" development projects in the North American resort industry to date, to be called "Ever Vail".



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