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Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley: August 04, 2009

NASA Sustainability Base Groundbreaking and Dedication Ceremony

NASA has selected Swinerton Inc., San Francisco, to receive a construction contract to build a new sustainable facility at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California.

 

The building is designed to achieve a platinum rating under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design new construction standards for environmentally sustainable construction developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, Washington. In order to achieve sustainability, the building will have zero net energy consumption, use 90 percent less potable water than conventionally built buildings of equivalent size and reduce building maintenance costs.

 

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