Swinerton In the News

Swinerton Builders Silicon Valley: July 27, 2011

NASA incorporates space technology in new energy-efficient buildings

With just a month to go before construction ends on NASA’s Sustainability Base, workers are testing the state-of-the-art technology systems that last year earned the project the U.S. General Services Administration’s Real Property Award in the green innovation category.

Designed by William McDonough + Partners and currently under construction at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in Mountain View, the 50,000-square-foot office building features energy-producing and energy-efficient systems that comply with President Barack Obama’s executive order for zero-net energy consumption in federal buildings by 2030.

To read this entire story from the Los Altos Town Crier by Mary Beth Hislop, click the link below:

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