Personal tools
log in | join | help

Google Gives USGBC $3 Million for Healthy Building Materials Research

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 16, 2012 01:01 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by Tristan Roberts last modified Nov 14, 2012

Author name:  Tristan Roberts Blog Category:  Mister Tristan Talks LEED GreenSpec Insights This indoor space at Google has sustainably forested wood floors, soy-based furniture, and ample daylighting. Photo Credit: Christophe Wu / Google In one of the biggest announcements to come out of Greenbuild 2012 in San Francisco thus far, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced a $3 million grant from Google to support work on healthier building materials. Google has already been a pioneer in keeping toxic chemicals out of building products used in its building projects (see A Peek Inside Google’s Healthy Materials Program ), but this grant takes its public support for research and advocacy in this area to a new level. read more






Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.