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Google Gives USGBC $3 Million for Healthy Building Materials Research

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 16, 2012 08:32 AM
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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




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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