NASA Sustainability Base

Location: Moffet Airfield, Mountain View, CA
Owner: NASA Ames Research Center
General Contractor: Swinerton Builders
Architect of Record: AECOM
Design Architect: William McDonough & Associates

Low-CO2 Concrete from Central Concrete 

Project Highlights

  • Area: 50,000 sf
  • Status: Completed 2012
  • LEED Platinum-NC v2.2
  • Zero net energy consumption
  • Uses 90% less potable water than conventionally built buildings
  • As on June 2012: “Greenest” federal building
  • Project Awards
    • ENR California, Best Projects of 2011, Award of Merit – Green Building
    • Silicon Valley Business Times’ Structures Awards, Silicon Valley’s best green project, 2010
    • GSA Real Property 2010 Award for Green Innovation

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