NASA Sustainability Base receives Silicon Valley Award



NASA’s Ames Research Center was recently recognized for its exemplary sustainable business practices by one of San Francisco Bay Area’s oldest and most prestigious environmental non-profits, Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet.

Ames received the 2013 Business Environmental Award in the category of ‘Sustainable Built Environment’ for its high-performing Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) platinum facility, Sustainability Base, NASA’s first space station on earth designed by William McDonough + Partners. The research center will be honored at the 2013 Business Environmental Awards Reception on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Intuit Corporation, Mountain View, Calif.

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