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  • Flux Emerges From Google X And Nabs $8M To Help Build Eco-Friendly Buildings

    Flux Emerges From Google X And Nabs $8M To Help Build Eco-Friendly Buildings

    Flux, a platform that lets the building industry design eco-friendly homes by drawing on big data to do a lot of the hard work, is coming out of stealth with $8 million in funding from a pretty stellar group of investors. Led by DFJ, others include Borrealis, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures and Ev Williams (who knows a thing or two about building platforms that remove┬ásome of the… Read More

  • Marriott Unveils Green Hotel Prototype

    Marriott International today unveiled a prototype that will help it build more green, LEED-certified hotels. The prototype is the first of its kind for the U.S. hotel industry, the company says. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a voluntary rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED-certified buildings are designed to meet environmental… Read More