09 Sep '11, 1pm

GE Leads $22 Million Investment Round in Modular Green Building Manufacturer

GE led a $22 million investment round in a San Francisco-based company that specializes in modular energy-efficient commercial buildings. Project Frog manufactures commercial building systems for educational and government organizations, healthcare offices and retail spaces. The company combines semi-custom designs with a pre-engineered kit of energy-efficient building components. This enables higher quality, more environmentally sustainable, faster and cheaper construction, they say. Through advanced performance modeling, Project Frog analyzes how its buildings will perform in each location, allowing owners to optimize a building kit to match their desired performance. The kits are delivered to project sites ready for assembly, and typically take one to six months to construct - less than half the time required for traditional construction. Project Frog says its buildings...

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