25 May '11, 6pm

Why Green Retrofits Should Become a Big Business: SAN FRANCISCO --- It’s green. It’s groovy. It’s customizable...

SAN FRANCISCO --- It’s green. It’s groovy. It’s customizable -- and the total costs will likely come to less than if you used conventional contractors. There is not a lot, except for who pays the bill, to dislike about the DIRTT modular office system. DIRTT has created a technique for modular retrofits of commercial office space and hospitals. Rather than hang drywall to create office space, the company has developed a system that lets building owners or architects customize their interior office spaces online. Once the design is complete, the order is sent to the factory. The factory then produces all of the modular pieces required -- the posts, walls, plant wells, doors, etc. -- to the particular specifications and ships them to the site. Local contractors then erect the interior space; everything goes together like IKEA furniture. Floor posts and frames allow the instal...

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greentechmedia.com 26 May '11, 6pm

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greenbiz.com 23 May '11, 12pm

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gas2.org 22 May '11, 2pm

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greenbiz.com 16 May '11, 12pm

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