"The firm, which is a subsidiary of the German research organization Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, helps start-up energy efficiency companies commercialize cutting-edge products and services. [According to CSE's Managing Director Nol Browne] "We want to be the center where people can come to learn about the next generation of building technology." [...] The Fraunhofer center will begin retrofitting its new offices -- originally constructed in 1913 for a leather merchant -- to create a roughly 50,000-square-foot "living lab" where employees will work to advance power-saving ideas."
18 May 2011
Fraunhofer CSE ~ New Green Building Showcase
Erin Ailworth writes in the Globe about A showcase for building green, why the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) is relocating to the Boston Innovation District from northeast of Kendall Square, Cambridge...