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A Green Rooftop System for Commercial Buildings with Superior Energy Efficiency

Award Information
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Branch: N/A
Contract: 68HE0D18C0023
Agency Tracking Number: B176B-0005
Amount: $99,837.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: 17-NCER-6B
Solicitation Number: SOL-NC-17-00028
Solicitation Year: 2017
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-10-01
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-03-31
Small Business Information
4770 Rusina Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80907-1769
United States
DUNS: 197797579
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Xiqun Zhu
 Principal Investigator
 (719) 260-6497
Business Contact
 Yuan Ma
Title: CFO
Phone: (240) 461-8323
Research Institution

This proposed project will develop a highly modularized green rooftop system that is not only longlasting but also assemble-able/disassemble-able. At roofs' end-of-life, it can be disassembled and_x000D_
100% recycled. At buildings' end-of-life, if the roof still has enough useable life, it can be disassembled and reused elsewhere. Major environmental benefits of this technology are 1) nothing from this green roofs goes to landfills, 2) much higher building energy efficiency on lighting, water/space heating, airconditioning,_x000D_
etc. Electricity savings will make this proposed rooftop system very affordable. _x000D_
This proposed system can be constructed with new building roofs, or be installed afterwards to extend the lives of existing roofs and save energy simultaneously. We have discussed with multiple building owners and property managers, including operations managers of Fortune 500 companies, about this idea and they are all very interested in it and may be willing to trial this technology after our full function prototypes become available. This technology will out-perform all similar technologies currently exist, and play a major role in todays' $10.9B US green roofing market. It will reduce our nation's dependency on fossil fuels and cut down both criteria air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions to protect our environment.

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