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2014-09-02 16:27:04

Company Will Also Host Customer and Industry Supplier Event near Convention in Las Vegas in September MONROE, Ohio, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation meets performance as Deceuninck North America introduces the eos(TM) window system, which applies world-class engineering and advanced material science to create a new window standard for performance, economy and fabricator efficiency. Making its debut at the company's booth (#1413) at GlassBuild America, eos is designed to meet...

2014-09-02 16:22:13

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The three-story, 100,000-square-foot school opened in fall of 2013 and represents the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120117/PH35523LOGO Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with...

2014-09-02 12:31:07

ALBANY, New York, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Portland Cement Market for Residential, Commercial, Infrastructure and Other Applications (Bricks, Farm Construction, etc.) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020," which observes that the Portland cement market demand in 2013 was worth 3,670.8 million tons and is expected to reach 5,165.1 million tons by 2020,...

2014-09-02 08:30:56

Firm awarded contract for multimillion-dollar Building Information Model for VA OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The KPA Group (http://www.thekpagroup.com) was selected by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Construction and Facilities Management to develop the Building Information Model for each of the buildings and associated sites on the Palo Alto VA Campus. Approximately 60 building models will be created and over 20 unique campus site configurations will...

2014-09-01 23:01:58

The report provides competitive landscape of the players, which covers key growth strategies followed by all the major players.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-lighting-market-985.html (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 According to a new market research report "Smart Lighting Market (2013 - 2018): By Component (Sensors, Controllers, Chipsets, Others); Lighting Type (Led, FL, CFL, HID); Connectivity (Wired, Wireless); Application (Commercial, Industrial, Public,...

2014-08-31 23:04:08

Redupax from Sound Seal offers superior, economical performance that ends the “hollow sound” of one of today’s most popular flooring choices. Agawam, MA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Redupax Underlayment from Impacta Flooring, a division of Sound Seal, is a 100% recycled wood fiber based underlay that will not bounce or flex like many foams, felts, and rubber underlays—resulting in a more stable and robust sound when walked upon, and eliminating the disagreeable “hollow sound”...

2014-08-31 23:00:47

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of the most popular suppliers of bamboo products, has updated its website with a new selection of bamboo veneers. Additionally, it has deiced offer autumn discounts( from 15 to 25 percent off) for these high quality products. (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of the most popular suppliers of bamboo products, has updated its website with a new selection of bamboo veneers. Additionally, it has deiced offer autumn discounts( from...

2014-08-30 23:02:02

The new Feeney, Inc. LED Rail Light Kits combine the sleek look of DesignRail® with the brilliance of LED lighting. Providing enhanced ambiance in the outdoor living environment and better lighting at stairs and railings, the Feeney LED Rail Light Kits utilize the latest LED technology. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Leading railing and railing infill manufacturer, Feeney, Inc., is continuing its practice of developing attractive, cutting edge building products with the launch...

2014-08-30 23:00:31

New Jersey’s trusted air duct cleaning service, NJ Duct Cleaning, has now expanded its services to Nutley, NJ. Union, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Residents in Nutley, NJ have a new place to turn for improving the air quality in their homes. NJ Duct Cleaning is now providing vent cleaning and dry duct cleaning services in Nutley and Princeton, NJ. The indoor air specialists at NJ Air Duct Cleaning are experienced professionals who specialize removing any contaminants which can be found in...

2014-08-29 23:10:59

Confident Aire, Inc. announces a special $100 clearance discount on complete inventory of Solatube Solar Attic Fans as part of their end-of-summer clearance on seasonal items. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As the summer winds down and the kids head back to school, Confident Aire is announcing an end-of-season clearance on solar attic fans to make room for fall home-comfort merchandise. Confident Aire, Inc., a professional heating, cooling and plumbing company announced today...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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