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2014-10-09 08:29:49

Point cloud to BIM conversion creates digital intelligent model to completely rebuild first floor while rest of building operates as normal. CHICAGO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIATechnik, a Chicago-based engineering firm, has partnered with Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and LCS Constructors, Inc. on a reconstruction project of the Steven Spielberg Building. Construction is nearing completion on this cryogenic lab and storage facility. The space has been transformed to include...

2014-10-09 08:22:11

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are being increasingly used as replacements for traditional lamps and many other electronic appliances. In fact, lighting alone is responsible for up to 20 percent of the world's electricity consumption. As a result, the need to develop advanced LED materials and technology that produce more light while maintaining efficiency and reliability has become even more crucial in the industry. In many ways,...

2014-10-08 23:08:17

Join SMS Tech Solutions and Adobe Worldwide Education Program Manager, Johann Zimmern in this informative 60 minute webinar on Adobe Creative Cloud and VIP for Education. Johann presents the complete story on October 23rd and October 28th, 2014. National (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 There are many choices to make when implementing Adobe Creative Cloud. It is in the schools best interest to make informed decisions on what and how to purchase through Adobe’s Value Incentive Plan (VIP). Hear...

2014-10-08 23:02:02

High-voltage LED, with the ability to be driven to a maximum of 1.5W, providing high-lumen output at mid-power prices. High-reliability with Acrich Technology, ready to meet Energy Star standards. seoul (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Seoul Semiconductor (http://www.seoulsemicon.com), a global LED manufacturer, announced the availability of Acrich MJT 3030 a new LED in the Acrich MJT product family which improves on performance and enables lower system costs. Using Seoul Semiconductor’s...

2014-10-08 23:01:53

Mr. Electric has things every homeowner should do to conserve energy and reduce the electric bill. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 October is Energy Awareness Month and as the summer months turn into fall and eventually winter, Mr. Electric has things every homeowner should do to conserve energy and reduce the electric bill. Pay attention to the thermostat The ideal temperature to set the thermostat at during the fall and winter is 68 degrees. For optimal savings, lower the...

2014-10-08 23:01:09

From October 22-23, Pioneer Millworks’ team of Wood Experts will gather in New Orleans for Greenbuild Expo, the premier sustainable building event, unveiling new product line. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Pioneer Millworks’ team of leading Wood Experts will travel to New Orleans for the 2014 Greenbuild Expo, the premier sustainable building annual event. They’ll join more than 750 suppliers and top manufacturers of the latest green building equipment, products, services...

2014-10-08 23:00:41

Locks-Magnetic.com, a famous company of electronic bolt locks, has released its new designs of stainless steel electronic bolt locks. (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Locks-Magnetic.com, a famous company of electronic bolt locks, has released its new designs of stainless steel electronic bolt locks. To top it all, the CEO of the company has announced that all these items are available at discounted prices, up to 35% off. Orders placed before October 19 will be eligible for big discounts. The CEO...

2014-10-08 16:22:30

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global residential lighting market is on the verge of a major transformation. Extremely energy efficient light-emitting diode (LED) lamps are being adopted at an astonishing rate while remote control of connected lights is on the cusp of becoming much more commonplace. Additionally, the movement to more all-encompassing home energy management (HEM) and home automation, of which smart lighting is a part, is steadily gathering pace. While the...

2014-10-08 08:21:48

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Sun Life Building has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification in the "Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance" category, ranking it as a leader among recognized green buildings in North America. To receive LEED certification, a building must comply with strict performance criteria in the areas of energy, the environment and social responsibility. According to Mario Bédard, Senior Vice-President for...

2014-10-07 23:13:03

DHP London LTD, a small, local team of Gas Safe registered heating engineers in Greenwich just launched their new website, http://www.dhpboilerrepairsgreenwich.co.uk Plumstead, UK (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Boiler repairs and installations in Greenwich are easier to find now that the local firm DHP London LTD launched a new website, http://www.dhpboilerrepairsgreenwich.co.uk. The company’s new Internet presence allows customers to find the services and products that they want quickly and...


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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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.