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2014-08-25 23:08:27

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 has installed 19 Clear Blue/Illumient solar and wind powered street lights at their Boston headquarters. These "Smart Off-Grid" lights communicate wirelessly with Clear Blue’s advanced cloud-based software to enable IBEW personnel to remotely control, maintain and operate them over the Internet; change lighting profiles in real time; run diagnostics and optimize power management, to ensure the highest level of...

2014-08-25 08:29:18

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Composite Panel Building Systems (CPBS) announces the launch of a new, eco-friendly, fully composite sheathing for new construction and retrofitted homes and apartments. The Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing (C-SIS) is the most energy efficient sheathing in the industry using cutting-edge building technology that dramatically improves building strength and air quality while earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental...

2014-08-23 23:01:11

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is attempting to submit the Seat Up to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 "Many men refuse to touch the toilet in public restrooms, so the seats wound up getting covered in urine and spit," said an inventor from Decorah, Iowa. "In order to avoid messy bathroom situations, I came up with this hygienic device." He developed the Seat Up to ensure that a man raises the toilet seat...

2014-08-22 23:04:59

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Group B approved temporary manhole mount LED light fixture that provides operators with a powerful and highly convenient alternative to traditional string or tank lights. Kemp, TX (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 An innovative 24” man-way support bracket combined with a compact design and LED technology make this lamp an excellent lighting solution for operators working within storage tanks, railcars, and other locations where entry is through a...

2014-08-22 08:25:37

Rigid adherence to brand standards in new hotel construction without factoring in specific regional and climatic conditions can result in significant mold and moisture issues, Liberty reports. ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida-based Liberty Building Forensics Group® (Liberty), a leading building forensics firm that has solved some of the world's largest and most complex building moisture and mold problems, has a warning for hotel design and construction teams....

2014-08-21 23:13:34

Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. employees awarded scholarships to assist in PHCC Journeyman Apprenticeship San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. has grown into one of the largest family-owned and operated service and repair companies in San Diego offering customers a one-stop-shop in home care services that began with simple drain clearing in the beach communities. Since opening their doors in 1980, they have been dedicated to quality services and workmanship in their...

2014-08-21 23:12:41

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of the most famous bamboo product suppliers in the world, has added a new range of hand scraped bamboo floorings to its online category. Furthermore, the firm has launched an Autumn special offer for these elegant items. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, one of the most famous bamboo product suppliers in the world, has added a new range of hand scraped bamboo floorings to its online category. Furthermore, the firm has launched an...

2014-08-21 23:07:57

Transparency Market Research has added a new report titled "Global Smart Lighting Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Lighting is one of the energy sources used worldwide. With a view to reduce the consumption of energy, it is necessary to reduce the use of this source either by using them under a set of certain conditions. Smart lighting is a technology that makes use of...

2014-08-21 23:04:07

Inclined Platform Lift is not only for people, but can be used for dogs, like Sasha. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Sasha is a 10 year old Alaskan malamute, and is a very lucky dog. Sasha is getting a little older, and is having trouble getting up and down, and especially navigating stairs. But Sasha just happens to have an owner who purchased a Butler Mobility Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift.     Her owner Judy had an accident, and could no longer get up...

2014-08-21 23:02:34

Adapting Lean production methods first made famous by Toyota to data center design and construction, Mortenson has completed and commissioned a highly secure and efficient, Tier-III data center in Chaska, Minnesota. By eliminating unnecessary steps and rework, Mortenson built the fast-track project on schedule and on budget, in just nine months, compared to the twelve months it would have taken using traditional construction methods, despite the worst Minnesota winter in sixty-five years....


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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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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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