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2014-04-22 12:24:10

Veriflora® Preferred Retailer Offers Variety of Sustainably Grown Plants GREEN BAY, Wis., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Midwestern retailer Shopko announced the springtime re-opening of its Garden Centers as well as its renewed commitment to stocking plants certified to the Veriflora standard for environmental sustainability. As a Veriflora Preferred Retailer since 2011, Shopko stocks sustainably grown annuals, perennials and vegetable plants from Floral Plant Growers, a...

2014-04-22 08:36:05

ANKENY, Iowa, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Lighting and Igor, Inc. are pleased to announce a new way of delivering light that enhances operational savings and gives ultimate control to building owners. This innovative solution uses Power-over-Ethernet to connect lighting into the building IT infrastructure. This eliminates the need for expensive high power wiring as well as a separate control system layered on top of the lighting system. Power-over-Ethernet seamlessly...

2014-04-22 08:29:56

Runner-Up Distinction Awarded to Four Competitors from Ball State University, Montana State University, University of Idaho Integrated Design Lab, and Seek Architecture (Seattle). SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today construction company Hammer & Hand unveiled the winners of "perFORM 2014: A House Design Competition." The competition challenged emerging architecture professionals to fuse high design with high performance building in the design of a single-family house in Seattle...

2014-04-22 08:26:57

As a long-time ENERGY STAR partner, Bulbs.com is pleased to offer two (2) 60W equivalent LED light bulbs and a reusable, eco-friendly tote with a purchase of $200 or more. WORCESTER, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Earth Day with ENERGY STAR LED light bulbs and Bulbs.com as it helps to make energy efficient lighting more accessible for its customers with its Earth Day promotion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131021/NE00845LOGO ENERGY STAR LED bulbs represent an...

2014-04-22 08:26:30

Awards to be presented in October LOS ALTOS, Calif., APRIL 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Daintree Networks, Inc., a leading provider of networked wireless control solutions for smart buildings, today announced the first annual Energy Champion Awards. Nominations are open today for the awards created to honor the efforts of those in the industry who are openly driving awareness to save energy by using technologies and processes to reduce energy consumption in...

2014-04-22 08:25:06

Eco Red Shield(TM) Protected Lumber Now Available in 47+ Retail Locations VISTA, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTCQB: ECOB) announced today that truckloads of raw lumber are hitting Eco facilities across the Country, while truckloads of Eco Red Shield(TM) protected lumber are rolling out, as the planned spring run in the Building Industry is really showing up this April. ECOB's Colton, CA facility received six truckloads and one rail car load of...

2014-04-22 04:20:41

Skylights Admit Twice At Much Daylight Per Square Foot Of Glass As Vertical Windows FORT MILL, S.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day is a perfect time for homeowners looking for a green method to bring more natural light and passive ventilation into homes to consider solar powered fresh air skylights. Homes that utilize skylights, in combination with vertical windows, to provide adequate levels of daylight tend to be more energy efficient, according to a study commissioned...

2014-04-21 23:09:41

Market leader expands offerings to meet latest green building specifications. BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced that it has joined Green-e Climate, and can now provide certified carbon offsets to green building projects under the new U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) LEED v4 guidelines. The LEED v4 guidelines, which were released in November of 2013, provide universal criteria for green building performance, including new market sectors,...

2014-04-21 23:09:15

Leading Window Coverings Company Offers Products to Help Make Homes Eco-Friendly Orange, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Gone are the days of eco-friendly homes being just for environmentalists. With Earth Day upon us, Budget Blinds is informing consumers about how style and sustainability can work in harmony. Budget Blinds is encouraging environmental responsibility among homeowners by offering innovative, affordable, and aesthetically pleasing window coverings to those looking to inject...

2014-04-21 23:05:51

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 25-foot telescoping light mast with 360° rotating capabilities that is equipped with four 150 watt LED light fixtures. The LM-25-3S-4X150RT-RB is a fold over light mast that produces 48,000 lumens of light capable of illuminating 2.5 acres of work space. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The LM-25-3S-4X150RT-RB produced by Larson Electronics features a rotating boom that allows for 360° of...


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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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