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2014-04-16 23:09:08

ilumi and their color tunable LED light bulbs with Bluetooth Low Energy to air on “SHARK TANK,” on Friday, April 18, 2014. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Co-founders Corey Egan and Swapnil Bora will brave the waters of “Shark Tank” to present an investment opportunity for their company, ilumi®, to Sharks Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Barbara Corcoran, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary. In Episode 529, the two Dallas entrepreneurs will showcase ilumi, the world’s...

2014-04-16 23:09:04

RoofPoint Excellence In Design awards distinguish best in design and installation of long lasting, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly roofing systems. Canton, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Sika Corporation roofing membranes were installed on five out of eight RoofPoint™ Excellence in Design Award winning buildings for 2013. RoofPoint is the voluntary, consensus-based green rating system developed industry-wide by The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing to recognize...

2014-04-16 23:08:54

Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a limited number of loans or leases at zero percent financing to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $425,000 with funding ranging from $5,000...

2014-04-16 23:07:05

With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a 10 watt LED drop light equipped with 30 feet of cord on a retractable reel. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The VPLHL-7WLED-GR50 LED trouble light from Larson Electronics is waterproof and vapor proof and is constructed to prevent the intrusion of water and moisture into the...

2014-04-16 23:06:11

With proper air filtration, Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning can prevent indoor air quality from provoking dangerous health issues this spring. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Springtime brings along an influx of pollen and pathogens that put homes and offices at risk of generating health issues. Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning offers solutions that provide homes with clean, pure air, ensuring that families can breathe safely. By merging top-tier efficiency, advanced...

2014-04-16 16:32:23

Residents of Greater Houston, TX can save money on their next plumbing need with Mammoth Plumbing's special offers. Whether it be faucets replacement or whole home repiping, their are discounts for any Mammoth Plumbing client. HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Houston's own Mammoth Plumbing is rolling out a ton of money-saving coupons that you can't afford to miss! (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140416/75687) With over 25 years of experience in the field,...

2014-04-16 16:23:42

Public Invited to Attend Conference Focused on Water Conservation, Sustainability and Energy-Efficient Building Design LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is hosting the 13(th) Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo: Navigating the Road Ahead on Thursday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Energy Resource Center, 9240 Firestone Blvd, in Downey. The expo is Southern California's longest-running and largest sustainability...

2014-04-16 16:22:42

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4rqrfv/opportunities_for) has announced the addition of the "Opportunities for FRP Pipe in North America 2013-2018: Market Size, Market Share and Forecast Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4rqrfv/opportunities_for ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The...

2014-04-16 14:05:02

Internal damage in fiber-reinforced composites, materials used in structures of modern airplanes and automobiles, is difficult to detect and nearly impossible to repair by conventional methods. A small, internal crack can quickly develop into irreversible damage from delamination, a process in which the layers separate. This remains one of the most significant factors limiting more widespread use of composite materials. However, fiber-composite materials can now heal autonomously through a...

2014-04-16 08:35:47

Homeowners, Industries and Governments All Play a Role ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 44(th) anniversary of Earth Day approaches on April 22, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) reminds the public about the key role of fiber glass and mineral wool insulation in achieving greater energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "Buildings account for 40 percent of energy use worldwide," NAIMA Interim President and CEO Angus...


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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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