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2014-10-27 16:29:44

Company Showcases Expert Capabilities in Building Information Modeling Solutions ATLANTA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of experts from Applied Software, a premier, national professional services firm and leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions provider, was named the winner for the second consecutive year at BIM BAM BOOM!, a technology competition sponsored by the Orlando Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Held at the Valencia College West...

2014-10-27 12:32:03

DALLAS, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global HVAC Equipment Market 2014-2018 and Global Advanced HVAC Control Market 2014-2018 research reports for the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning equipments industry, to its store. Global HVAC Equipment market is forecast to grow at 5.87% CAGR whereas the Global Advanced HVAC Control System market will grow at 10.44% CAGR over the period 2013-2018 according to these reports. Complete reports are...

2014-10-27 08:35:02

Opportunities for FRP Pipe in North America 2013-2018 IRVING, Texas, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fiber reinforced plastics (FRP) pipes are used in a variety of industries, such as, oil and gas, retail fuel, water and wastewater, sewage, and pulp and paper. The superior mechanical and anti-corrosion properties, low conductivity, and longer lifecycles make FRP pipes a natural choice both for general purpose and specialty applications. The North American FRP pipe market promises good...

2014-10-24 23:03:37

The Larson Electronics EPL-HB-150LED-RT-480V explosion proof high bay light fixture provides operators with a powerful and energy efficient alternative to traditional hazardous location luminaries. LED technology and a compact design make this lamp an excellent replacement upgrade option for the older, bulky and high maintenance cost fixtures. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 This Class 1 Division 1 & 2, Class 2 Division 1 & 2 explosion proof light fixture provides 12,500...

2014-10-24 23:03:22

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Prefabricated Housing Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 The housing industry in the developed regions of United States and Europe underwent a radical change with the introduction of prefabricated housing and modular home living culture. The concept of mobile housing began in 1960's with the introduction of trailers shipped by train to mobile home parks to...

2014-10-24 23:01:32

Walttools is announcing the availability of Structure Coat, their new concrete bond coating mix for use in the decorative concrete arena as the ultimate product for reinforced scratch coat applications. Morris, Illinois (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Structure Coat made its first public debut at the 2014 Concrete Décor show in Ft. Worth Texas last month in the hands of Nathan Giffin of Vertical Artisans. This product is designed to offer the contractor a highly reinforced base mix, ideally...

2014-10-24 16:26:45

DUBLIN, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkzzwj/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Prestressed Concrete Strand (PC Strand) Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pkzzwj/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Prestressed Concrete Strand (PC Strand) Industry...

2014-10-24 12:26:43

Unique Building Design, Versatility And Reliability Make Copper Pipe The Better Choice Over Black Steel For Plumbing And Mechanical Systems NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it came time to install the plumbing and mechanical system at the Nemours/A.I. DuPont Children's Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware, the shape of the new building created some unforeseen challenges for the contractor. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-10-24 12:23:43

Company founding member of the National Ready-Mix Concrete Association's Environmental Product Declarations program BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries US (AIUS) joined 70 companies and 2,300 concrete plants in the ready-mix concrete industry to participate in the National Ready-Mix Concrete Association's (NRMCA) industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). This third-party verified report, developed using the Life Cycle Assessment process,...

2014-10-24 12:23:19

Direct Energy, one of the largest providers of home services in North America, launches new blogs for its plumbing; electrical and heating and air conditioning brands. Experts provide quick and easy tips to help at home. SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're stuck with your plumbing, want to know the best way to manage your utility bill or make sure you stay energized for the upcoming holidays there is a new way to get the latest information from the experts....


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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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