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2014-08-05 23:02:25

Campaign for Fresh Air Plus set to launch on popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Fresh Air Plus is an innovative new way to eliminate embarrassing bathroom odors. Though it looks like a normal toilet seat, it works to quickly rid bathrooms of unpleasant smells by using a fan located inside the toilet bowl to immediately push smells directly from the toilet to an outside area. The unique system is more cost and time efficient than traditional...

2014-08-05 23:01:31

Rainbow International recommends homeowners act quickly at the first signs of mold and have a professional assessment of mold affected areas, have damaged areas removed, and eliminate moisture sources to reestablish a healthy home environment. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Mold doesn’t ask for much when it comes to a place to call home. In fact, all mold needs is a warm, moist surface to settle in and begin growing and causing damage and health issues for homeowners. Rainbow...

2014-08-05 12:23:45

Industry Veteran to Provide Expanded Leadership for the Firm's High Performance Design Innovation NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, is announcing that prominent industry thought leader Daniel H. Nall, P.E., FAIA, ASHRAE Fellow, LEED Fellow, HDBP, BEMP, has joined the company's New York office as a Vice President and Regional Director of High Performance Buildings. Mr. Nall will collaborate...

2014-08-05 08:38:01

MANASQUAN, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners looking for a quality flooring that's both easy to maintain and remarkably tough need look no further. Fusion's Hybrid Floor combines all the qualities that one could want in vinyl flooring; most remarkably, Fusion has been made to withstand moisture and spills better than nearly any other flooring. Fusion Hybrid Floor, also known as vinyl plank flooring, is available now from mill-direct buying service SMART Carpet and Flooring...

2014-08-05 08:26:32

IBX Vault data center earns prestigious USGBC certification for excellence in green building DULLES, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carpathia, a trusted cloud operator and leading provider of cloud services and managed hosting, today announced that the IBX Vault, one of the industry's most advanced, secure and federally compliant data centers, is LEED® Silver certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is the USGBC's rating system for the design and...

2014-08-04 23:05:33

Industrial lighting specialists Larson Electronics have announced the release of a 20 foot telescoping light mast with 360° rotating capabilities and electric winches for ease of operation. The LM-20-EW is a fold over light mast that provides a safe and effective way for operators to quickly deploy lights, security cameras and other equipment to elevations of twenty feet. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The LM-20-EW produced by Larson Electronics features a rotating boom that...

2014-08-04 23:05:04

Denver-based RavenBrick® and Manko Window Systems, Inc. have joined forces to expand coverage for RavenBrick’s Smart Window technology, RavenWindow. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 “The addition of Manko means we are one step closer to complete coverage for the US market,” said Alex Burney, CEO of RavenBrick, developer and manufacturer of RavenWindow, a thermochromic window filter with solar–reactive tint technology. The filter transitions from the clear state to the...

2014-08-04 23:00:23

LPA Inc. and Rick Wood join forces to bring a new model of design to California’s healthcare facilities. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 A new partnership between award-winning design firm LPA Inc. and Rick Wood, AIA, a healthcare architect and previous partner at WBSA, means greener, higher quality architecture for healthcare facilities. On August 4, 2014, Rick Wood and key members of his professional staff will join LPA to form LPA Healthcare, a new studio at the...

2014-08-01 23:07:45

FLC will celebrate their recent expansion in August in Clyde, NY. Visitors at the open house will be able to tour the new plant and watch as the structural insulated panels are made. Clyde, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Fingerlakes Construction (FLC) http://www.fingerlakesconstruction.com in Clyde, New York is celebrating their recent expansion with an open house. The open house is open to the public and will be August 6 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The recent expansion included the addition of a...

2014-08-01 23:07:32

DauerLED introduces a complete line of LED Downlight Retrofit Luminaires for 4”, 5”, and 6” Hi-Hat cans. The simplicity of installation, combined with the lumen efficacy, color quality, and beautifully sleek lines, combine for a huge upgrade in both aesthetics as well as energy efficiency. Medley, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Both the 4” version and the 6” version come in a high output version. The 4” retrofit kit is designed to replace a 50W lamp, and is available in 2700K,...


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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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