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2014-10-13 12:28:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While building owners may not always directly use building information modeling (BIM), they are increasingly recognizing its value on their projects. McGraw Hill Construction today released its new SmartMarket Report, The Business Value of BIM for Owners, which demonstrates that owners expect to grow their involvement with BIM rapidly: -- 40% of U.S. owners and 38% of U.K. owners expect that more than 75% of their projects will involve...

2014-10-13 12:23:03

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "North American Lighting Controls Market 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A comprehensive analysis on the North American Lighting Controls Market segmented by country; USA and Canada. The base year is 2013 and provides forecasts until 2020. Report Makeup -- Key Trends Driving the Market -- Key Trends Inhibiting Market Growth -- Key...

2014-10-13 08:28:21

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- R-951 Residence is a newly constructed 4-story residence in Brooklyn and the first Passive House /Net-Zero building in New York City. It is designed to achieve certified Passive House standards with only a 4.7% increase in development costs. The architect, Paul Castrucci is certified in Passive House desi­­gn and teamed up with design/build developer Further Inc. to demonstrate what ultra-efficient, comfortable urban living can...

2014-10-11 23:03:56

The smart home sensing control technology and component systems, touching on five major application areas: home security, home energy and utility management, thermostats and alarm systems, lighting, and entertainment. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Early this year, Google announced the US $3.2-billion acquisition of Nest Labs, a maker of smart home sensing control devices like thermostats and smoke alarms. This move has revealed Google’s plan to enter the smart home business,...

2014-10-11 23:00:56

Locks-Magnetic.com, an outstanding famous magnetic lock Supplier, has unveiled its new range of high strength stainless steel electronic bolt locks. All these high quality electronic bolt locks are provided at affordable prices. (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Locks-Magnetic.com, an outstanding famous magnetic lock Supplier, has unveiled its new range of high strength stainless steel electronic bolt locks. All these high quality electronic bolt locks are provided at affordable prices. Up to now,...

2014-10-10 23:05:54

BULBRITE, a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative, energy efficient light source solutions and the premier educational resource for lamping technology, introduces the ELEVA™ LED Magnetic Downlight Retrofit System – a lighting innovation. Moonachie, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 BULBRITE, a leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative, energy efficient light source solutions and the premier educational resource for lamping technology, introduces the ELEVA™ LED...

2014-10-10 16:25:15

DALLAS, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandlerresearch.org adds Global BIM Market 2014-2018 a new research report on building information modeling market in its store. One of the major trends upcoming in the market is the emergence of cloud-based BIM technology. Such new technologies are gaining huge importance in the construction sector. Complete report is available at http://www.sandlerresearch.org/global-bim-market-2014-2018.html . Analysts forecast the Global BIM...

2014-10-10 12:22:37

The experts at Silverstate Refrigeration & HVAC, LLC can't predict the weather other than to say it's going to be cold. Now is the best time to make sure that the furnace in your home or office is ready for the winter heating season with low cost preventative maintenance. RENO, Nev., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fall is here, and residents and business owners of Reno, Carson City, Sparks, and Lake Tahoe all know that winter weather is right around the corner. Although our...

2014-10-10 08:21:49

Awarded EPA's Highest Energy Efficiency and Water Conservation Awards in 2014 LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Inspectors Corporation, a leading national Energy Efficiency and Sustainability certification company headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, was awarded the WaterSense Licensed Certification Provider Partner of the Year award for 2014 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency today for its work in saving water and reducing water bills for homeowners living...

2014-10-09 23:06:05

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics announces the release of a new low profile LED wall pack light with an optional red, blue, green, amber, purple, pink and white color output. This 60 watt LED light offers high light output from a compact form factor and is designed to provide a more durable and long lived alternative to halogen and metal halide units. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The LEDWP-600C from Larson Electronics produces a wide...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.