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2014-09-09 08:23:20

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy rainfall this winter may cause dangerous levels of mold to develop in houses vulnerable to water damage. Getting a residential mold inspection performed by a certified professional lets Houston residents take care of mold formation before it develops into a serious problem. An El Nino occurs when an upwelling of cold water off the coast of South America pushes warmer water into the western basin of the Pacific Ocean. These warm waters...

2014-09-08 23:06:18

Leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial grade lighting Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 25 watt PAR 38 LED bulb that produces 2,500 lumens of light and operates on 347-480 voltages. This bulb is designed to fit in standard light bulb sockets and provides durability and multi-color options that makes it ideal for industrial and commercial applications. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The LED30W-PAR38-480V from Larson Electronics is an LED light bulb that can...

2014-09-08 23:00:32

Today, BambooIndustry.com, a professional bamboo product supplier, has announced its new collection of bamboo plywood. In addition, it has launched a promotion for these top quality plywood. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Today, BambooIndustry.com, a professional bamboo product supplier, has announced its new collection of bamboo plywood. In addition, it has launched a promotion for these top quality plywood. Now, all customers can enjoy deeply discounted prices, up to 25 percent off....

2014-09-08 12:22:50

Plants Commended for Benefiting Local Communities, Global Environment SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six cement plants received special recognition for their commitment to improving the environment and their communities at the 14(th) Annual Cement Industry Environment and Energy Awards, presented by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas magazine at PCA's recent Fall Meeting in Chicago. The awards honor individual cement facilities that exemplify the...

2014-09-08 08:33:00

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATK) ("Patrick" or the "Company") announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the business and certain assets of Elkhart, Indiana-based PolyDyn3, LLC ("PolyDyn3"). PolyDyn3 is a custom fabricator of simulated wood and stone products such as headboards, fireplaces, ceiling medallions, columns and trims, for the recreational vehicle ("RV") market. The Company projects PolyDyn3's 2014 annual...

2014-09-08 08:32:53

NEWARK, Del., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M3 Contracting, LLC., (M3) a leading Drywall, Acoustical Ceiling and Interior Metal Framing contractor serving the Greater Washington D.C. Capital Region is pleased to announce that they have secured a 6-month Acoustical Ceilings, Drywall & Metal Framing renovations project for MCB Quantico (home of the United States Marine Corps). This contract is part of the ongoing facilities and infrastructure upgrade program at the Marine Corps...

2014-09-08 08:32:49

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Frank Gehry announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate to transform the construction industry by further connecting the office to on-site construction technologies. As part of the alliance, Trimble has acquired Gehry Technologies, the software and consulting services business that has been instrumental in delivering Frank Gehry's visionary designs while...

2014-09-07 23:02:51

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the distinguished bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has launched a special offer for its newly released bamboo floors. All people that place an order before the end of September can enjoy a discounted rate. (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, the distinguished bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has launched a special offer for its newly released bamboo floors. All people that place an order before the end of September...

2014-09-07 23:00:14

Aire Serv has tips to check for and prevent mold from growing in the home. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 September brings the start of cooler weather and is also National Mold Awareness Month. As homeowners prepare their homes for the fall weather, one aspect that should not be overlooked is making sure mold growth in the home is not developing. Aire Serv has tips to check for and prevent mold from growing in the home. Controlling moisture in the home: Crawl spaces - crawl...

2014-09-06 23:01:27

Concrete Superplasticizer Market report analyzes the market on the basis of material types, penetration of each superplasticizer in each major region, and every end-user market. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/concrete-superplasticizers-market-1321.html) (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 The report “Concrete Superplasticizer Market by Types (SNF, PC, SMF & MLS), Application (Ready-Mix, Precast, Self-Compacting, High Performance, Shotcrete & Others), Forms (Liquid &...


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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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