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2014-10-21 23:05:45

Convenience store operator Maverik has agreed to license APT software to analyze merchandising, pricing, marketing, and capital expenditures issues. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) announced today that Maverik, an innovative convenience store chain with over 250 locations, has signed an agreement to license APT’s Test & Learn and Market Basket Analyzer software modules. Maverik will use APT’s software to improve their data-driven...

2014-09-25 23:10:09

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states median sale price increased in some parts of the region compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in August. Median sale prices increased in some parts of the region, and homes are continuing...

2014-09-25 08:22:13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced today that it will be launching radio advertisements commending Senator Pat Roberts for his leadership in the U.S. Senate and endorsing his re-election. "Senator Roberts is the conservative leader Congress needs, today and tomorrow," said ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley. "He supports policies that will foster innovation, grow our economy and help his fellow Kansans--policies that...

2014-09-16 23:06:57

Companies Offer Pro Bono Assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs to Address its Scheduling Needs HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has accepted the organization’s pro bono offer to examine and propose improvements to the scheduling processes and systems at VA medical facilities. This effort stems from revelations of falsified scheduling records and severe treatment...

2014-08-28 23:16:04

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company, states the average number of days on market range from 36 to just 27 days. Burke, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in July. Median sale prices increased in many parts of the region, and homes are continuing to sell at a quick pace. The...

2014-08-28 16:23:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to passage of SB 1019 in the California legislature, the American Chemistry Council's North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) released the following statement: "SB 1019 does California consumers a great disservice. The bill fails to inform consumers that furniture sold in the state may no longer be protected from open-flame sources, such as candles, lighters, and matches. The bill also makes inaccurate claims...

2014-08-18 23:09:21

Arlington County Virginia Public Schools and others to be recognized at the 32nd Annual Virginia Forum for Excellence September 15-16, 2014 in Richmond, VA—the premier event for performance improvement professionals in Virginia and the District of Columbia based on the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Arlington County Public Schools (ACPS) has been named a Medallion recipient by a Panel of Judges for the U.S. Senate Productivity...

2014-08-06 23:07:40

Every Thursday afternoon, just outside Washington, DC, the vibrant upscale Ballston neighborhood with countless restaurants, shopping and mixed used developments turns into an open market home of The Ballston FRESHFARM Market, a 501c3 nonprofit organization supporting the regions farmers and producers. On Thursday, August 7, 2014, there will be a mega market with more offerings and sponsorships, including the Westin Arlington Gateway, whose team members will be serving fresh...

2014-07-23 23:12:58

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states median sale prices have increased in some areas of the region. Burke, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in June. Homes are selling quickly throughout the area, and median sale prices have increased in some parts of the region. The...

2014-07-02 12:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Memorial will host The United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants on Friday, July 4, 2014 for an Independence Day Concert from 8:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Following the concert, attendees will have a spectacular view of the Washington, D.C. fireworks courtesy of the Capitol 4(th) Celebration. The concert is free and open to the public. Currently, the Air Force Memorial has a challenging parking situation due to 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.