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2014-04-17 12:23:46

New customers, a breakthrough shared savings agreement with $30mm fund, and version 2.0 of Noesis' SaaS-based tools for selling energy efficiency projects highlight Noesis' groundbreaking quarter and market momentum. AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Noesis Energy, the industry-leading financing and savings platform for energy efficiency projects, capitalized on the growing market demand for Noesis Financial Services and its SaaS-based Noesis Pro platform by...

2014-04-17 08:33:13

AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologic Technology Systems, Inc. announced the completion of a contract with Taylor ISD to provide its TEAMS(TM) consolidated Business and Student Information System. TEAMS eliminates the time-consuming redundant inputting of data from one program to another by automatically sharing key information with other applications within the system---making the latest, up-to-the-minute data always available to users. "There are many...

2014-04-16 23:17:45

Cadiz Laser Spa is partnering up with local businesses and beauty brands, including Neocutis and House Wine, to bring you their spring 2014 Westlake Happy Hour event. Attendees will enjoy complimentary refreshments and one-day-only discounts. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Cadiz Laser Spa is pleased to announce their next special event: the 2014 Westlake Happy Hour. The event is set for the afternoon of April 17th. The first 10 guests will be greeted with swag bags full of samples and...

2014-04-16 23:07:58

The 7th Annual Morgellons Medical Conference hosted by The Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation announced critical new research for the debilitating illness Morgellons Disease. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation (CEHMDF), a non-profit advocacy group for those suffering the medical condition Morgellons Disease (MD), is pleased to announce the incredible success of the 7th Annual Medical Scientific Conference on Morgellons...

2014-04-16 23:04:39

vcfo is pleased to announce that Craig Foster has joined the firm as Director of Marketing Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 vcfo, a leading professional services firm offering financial, recruiting and human resource solutions, announced that Craig Foster has joined the firm as the Director of Marketing. Based in Austin, Craig has 22 years of agency and client-side experience in marketing, advertising, public relations and event planning. He is responsible for defining and executing the...

2014-04-16 12:30:30

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April marks National Heartworm Awareness Month, a time for pet owners to brush up on how heartworm prevention can keep their pets safe from the serious and potentially fatal heartworm disease. Pet owners should take this month as a reminder to discuss with their veterinarians how to best prevent heartworm disease in their pets. Unfortunately, there is no treatment for heartworms in cats, and the treatment for infected dogs is...

2014-04-16 08:24:27

CCEMC Provides Grant Supporting SkyCycle(TM) Pilot Plant AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Skyonic Corporation, an Austin-based carbon-capture technology company, announced it has been selected to receive a $500,000 CAD grant from the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), an Alberta-based non-profit that provides ongoing, dedicated funds to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change through investments in the discovery,...

2014-04-15 23:13:20

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion talks about the dangers of concussions in youth and the related steps to ensure children’s safety and long-term well-being. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Since April is Youth Sports Safety Month, the Austin sports medicine doctors at Medicine in Motion want to highlight the importance of concussion awareness. Newsfeeds are regularly flooded with stories of brain injuries in athletes of all ages and all levels. Given their common nature and...

2014-04-15 12:33:48

AUSTIN, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoinTerra, the market leader in ASIC Bitcoin mining solutions today announced that it has shipped its 5,000(th) TerraMiner just ten weeks after commencing production. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140128/MM54190-b Having delivered its March batch of pre-ordered TerraMiners, CoinTerra was able to ship the April batch of orders to retail customers ahead of schedule, and has now begun selling from stock. As a result of...

2014-04-14 23:04:51

Meet the Key Stakeholders Who Are Driving the Development of Texas Water Infrastructure Forward Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the water industry, has announced the Lone Star State Water Summit, scheduled on June 23-25, 2014 and will take place in Austin, TX. In November, Texas voters passed Prop 6 – enabling the state to create new accounts outside of General Revenue to fund water and...


Latest Austin Reference Libraries

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

The Impact Of Growing Degree Days For The Austin Texas Area
2012-08-22 13:25:00

Growing Degree days are another huge part of our lives even though we may not deal with them directly. Growing degree days deal with the growing of fruits and vegetables along with other various crops that are grown throughout the United States for our personal uses. As we examine the Austin Texas area we can see how the impacts of normal, El-Nino and La-Nina cycles have an impact on just the month of March. These numbers are based on 50F which is the base number used for determining when...

Tornado Impacts During The Different Phases Of Weather Patterns For Austin Texas
2012-07-17 22:06:23

Taking a look at Austin and within 50miles of the local area we can see the impacts that different phases of weather have on the tornado statistics of the region. 2000 was a La-Nina phase and it was a fairly strong phase, which lead to the 12 tornadoes within 50miles of Austin and also one EF-2 was part of the stats indicating that strong tornadoes are possible during a La-Nina in this region. 2003 was an El-Nino phase and it did suppress the tornado statistics for the year in the...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Austin Texas
2012-07-16 10:44:17

If you live in Austin Texas, this is what type of heating and cooling of your house you can expect to see during various weather events such as EL-Nino and La-Nina. The above graph represents three events known as EL-Nino, La-Nina and normal conditions. All the data was gathered from the month of March for each event. During a Normal cycle it is pretty fair to say that Austin will experience heating and cooling pretty close together. While during an EL-Nino event it shows that heating...

2012-06-14 07:32:20

Symbol: XETR Group: Dicot Family: Convolvulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   IPAN Ipomoea angustifolia Jacq.   JATRA Jacquemontia tridentata L. ssp. angustifolia (Jacq.) van Ooststr.   METR6 Merremia tridentata (L.) Hallier f.   METRA Merremia tridentata (L.) Hallier f. ssp. angustifolia (Jacq.) van Ooststr. Distribution: Xenostegiatridentata(L.) Austin & Staples distribution:USA+(PR)...

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