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2014-09-24 12:23:55

Entries Are Due Oct. 31 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today urged Pennsylvania students, ages nine to 14, to enter a national radon poster contest designed to help raise awareness about the dangers of radon. The deadline to enter is Oct. 31. Radon exposure causes nearly 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, and 40 percent of homes in Pennsylvania have radon levels above the EPA guideline of...

2014-09-23 23:05:54

Air Oasis is offering any school in the affected areas of EV-D68 no-cost-sanitization-equipment and lab materials necessary to teach the importance of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and how viruses are spread via air and surfaces. The IAQ Lab enables children to test for and visually see contaminants in their classroom, and learn how to remove them. Amarillo, TX, (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Teaching kids to wash their hands and cover their mouths has been proven for decades to greatly reduce the...

2014-09-23 12:29:30

Mold in warehouse buildings is a significant problem. Many of our nations are not climate controlled and therefore increasingly have problems with dealing with mold due to how items are shipped. BALTIMORE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mold is a highly resilient organism of the natural order, which can survive on even the slimmest of natural organisms. Mold can survive off of moisture, and cellulose materials, and a warehouse environment can provide the best possible...

2014-09-22 23:07:28

BAS, Energy Efficiency Expertise Results in Comfort, Savings for Healthcare Providers SANFORD, Florida (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance member firms MC2 and CM3 have completed building automation system (BAS) and energy efficiency projects for two Florida Hospitals. Both firms are experienced providers of automation and energy management systems for a variety of commercial buildings, including healthcare facilities. InsideIQ is an international alliance of...

2014-09-22 23:00:28

Recognizing water damage in your home can help prevent small problems from becoming major water damage issues. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Restoration Local, a leading provider of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips on recognizing water damage in your home. With a watchful eye and a little bit of knowledge, water damage issues can be avoided or taken care of before they become major repairs. Foundations that crack due to low-quality...

2014-09-18 23:03:18

Enerliance and Ocean West Capital’s Efficiency Collaboration is a Resounding Success for 300,000-Square-Foot Irvine Office Tower Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 An initial two-day validation exercise at 2600 Michelson, a 300,000-square-foot office tower in Irvine, Calif., reveals that the building’s recent LOBOS HVAC efficiency upgrade will provide a 43.7% reduction in HVAC energy usage. This reduction equates to a projected savings of nearly one million kWh per year....

2014-09-18 12:31:39

ISLEWORTH, UK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As summer draws to a close, and we head towards the dark, cold months of winter, many people are worried about the prospect of bleak months ahead in more ways than one. Reports in both the Daily Express and The Independent suggest that we may be about to see another sharp rise in energy prices. If this coincides with a severe winter, many consumers could be struggling to pay their bills. Here, ADIGE Towel Radiators UK review these...

2014-09-17 23:10:08

StarStar Direct offers **COOL exclusive number to service businesses nationwide. MIAMI (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 StarStar Direct, a Miami-based national marketing firm centered on heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) businesses, is now offering its leading-edge technology to HVAC contractors nationwide. HVAC contractors can connect with consumers immediately through a service that allows customers to call **COOL in their local area to reach a contractor with just a few...

2014-09-16 23:14:04

Zehnder America starts local sourcing initiative using American manufacturing for its new ComfoFlex ducting and register boxes. As the demand for Zehnder Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) and Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) Comfosystems has increased significantly in the US market over the past few years, Zehnder will continue to look to locally source additional components in the coming years. Greenland, NH (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Zehnder America is locally sourcing in the United States...

2014-09-15 16:29:50

Featuring the award winning ROSE Cottage Project, a zero-net-energy home as seen on RCMZeroEnergy.com CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- William A. (Bill) Turner, PE, LEED AP®, Sr. VP of The H L Turner Group Inc. (Turner Group) and President/CEO of Turner Building Science & Design, LLC predicts that the pace of growth in Zero Energy Building (ZEB) construction will grow even faster than recent estimates done by Navigant Research, who indicates the market growing to...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.