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2014-07-10 23:12:09

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: Homeowners can save on their summer utility bills by making some simple changes, such as unplugging appliances and controlling indoor humidity levels. Madison, WI (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Americans learn more about energy savings each year and 2014 will be no exception. While homeowners in the U.S. are doing more than ever to seal their homes and conserve power, there is always room for a new tip. The average household spends $2,000 a year...

2014-07-09 23:12:05

New Company Provides Full-Service Facilities Project Management for Clients Including Iron Mountain, Foxboro Federal Savings Bank and Schneider Electric North Attleboro, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Precision Project Management, a full-service facilities project management firm, today announced it has begun providing full-service commercial facilities project management services to a diverse range of clients across the eastern U.S. and Canada. Serving as the client’s advocate, Precision...

2014-07-09 23:00:36

New study by Mortenson Construction examines how prefabrication helped reduce the construction schedule of the new $623 million, 831,000-square-foot Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver by 18 percent. Construction is scheduled to be completed this month – nearly 2.5 months earlier than normal – thanks in part to the technology of prefabrication. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Construction of the new $623 million, 831,000-square-foot Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver is scheduled to be...

2014-07-07 20:20:38

Anchor Products InterSolar Booth No. 9436 COLLEYVILLE, Texas, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchor Products, LLC will exhibit its newly introduced U-Anchor 2600 for attachment of rooftop solar racking systems on asphalt roofs at InterSolar North America 2014 as the company reaches 50,000 attachments installed on projects. "In our best year to date, we are excited about our continuing contributions and innovations in rooftop solar attachments, which includes the U-Anchor 2600 Asphalt and the...

2014-07-03 23:09:25

Steven Winter Associates, Inc., Urban American, Urban Greenfit, LLC, and other project and community stakeholders, celebrated the completion of a milestone retrofit project at the Roosevelt Landings’ ribbon cutting ceremony this past Friday. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Roosevelt Landings, an Urban American residential complex located on Roosevelt Island in New York City, celebrated the completion of its $7.4M, large-scale retrofit this past Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony....

2014-07-03 16:23:52

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market System & Services [Physical Security, Life Safety, Facility Management]; IT Technologies; Industry Verticals - Global Advancements, Worldwide Forecast & Analysis (2014-2019)" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the IBAS market into various sub-segments with an in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. The report also identifies the factors driving this...

2014-07-02 23:12:46

Local San Diego air conditioning and plumbing company proud of most recent graduates from PHCC Journeyman Program. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing, Inc. is one of the largest family-owned and operated service and repair companies in San Diego. Plumbers working for Bill Howe have been proud to be a part of the Local Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Contractors of San Diego (PHCC-SD) since 1985. They have continued to successfully grow the company by adding divisions in...

2014-07-02 23:03:11

Aire Serv has the top five reasons air conditioning units should be appreciated. Waco, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 July brings the celebration of Independence Day, fun at the lake and hot summer days. The month of July also means it is “Air Conditioner Appreciation Month”. In the summer months, air conditioners work all day, every day to keep homes cool. Aire Serv has the top five reasons air conditioning units should be appreciated. They work harder than you. Air conditioners keep homes...

2014-07-01 23:02:51

New options, including Green Roofs and LEED-specific reporting, are available in Version 5 of the free software tool that is key to earning the LCA credits in North American green building programs. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute today released Version 5 of the Impact Estimator for Buildings, its acclaimed life cycle assessment (LCA) software package for North American building designers. The Impact Estimator is a free and compliant whole...

2014-07-01 08:32:29

McKinney-based Construction Company Announces Expansion into Higher Education Market MCKINNEY, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICON Construction, a general contractor specializing in the design and build of modular, permanent modular and modular re-locatable buildings, has announced its expansion into the higher education market, offering budget-conscious universities nationwide significant cost benefits and expedited project lifecycles for student housing....


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Computational Materials Science
2012-05-18 14:41:46

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal focuses on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in connection with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

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  • A spider.
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