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2014-10-24 12:26:43

Unique Building Design, Versatility And Reliability Make Copper Pipe The Better Choice Over Black Steel For Plumbing And Mechanical Systems NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it came time to install the plumbing and mechanical system at the Nemours/A.I. DuPont Children's Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware, the shape of the new building created some unforeseen challenges for the contractor. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-10-24 12:23:19

Direct Energy, one of the largest providers of home services in North America, launches new blogs for its plumbing; electrical and heating and air conditioning brands. Experts provide quick and easy tips to help at home. SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're stuck with your plumbing, want to know the best way to manage your utility bill or make sure you stay energized for the upcoming holidays there is a new way to get the latest information from the experts....

2014-10-23 23:04:39

Cutting edge technology that is revolutionizing the way commercial buildings consume energy. Proven to reduce utilities by 50% without the expense of upgrading equipment or staff, the Catalyst System has been applied to buildings across the country and has now landed in Central New York at the Broome County Library. Binghamton, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Broome County Executive Debbie Preston teamed up with the Director of the Office of Energy Development Margaret Scarinzi and...

2014-10-23 08:26:20

Status Acknowledges Cassidy Turley's Role as High-Quality LEED Project Administrator WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated the firm a LEED(®) Proven Provider(TM) for the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process...

2014-10-22 23:08:24

VI invited to serve on newly constituted Working Group that will look at how materials and resources are part of LEED v4. Washington DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Vinyl Institute (VI) today announced that they welcome the opportunity to participate in an initiative previously announced by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) to encourage the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings. VI has been invited to join...

2014-10-22 08:35:00

RIDGEFIELD, Wash., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenCE, Inc. has launched the industry's first free LEED Exam Prep program to educate design professionals about green building principles and the LEED rating systems. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is the premier green building system in the world. The new LEED Exam Prep course features video, animation, music, and case studies. Recently, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its new...

2014-10-21 23:06:34

Turner’s sixth Green Market Barometer reveals occupant wellbeing and water efficiency are rising in importance and energy efficiency remains the highest ranked benefit of green buildings New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Turner Construction Company, recognized as the largest green builder in the United States, today announced the results of their sixth survey of real estate, design and construction executives on environmentally sustainable construction practices. Key findings...

2014-10-21 23:00:21

Acoustiblok, Inc. recently completed an innovative international project for a ground-breaking cinema complex in Beirut, Lebanon. Cinemacity, as it is called, is an enormous complex in the heart of the city of over 300,000 square feet. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Acoustiblok, Inc. recently completed an innovative international project for a ground-breaking cinema complex in Beirut, Lebanon. Cinemacity, as it is called, is an enormous complex in the heart of the city of over...

2014-10-21 12:25:47

ORCO LEADS THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING IN ORANGE COUNTY NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Southern California's leading concrete masonry products producers, ORCO Block & Hardscape (ORCO) www.orco.com took home the award for Most Sustainable Manufacturer at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Orange County Chapter's "Greenest in the County" Eco-Awards. The purpose of the Eco-Awards was to honor accomplishments in sustainable practices and to educate...

2014-10-21 12:24:22

The LEED® Platinum net-zero modular home will be moved from the Greenbuild Expo to its permanent location in Make It Right's Lower 9th Ward community in New Orleans as part of the effort to revitalize an area heavily affected by Hurricane Katrina VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A cadre of innovative wallboard and insulation products from CertainTeed is delivering a perfect blend of performance and sustainability to the 2014 Greenbuild LivingHome. Designed and...


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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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