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2011-03-03 00:00:29

60 Bragg Hill, the Chester County, PA sustainable home, completed a significant construction milestone. The last ICF concrete pour of the gables were completed successfully. West Chester, Pennsylvania (Vocus/PRWEB) March 02, 2011 60 Bragg Hill, the Chester County, Pennsylvania Eco-Home completed a significant construction milestone this week. The three story sustainable home designed by Matthew Moger of Moger-Mehrhof Architects and built by Mark Thompson of M.W. Thompson Builders, Inc....

2009-10-02 08:00:00

UNIONDALE, NY, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Alternative Green Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets "AGTI") a public company focused on reducing the carbon footprint in the world by acquiring and building green companies that help the environment announced today that its Reddiform Worldwide subsidiary sold its insulated concrete forms to SUNCO Builders & Developers, Ltd., the leading construction management and development company in the Bahamas, which used the forms to build and complete a...

2005-10-07 13:33:46

U.S. commercial building owners could save substantially on annual heating and cooling energy costs by improving airtightness of their buildings' envelope, according to a recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study. The research used simulation software to evaluate the energy impact of improved air barriers in three typical non-residential buildings in five cities, each in a different climate zone. The results predicted potential annual heating and cooling energy cost...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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