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2014-12-11 23:01:03

Sustainability teams across city governments, higher education, and K-12 school districts are using new Building Blocks feature to connect teams to their buildings’ data Oakland,

2011-03-03 00:00:29

60 Bragg Hill, the Chester County, PA sustainable home, completed a significant construction milestone.

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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.