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2012-08-31 23:03:27

Cardinal dramatically reduces carbon footprint while cutting energy costs and doubling light levels. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 Cardinal Fastener Inc., the largest manufacturer of hot forged fasteners in North America, recently completed a lighting retrofit of its 90,000 square foot facility located in Cleveland, Ohio. This installation of energy efficient lighting reduced their Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 294 tons, the equivalent of taking 53 cars off the road or...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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