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2008-11-13 09:00:32

ROANOKE, Va., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Catawba Hospital, a state-run psychiatric hospital in the Catawba Valley of Virginia, recently completed extensive renovations to its indoor comfort systems to make the buildings more energy efficient and improve patient and staff comfort. The hospital anticipates $1 million in savings over five years from reduced power usage and decreased maintenance costs associated with the new heating, ventilating and air conditioning system. Furthermore, the...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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