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2014-10-29 08:26:21

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdafero Inc. is proud to announce that, through hard word and fundamental commitment to protect the environment by being an ENERGY STAR Partner, it has now been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR as a 'Most Active' Web Service Provider. Verdafero's voluntary partnership and recognition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve...

2014-10-28 08:26:03

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) recently participated in a Carnegie Mellon University study to confirm the extent to which employee behavior can improve the company's energy efficiency. This "Plugwise" study focused on how knowledge and control influence behavior and found that PNC employees who monitored their energy use and automated the timeframe for specific devices to turn on and off reduced their energy consumption by 38...

2014-10-28 08:25:19

Putting data in the hands of federal employees can help agencies translate government-wide mandates into meaningful savings and efficiency gains. WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better data provided by smart building technologies might be just what agencies need to help them reach the Obama Administration's ambitious energy efficiency goals, according to a new report released by Government Business Council (GBC) and Siemens. In the September survey of senior federal...

2014-10-23 16:22:23

AHOSKIE, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced today that Roanoke Electric Membership Cooperative has received one of the first loans from a new program of the Rural Utilities Service to finance improvements to the energy performance of utility customers' homes and businesses. "We are proud to be among the first to benefit from this new RUS program because our cooperative is committed to delivering affordable energy...

2014-10-22 12:23:43

Top 10 States are MA, CA, RI, OR, VT, CT, NY, WA, MD, and MN; 5 States Most in Need of Improvement are ND, WY, SD, MS, and AK WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governors and lawmakers in state capitals across the nation continue to take major steps to lower energy costs, reduce pollution, and save consumers money by increasing their states' energy efficiency, according to the findings of the 8(th) edition of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released today by the...

2014-10-17 12:23:38

LG Selected to Provide ENERGY STAR Products Throughout Tour, Exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology Partner at Denver Event DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As momentum continues to build for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour," LG Electronics USA has partnered with The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) as the exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology provider for tomorrow's tour stop here at the Mulroy Opportunity Center....

2014-10-16 16:24:26

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a loans at two percent interest to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $500,000 with funding ranging from $5,000 to...

2014-10-08 08:21:48

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Sun Life Building has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification in the "Existing Building: Operations and Maintenance" category, ranking it as a leader among recognized green buildings in North America. To receive LEED certification, a building must comply with strict performance criteria in the areas of energy, the environment and social responsibility. According to Mario Bédard, Senior Vice-President for...

2014-10-01 12:24:09

Plan Reduces CO2 Emissions 30 Percent Below 2005 Levels by 2035 ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Missouri filed today with the Missouri Public Service Commission its 20-year plan that supports cleaner energy in the state of Missouri, including major expansions of solar and wind power. The utility's "Integrated Resource Plan" examines electric customers' projected long-term energy needs and describes Ameren Missouri's preferred approach to meeting those needs in a cost-effective...

2014-09-25 23:09:46

Experts across Europe are joining together at the European Heat Pump Association conference in Brussells on 2nd October 2014 to discuss sustainable and affordable heating (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 European experts in renewable heating technology meet at the upcoming European Heat Pump Association conference in Brussels to discuss the case for sustainable and affordable heating across Europe’s cities. Heat pumps are an established and reliable technology to reduce import dependency by...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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