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2011-06-16 13:00:00

MILWAUKEE, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) today announced the winners of its 10th annual Igniting Creative Energy (ICE) Challenge. ICE is a national competition that encourages kindergarten through 12th grade students to develop creative actions and ideas about energy efficiency. The 2011 ICE K-12 winners and the national teacher winner were recognized today at the 22nd Annual Energy Efficiency Forum at the National Press Club, where they shared their winning...

2011-06-14 09:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of its outstanding support for renewable energy in Michigan, Grand Rapids Community College has received the "Green Generation Customer of the Year" award from Consumers Energy. Grand Rapids Community College has purchased more than 4.5 million kilowatt-hours of Michigan-based renewable energy since joining the Green Generation program in 2009. This purchase brings its commitment to renewable energy to a level representing 15...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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