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2014-05-16 12:23:49

Sixty-four local commercial building teams successfully embrace energy efficiency efforts PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Trust of Oregon, Clark Public Utilities, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Oregon, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), City of Portland, and Portland Development Commission announced the winners of the 2013 Kilowatt Crackdown, a competition to improve energy performance of commercial office buildings. The competition engaged...

2014-04-22 08:29:56

Runner-Up Distinction Awarded to Four Competitors from Ball State University, Montana State University, University of Idaho Integrated Design Lab, and Seek Architecture (Seattle). SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today construction company Hammer & Hand unveiled the winners of "perFORM 2014: A House Design Competition." The competition challenged emerging architecture professionals to fuse high design with high performance building in the design of a single-family house in Seattle...

2014-01-13 23:04:09

Alpha Install improves facility with HVAC improvements, interior updates, a planned electric vehicle charging station and the rooftop mounted solar panels that will change the energy performance of the building. Pittsboro, NC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Two years ago Alpha Install made the choice to relocate its operations to Pittsboro. The company purchased the old Chevy dealership on Highway 15-501 and proceeded to work with Mayor Randy Voller, the Town of Pittsboro, the Chatham County...

2012-03-07 20:11:06

A new edition of the Strategic Energy Technologies review has been published. This "2011 Technology Map", produced by the European Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), provides a European and worldwide analysis of 15 low-carbon energy technologies, energy efficiency in industry, energy performance of buildings and electricity storage in the power sector. Compared with the 2009 Technology Map, the steep increase of wind and solar (photovoltaics) generation...

2010-10-29 08:58:00

Effective Home Energy Solutions Can Reduce Utility Bills by 30 Percent OCEANSIDE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), the leading organization that sets the standards for quality energy audits, and the Insulation Contractors Association of America (ICAA), the leading association for professional insulation contractors, today announced a partnership that will provide homeowners nationwide with a seamless path to improving the energy...

2010-08-24 11:20:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Cargill Corn Milling North America locations--Blair, Nebraska; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Eddyville, Iowa and Wahpeton, North Dakota, have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) prestigious ENERGY STAR, the national symbol for protecting the environment through energy efficiency. These are the first Cargill facilities to receive this award. Earning the ENERGY STAR highlights the Cargill Corn Milling facilities in Blair, Cedar Rapids,...

2009-03-04 06:45:00

New Energy Tax Credit Offers 30% Savings off the Cost of Energy Efficient Milgard Windows TACOMA, Wash., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Milgard Windows & Doors, a leading manufacturer of premium fiberglass and vinyl windows and patio doors, introduced the 3D MAX(TM) energy efficiency package in 2008, making it easy for customers to buy windows based on energy performance. The perfect balance between cost and efficiency, 3D MAX is specifically tailored to the homeowner's climate. (Logo:...

2008-08-11 09:01:32

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq:EQIX), the leading global provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, today announced that it has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ENERGY STAR(R) program, and that it has committed to assisting with EPA's initiative to develop a ratings program to measure, track and improve the energy performance of the nation's data centers. The ENERGY STAR program began in 1992 as a voluntary market-based partnership for businesses...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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