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2014-07-23 08:25:34

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroNational, owner, manager and developer of Houston's Memorial City, announced today the completion and grand opening of a unique concept in a collaborative and sustainable office of the future. The Treehouse - a two-story, 14,700-square-foot structure located at 963 Bunker Hill in Memorial City - is home to all of Memorial City's development activities including master planning, architecture, construction and interior design. The Treehouse...

2014-07-21 23:07:01

BambooIndustry.com is a professional bamboo product manufacturer. It has recently releases its new outdoor bamboo deckings to expand the market. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 BambooIndustry.com is a professional bamboo product manufacturer. It has recently released its new outdoor bamboo deckings to expand the market. Also, all the company’s outdoor bamboo deckings are now offered at discounted prices (up to 70% off) at the moment. “We are excited to release our new bamboo deckings. All the...

2014-07-15 23:00:13

Professional urban forester and arborist Michael Allen shares his experience and expertise in ‘Dr. Tree’s Guide to the Common Diseases of Urban Prairie Trees’ Winnipeg, Canada (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 From consulting urban forester Michael Allen comes a brand new picture book that addresses hundreds of questions about tree diseases. “Dr. Tree’s Guide to the Common Diseases of Urban Prairie Trees” is a non-fiction book that relates to the prairie regions of North America. Its...

2014-07-13 23:01:56

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a famous bamboo product manufacturer in the market, has released its new bamboo lumbers. Additionally, it has announced a new special offer for its high quality products. (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a famous bamboo product manufacturer in the market, has released its new bamboo lumbers. Additionally, it has announced a new special offer for its high quality products. At the moment, all the company’s elegant bamboo lumbers are offered...

2014-07-09 23:09:05

New Living Wall at The Rapid Central Station Restores Green Space Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 People waiting to catch a ride at Rapid Central Station will now enjoy one of the area’s largest outdoor living walls. The 500 square foot planted wall was completed last week by a joint effort between LiveWall LLC and Summit Landscape Management of Grand Rapids. The green wall took approximately four days to install and plant with a selection of colorful, cold-hardy...

2014-07-09 12:22:38

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Economic Forum (the Forum) has announced the appointment of globally recognized designer, author, and thought leader William McDonough as Chair of the Forum's Meta-Council on the Circular Economy. The newly formed Council represents the Forum's multi-sector initiative to accelerate business-driven innovation to scale the circular economy. As stated in the charge to McDonough: "The Meta-Council on the Circular Economy, which...

NIST Test House Exceeds Goal With Energy To Spare
2014-07-02 03:51:06

[ Watch The Video: Energy To Spare: NIST Completes Successful Net-Zero Energy House Experiment ] Mark Bello, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) The net-zero energy test house at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in suburban Washington, D.C., not only absorbed winter's best shot, it came out on top, reaching its one-year anniversary on July 1 with enough surplus energy to power an electric car for about 1,440 miles. Despite five months...

2014-06-26 23:09:25

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, the world’s leading bamboo product supplier, has launched a special offer for its elegant click strand woven bamboo floorings. In addition, they are now available at promotional rates, up to 29% off. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, the world’s leading bamboo product supplier, has launched a special offer for its elegant click strand woven bamboo floorings. According to the company’s senior spokesman, these high quality floorings are...

2014-06-26 16:21:07

GARY, Ind., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gary Jet Center and LEE Companies announced that the recently constructed Gary Jet Center (GJC) Hangar III, a 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art corporate aircraft hangar at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, has been awarded the LEED® Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council - the first LEED-certified building in the city of Gary, Ind. The LEED® rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the...

2014-06-25 23:08:22

Market Size - $7.54 Bn 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 4.6%, Market Trends – Environmental concerns, regulatory support and product innovation driving demand for non- PVC bags new report by Grand View Research. View full report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/medical-specialty-bags-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The medical specialty bags market is expected to reach USD 10.31 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research,...


Latest Environmental design Reference Libraries

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

Naturescaping
2013-04-02 09:12:32

Naturescaping is a term that is in reference to a method of landscape design and landscaping that allows people, as well as nature, to exist. By including certain plants, particularly the native ones, into ones yard, one can attract beneficial insects, birds, and other creatures, and aid in keeping our rivers and streams in a healthy state. Widespread urban growth and urban sprawl over the last century has had an important impact on habitat that birds and other wildlife once called home....

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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