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2014-09-18 23:03:18

Enerliance and Ocean West Capital’s Efficiency Collaboration is a Resounding Success for 300,000-Square-Foot Irvine Office Tower Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 An initial two-day validation exercise at 2600 Michelson, a 300,000-square-foot office tower in Irvine, Calif., reveals that the building’s recent LOBOS HVAC efficiency upgrade will provide a 43.7% reduction in HVAC energy usage. This reduction equates to a projected savings of nearly one million kWh per year....

2014-09-18 08:23:30

Houseplans further establishes itself as category leader in online building plan category with strategic acquisition PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Houseplans.com, leading source of online building plans, announces the acquisition of FreeGreen, innovator in environmentally conscious building, with the mission of democratizing green building across the world. Houseplans acquired FreeGreen to further entrench their leadership position, offering the most comprehensive...

2014-09-16 23:12:57

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a famous online supplier of bamboo products, has launched a site-wide promotion for its brand new bamboo panels. The firm is now offering big discounts, up to 30 percent off, on all its high quality items. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a famous online supplier of bamboo products, has launched a site-wide promotion for its brand new bamboo panels. The firm is now offering big discounts, up to 30 percent off, on all its high...

2014-09-15 12:29:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month by spotlighting the enduring contributions of Hispanic and Latino American landscape architects to communities in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140325/DC90161LOGO-b National Hispanic Heritage Month provides a great opportunity to show Hispanic and Latino American students what landscape architects do, according to...

2014-09-09 23:00:47

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a distinguished bamboo product supplier, has announced its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings. All these new floorings are available at promotional prices now, from 10 to 30 percent off. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, a distinguished bamboo product supplier, has announced its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings. All these new floorings are available at promotional prices now, from 10 to 30 percent off....

2014-09-05 08:20:18

BorgWarner Serves Increasing Demand for Fuel-Efficient Turbocharging Technologies with New Gold LEED Certified Production Facility in Taicang AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner officially opened its new production facility in Taicang, China, on September 4, 2014. With a building area of 161,500 square feet (15,000 square meters), BorgWarner's new green facility is strategically located in a major development area close to Shanghai and is its second...

2014-09-04 16:21:46

Falmouth-based company invests $10-$15 million in sustainable campus FALMOUTH, Maine, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, TideSmart Global, an experiential marketing and media firm, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to initiate the construction of Viridescent House, the first net-positive building in Maine. The building is part of a $10-$15 million investment TideSmart Global is making in its sustainable campus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143152 The Viridescent...

2014-08-28 20:21:20

DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flanked by more than a dozen kindergarten students, the founder of SunShare, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the principal of Academy 360 public charter school today announced a new program to provide free solar energy to all families of children who attend the school. "We are grateful to SunShare for helping us bring green, sustainable solar energy to our families. Not only are we contributing to a healthy environment, but every dollar that...

2014-08-25 23:01:44

Too much algae can cause health issues with the fish, including stunting their growth or even death. Sylmar, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Effective Environmental Services is pleased to announce a new line of products, Pond Magician, for customers needing backyard pond maintenance. Pond Magician products make knowing how to clean a pond and keep pond water clear easy, ensuring the health of this water feature. At Effective Environmental Services, the professional staff can help pond owners...

2014-08-19 23:10:33

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds of bamboo items, has unveiled its new range of strand woven bamboo floorings. In addition, all these new products are now available at low prices, up to 30% off. (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds of bamboo items, has unveiled its new range of strand woven bamboo floorings. In addition, all these new products are now available at low prices, up to...


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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