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2014-10-21 12:25:47

ORCO LEADS THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING IN ORANGE COUNTY NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Southern California's leading concrete masonry products producers, ORCO Block & Hardscape (ORCO) www.orco.com took home the award for Most Sustainable Manufacturer at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Orange County Chapter's "Greenest in the County" Eco-Awards. The purpose of the Eco-Awards was to honor accomplishments in sustainable practices and to educate...

2014-09-30 23:20:36

The National Science Foundation supports Watershed Materials’ cutting-edge development of zero cement masonry to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of one of the world’s most common building products. Napa, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Watershed Materials, a sustainable masonry products manufacturer, has been awarded a $740,000 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and commercialize structural masonry blocks...

2014-08-26 23:03:32

Watershed Materials chosen as a finalist among the strongest group of startups for the Greentech category of SXSW Eco’s entrepreneurial pitch competition, the Startup Showcase. Watershed Materials will present its leading technology for manufacturing a green, low carbon, sustainable masonry building product called the Watershed Block. Napa, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Watershed Materials, a sustainable masonry products manufacturer, was selected as a finalist in the Greentech...

2014-07-02 16:25:38

25th Anniversary Entries Among Highest in Five Years RESTON, Va., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has honored the best in brick design across North America. Selected by an independent panel of judges, the 2014 Brick in Architecture Awards spiked this year with more than 150 entries. Established in 1989, the 40 winners in this 25(th) anniversary year span 22 states and Canada. "Fired clay brick offers the aesthetic flexibility to match the...

2014-06-24 08:33:31

Acquisition to help Extech enhance capabilities and increase its breadth of service NEWARK, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extech Building Materials, an industry-leading provider of building materials and services for professional builders and contractors, announced today that the company has completed the acquisition of Pasvalco, a natural stone supplier and custom stone fabricator in Closter, N.J. with a long reputation for quality and integrity. Photo -...

2014-06-09 12:32:12

Cost-Saving Option Brought to Light by Local New Orleans Masonry Company NEW ORLEANS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When plans for the renovation of the J. Edgar Monroe Memorial Science Building on the campus of Loyola University New Orleans came in over budget while still on the drawing board, long-time New Orleans masonry contractor Randall Rush, president of Rush Masonry, was asked for a cost-saving solution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/105906 Rush Masonry has...

2014-04-22 16:30:31

RESTON, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest comparisons on home exteriors show that genuine clay brick offers greater sustainable value over its top competitors -- including vinyl siding, concrete masonry, manufactured stone, fiber cement siding (faux wood alternative) and Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS), known as synthetic stucco. "Fired clay brick is the greenest building material made in America, and made from abundant natural resources," said Ray Leonhard,...

2014-03-04 16:24:08

Book Launch for The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc Is March 10, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with Lehrhaus Judaica today announced the publication of The Diary of Rywka Lipszyc. After more than 70 years in obscurity, the diary of a teenage girl that was found at Auschwitz in 1945 will be revealed for the first time to the public on March 10, 2014. Accompanied by rich background materials and edited by National Jewish...

2014-03-01 23:03:02

Including Masonry Heaters in E.P.A.’s New Source Performance Standards Will Allow Masonry Heaters to Be Built Because They Will Be Certified; But Changes Need to Be Made Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 The Masonry Heater Association of North America’s past president and current chairman of the Public Relations Committee, Steve Bushway, presented testimony at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public hearing on proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). The...

2014-02-06 23:26:03

Whether an experienced masonry, inexperienced masonry, or a homeowner, the Masonry Heater Association is presenting a class titled "The Basics and Theory of Masonry Heaters". This class is an excellent start to learn how a masonry heater functions and its construction. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The Masonry Heater Association of North America is releasing its educational class schedule for 2014. The class titled "Basics and Theory of Masonry Heaters" is a 32 hour...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.