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2014-07-09 12:22:44

Clean-tech pioneer celebrates U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From Philadelphia's commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi's cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank today revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices. The company that encourages and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a...

2014-07-01 23:12:58

Brenna S. Walraven Announced as National Advisory Board Member Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 AtSite, a leading provider of smart sustainable building solutions, is pleased to announce that Brenna S. Walraven, Managing Director, Head of Property Operations, USAA Real Estate Company, has joined the AtSite National Advisory Board. Walraven oversees property operations for USAA Real Estate Company, a 12-time Energy Star Partner of the Year award winner. She also manages the development...

2014-07-01 23:02:51

New options, including Green Roofs and LEED-specific reporting, are available in Version 5 of the free software tool that is key to earning the LCA credits in North American green building programs. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute today released Version 5 of the Impact Estimator for Buildings, its acclaimed life cycle assessment (LCA) software package for North American building designers. The Impact Estimator is a free and compliant whole...

2014-06-30 23:04:22

Brad Hall of New Energy Works Timberframers Construction Group, recently certified as a Passive House Tradesperson, will lead the company’s incorporation of Passive House practices for their energy efficient timber frame homes. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 New Energy Works is dedicated to learning the evolving building techniques for high-performance, energy efficient homes and now will include Passive House principals in the design and construction phases of new homes. Brad...

2014-06-26 08:28:19

First Major Research into Design/Health Connection NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The critical connection between a healthy building environment and patient health is often missed by the one group of professionals who may matter most - physicians, according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects and United Technologies. The survey results were announced today at the opening session of the American Institute of...

2014-06-24 23:13:44

Max Provides Remote Indoor Environmental Quality Monitoring Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 AtSite Inc., a leading provider of smart sustainable building solutions and services, last week introduced Max, a smart building robot, at the IBCon/RealComm Conference, in Las Vegas, NV. Max is part of a broader development project by AtSite to explore the future of true machine to machine smart building technologies. In addition to providing remote visual inspection of building conditions,...

2014-06-23 23:02:48

BOMI International’s President and CEO, Jeffrey Horn, announced the official release of High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles (HP Principles). Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 BOMI International’s President and CEO, Jeffrey Horn, announced the official release of High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles (HP Principles)—the first of three courses that comprise BOMI International’s new comprehensive High-Performance (HP) Program—developed in conjunction with...

2014-06-23 12:23:40

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With guidance from NORESCO's Sustainability Services group, San Diego International Airport (SDIA) has achieved LEED® Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC®) for the airport's Green Build terminal expansion. SDIA is the first commercial airport terminal in the world to earn LEED's highest rating. NORESCO provided LEED project management during the design and construction phases for Terminal 2 West....

2014-06-18 23:11:59

Frost Supply Energy Solutions Specialist Nick Arb demonstrates commitment to providing expert lighting audits and retrofit information to clients interested in making green building choices. Maryland Heights, MO (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Frost Supply (http://www.frostsupply.com) is proud to announce that Nick Arb has received the LEED® Green Associate Credential from the US Green Building Council. The Green Building Certification Institute certifies that Nick obtained this designation...

2014-06-18 12:26:47

NEW YORK and OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canadian green building market is poised to see strong growth over the next three years, with surveyed Canadian firms expecting to grow their green practices from one third in 2014, to one half by 2017. These findings are part of a new report prepared by McGraw Hill Construction and commissioned by the Canada Green Building Council. The report, titled Canada Green Building Trends: Benefits Driving the New and Retrofit Market, is the...


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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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