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2010-07-06 11:41:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Education Services, a green building education provider, recently trained thirty-six Salt Lake City employees on USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in a push to educate the city's Planning and Building Review department on green building and planning strategies. "Salt Lake City, under the direction of Mayor Becker, is striving for a sustainable city," stated Salt Lake City Planning Programs Supervisor Nole...

2010-04-21 05:00:00

San Francisco based K-8 school purchases 350 MWh of Green-e certified green power for all its facilities SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - Town School for Boys, a K-8 independent day school founded in 1939, is going green with its electricity usage. The San Francisco based school has purchased certified green power for 100% of its facilities' electricity usage from EcoElectrons Renewable Energy, a company specializing in supplying green power to organizations through renewable...

2010-04-07 10:28:00

Tips provided to Americans to Shift 10% of Their Spending to Green; Also Available: Thousands of Green and Local Options at www.GreenPages.org. WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America today called on all Americans to take "The Green Economy Challenge" to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. "The Green Economy Challenge" asks all American households to shift 10 percent of their current spending to green purchases. American households spend approximately $3...

2010-03-11 08:35:00

DALLAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today that Three Eldridge Place, a newly constructed 13-story office property in the portfolio of Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc., has recently been awarded LEED® Core and Shell Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System(TM) is the national benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green...

2010-03-11 08:30:00

DALLAS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today that Lawson Commons, a 13-story office property in the portfolio of Behringer Harvard REIT I, Inc., has recently been awarded LEED® Existing Buildings (EB): Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED® Green Building Rating System(TM) is the national benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green...

2010-02-03 16:20:00

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Police, the Audi commercial already being touted as one to watch on Super Bowl Sunday, takes an entertaining approach to the choices we can all make to benefit the environment. The obvious point of the Green Police commercial is to tell American viewers that one of the easiest green choices they can make is to drive the 2010 Green Car of the Year, the Audi A3 TDI clean diesel luxury car. But one aspect of the Green Police ad that's certain to...

2010-01-14 15:20:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hipster urbanite DJ ChloroPhil is not your typical, run of the mill environmentalist. He's devoted everything to living in peaceful harmony with the planet: healthy eating, low-impact travel, sustainable energy-the perfect green lifestyle. Or so he thinks. One night at his club, while burning some mysterious "eco-friendly" incense, Phil unwittingly summons the spirit of an arctic polar bear who informs him that he still has room for...

2010-01-11 14:05:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennedy Associates (www.kennedyusa.com) announced today that it has completed sustainable enhancements to more than 6 million square feet of commercial real estate nationwide, becoming the first institutional investment advisor to be awarded volume pre-certification under the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance green-building rating system through an exclusive pilot program of the U.S....

2009-12-23 12:14:00

Rapidly growing Green.Switch now 100% owned by Greenscape Capital VANCOUVER, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") TSX-V: - GRN is pleased to announce that the definitive agreement has completed relating to its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Green.Switch Capital Ltd. ("Green.Switch") by way of a share transaction based on earnings before income tax, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA). Closing is complete, subject to...

2009-12-17 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Greenscape Capital Group Inc. ("Greenscape") TSXV: GRN is pleased to announce that its energy retrofitting business, Green.Switch Capital ("Green.Switch")*, has retained Mr. Nick Skomorowski as an advisor to the Company. Mr. Skomorowski's diverse mega project management experience has spanned over a distinguished 40 year career. He is one of Canada's most accomplished senior construction project managers and is the principal of SJ Davis Consulting...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.