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2014-04-17 12:23:40

Four Cassidy Turley Managed Properties Among Top Performers in National Building Competition WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that 42 of its managed properties successfully crossed the finish line in EPA's 2013 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its fourth year, the competition featured buildings from across the country racing to improve...

2014-04-16 08:35:47

Homeowners, Industries and Governments All Play a Role ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the 44(th) anniversary of Earth Day approaches on April 22, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) reminds the public about the key role of fiber glass and mineral wool insulation in achieving greater energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "Buildings account for 40 percent of energy use worldwide," NAIMA Interim President and CEO Angus...

2014-04-09 23:27:32

Polar Technology breaks SF6 abatement records with reclamation. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Polar Technology has broken its previous year record of abating 1.2 million tons of CO2 with addition of 775,000 tons from SF6 reclamation during the year of 2013. This tonnage is the equivalent amount of CO2 that can be absorbed by 18,034,684 trees over ten years, or equal to the amount of CO2 emissions saved if 151962.4 cars were removed off the roads this year. All of which is due to...

2014-04-09 12:22:40

Renewable Energy Projects Eliminated More Than 13,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Last Year RACINE, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced that its innovative use of renewable energy in Indonesia cut more than 13,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions last year. Using waste products as an energy source, the company's innovative use of biofuels at its Medan and Surabaya facilities demonstrates the company's commitment to minimizing its environmental footprint...

2014-04-08 08:24:44

Company earns award for protecting the environment through promotion of energy-efficient products ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named The Home Depot(®) as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through promotion of energy-efficient products. The Home Depot's accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 29, 2014....

2014-04-07 16:20:07

-Nissan receives EPA's 2014 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award for third year in a row- NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air is free, right? Tell that to the Nissan Energy Management Team who combed through countless miles of tubing in the compressed air system in U.S. manufacturing facilities and repaired enough leaks to save 11,300 megawatt hours of energy last year. "We saved enough energy to power more than 700 homes for a year, offset the greenhouse gas...

2014-04-04 16:20:25

Two-time Partner of the Year also recognized for climate communications DETROIT, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized General Motors with a 2014 ENERGY STAR(®) Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy management. The U.S. EPA also recognized GM's efforts to raise consumer awareness of climate change and presented the company...

2014-04-03 12:23:50

Cassidy Turley Earns Award for Protecting the Environment Through Superior Energy Efficiency WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the firm as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for strategically managing and improving the energy efficiency of its entire building portfolio. Through its partnership with the ENERGY STAR...

2014-04-03 08:23:53

Ricoh earns Excellence in Energy Efficient Product Design award for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency MALVERN, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Ricoh Americas Corporation a 2014 ENERGY STAR Award winner for Excellence in Energy Efficient Product Design for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by designing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy...

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2014-03-11 12:20:13

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new NASA study shows Earth's climate likely will continue to warm during this century on track with previous estimates, despite the recent slowdown in the rate of global warming. This research hinges on a new and more detailed calculation of the sensitivity of Earth's climate to the factors that cause it to change, such as greenhouse gas emissions. Drew Shindell, a climatologist at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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