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2014-08-26 16:23:26

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference being held at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, New York, NY. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 1:45 pm Eastern Time. Presenting for management will be Donald R. Young, President and CEO of Aspen Aerogels, and John Fairbanks, CFO and Treasurer of Aspen Aerogels....

2014-08-25 08:29:18

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Composite Panel Building Systems (CPBS) announces the launch of a new, eco-friendly, fully composite sheathing for new construction and retrofitted homes and apartments. The Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing (C-SIS) is the most energy efficient sheathing in the industry using cutting-edge building technology that dramatically improves building strength and air quality while earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental...

2014-08-19 23:11:19

Rodents infiltrate human homes seeking shelter from the elements but these wild animals can bring deadly diseases with them. Atticare, insulation contractors in New Jersey, announced today a new deal designed to help. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 When the air begins to get colder, animals start their preparations for winter. Bears begin eating for hibernation, birds begin their long migrations south, and rodents search for shelter. Unfortunately for humans, rodents often find...

2014-08-12 23:08:08

NASA inspired technology drives growth of radiant barriers and reflective insulation for Smart Energy Today, Inc.™ in a time when California homeowners are looking to lower heating and cooling costs and reduce carbon footprint. Olympia, Washington (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 July 20th 2014 was the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo Mission that landed Neil Armstrong on the moon. The Apollo Missions were an inspiration for the radiant barrier technology growing in popularity in California and...

2014-08-12 20:21:13

In the news release, Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference, issued 11-Aug-2014 by Aspen Aerogels, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, second sentence, should read "8:00 am Eastern Time" rather than "8:00 pm Eastern Time" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Aspen Aerogels, Inc. to Present at Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference NORTHBOROUGH,...

2014-08-11 16:22:49

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) ("Aspen Aerogels") today announced that it will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference being held at the InterContinental Hotel, Boston, MA. The presentation will take place on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm Eastern Time. Presenting for management will be Donald R. Young, President & CEO of Aspen Aerogels. A live audio webcast and a replay of the company's...

2014-08-11 16:21:43

DUBLIN, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polymeric Foams - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polymeric Foams in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Polyolefin Foams, Polystyrene Foams, Polyurethane Foams, PVC Foams, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,...

2014-08-08 23:04:39

2014 is going down as the coldest summer on record and Thermosoft is urging the public to install radiant floor heat to prepare for colder months ahead. More than advice, Thermosoft is offering summer discount programs on all floor warming systems. Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Following on the heels of a most brutal winter, the summer of 2014 is turning out to be the coolest summer on record according to data from the USHCN (United States Historical Climatology Network). 90...

2014-08-07 12:22:58

Demilec unveils the only automated spray foam facility in the world to meet the growing demand for energy efficient spray foam insulation. ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In order to meet growing demand for its energy-efficient spray foam products, Demilec Inc. opened a new production facility on July 24, 2014. Demilec has been a leading global supplier of polyurethane foam for more than 25 years. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140806/134209...

2014-08-06 12:21:56

VANCOUVER, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Morrison Hershfield is excited to announce that the highly anticipated Building Envelope Thermal Bridging Guide - Analysis, Applications, and Insights is now public and can be downloaded from BC Hydro. The guide aims to overcome obstacles confronting industry with respect to mitigating thermal bridging to reduce energy consumption in buildings. The Guide was developed by Morrison Hershfield in collaboration with co-sponsors and industry partners....


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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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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