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2014-08-28 23:11:52

Grand Rapids Downtown Market Teams Up With LiveWall To Compliment LEED Gold Certification With New 200 Square Foot Indoor Living Wall. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Following closely on the heels of the recent LEED Gold certification, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is becoming even greener. The Downtown Market added a 202-square-foot indoor living wall this week, installed by local manufacturer LiveWall, LLC. The new addition adds more than 100 new plants to the second floor...

2014-08-27 23:01:14

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. LEED, which was developed by the U.S....

2014-08-21 08:24:17

Company reflects on business transformation milestones, looks ahead with confidence; NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the one-year anniversary of Panasonic Corporation of North America's move to Two Riverfront Plaza in Newark, into a state-of-the-art, newly LEED-certified office tower, and headquarters for the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. The company has organized a "Celebrate Newark Day" for employees to enable...

2014-08-15 16:22:12

ST. HELENA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HALL Wines, a premier portfolio of luxury wineries and tasting rooms located in Napa Valley, has been awarded LEED(®) Gold Certification established by the U.S. Green Building Council for its HALL St. Helena modern Tasting Room and high-tech Production Facility. This accolade is the second LEED(®) Gold award for the HALL Wines St. Helena property which was previously recognized as the first winery in California to earn LEED Gold for its...

2014-08-08 12:22:05

U.S. Green Building Council Recognizes Building for Sustainability Across Multiple Categories GOLETA, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing, and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced that the Company's corporate headquarters has achieved LEED(®) (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED...

2014-08-05 12:23:45

Industry Veteran to Provide Expanded Leadership for the Firm's High Performance Design Innovation NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syska Hennessy Group, Inc., a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, is announcing that prominent industry thought leader Daniel H. Nall, P.E., FAIA, ASHRAE Fellow, LEED Fellow, HDBP, BEMP, has joined the company's New York office as a Vice President and Regional Director of High Performance Buildings. Mr. Nall will collaborate...

2014-08-05 08:26:32

IBX Vault data center earns prestigious USGBC certification for excellence in green building DULLES, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carpathia, a trusted cloud operator and leading provider of cloud services and managed hosting, today announced that the IBX Vault, one of the industry's most advanced, secure and federally compliant data centers, is LEED® Silver certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is the USGBC's rating system for the design and...

2014-07-30 16:26:58

Architecture firm promotes six to principal and five to associate principal across multiple market segments. ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tvsdesign, the Atlanta-based architecture and design firm, has promoted six team members into key leadership positions as well as advanced five associates to associate principal. "We are so energized by this group of talented design leaders," said Roger Neuenschwander, president of tvsdesign. "With years of experience working together and working...

2014-07-25 16:21:45

RALEIGH, N.C., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The three-story, 100,000-square-foot school opened in fall of 2013 and represents the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130403 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with...

2014-07-23 08:25:34

HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetroNational, owner, manager and developer of Houston's Memorial City, announced today the completion and grand opening of a unique concept in a collaborative and sustainable office of the future. The Treehouse - a two-story, 14,700-square-foot structure located at 963 Bunker Hill in Memorial City - is home to all of Memorial City's development activities including master planning, architecture, construction and interior design. The Treehouse...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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