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2014-05-08 23:14:37

Leading Building Performance Solutions Company Extends Mid-Atlantic Footprint Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 AtSite, a leading building performance solutions company, announced today that it recently opened a new office in Boston. Rather than opting for typical office space, AtSite decided to stay true to its mission of innovation and sustainable best practices by aligning with WeWork, a shared and collaborative office network. The new AtSite space will be located in the Fort Point...

2014-05-05 23:00:49

Phase one construction at Bridgestone’s newest U.S.A. off-road radial (ORR) tire plant in South Carolina is now complete. The new site counts on PENETRON crystalline technology for concrete durability – to keep the tires rolling. E. Setauket, NY (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Used primarily for large exploration and transport vehicles utilized by the petroleum and energy industries, off-road radial (ORR) tires can be really BIG. Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire and rubber manufacturer,...

2014-05-01 23:13:09

At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. is currently providing two roll-off dumpsters and regularly weekly hauling services on the construction of a new office building in West Austin, TX. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Austin waste management company At Your Disposal (AYD) is currently assisting general contractor Zapalac/Reed Construction Co. on the construction of a new office building in the San Clemente office and retail park in West Austin. AYD is providing two 40-yard roll off...

2014-05-01 12:25:06

Totals Represent Global Applicability, Adaptability of World's Foremost Program Guiding Green Building WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the top 10 countries for LEED® outside of the United States, demonstrating the global reach of the movement that is transforming the built environment into healthy, high-performing structures that benefit the planet and all of its people. "The global community is...

2014-04-29 23:11:17

Hasenstab Architects is pleased to announce the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded the Akron Zoo's Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge exhibit the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded the Akron Zoo’s Mike & Mary Stark Grizzly Ridge exhibit the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification, reinforcing the zoo’s...

2014-04-23 12:22:48

1.2-million-square foot center consumes 20 percent less energy than other convention centers. NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its environmentally conscious design, including a beautiful, undulating green roof, Nashville's $598 million, 1.2-million-square-foot Music City Center has been awarded LEED Gold certification for New Construction by the U.S. Green Building Council. This sustainable vision for Music City Center was the result of close...

2014-04-19 00:20:27

US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) to Present Sheetz with Gold Certification as Part of Earth Day Celebration ALTOONA, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz, Inc. will formally accept the gold certification (second-highest level attainable) from the USGBC's LEED program for the environmentally responsible design of its Sheetz Center for Shwellness in Claysburg, Pennsylvania, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kicking off a daylong...

2014-04-17 08:22:49

- Downloadable Book Profiles 332 Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), today released the fifth annual edition of its free guidebook saluting the most environmentally responsible "green colleges." "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition" profiles 330...

2014-04-15 04:20:30

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for Earth Day, Radio Flyer, Inc., maker of the famous little red wagon and leading producer of wagons, tricycles and three-wheel scooters in the United States, proudly announced today its Chicago, Ill. headquarters has received Platinum Certification for its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Focused on environmentally sustainable practices, the certification acknowledges key design decisions, including the renovation...

2014-04-09 23:30:59

Steven Winter Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has selected client Blue Sea Development Company as the Outstanding Affordable Developer Award winner in the 2013 LEED® for Homes™ Awards. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is pleased to announce the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has selected client Blue Sea Development Company as the Outstanding Affordable Developer Award winner in the 2013...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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