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2014-06-03 16:20:57

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, announced today that it has received LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its new headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. "Our company strives to improve...

2014-06-02 08:23:49

PASADENA, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an approximately $9 billion total market capitalization real estate investment trust (REIT) uniquely focused on clustering Class A assets in collaborative science and technology campuses in urban innovation centers, announced today that 225 Binney Street, an approximately 305,000 rentable-square-foot (RSF), world-class, build-to-suit headquarters space fully leased to Biogen Idec Inc. in...

2014-05-29 23:17:00

Goby’s SeaSuite™ platform will now use Urjanet to access big data sets from hundreds of utility providers across North America to assist commercial real estate facilities with energy efficiency. Atlanta & Chicago (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Goby, Inc. - a 2014 ENERGY STAR™ Partner of the Year- and Urjanet, Inc., the world’s first provider of automated big energy data, today announced their partnership which will enable Goby's customers to easily access big data from utilities....

2014-05-21 16:21:27

INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, better known as LEED, was formed in 2000 and has become a cornerstone in building standards and environmental concerns. Actually, LEED has grown from a small group of concerned developer/contractors, consisting of about six volunteers, who wanted to add quality to their work, save energy and better their communities. Then catching the attention of consumers all over the nation who were just...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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