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2014-02-05 23:24:15

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. The USGBC DRC supports Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Design (LEED) projects and provides...

2014-01-31 23:34:38

Spodak Dental Group announces completion of the new state-of-the-art, Gold LEED Certified facility. The facility was built with a goal to better serve and protect the health of the patients and the environment. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Spodak Dental Group announces completion of the new state-of-the-art, Gold LEED Certified facility. The facility was built with a goal to better serve and protect the health of the patients and the environment. Dr. Craig Spodak engaged...

2014-01-29 12:22:59

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClosetMaid, a business of Emerson, announced today that its ventilated wire shelving is now certified by SCS Global Services, a leading third-party certifier for environmental labels and claims, for recycled content and meeting indoor air quality standards. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/FL55146) ClosetMaid's wire shelving products earned its first SCS Recycled Content Certification in 2010 for being made from 75 percent...

2014-01-28 23:20:02

Achieves 3rd Highest LEED EBOM Score out of 6,199 Projects Worldwide San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Obayashi Corporation’s Technical Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan, has recently been awarded Japan’s highest rated LEED Platinum certification for their Techno Station facility under the USGBC LEED for Existing Buildings and Operations Maintenance (EBOM) rating system. Working in collaboration with Webcor Builders, Obayashi Group’s subsidiary in the United States,...

2014-01-23 12:24:11

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big-D Construction (www.big-d.com) was recently awarded the 2013 Federal Energy and Water Management Award by the United States Department of Energy for their work on the National Park Service Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Calabasas, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/LA52663LOGO) Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in conjunction with the Federal Interagency Energy Policy Committee,...

2014-01-20 08:20:52

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tower Companies' Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) David Borchardt is chairing a session on Management and Operations in Real Estate on January 28(th) as an invited speaker at the International Sustainable Built Environment Conference (ISBE), in Doha, Qatar, the capital city of the state of Qatar. ISBE will address the latest research and developments in sustainable building design with guest speakers from Australia, Asia, Canada,...

2014-01-14 08:22:56

LEED Certification Recognizes the Energy Efficiency and Sustainability of Compass' Engineering and Construction Practices DALLAS, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Datacenters has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its first data center facility in Franklin, Tennessee in suburban Nashville. The 21,000 square foot facility was completed in early 2013 and is the second Compass facility to earn LEED Gold certification. The certification was awarded by the U.S. Green Building...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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