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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...

2013-12-03 23:33:18

BRIT® will also honor TCU, Sundance Square, and John Merrill with Regional Awards of Excellence in Sustainability. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) announced today that Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy is the recipient of its 2014 International Award of Excellence in Conservation for his life-long work in biodiversity protection. The award luncheon will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014, at The Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr....

2013-11-28 23:21:04

At Your Disposal Waste Services, Inc. is providing roll-off dumpsters and recycling hauling for a new student housing construction project near the University of Texas at Austin campus. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 At Your Disposal Waste Services (AYD), a company providing roll off dumpsters in Austin, is currently working with JE Dunn Construction on the development of a new student housing apartment building in Austin, TX. AYD is providing two different sizes of roll-off...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'