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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...

2013-11-12 23:04:12

Makes Mobility Fast and Efficient at Toronto's LEED Platinum Commercial Tower Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Brookfield Multiplex Construction to provide and install six escalators and 32 elevators at Bay Adelaide East Tower & Podium, a new 44-story commercial tower in Toronto that is expected to be completed in 2015. It will offer 980,000 square feet of LEED Platinum space, where...

2013-11-11 23:23:20

LEEDPLAQUES.COM introduces a customizable LEED plaque that communicates the design elements that earn certification; both showcasing the project and educating the public about LEED. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Since its introduction in 1998, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification has been awarded to more than 45,000 projects worldwide, translating in large part to an estimated $96-140 billion green building industry in 2013.(1) With green...


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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