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2013-10-15 23:23:54

Largest certified net zero energy building worldwide. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced today that it has achieved the goal of operating its headquarters building at net zero energy by generating more than enough electricity to meet its needs during the first full year of occupancy. The 49,000 square foot building, located at 343 Second Street, is the largest building to date to receive Net Zero Energy Building Certification™...

2013-10-13 23:00:13

By integrating with Webcor’s Building Information Modeling System, natural capital accounting of any project is generated in weeks, not months. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Webcor Builders, a major California commercial construction contractor with headquarters in San Francisco, and an award-winning leader in the built environment, today announced, in collaboration with Climate Earth, Inc., Natural Capital Management System (NCMS) – an enterprise tool that encourages...

2013-10-09 23:31:55

The Landis Group and Steven Winter Associates Inc. are pleased to announce that the Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) has selected 400 Atlantic Street as the “Earth Building of the Year”. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The Landis Group and Steven Winter Associates Inc. are pleased to announce that the Southern Connecticut Chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) has selected 400...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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