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2014-07-24 23:09:59

Priority Energy and Streetscape Development executives and Skokie's Mayor Van Dusen celebrate the ground breaking at Floral Avenue; a new development of twenty homes engineered to have unsurpassed energy efficiency and comfort levels in accordance with the DOE's Builders Challenge performance requirements. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 On June 27, Robert Schildgen, CEO of Priority Energy, joined John McLinden, President of Streetscape Development and Skokie Mayor George Van...

2014-07-03 23:09:25

Steven Winter Associates, Inc., Urban American, Urban Greenfit, LLC, and other project and community stakeholders, celebrated the completion of a milestone retrofit project at the Roosevelt Landings’ ribbon cutting ceremony this past Friday. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Roosevelt Landings, an Urban American residential complex located on Roosevelt Island in New York City, celebrated the completion of its $7.4M, large-scale retrofit this past Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony....

2014-06-30 23:04:22

Brad Hall of New Energy Works Timberframers Construction Group, recently certified as a Passive House Tradesperson, will lead the company’s incorporation of Passive House practices for their energy efficient timber frame homes. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 New Energy Works is dedicated to learning the evolving building techniques for high-performance, energy efficient homes and now will include Passive House principals in the design and construction phases of new homes. Brad...

2014-05-28 23:13:25

Priority Energy adds affordably priced, passive-house certified (PHIUS) windows by Intus to their energy efficiency product mix. Priced for the everyday builder, these high performance windows will lower energy consumption, improve indoor air quality and increase the comfort level in all homes. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Priority Energy recently added the European-made Intus window line to their selection of energy efficiency products and services. Until now, windows of this...

2014-04-18 23:06:41

Steven Winter Associates Earns Award for Work in Promoting Energy-efficient Construction and Environmental Protection by Contributing to 320 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes in 2013 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) has been recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award. The award recognizes SWA’s work in promoting energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by contributing to 320...

2013-12-11 23:24:59

Steven Winter Associates Inc. (SWA) was recognized for achieving double the amount of energy savings required for projects completed through the NYSERDA Multifamily Performance Program (MPP). (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Steven Winter Associates Inc. (SWA) was among four engineering firms in New York City recognized for achieving double the amount of energy savings required for projects completed through the NYSERDA Multifamily Performance Program (MPP). The other firms that received honors...

2013-10-15 23:30:46

Preferred Builders Inc., in partnership with Steven Winter Associates Inc. (SWA), announce a Grand Award-winning project in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Challenge Home competition. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Preferred Builders Inc., in partnership with Steven Winter Associates Inc. (SWA), is pleased to announce a Grand Award-winning project in the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Challenge Home competition. The first-ever Housing Innovation Awards ceremony took place...

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...

2013-09-11 23:24:58

The Fort St. John Passive House Residence, designed by Marken Projects, has received pre-certification status from the US Passive House Institute as the project nears completion. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Fort St. John Passive House Residence, designed by Marken Projects, has received pre-certification status from the US Passive House Institute as the project nears completion. This 1-1/2 storey, 1900 square foot home with construction costs of around $200.- per square...

2013-08-23 23:21:12

The new Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) website, http://www.carb-swa.com, serves as a vital resource for builders, engineers, architects and other essential members of the home building industry. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Steven Winter Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that the firm has launched a new website for the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB) that provides users with a more intuitive and efficient way of browsing. The new...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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