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2014-10-22 23:06:58

evolvingENERGY comes to Toronto, October 28-30, 2014 Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is bringing together district energy practitioners from across North America for the evolvingENERGY conference in Toronto October 28-30, providing a platform for dialogue across the Canadian district energy industry and exploring the evolution of community energy systems. The conference will focus on the issues pertinent to the district energy...

2014-10-22 12:34:14

Part of new leadership structure to achieve company growth objectives BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman and CEO today announced the promotion of Joseph T. Liotine to the position of Executive Vice President, Whirlpool Corporation, and President North America, reporting to Marc Bitzer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO In his new role as President, North America Region and Executive Vice President Joseph Liotine...

2014-10-22 12:32:16

Experienced leader will direct master-planning for unique, 4,000-acre riverfront community JACKSONVILLE, FL, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Mattamy Homes, one of the largest privately owned homebuilders in North America, welcomes aboard a new General Manager to lead the development of the company's unique master-planned community of RiverTown, on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville. RiverTown is the only riverfront master-planned community in Jacksonville. It is approved for up to 4,950...

2014-10-21 23:13:37

PeopleStreme achieves 70% revenue growth in first quarter, has 40% acceleration in license revenue and opens office in North America Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Record Growth of 70% PeopleStreme announces record growth in its first quarter of the 2014-2015 Financial year (July 1 to September 30 2014). Top line revenue grew 70% for the same quarter sales year on year. In commenting on the result, CEO Lyle Potgieter said “There are no exceptionally large deals that make...

2014-10-21 23:02:35

New research study “Smart Airports Market by Application (Landside, Terminal-Side and airside application), Technology (Security System, Communication System, Air / Ground Traffic Control, Passenger, Baggage & Cargo System and Other Technologies) & by Geography (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America & Africa and the Middle East) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020” elaborated by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com....

2014-10-21 16:28:30

UNION CITY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2014. Second quarter overview: -- Revenues of $53.9 million, up 18% over last year's comparable quarter. -- Diluted EPS of $0.24, up 33% over last year's comparable quarter. Revenues highlights: -- Service revenues from Abaxis...

2014-10-21 12:37:46

LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rob Alston, CEO of Access, has announced that Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, has acquired a majority interest in the company, the largest privately-held provider of records and information management services in North America, from Summit Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131231/LA39366LOGO Access offers a complete suite of storage and related...

2014-10-21 12:22:12

New Destination Travel Trade Show To Open Business Opportunities FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, and South Africa-based event specialist On Show Solutions, have introduced a new marketing platform for North American travel suppliers that represent tourism destinations, convention & visitors bureaus, hotels & resorts, cruise lines and sightseeing attractions in the U.S. &...

2014-10-21 08:39:44

High confidence and focus on wealth growth drove greater risk-taking by the region's wealthy says Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 SINGAPORE, HONG KONG, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - With Japan and China leading the way, the Asia-Pacific region registered world-leading levels of High Net Worth Individual (HNWI)(1) population and wealth growth in 2013, with no signs of slowing down, according to the Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 (APWR), published today by Capgemini and RBC Wealth...

2014-10-21 08:36:50

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) today announced third quarter net earnings of $50.6 million or $0.56 per share compared with $46.2 million or $0.50 per share last year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130724/CG52107LOGO Third quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of $53.5 million or $0.59 per share were over six percent higher than third quarter 2013 adjusted earnings of $50.4 million or $0.54 per share. Sales of $581.6 million for the...


Latest North America Reference Libraries

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Corbicula fluminea
2013-10-11 11:17:31

Corbicula fluminea is a species of freshwater clam, an aquatic bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Corbiculidae. This species is originally from Asian origin, therefore it is often referred to as the Asian Clam or Asiatic Clam. Within the aquarium and koi pond trade it is frequently called the Golden Clam or Golden Freshwater Clam. Within southeast Asia its known as the Prosperity Clam or the Good Luck Clam. It has been introduced into many parts of the world such as North America...

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.