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2014-07-08 08:22:05

PORTLAND, Ore., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, EPA has been cracking down on storm-water violations at residential and commercial construction sites. Urbanized areas generally contain large portions of impervious surfaces such as roads, rooftops and parking lots that channel stormwater directly into local streams, rivers, and other water bodies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/LA22573LOGO Improperly managed stormwater runoff from urbanized areas can cause...

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....

2014-04-28 12:25:24

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Pennsylvania State Clean Diesel Grant Program. School districts, municipal authorities, political subdivisions, state agencies, nonprofit entities, corporations, and limited liability companies or partnerships incorporated or registered in Pennsylvania that operate diesel fleets are eligible to apply. "Ensuring...

2014-04-08 08:24:53

Building efficiency platform confirms impressive savings for leading affordable housing provider BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WegoWise, a building intelligence provider, today announced its measurement and verification business surged 77 percent in the last year. WegoWise now measures energy savings for more than 2,100 building upgrades and retrofits. "The strong growth of WegoWise's measurement and verification services reflect an evolving efficiency...

2014-02-12 12:21:56

Both product lines now allow greater temperature flexibility and broader applicability on engines up to 17 liters and 650 HP and a range of duty cycles AUDUBON, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has extended and modified its verification of two Johnson Matthey Heavy Duty Diesel (HDD) product lines -- the CRT(®) Filter and the A(dv)CCRT(TM) system, both of which now allow greater temperature flexibility and higher horsepower range...

2014-02-05 23:04:38

Retrofit, the expert-led, data-driven weight loss company, announces the recruitment of Tanya Singer as Vice President of Engagement. Based in New York, Singer now oversees the expansion of Retrofit’s corporate business through direct marketing to corporate employees interested in improving their health. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Retrofit, the expert-led, data-driven weight loss company, announces the recruitment of Tanya Singer as Vice President of Engagement. Based in New...

2014-01-28 23:30:59

Emergence Technology Consultants today announced two new additions to their product line. The additions include a new line of direct replacement LED lamps, and an LED panel retrofit kit. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Emergence Technology Consultants announced two new additions to their product line today, a series of Direct Replacement Linear LED lamps and an LED panel retrofit kit. The new products are designed to supplement and replace existing fluorescent and reduce energy consumption....

2014-01-22 23:04:12

Report details how to determine the full value of investments in building efficiency. Snowmass, Colorado (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Today, Rocky Mountain Institute released a report, “How to Calculate and Present Deep Retrofit Value: A Guide for Owner-Occupants,” that defines the non-energy costs and benefits, risk reductions and overall value of deep energy retrofits. Deep energy retrofits provide substantially greater energy savings—often reducing a building’s energy consumption...

2014-01-21 23:29:29

Titan LED announced today that it has completed a lighting retrofit for Carthage College, which will save the Kenosha, Wisconsin-based college nearly 500,000 KW and $15,000 in electricity bills per year, while dramatically improving light quality for students, staff and visitors. Simi Valley, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Titan LED, a leading US-based manufacturer and OEM that serves small, medium and enterprise-level customers across the nation, announced today that it has completed a...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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