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2014-07-09 23:11:48

New financial model opens traditionally-difficult markets, execs say Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Stuart Wiston, President of New Wind Energy Solutions in Nashville, stood atop the roof on Eugenia Ave. in Southeast Nashville and looked out over the expanse of 250 solar panels which now produce power that helps the building owner, CB Ragland, offset their electricity costs. This solar project, however, is unlike any other in Nashville or most of the United States. Besides...

2014-06-30 23:17:47

LuminAID solar powered lights provide up to 16 hours of LED light, Perfect for outdoor nighttime adventures this summer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Polar Vortex wreaked havoc over much of the United States this winter, which means most people are itching to spend as much time outdoors this summer as possible. The good news is there are endless options for how to enjoy the warmer weather and if one is properly prepared, those long summer days can turn into long summer nights...

2014-05-22 16:22:09

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A national study conducted in Mexico has found that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive "Cool Roofs Action Plan" developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial's Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico's National Commission on Energy...

2014-04-22 04:20:41

Skylights Admit Twice At Much Daylight Per Square Foot Of Glass As Vertical Windows FORT MILL, S.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Day is a perfect time for homeowners looking for a green method to bring more natural light and passive ventilation into homes to consider solar powered fresh air skylights. Homes that utilize skylights, in combination with vertical windows, to provide adequate levels of daylight tend to be more energy efficient, according to a study commissioned...

2014-04-11 23:25:03

Animal shelters, zoos, and aquariums benefit from daylighting initiatives. Vista, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Doesn’t everyone deserve daylight? Animal, plants and people all need natural light to survive and thrive. Few things say “Earth Day” the way daylight does – one company that is highly committed to changing the way we think about and use daylight is Solatube International, the worldwide leading manufacturer and marketer of Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs). In honor of...

2014-04-02 23:22:06

The $42-million-dollar, 125,000-square-foot school contains 24,510 square feet of Duo-Gard’s translucent systems, mostly in clerestory wall applications ranging from 9 feet to 30 feet high. Combined with glass systems, they provide the benefits of natural light to 97% of the regularly occupied spaces in the school. Canton, MI (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A high-performance translucent daylighting system by Duo-Gard Industries is brightening the outlook for students at Baltimore’s first new...

2014-02-02 23:02:26

Curb mount applications of U.S. Sunlight solar attic fans and Skylight Tubes are the best solution in situations where deck mount installations are not ideal – flat roofs, metal roofs, tile roofs, etc. Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 U.S. Sunlight Solar Attic Fans and Skylight Tubes have been praised for the quality construction, effectiveness and innovation. For these reasons, U.S. Sunlight energy saving products are the choice for many contractors, remodelers,...

2013-11-18 23:31:17

For the third straight time, a home utilizing AirGenerate's technology has won the hot water competition at U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. This year AirGenerate's winning university partner was Stevens Institute of Technology. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 For the third straight time, a home utilizing AirGenerate's technology has won the hot water competition at U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Solar Decathlon is a prestigious biannual competition...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.