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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...

2013-10-12 16:21:12

Prestigious Clean Energy Competition Open to the Public for Final Weekend IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 today announced the winners of this global competition among collegiate teams to build the most energy-efficient solar-powered house at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif. Team Austria, made up of students from the Vienna University of Technology, won top honors overall by designing, building,...

2013-10-10 16:21:54

MEDIA ADVISORY Saturday, October 12, 10:00 a.m. at the Orange County Great Park IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 12, the Energy Department will join collegiate students, local officials and event sponsors at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 final awards ceremony to announce this year's winner. While the 10 day-competition at the Orange County Great Park culminates on Saturday with this ceremony, the innovative student-built...

2013-10-03 16:21:17

Students Integrate Company's Genius and Revolution Windows, ICON 8000 Patio Door and Clubhouse Decking into Their Creation MONROE, Ohio, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deceuninck North America, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors and outdoor living, contributed several new window and door designs and decking material to West Virginia University (WVU) as part of the university's participation in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon (Oct. 3 to...

2013-10-03 12:27:38

Collegiate Teams Showcase Affordable, Energy-Efficient Houses in Global Competition IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collegiate teams involving more than 1,000 students from around the world have assembled at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif., to showcase their highly energy-efficient, solar-powered houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Today's opening ceremony kicks off the highly anticipated biennial competition that challenges...

2013-10-02 12:23:16

Solar Decathlon Opening Ceremony and VIP Ribbon Cutting Wednesday Media Preview; Thursday Opening Ceremony Program Features City of Irvine Officials, Students and Special Guests IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collegiate teams involving more than 1,000 students from around the world are racing to complete construction of their highly energy-efficient solar-powered houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013. Hosted outside Washington, D.C. for the...

2013-10-01 08:23:32

Students to build and install next generation solar-powered homes LOS GATOS, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tigo Energy, the smart module market leader, today announced the support of two teams in the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The program challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer...