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2011-10-20 07:00:00

Ciralight Suntracker, a Solar Powered lighting Solution for buildings interiors, designated an Energy Saving Product for State-Wide California Utility Program Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2011 Ciralight's Suntracker have been approved by the California Utility Companies as an Energy Saving Product and will now be included in the State Wide program known as Savings By Design. Savings By Design identifies high-performance energy efficiency products and encourages Utility Customers to...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

At the U.S. Department of Energyâs 2011 Solar Decathlon at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., three teams welcomed the world into their houses through the custom-made NanaWall® folding glass walls. This is the fourth time NanaWall has been chosen for the world-famous international design competition. Mill Valley, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 At the U.S. Department of Energyâs 2011 Solar Decathlon at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., three teams...

2011-10-01 16:11:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) announced today that the team of students representing Purdue University at the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon has placed second using high-performance SunPower solar panels to power INhome, the home they built for the competition. The school earned a perfect 100 point score in the Energy Balance category, placed second in Affordability and Comfort Zone categories, third in...

2011-10-01 15:04:00

Prestigious Clean Energy Competition Open for Final Weekend WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the winners of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. The University of Maryland won top honors overall by designing, building, and operating the most cost effective, energy efficient and attractive solar powered house. Purdue University took second place...

2011-09-30 17:30:00

Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 1, 2:30 p.m. at National Mall's West Potomac Park WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, October 1, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will join collegiate students and event sponsors at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 closing ceremony to announce this year's winner. The ceremony will take place at West Potomac Park. WHO:U.S. Energy Secretary Steven ChuRichard King, Director of the Solar Decathlon, U.S....

2011-09-29 12:30:00

EarthCam, the webcam technology experts, were selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to supply their solar-powered webcam technology to monitor, document and promote its annual Solar Decathlon held on the National Mall in Washington, DC. New York (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 EarthCam, the webcam technology experts, were selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to supply their solar-powered webcam technology to monitor, document and promote its annual Solar Decathlon held on the National...

2011-09-27 13:06:00

EL PASO, Texas and HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texas-based MONUMENT Roofing Systems, a division of MONUMENT Constructors, Inc., was chosen to install approximately 575,000 square feet of Duro-Last® Cool Zone® roofing system on apartment units owned by the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP). HACEP selected the white PVC membrane roofing material because it meets high level energy efficiency, sustainability standards....

2011-09-22 10:43:00

Global Competition Begins at National Mall's West Potomac Park WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Collegiate teams featuring over 4,000 students from around the world have descended on the National Mall's West Potomac Park to showcase the highly energy efficient solar-powered houses they created for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Today's opening ceremony kicks off the biennial competition that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and...

2011-09-21 13:00:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that its Duration® Premium COOL Roof Shingles and Deck Defense® High Performance Roof Underlayment have been used to re-roof the Advanced Light Source (ALS). The ALS, a particle accelerator that generates X-rays for research, is housed under the iconic dome built by Nobel Prize winner Ernest Orlando Lawrence for his 184-inch cyclotron in the 1930s. The facility is...

2011-09-21 12:31:00

Program Features Government Officials, Students and Foreign Dignitaries WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A ceremony on Thursday featuring U.S. government officials, students, foreign dignitaries and event sponsors will officially open the solar village of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 at the National Mall's West Potomac Park. WHO: Arun Majumdar, Senior Advisor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of EnergyU.S. Senator Robert Menendez, New...