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2010-06-18 02:05:00

MADRID, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) announced today that six of the 17 university teams participating in Solar Decathlon Europe, held this month in Madrid, will use SunPower's high performance solar panels to power homes the students have designed, and are building for the competition. SunPower panels are the most efficient solar panels available on the market today, and were used by first place teams in the last three Solar Decathlon...

2010-06-17 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliosolar officially introduces a new line of Solar Thermal Shade products: Eliosolar Thermal shade Modular Elements (ETME). Made of recyclable aluminum, ETME contain an integrated invisible thermal solar collector and come in four sizes with standard steel wall anchors and posts in a contemporary industrial design style. [ Photo: ETME ] http://www.eliosolar.com/images/118.jpg Available as off-the-shelf items for easy ordering and rapid...

2010-05-05 05:50:00

LANSING, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As energy costs continue to rise, and sustainability becomes more and more of a prevalent concern, many business owners are looking for ways to be both economical, and environmentally friendly. Fortunately, Spartan Internet has implemented a solution to help business owners find a sustainable green roof to suit their needs through a Green directory for commercial roofing contractors Spartan Internet, in conjunction with Duro-Last Roofing, has created...

2010-02-18 13:15:00

Architecture Firm Perkins+Will; The Founders of New Orleans Habitat Musicians' Village--Harry Connick, Jr., Branford Marsalis, Ann Marie Wilkins, and Jim Pate; and The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon to receive 24th Honor Award on May 11, 2010 WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you could lead an industry, what would be the legacy of your influence? Perhaps it would be to empower generations of architects to practice socially-responsible design around the world....

2009-11-23 08:00:00

FORT MILL, S.C., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- VELUX America is introducing a redesigned skylight line with major upgrades including advanced energy efficient glass and added protection against water penetration. A no leak product warranty is included, as is an industry-first installation warranty for deck mounted skylights. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/velux/36468/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091123/NY15388 ) The VELUX deck...

2009-10-27 11:34:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Milgard's industry-leading stand on energy efficiency was on display at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as part of Team California's entry in the U.S. Department of Energy's fourth Solar Decathlon competition. For three weeks, 20 teams of college students competed to design, build and operate the most attractive, marketable and energy-efficient 800-square-foot solar powered home. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091027/SF99858)...

2009-10-16 15:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA and SPWRB), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that the teams of students representing universities from Germany, Illinois and California have placed first, second and third, respectively, at the 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. All three winning teams used SunPower's high-performance solar panels to power...

2009-10-16 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman today announced the winners of the 2009 Department of Energy Solar Competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Team Germany, the student team from Darmstadt, Germany won top honors by designing, building, and operating the most attractive and efficient solar-powered home. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign took second place followed by Team California in third...

2009-10-16 12:30:00

University of Illinois Takes 2nd Place; Team California Takes 3rd Place Team Germany has won the 2009 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Team Germany won top honors by designing, building, and operating the most attractive and efficient solar-powered home. The University of Illinois came in second, and Team California came in third. Over the past two weeks, the 2009 Solar Decathlon challenged twenty university-led...

2009-10-15 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Minnesota today grabbed first place in the Lighting Design contest at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The University of Minnesota won over the lighting designers and industry experts that made up the panel of jurors with its solar home's aesthetically pleasing lighting design, which creatively used natural and artificial light to meet the needs of the user while maintaining high efficiency. Currently, twenty...