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2014-02-18 08:25:30

LONDON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:5 Critical Hot Spots in the Building Industry in Asia-Pacific in 2014Sustainability Issues will Continue to Shed New Perspectives on BuildingsThe market outlook focus on five important areas in the building industry that have the potential for business opportunities for market participants in the Asia-Pacific region. Driven by government initiatives, property developers are shifting their...

2014-02-18 08:24:18

Benjamin Moore & Co is the First Company to Manufacture an Entirely New Class of Eco-Friendly Paint Delivering Premium Performance with Zero Emissions MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin Moore & Co., one of North America's most respected paint and coatings manufacturers, today announced its newest product, Benjamin Moore Natura Renew(TM), the first premium, bio-renewable paint with zero emissions. Natura Renew(TM) is highly durable and plant-based, the first of...

2014-02-14 23:02:43

Bethesda Gateway Long and Foster realtor Jill Schwartz can now share her knowledge of green materials, energy-efficient technologies, green building and product ratings, green design principles and insights with her clients, including her access to top industry resources and tools that create awareness for healthier living choices. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The Green Resource Council has awarded Jill Schwartz the “Green Designation” from the National Association of...

2014-02-13 16:21:34

"Architects can help meet rising demand and earn five AIA credits." PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Building Initiative(TM) (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will provide free access to its online certification course for Green Globes Professionals(TM) (GGPs). GGPs help guide building projects in achieving Green Globes(®) ratings, awarded for environmentally-focused design and construction. (Photo:...

2014-02-11 23:29:39

Steven Winter is one of ten cross-disciplinary experts handpicked to guide the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council’s Vision 2020 initiative, which is now in its third year. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Steven Winter Associates Inc. (http://www.swinter.com) is pleased to announce that firm President, Steven Winter, has been selected to join the 2014 Hanley Wood Sustainability Council. Mr. Winter is one of ten cross-disciplinary experts handpicked to guide the Council’s Vision...

2014-02-11 12:28:21

35 Homes in Rivera Greens Community Start with Superior Walls Foundations NEW HOLLAND, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) presented its prestigious "Project of the Year Award for Green Site Development - Single-family Detached" to Natale Builders on February 5, 2014 for the company's construction of the ultra-efficient, environmentally-friendly Rivera Greens subdivision. Located in Clarence, New York, the 35 sustainable green...

Research Reveals Give And Take Of Urban Temperature Mitigating Technologies
2014-02-10 12:14:36

Arizona State University Life in a warming world is going to require human ingenuity to adapt to the new realities of Earth. Greenhouse-gas induced warming and megapolitan expansion are both significant drivers of our warming planet. Researchers are now assessing adaptation technologies that could help us acclimate to these changing realities. But how well these adaptation technologies – such as cool roofs, green roofs and hybrids of the two – perform year round and how this...

2014-01-29 12:22:59

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClosetMaid, a business of Emerson, announced today that its ventilated wire shelving is now certified by SCS Global Services, a leading third-party certifier for environmental labels and claims, for recycled content and meeting indoor air quality standards. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/FL55146) ClosetMaid's wire shelving products earned its first SCS Recycled Content Certification in 2010 for being made from 75 percent...

2014-01-23 12:24:11

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big-D Construction (www.big-d.com) was recently awarded the 2013 Federal Energy and Water Management Award by the United States Department of Energy for their work on the National Park Service Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Calabasas, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/LA52663LOGO) Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in conjunction with the Federal Interagency Energy Policy Committee,...

2014-01-22 20:21:00

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t5kbvv/5_critical_hot) has announced the addition of the "5 Critical Hot Spots in the Building Industry in Asia-Pacific in 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t5kbvv/5_critical_hot ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The market outlook focus on five important areas in the building industry...


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Ecoscaping
2013-03-25 13:08:21

Ecoscaping incorporates the disciplines of landscape architecture and spatial planning with environmental science and offers an innovative approach in forming a sustainable and nature friendly design and/or construction. Every part of land is unique and provides different materials and micro-environments; ecoscaping aims to design in harmony with the land to produce an environmentally healthy and sustainable landscape. Ecoscaping strives to take an existing structures and areas and add...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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