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2014-04-24 12:31:53

Three-Year Project an Experiment in Resource-Efficient Building and Remodeling BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An energy-inefficient, late 1920's vintage bungalow in West Lafayette, Ind., will become a living laboratory for appliance and resource efficiency research thanks to a combined effort by the Whirlpool Corporation and Purdue University. As part of corporate commitments to sustainability and advancements in the home building and remodeling industries,...

2014-04-23 23:01:27

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, yesterday celebrated the achievement of $2.2 billion in energy costs savings in 2013 from efficient LED lighting; consequently eliminating 404.5 million tons of carbon emissions from polluting our planet. The Company’s Forever LED Lights are the only LED lights on the market with a lifetime guarantee, exclusively administered by McCusker & Company and backed by Service...

2014-04-23 12:22:48

1.2-million-square foot center consumes 20 percent less energy than other convention centers. NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its environmentally conscious design, including a beautiful, undulating green roof, Nashville's $598 million, 1.2-million-square-foot Music City Center has been awarded LEED Gold certification for New Construction by the U.S. Green Building Council. This sustainable vision for Music City Center was the result of close...

2014-04-23 12:21:13

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pjmgxr/energy_efficient) has announced the addition of the "Energy Efficient Low Horsepower AC Motors Market (2013 - 2018): Product, Current, Application & Geography" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pjmgxr/energy_efficient ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The...

2014-04-22 12:23:57

Activities include ENERGY STAR Most Efficient TV give away and PSA to encourage families to save energy and money WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA has joined forces again with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the "Team ENERGY STAR" program. Now in its third year, Team ENERGY STAR teaches kids and their families how saving energy helps save money and prevent climate change with fun educational activities and energy-saving actions they can...

2014-04-22 08:26:30

Awards to be presented in October LOS ALTOS, Calif., APRIL 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, Daintree Networks, Inc., a leading provider of networked wireless control solutions for smart buildings, today announced the first annual Energy Champion Awards. Nominations are open today for the awards created to honor the efforts of those in the industry who are openly driving awareness to save energy by using technologies and processes to reduce energy consumption in...

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...

2014-04-21 12:23:14

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, Ontario, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®) has awarded more than $400,000 to 10 conservation projects as part of its 2014 Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program. These projects support efforts towards continuous improvement in sustainable forest management and forest conservation throughout North America. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76800 "The 2014 conservation grant recipients...

2014-04-18 23:06:41

Steven Winter Associates Earns Award for Work in Promoting Energy-efficient Construction and Environmental Protection by Contributing to 320 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes in 2013 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) has been recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award. The award recognizes SWA’s work in promoting energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by contributing to 320...

2014-04-17 12:23:40

Four Cassidy Turley Managed Properties Among Top Performers in National Building Competition WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that 42 of its managed properties successfully crossed the finish line in EPA's 2013 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its fourth year, the competition featured buildings from across the country racing to improve...