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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...

2014-04-17 08:22:49

- Downloadable Book Profiles 332 Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation gears up to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), today released the fifth annual edition of its free guidebook saluting the most environmentally responsible "green colleges." "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition" profiles 330...

2014-04-16 23:15:17

Energy Source LLC implements cutting edge energy conservation technology at Leaktite plant. Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 In the face of increasing energy costs, most businesses are looking for creative ways to reduce energy consumption. For Leaktite Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial buckets, pails and other products, that meant partnering with Energy Source of Providence Rhode Island to find “outside the box” lighting strategies for their 80,000...

2014-04-16 23:12:02

IBTS earns award for verifying new homes that advance energy efficiency in the new construction industry. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes Market Leader. This award recognizes the important contribution IBTS has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by verifying...

2014-04-16 23:09:04

RoofPoint Excellence In Design awards distinguish best in design and installation of long lasting, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly roofing systems. Canton, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Sika Corporation roofing membranes were installed on five out of eight RoofPoint™ Excellence in Design Award winning buildings for 2013. RoofPoint is the voluntary, consensus-based green rating system developed industry-wide by The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing to recognize...

2014-04-16 23:08:54

Sustainable Energy Fund invites not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a limited number of loans or leases at zero percent financing to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $425,000 with funding ranging from $5,000...

2014-04-16 23:06:12

According to data released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), a growing sector of the industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of building-integrated solar air heating collectors now installed in North America. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 According to data released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), a growing sector of the industry has reached a major milestone, with 5 million square feet of...

2014-04-16 16:23:18

Serving Responsible Forestry Sunny Side Up WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has selected to package the official 2014 White House Easter Egg in a gift box made from paperboard certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Standard. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75706 "We are thrilled to be involved once again with this annual American tradition," said Kathy Abusow,...

2014-04-16 16:23:14

MZ Development features modern design, redefines urban living SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "MZ", Arizona's first Zero Net Energy townhomes are under construction at 7301 E. Minnezona Avenue in Scottsdale. The development is comprised of eight 925 to 1,300 square foot loft-style townhomes in the center of the Old Town Scottsdale Entertainment District. The homes are expected to average $0 in annual energy costs (or Zero Net Energy) with sale prices starting at...