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2014-09-01 00:21:22

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power Inc., an enabling platform technology company setting a new high standard for energy efficiency and power density in electric motors, generators and actuators, announced it has been awarded two prestigious highly competitive million dollar awards from the US Department of Energy to expedite its Q-Sync(TM) motor solution into the commercial refrigeration market and extend it into Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning...

2014-08-31 23:00:50

ReportsnReports.com adds “Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Cell Harvesting System Industry, 2009-2019” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Cell Harvesting System Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Cell Harvesting System industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Cell Harvesting System including its classification, application and manufacturing...

2014-08-29 23:10:59

Confident Aire, Inc. announces a special $100 clearance discount on complete inventory of Solatube Solar Attic Fans as part of their end-of-summer clearance on seasonal items. Batavia, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As the summer winds down and the kids head back to school, Confident Aire is announcing an end-of-season clearance on solar attic fans to make room for fall home-comfort merchandise. Confident Aire, Inc., a professional heating, cooling and plumbing company announced today...

2014-08-29 23:06:31

John Costlow has been named president and CEO of Sustainable Energy Fund, responsible for the vision, leadership and overall management of the organization. Allentown, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 For the past six years, John has been the director of technical services, managing ongoing operations including program development, strategic planning, information systems, administrative systems, metrics and reporting structure. Sustainable Energy Fund has been a leading funder of sustainable...

2014-08-28 23:17:07

Webinar panelists from Cox Enterprises, NetApp, Powerhouse Dynamics, and Verdantix will discuss how the demand for Big Energy Data has infiltrated multiple departments within an enterprise and become a strategic asset in helping each department set and achieve their distinct goals. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Urjanet - the world’s first provider of big energy data – will offer a complimentary webinar, “The New Consumers of Utility Data” on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m....

2014-08-28 23:11:52

Grand Rapids Downtown Market Teams Up With LiveWall To Compliment LEED Gold Certification With New 200 Square Foot Indoor Living Wall. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Following closely on the heels of the recent LEED Gold certification, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is becoming even greener. The Downtown Market added a 202-square-foot indoor living wall this week, installed by local manufacturer LiveWall, LLC. The new addition adds more than 100 new plants to the second floor...

2014-08-28 20:21:20

DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flanked by more than a dozen kindergarten students, the founder of SunShare, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the principal of Academy 360 public charter school today announced a new program to provide free solar energy to all families of children who attend the school. "We are grateful to SunShare for helping us bring green, sustainable solar energy to our families. Not only are we contributing to a healthy environment, but every dollar that...

2014-08-27 23:01:14

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s (RTPark) 64 West Center building was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)® Silver Certification in August. LEED, which was developed by the U.S....

2014-08-27 08:23:11

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) announces that its mill in Longview, WA, has now been certified according to both the SFI and PEFC chain-of-custody standards, the highest levels of sustainable forestry certifications available. Previously the Longview mill had been certified to the SFI fiber sourcing standard. KapStone's three other paper mills, five chip mills, and one sawmill are also certified to these same...

2014-08-26 23:03:32

Watershed Materials chosen as a finalist among the strongest group of startups for the Greentech category of SXSW Eco’s entrepreneurial pitch competition, the Startup Showcase. Watershed Materials will present its leading technology for manufacturing a green, low carbon, sustainable masonry building product called the Watershed Block. Napa, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Watershed Materials, a sustainable masonry products manufacturer, was selected as a finalist in the Greentech...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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