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2011-05-19 14:00:00

Saturday, May 21st, 6:00 p.m. CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Illinois Chapter will host the 6th Annual Emerald Gala at Soldier Field's United Club on Saturday, May 21, 2011. The Gala is USGBC-Illinois' biggest fundraising event of the year and the regional green building community's night to celebrate individual and collaborative efforts to make our cities, region, and state healthy, sustainable, and efficient places to live,...

2010-08-25 13:26:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USGBC-Illinois Chapter Greenbuild Host Committee, helping to organize the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, awarded six grants to local community "Legacy Projects" that are advancing green building for the next generation. Furthering its goal to foster green building at a grassroots level, Greenbuild is also seeking to distribute ten full conference scholarships for the 2010 Greenbuild International Conference...

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2010-03-03 07:58:15

Dollars Won't Do It Alone: Deluge of Digital Data Needs Economically Sustainable Plans Addressing one of the most urgent societal challenges of the Information Age "“ ensuring that valued digital information will be accessible not just today, but in the future "“ requires solutions that are at least as much economic and social as technical, according to a new report by a Blue Ribbon Task Force. The Final Report from the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation...

2009-12-01 08:47:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US Green Building Council, Maryland Chapter (USGBC Maryland) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 5th Annual Awards Celebration, which will be presented at the Athenaeum at Goucher College on Thursday, January 28, 2010. The USGBC Maryland Annual Awards honor green building projects, professionals and companies in the state of Maryland. Award categories include: Green Commercial Interior; Green Core & Shell; Green...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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