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2012-01-02 08:00:00

The newly built SUNY ESF dormitory, Centennial Hall was recently awarded USGBC LEED Gold certification. The dormitory observation tower, crafted and raised by New Energy Works Timberframers, offers a unique space for students/residents to gather, study, and relax with panoramic campus views. Farmington NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 The newly built SUNY ESF dormitory, Centennial Hall was recently awarded USGBC LEED Gold certification. The dormitory observation tower, crafted and raised by New...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

New Energy Works Timberframers received the annual Green Builder Green Home of the Year, Best Craftsmanship award for The Vermont Street Project, a sustainably designed and built timber frame home in Portland, Oregon. The home is featured in Green Builder Magazine´s December issue. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 New Energy Works Timberframers received the annual Green Builder Green Home of the Year, Best Craftsmanship award for The Vermont Street Project a sustainably designed...

2011-11-22 12:22:14

The structural mechanism of typical mortise—tenon joints of southern Chinese traditional timber frame buildings was investigated. The investigation provides a scientific basis for the repair of these ancient buildings. The research was published in SCIENCE CHINA Technological Sciences.2011, Vol 54(7). The timber members of Chinese traditional timber buildings are connected with mortise—tenon joints, which are the core technology of Chinese and East Asian traditional timber...

2011-09-02 07:00:00

New Energy Works Timberframers will be presenting âœDesigning and Building Green with Reclaimed Antique Timbers from Flooring to Timber Frame Constructionâ and âœA fun-filled odyssey: Realizing your timber frame dreamâ at the Log & Timber Home Show series, across the USA. Farmington, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 New Energy Works Timberframers will be presenting âœDesigning and Building...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building(TM) Products, Inc., (OTCBB: ECOB) announced today it has received a letter of intent to build a newly designed neighborhood "The Cove" in Dana Point, California being offered by Fieldstone Partners California, LLC. ECOB will redesign the existing plans to incorporate Smart Components a cutting edge pre-fabricated/Engineered wall component replacing shear walls for seismic movement in wood framed buildings. Additionally all wood...

2011-05-15 00:02:32

New Energy Works Timberframers received Fine Homebuilding's New Home of the Year Award for The Vermont Street Project, a sustainably designed and built timber frame home in Portland, Oregon. The home is featured in Fine Homebuilding's 2011 HOUSES issue along with 11 finalists. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 New Energy Works Timberframers received Fine Homebuilding's New Home of the Year Award for The Vermont Street Project, a sustainably designed and built timber frame home in Portland,...

2009-04-02 04:10:00

FIFE, Wash., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing building technique - structural insulated panels (SIPs) - is helping Americans reduce home energy use. Compared to traditional "stickbuilt" construction, SIPs save homeowners up to 60% on monthly utility bills. According to Premier Building Systems, North America's largest SIPs manufacturer: SIPs are large, pre-made wall, roof or floor sections using high-strength wood panels sandwiching a rigid insulating foam core. They replace the wall...

2008-02-23 03:00:13

By Carson, Cary Bowen, Joanne; Graham, Willie; McCartney, Martha; Walsh, Lorena CULTURE IS INDIVISIBLE FROM PLACE. SOME BELIEFS, CUSTOMS, AND practices can be transplanted from one location to another and come through more or less intact. Others are significantly altered by the alien conditions they encounter in their new surroundings. The fourhundredth anniversary of the founding of Jamestown has renewed scholars' interest in the transfer of cultures from the Old World and their reception...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.