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2013-10-17 23:20:49

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) today announced the national rollout of its advanced Home Energy Professional (HEP) certifications. These are the only home performance certifications that are both supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Malta, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) today announced the national rollout of its advanced Home Energy Professional...

Research Could Help Scientists Predict How Carbon Is Stored Underground
2013-08-23 05:49:36

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Computer simulations conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could help scientists make sense of a recently observed and puzzling wrinkle in one of nature’s most important chemical processes. It turns out that calcium carbonate—the ubiquitous compound that is a major component of seashells, limestone, concrete, antacids and myriad other naturally and industrially produced substances—may...

2013-05-22 10:08:19

Ninety-seven teams from 28 Colorado schools participated in today´s car competitions hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The student teams raced solar and lithium ion powered vehicles they designed and built themselves. Trophies for the fastest lithium-ion powered model cars were given to Colorado students from University School, Greeley, “Lucky Charms,” first place; Southern Hills Middle School, Boulder,...


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pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
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