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2013-09-05 23:27:59

Bay Fastening Systems comments on how green buildings could represent half of US commercial construction and be worth $248 billion by 2016. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, comments on a Clean Technica article titled “Green Buildings Could Be Half US Construction and Worth $248 Billion by 2016.” According to the article, released on August 19th, green building is growing at a rapid pace in the US,...

2013-08-08 23:00:33

Specialist in health impact of buildings. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation’s largest architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firms, has added Tyler Krehlik, AIA, LEED AP at its San Francisco office. Krehlik joins SmithGroupJJR as associate architect and sustainability advisor for the San Francisco office’s Healthcare Studio. In his 15 years of practice, Krehlik has established himself as leader in sustainable architecture for both...

2013-07-29 23:25:29

AIA Continuing Education Course highlights strategies for daylighting design to improve energy efficiency. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Unicel Architectural announced today the availability of its American Institute of Architects (AIA) registered course: "Daylight and Energy: Designing With Insulating Glass Units (IGUs) With Integrated Cord-Free Louvers". Integrated louvers can contribute to the LEED® Green Building Certifications by enhancing energy performance...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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