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2014-01-14 08:22:56

LEED Certification Recognizes the Energy Efficiency and Sustainability of Compass' Engineering and Construction Practices DALLAS, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Datacenters has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its first data center facility in Franklin, Tennessee in suburban Nashville. The 21,000 square foot facility was completed in early 2013 and is the second Compass facility to earn LEED Gold certification. The certification was awarded by the U.S. Green Building...

2014-01-06 12:22:20

Gerrit Reinders Appointed to USGBC Board of Directors Technology Seat MILWAUKEE, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkonet, Inc. (OTC BB: TKOI), whose complementary business divisions include EcoSmart(TM), an energy management technology platform featuring Recovery Time(TM) technology and EthoStream(®), one of the largest high-speed Internet access (HSIA) providers in the world, today announced the appointment of Gerrit Reinders, LEED AP and Executive Vice President of Sales and...

2014-01-06 08:21:54

Leading speaker, author, green building advocate and LEED® Fellow to help grow GBI's Green Globes® rating system PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president to accelerate growth of the non-profit and further leverage its green building assessment tools, including the highly recognized Green Globes(®) rating system, as it brings green building options to a larger audience of...

2013-12-03 23:33:18

BRIT® will also honor TCU, Sundance Square, and John Merrill with Regional Awards of Excellence in Sustainability. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) announced today that Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy is the recipient of its 2014 International Award of Excellence in Conservation for his life-long work in biodiversity protection. The award luncheon will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014, at The Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr....

2013-12-03 23:01:48

MED-Ed Facilities Boston, the healthcare and educational facilities design and construction event for New England, April 1-2, 2014 at the Seaport World Trade Center Boston Massachusetts, announced that Mark Kalin, FAIA FCSI LEED will be the conference director for the event. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The two day MED-Ed Facilities conference program covers: Affordable Care Act Affects on Healthcare Construction; Innovation in Healthcare Construction; Cutting Edge...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.