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2013-09-20 23:04:35

Schools across the country compete to reduce their electricity and water consumption. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, through its USGBC Students program, and Lucid, in partnership with the Alliance to Save Energy and the National Wildlife Federation are pleased to announce Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) 2014. From February through April 2014, participating students will have the opportunity to compete to...

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,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.