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2012-07-26 23:02:38

Advocate Health Care, one of the nation´s top health systems, will participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency´s (EPA's) ENERGY STAR National Building Competition. The Battle of the Buildings has a goal to improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings and protect the environment. All ten Advocate hospitals will compete against thousands of other teams from buildings across the country to reduce waste through improvements in energy efficiency with help from...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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