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2012-07-18 23:03:28

The Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University, an award-winning research lab designed by KieranTimberlake, tackles the multiple challenges of a constrained site, humid climate, and complex program to achieve a LEED Gold rating from the United States Green Building Council. (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Thanks to the integrated efforts of Rice University´s Facilities, Engineering and Planning Department, the design team, and construction contractor Gilbane Building Company, the Brockman Hall...

2012-07-18 23:02:35

In support of its green education and job training program, Saint-Gobain provides Grenite® Engineered Stone Countertops and green building expertise through its Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics team to YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School and the Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (ASCA) YouthBuild Program in Akron, Ohio. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 In support of its green education and job training program, Saint-Gobain provides Grenite® Engineered Stone Countertops and...

2012-07-02 23:01:30

Permalla Dental Care has been awarded the LEED® Green Building Certification. This prestigious certification is awarded to those buildings and businesses that meet the highest level of energy efficiency and sustainable strategies. Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Permalla Dental Care, practice of Praveena Permalla, DDS, Inc., a Petaluma Dentist, announced today that it has been awarded LEED Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is the USGBC´s leading...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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