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2012-01-02 08:00:00

The newly built SUNY ESF dormitory, Centennial Hall was recently awarded USGBC LEED Gold certification. The dormitory observation tower, crafted and raised by New Energy Works Timberframers, offers a unique space for students/residents to gather, study, and relax with panoramic campus views. Farmington NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 The newly built SUNY ESF dormitory, Centennial Hall was recently awarded USGBC LEED Gold certification. The dormitory observation tower, crafted and raised by New...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

Because Olympia steel buildings are naturally “Green” and because Universal Steel Buildings, sole supplier of Olympia Steel Buildings wants to do its part in being environmentally responsible, the company has once again renewed its membership in the U.S. Green Building Council to demonstrate their support of sustainable building practices and our commitment to Green Building principles and design. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 “Because Olympia steel...

2011-12-21 08:00:00

When Pro Forma Architecture began planning the new City of Allen (Texas) Fire Station No. 5, designing an ecologically-friendly facility and earning the prestigious USGBC LEED® Platinum certification was one of the top concerns. Company president Jeff Bulla, AIA, LEED AP - looked no further than Texas-based GLASS RECYCLED to help achieve that goal. Plano, TX (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 When Pro Forma Architecture began planning the new City of Allen (Texas) Fire Station No. 5, designing...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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