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2010-09-22 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), in cooperation with the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance, has launched its Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) Health and Safety Web site, www.spraypolyurethane.com.

2010-09-14 14:56:00

State 5th in U.S. for Number of Weatherized Homes HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2010-07-07 18:14:00

DENVER, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grant applications are now being accepted for the 2010-11 multifamily weatherization program offered through the Colorado Governor's Energy Office (GEO) and Energy Outreach Colorado. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100608/EOCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100608/EOCLOGO) Qualifying projects must have five or more housing units and a central heating system.

2010-07-06 10:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) today announced that its 35 member agencies weatherized more than 17,000 Illinois homes in the past year with the help of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, which is double the number of homes from the previous year without ARRA. "We are creating green jobs, improving the energy efficiency of homes and helping low-income families reduce their energy costs because of the...

2010-06-30 11:00:00

Energy Use Curbed by 22 Percent, Big Savings Realized for Taxpayers SCRANTON, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Scranton State Office Building has earned the prestigious ENERGY STAR® award from the U.S.

2010-06-23 16:28:00

Action Also Needed to Cut Pollution Caused by Burning Dirtiest Heating Oils ALBANY, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised the New York State Assembly for passing legislation today to dramatically reduce sulfur levels in the commonly used #2 heating oil sold in the state.

2010-06-23 08:45:00

Public Hearing to be Held June 30 in Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians are invited to offer feedback on proposed changes to the state's weatherization program intended to better serve the public and help residents lower their energy bills, the Department of Community and Economic Development said today. The department will host a public meeting to gather comments at 9 a.m.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.