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Bentley and Siemens Offer Joint Plant Solutions Bentley and Siemens Offer Joint Plant Solutions
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems Bentley and Siemens will offer an asset performance management (APM) solution and digital twin cloud services for for power plant design.
Siemens and Bentley Partner on New Digital Solution Siemens and Bentley Partner on New Digital Solution
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems and Siemens PLM Software Siemens PLM and Bentley announced an integrated solution combining Teamcenter and ProjectWise and its Connected Data Environment (CDE).
AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition Now Available
Announcement by Bentley Systems In the latest version look for enhancements in MicroStation mode, the Ribbon bar user interface and access to ProjectWise Projects.
Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny
Press Release Issued by Lenovo The company says it's the world's smallest workstation with ISV certification. It's available now for $799.
Archway Now Positioned to Offer Reality Capture Services Archway Now Positioned to Offer Reality Capture Services
Press Release Issued by Archway Systems Archway Systems is working with Real World Capture to offer reality capture software, training, gathering of photographs and production of models.
Topcon Positioning Group Introduces Topcon ContextCapture Topcon Positioning Group Introduces Topcon ContextCapture
Press Release Issued by Topcon Positioning Powered by Bentley Systems, the reality modeling solution will be offered with Topcon unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and solutions.
We Want It: HP's New Mini Workstation We Want It: HP's New Mini Workstation
Press Release by HP Available this month, the workstation is 90% smaller than a traditional tower, measuring 2.3 by 8.5 inches. Starting price is $699.
Bentley Systems Updates ContextCapture Bentley Systems Updates ContextCapture
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems This release enhances the accessibility, scale, and quality of reality models that can be produced for use in BIM and geospatial workflows.
Oce PlotWave 450 Printer Designed to Boost Efficiency Oce PlotWave 450 Printer Designed to Boost Efficiency
Press Release Issued by Canon Saving time, energy, and money, Canon's Oce PlotWave 450 large-format, monochrome printer works on Oce Radiant Fueling tech.
Robert Garrett Brings Expertise to EnvisionCAD Robert Garrett Brings Expertise to EnvisionCAD
Press Release Issued by EnvisionCAD With over 25 years as a practicing engineer, Garrett will be presenting and training at user conferences.
Canon Repositions Strategy for Large Format Printer Canon Repositions Strategy for Large Format Printer
Press Release Issued by Canon U.S.A. AEC firms, who in the past may have considered large format printing too expensive, can access the Oce ColorWave 500 within their budget.
HP Inc. Unveils Consumer Style for Modern Professionals HP Inc. Unveils Consumer Style for Modern Professionals
Press Release Issued by HP Their lightest and thinnest model ever, HP's new EliteBook Folio is thinner than a AA-battery but still brings the performance of a commercial PC.
Archway Hosting Jan. 22-23 Bentley Training Event Archway Hosting Jan. 22-23 Bentley Training Event
Announcement by Archway Systems Registration now open for Archway Systems' next Bentley Training Bash, taking place in late January at Rio Hondo Community College in Whittier, Calif.
Get Your Early Bird Discount for Archway's Bentley Bash Get Your Early Bird Discount for Archway's Bentley Bash
Announcement by Archway Systems Join Archway Systems for 2 days of networking and training sessions in Santa Ana, CA, August 7-8. Half off registration until July 29th!
TorZo Sustainable Surfaces Offers Unique Denim Product TorZo Sustainable Surfaces Offers Unique Denim Product
Press Release Issued by TorZo Surfaces Now the most beloved fashion style is available as an authentic surfacing material that uses post-industrial recycled denim scraps and acrylic resin.
Bollente Wins Award for Water Heater System Bollente Wins Award for Water Heater System
Press Release Issued by Bollente Companies Bollente won the Governor\'s Award of Merit for Energy and Technology Innovation for the trutankless line of electric tankless heaters.
GreenStreets Announces Beta Launch of Solar PV Calculator GreenStreets Announces Beta Launch of Solar PV Calculator
Press Release Issued by GreenStreets International LLC The free platform enables solar practitioners to create solar analyses, project quotations, cash flow charts and return on investment data.
Synergis Software Releases iPad Support for Adept Synergis Software Releases iPad Support for Adept
Press Release Issued by Synergis Software iPad users can now manage their Adept Engineering Document Management documents from their tablets with the Adept Web Client.
Solar and Energy Storage Makers Partner for New Project Solar and Energy Storage Makers Partner for New Project
Press Release Issued by Andalay Solar Andalay Solar is collaborating with Highpower International to launch a pilot project that will develop an advanced energy storage system.
Lighting Analysis Extension Graduates from Autodesk Labs Lighting Analysis Extension Graduates from Autodesk Labs
By Scott Sheppard, Autodesk Labs Lighting Analysis for Revit provides analyses on electric and solar lighting performance and runs them directly from any Revit 3D view.
American Hydrotech Launches iPad App for Vegetative Roofs American Hydrotech Launches iPad App for Vegetative Roofs
Press Release Issued by American Hydrotech Last week at the AIA Expo in Chicago, American Hydrotech unveiled a free, interactive digital version of its Garden Roof Planning Guide.
Roof Tech to Debut New Products at Intersolar North America Roof Tech to Debut New Products at Intersolar North America
Press Release Issued by Roof Tech Roof Tech will debut its new RT- [E] Mount and RT-[E] Mount Air photovoltaic mounting systems at Intersolar North America.
Learn about ModSolar at Intersolar North America Learn about ModSolar at Intersolar North America
Press Release Issued by ModSolar Intersolar North America attendees will get to learn how ModSolar\'s software enables solar providers to produce proposals in less than five minutes.
Leviton Announces Dollars & Sensors Online Energy Audit Tool Leviton Announces Dollars & Sensors Online Energy Audit Tool
Press Release Issued by Leviton Leviton has released its new Dollars & Sensors Online Energy Audit Tool for lighting retrofit applications, making energy audits simpler and easier.
Zola No Compromise Window Offers Top Thermal Performance Zola No Compromise Window Offers Top Thermal Performance
Press Release Issued by Zola Windows The Zola No Compromise Window boasts outstanding thermal performance and is precision-crafted with responsibly harvested wood.
Daystar's Multiframe Version 17.00 Released Daystar's Multiframe Version 17.00 Released
Press Release Issued by Daystar Software The release of Multiframe version 17.00 includes Auto-Generated Plate Stiffeners, DWG Import and more.
New Johnson Controls Wireless Thermostats New Johnson Controls Wireless Thermostats
Press Release Issued by Johnson Controls The WT-4000 series provides the benefits of a digital control system, including programmable occupancy scheduling and remote temperature monitoring.
PPG Glasses Used at Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes PPG Glasses Used at Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes
Press Release Issued by PPG Industries PPG Industries provided the glass used at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes in Pittsburgh, the first project to earn a four-star SITES rating.
Envirolastech, Inc. Launches Crowdfunder Campaign Envirolastech, Inc. Launches Crowdfunder Campaign
Press Release Issued by Envirolastech The goal is to reach $2.5 million for a processing facility to transform recycled materials into green building products.
IES TaP for LEED Now Supports USGBC's Latest LEED Version 4 IES TaP for LEED Now Supports USGBC's Latest LEED Version 4
Press Release Issued by IES Validated by the USGBC for use with LEED Online, IES TaP for LEED helps users prepare documents for final submission to the USGBC.
PPG Introduces Low-Emissivity Glass in North America PPG Introduces Low-Emissivity Glass in North America
Press Release Issued by PPG Industries PPG\'s solar glass has a neutral, cool-gray tint and offers architects and building owners an attractive combination of light control characteristics.
Philips Gives Workers Smartphone Control of Office Lighting Philips Gives Workers Smartphone Control of Office Lighting
Press Release Issued by Royal Philips Philips gives workers smartphone control of office lighting with a groundbreaking connected lighting system that uses Power-over-Ethernet (PoE).
ZOLA Announces Its Aluminum Breeze Panel for Large Openings ZOLA Announces Its Aluminum Breeze Panel for Large Openings
Press Release Issued by ZOLA ZOLA unveils a new Aluminum Breeze Panel, delivering flexibility and dramatic dimension, as well as energy savings, for large-scale openings.
DOE Grants PPG Funding to Develop Solar Window Technology DOE Grants PPG Funding to Develop Solar Window Technology
Press Release Issued by PPG Industries PPG Industries has received $312,000 from the DOE to develop a dynamically responsive infrared window coating that will help save on energy costs.
Daylighting Analysis for Revit Preview Period Extended Daylighting Analysis for Revit Preview Period Extended
By Scott Sheppard, Autodesk Labs The Daylighting Analysis for Revit technology preview has been extended until March 31, or until a commercial version becomes available.
Philips SpaceWise LED System Chosen for GSA Program Philips SpaceWise LED System Chosen for GSA Program
Press Release Issued by Philips Lighting Philips\' SpaceWise LED System will participate in the FY2013 Green Proving Ground program to evaluate innovative sustainable building technologies.
Kolbe Fine-tunes Windows for U.S. and Canadian Climates Kolbe Fine-tunes Windows for U.S. and Canadian Climates
Press Release Issued by Kolbe Designed for today\'s stricter building codes, Kolbe products meet or exceed energy requirements for green building rating systems.
Generate BIM Files for Any Glass Configuration Generate BIM Files for Any Glass Configuration
Press Release Issued by PPG PPG\'s BIM library is hosted on third-party specification sites such sweets.com and Autodesk Seek.
New Pumps Offer High Performance in All Water Conditions New Pumps Offer High Performance in All Water Conditions
Press Release Issued by Franklin Electric Designed for pumping gray water and filtered effluent as well as clean water, the new C1 Series works well in rain catchment basins or aerating ponds.
Try Tally for Free and Watch Webinar this Week Try Tally for Free and Watch Webinar this Week
Press Release Issued by KieranTimberlake A new Revit lifecycle assessment app called Tally allows users to evaluate a building\'s environmental impact as they design it.
Sol Launches Decorative Solar LED Outdoor Lighting Series Sol Launches Decorative Solar LED Outdoor Lighting Series
Press Release Issued by Sol Sol\'s new products offer a historical appearance with energy-efficient solar and LED technology.
Abengoa Receives New R&D Competitive Award Abengoa Receives New R&D Competitive Award
Press Release Issued by Abengoa The company received nearly $2 million from the US Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative to improve its parabolic solar trough.
Bullitt Center Building Uses PPG Glass Bullitt Center Building Uses PPG Glass
Press Release Issued by PPG Known as the world\'s greenest building, the Bullitt Center used the SOLARBAN 60, STARPHIRE glass, which draws 82 percent of lighting needs from sun.
Microdesk Shares Building Industry Predictions for 2014 Microdesk Shares Building Industry Predictions for 2014
Press Release Issued by Microdesk Announced at AU, the predictions highlight advancements and perception shifts around technology, public engagement and building processes.
Autodesk and DOE Update EnergyPlus Engine Autodesk and DOE Update EnergyPlus Engine
Press Release Issued by Autodesk At Greenbuild 2013 Autodesk spotlights new initiatives and technologies for a sustainable building community.
UTRC Develops PureStorage Flow Battery Energy Storage UTRC Develops PureStorage Flow Battery Energy Storage
Press Release Issued by United Technologies Research Center UTRC\'s PureStorage flow battery energy storage technology has been named by R&D Magazine as a recipient of the publication\'s coveted R&D 100 Award.
Prescient Receives Patent for Structural Building System Prescient Receives Patent for Structural Building System
Press Release Issued by Prescient Prescient\'s unique system does not employ a bearing wall type of engineering and uses no concrete or hot-rolled steel.
Moblie Offices Reduce Energy Consumption On Site Moblie Offices Reduce Energy Consumption On Site
Press Release Issued by Miletus Group HPMO Green Fleet provides contractors with a high quality, energy efficient mobile solution for green construction projects.
Ecologically Sensitive Cast Stone Products Meet LEED Ecologically Sensitive Cast Stone Products Meet LEED
Press Release Issued by Architectural Stone LLC Architectural Stone LLC has taken a profound role in manufacturing a sustainable line of cast stone products that meet LEED standards.
Seattle's Bullitt Center is Now Greenest Commercial Building Seattle's Bullitt Center is Now Greenest Commercial Building
Press Release Issued by Technoform Glass Insulation North America Technoform Glass Insulation is helping the Bullitt Center achieve its net-zero energy goals and meet the Living Building Challenge certification.
AutoTrack 11 Released AutoTrack 11 Released
Press Release Issued by Savoy Computing Savoy Computing announced the public release of AutoTrack 11 for CAD based vehicle modeling, site layout, parking layout and roundabout design.
Viewer Allows Integration of 3D CAD Display Viewer Allows Integration of 3D CAD Display
Press Release Issued by Cadenas The new eCATALOGsolutions Viewer offers manufacturers the possibility to connect their own app with CADENAS' Viewer for 3D CAD models.
Multiframe Version 16.01 Released Multiframe Version 16.01 Released
Press Release Issued by Daystar Software Daystar Software is pleased to announce the release of Multiframe version 16.01.
EnvisionCAD has Released a New Book for Bentley Descartes EnvisionCAD has Released a New Book for Bentley Descartes
By Rod Wing, Envision CAD The book was designed for MicroStation users who want to incorporate raster imagery into their MicroStation drawings.
Cadenas' PARTcommunity 2.2 Sets Standards Cadenas' PARTcommunity 2.2 Sets Standards
Press Release Issued by Cadenas In its latest version the CADENAS' 3D CAD model download portal is the first worldwide to offer 3D CAD visualization without installing extensions.
AASHTOWare Bridge Management Software Product Update AASHTOWare Bridge Management Software Product Update
Press Release Issued by AASHTO Read this AASHTOWare Bridge Management Software product update to keep up with the recent activity related to the development of the software.
Position Partners Announces New Sydney Office Position Partners Announces New Sydney Office
Press Release Issued by Position Partners The larger, more modern office will offer customers extensive training facilities, comprehensive calibration and repairs.
PPG Glass and Coatings are Exemplified in AIA Projects PPG Glass and Coatings are Exemplified in AIA Projects
Press Release Issued by PPG The AIA COTE honored the top 10 green building projects for 2013 and at least five of the projects were constructed with glass or coatings by PPG.
Bristol Compressors' VStar Compressor Lauded Bristol Compressors' VStar Compressor Lauded
Press Release Issued by Bristol Compressors The Benchmark VStar compressor has received top honors for efficiency by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program.
Toshiba LED Lighting Introduces Several New LED Lamps Toshiba LED Lighting Introduces Several New LED Lamps
Press Release Issued by Toshiba International Corporation’s LED Lighting Division Toshiba announced several new LED lamps that have superior light quality and reduce energy cost: the BR 30, B11 40W Candle, 220V-240V and MR 16 GU5.3.
AlsoEnergy Launches Two New Solar Optimization Tools AlsoEnergy Launches Two New Solar Optimization Tools
Press Release Issued By AlsoEnergy AlsoEnergy has launched two new software tools to help users of solar photovoltaic systems track and optimize their performance.
Joule Assets Unveils New Software Platform Joule Assets Unveils New Software Platform
Press Release Issued by Joule Assets Their Energy Reduction Asset Market Tool provides analysis, reporting and guidance around untapped demand response energy value streams.
CyboInverter to Release World's 1st Solar Mini-Inverter CyboInverter to Release World's 1st Solar Mini-Inverter
Press Release Issued By CyboEnergy The CyboInverter is a solar power Mini-Inverter possessing the key merits of both central inverters and micro-inverters.
New Solar-Log Monitoring Systems to be Introduced New Solar-Log Monitoring Systems to be Introduced
Press Release Issued By Solar Data Systems Solar Data Systems will introduce three new models of their Solar-Log monitoring system at Intersolar North America.
Integrated Venetians Provide Light and Energy Control Integrated Venetians Provide Light and Energy Control
Press Release Issued by Controllaview Controllaview has released its hermetically sealed, integrated Venetian blinds in glass.
Best Energy Reduction Technologies Partners with JouleX Best Energy Reduction Technologies Partners with JouleX
Press Release Issued by JouleX The integrated JouleX and Bert solution allows customers to quickly and easily manage their entire plug load and reduce energy costs by 70%.
MAGE Solar Introduces 208 Voltage System MAGE Solar Introduces 208 Voltage System
Press Release Issued by MAGE Solar Its 208V compatible version of the company's trendsetting, best-in-class 245 W ACPV module is available for shipping.
PanoramicView Aluminum Clad Wood Windows Boast Slender Frame PanoramicView Aluminum Clad Wood Windows Boast Slender Frame
Press Release Issued by Zola Windows The new PanoramicView series from Zola Windows offers effortless operation and durability with its significantly reduced frame thickness.
Xero Flor America Named a Money-Saving Product Xero Flor America Named a Money-Saving Product
Press Release Issued by Xero Flor America BUILDINGS magazine named the company a money saving product for building owners and facility managers.
Tubelite Introduces its Newest Storefront System Tubelite Introduces its Newest Storefront System
Press Release Issued by Tubelite The TU24000 Series\' dual pocket improves thermal performance by dramatically decreasing U-Factors and increasing Condensation Resistance Factors.
Franklin Electric Releases Solar-Powered Pumping System Franklin Electric Releases Solar-Powered Pumping System
Press Release Issued by Franklin Electric The system was designed for pumping clean water using a renewable energy supply when a traditional grid power is unavailable.
New Dell Software Automatically Configures Workstations New Dell Software Automatically Configures Workstations
Press Release Issued By Dell Dell has announced its new Dell Precision Performance Optimizer (DPPO) software, a tool that automatically configures workstations for optimal performance.
Affinity 8 Integrates with Other Prominent BIM Tools Affinity 8 Integrates with Other Prominent BIM Tools
Press Release Issued by Trelligence Trelligence continues to expand the functionality in Affinity software and available add-ons to deliver a full-service BIM tool.
Award-winning Engine Technology Powers MR16C LED Track Head Award-winning Engine Technology Powers MR16C LED Track Head
By TerraLUX illuminations TerraLUX Inc announced the release of the lighting industry's first field customizable LED track head.
Paint Collection Palettes Defined by Sleep, Wake, Play & Pop Paint Collection Palettes Defined by Sleep, Wake, Play & Pop
Press Release Issued by Quiet Home Paints The organic paint company Quiet Home Paints\' Quiet Nursery Collection, focused on children, was conceived for safe, cohesive design choices.
EnerNOC Design Improves Operational Performance EnerNOC Design Improves Operational Performance
Press Release Issued by EnerNOC EnerNOC released a new wireless mesh data capture and communication feature that extends the reach and performance of its EnerNOC Site Server.
New Inverter from Fronius Offers Smart Grid Integration New Inverter from Fronius Offers Smart Grid Integration
Press Release Issued by Fronius USA Solar Fronius\'s new IG Plus Advanced Inverter is designed to have easy integration with smart grids and arc-fault protection.
Kirei's Announces New Recycled Millwork Panel Collection Kirei's Announces New Recycled Millwork Panel Collection
Press Release Issued by Kirei USA Kerei creates recycled millwork panels created from unique fallen redwood and blue pine industrial scrap material.
Mass Megawatts to Demonstrate Wind Electric Power Generator Mass Megawatts to Demonstrate Wind Electric Power Generator
Press Release Issued by Mass Megawatts Mass Megawatts has announced that it will demonstrate its new Wind Electric Power Generator prototype at the Denver Home Show.
Philips Released 269 ENERGY STAR Qualified Products in 2012 Philips Released 269 ENERGY STAR Qualified Products in 2012
Press Release Issued by Philips Lighting Lighting leader Philips is praised by EPA for outstanding contributions to environmental protection through energy efficiency.
CadFaster Announces New MyCadbox Free Cloud Service CadFaster Announces New MyCadbox Free Cloud Service
Press Release Issued by CadFaster All mark-ups made to models in Cadfaster|Collaborate can now be easily archived and retrieved with a simple web browser.
First Wind Electric Power Generator Sold by Mass Megawatts First Wind Electric Power Generator Sold by Mass Megawatts
Press Release Issued by Mass Megawatts Mass Megawatts has sold the first of its new new wind electric power generator designs to a rancher in Colorado.
Download Now - Free MicroStation App: SelectSimilar Download Now - Free MicroStation App: SelectSimilar
By EnvisionCAD Download the application, which allows users to quickly select elements based on the properties of the currently selected element, by March 18th.
IES Delivers More Accurate Data Set for Energy Analysis IES Delivers More Accurate Data Set for Energy Analysis
Press Release Issued by Integrated Environmental Solutions IES announced their joint initiative with Weather Analytics to make local and recent weather files more accessible to IESVE users.
Clean Diesel Technology Recently Showcased Clean Diesel Technology Recently Showcased
Press Release Issued by Diesel Technology Forum The 10th Annual National Biodiesel Conference and Expo took place February 4th to 7th in Las Vegas, Nev.
JouleX Announces Version 4.0 of JouleX Energy Manager JouleX Announces Version 4.0 of JouleX Energy Manager
Press Release Issued by JouleX JouleX Energy Manager has a new cloud-based architecture to support network and data center infrastructure for enterprises.
PPG's Glass Products Support the LEED Effort PPG's Glass Products Support the LEED Effort
Press Release Issued by PPG PPG surpassed 1,000 requests for LEED documentation for its architectural glass products, citing commercial and education markets lead the pace.
NREL Launches New Energy Analysis Tool NREL Launches New Energy Analysis Tool
Press Release Issued by NREL The tool is called interactive Buildings, Industry, Transportation, Electricity, and Transportation Scenarios (BITES).
Missouri and North Carolina Join TopoDOT User Community Missouri and North Carolina Join TopoDOT User Community
Press Release Issued by Certainty 3D Missouri and North Carolina DOTs started the year by joining ten other transportation departments using TopoDOT.
Rare 3-Way LED Bulb Wins Best Of at CES Rare 3-Way LED Bulb Wins Best Of at CES
Press Release Issued by SWITCH Lighting The SWITCH 3-Way design provides the glow of an incandescent, while using up to 80% less energy and offering the convenience of a three-way bulb.
ECOB Introduces Eco Disaster Break Coating ECOB Introduces Eco Disaster Break Coating
Press Release Issued by Eco Building Products ECOB launched a line of defensive building products and assemblies to defend against storms, tornadoes and earthquakes.
MAGE SOLAR Releases High-wattage MAGE POWERTEC PLUS Module MAGE SOLAR Releases High-wattage MAGE POWERTEC PLUS Module
Press Release Issued by MAGE SOLAR MAGE SOLAR has released a new 72-cell 285 W polycrystalline version of its POWERTEC PLUS module.
Is Now the Best Time to Purchase Solar? Is Now the Best Time to Purchase Solar?
Press Release Issued by EchoFirst Inc. A guide highlights results of a recent poll in which 17 out of 20 solar installers in 13 U.S. states said solar prices dropped dramatically in 2012.
EdgeWise Plant 4.0 Cuts Up to 85% of Labor from Workflow EdgeWise Plant 4.0 Cuts Up to 85% of Labor from Workflow
Press Release Issued by ClearEdge3D EdgeWise Plant has 9 new features and enhancements including valve/flange placement, demolition tool, high-definition visualization and more.
CadFaster Updates Bentley SELECTseries 3 Plug-in CadFaster Updates Bentley SELECTseries 3 Plug-in
Press Release Issued by CadFaster The updated plug-in will better support high-security corporate proxy servers.
Office Replaces Windows Lowering Utilities by up to 26% Office Replaces Windows Lowering Utilities by up to 26%
Press Release Issued by JEB In addition to making buildings more energy efficient the RbB system is less expensive and less disruptive than conventional window upgrading systems.
EnTouch Controls Debuts Partner Tools and Mobile Apps EnTouch Controls Debuts Partner Tools and Mobile Apps
Press Release Issued by EnTouch Controls EnTouch Controls\' EMS system, tools and apps give contractors an advantage over the competition by simplifying contractor service and installation.
With 43.3 Percent Efficiency, AZURE SPACE Holds Record With 43.3 Percent Efficiency, AZURE SPACE Holds Record
Press Release Issued by AZURE SPACE AZUR SPACE has achieved 43.3 percent efficiency with its new multi-junction cell using 500-fold concentration.
Suntech to Stop Production Shifts and Reduce Workforce Suntech to Stop Production Shifts and Reduce Workforce
Press Release Issued by Suntech The slowdown in production is due to global oversupply and higher production costs related to recent import tariffs imposed by the U.S. government.
Toshiba Introduces Six-inch TLS-DMT6 LED Downlight Toshiba Introduces Six-inch TLS-DMT6 LED Downlight
Press Release Issued by Toshiba New product provides design flexibility and a low maintenance solution.
SolarLogic Wins Two Awards SolarLogic Wins Two Awards
Press Release Issued by SolarLogic SolarLogic was awarded for “Most Innovative System” and “Best Radiant Cooling System” at the 2012 System Showcase Awards.
Mohawk Creates Power Surge Carpet Collection Mohawk Creates Power Surge Carpet Collection
Press Release Issued by Mohawk Power Surge is a broadloom and modular carpet Collection that integrates softened geometrics with high-luster yarn to elevate visual synergy.
Manufacturers Can Get More Out of Porous Silicon Manufacturers Can Get More Out of Porous Silicon
Press Release Issued by DECKER DECKER Anlagenbau develops processes for purifying silicon with popcorn-like surfaces and structures for solar cells.
Trelligence Makes Improvements to Trelligence Affinity Trelligence Makes Improvements to Trelligence Affinity
Press Release Issued by Trelligence The main thrust of these enhancements has been to expand the range of functionality and the user friendliness of Affinity's report-creation tool.
Iconic Fashion Inspires Eco-Tile Collection Iconic Fashion Inspires Eco-Tile Collection
Press Release Issued by Fireclay Kelly LaPlante\'s presents a stylish selection of tile called the Runway Collection for Fireclay Tile.
EnvisionCAD Releases Updated Manuals EnvisionCAD Releases Updated Manuals
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor EnvisionCAD releases the MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 3) User Update, Print Organizer and Geographic Tools manuals.
NREL Nano-Technology Solar Cell Achieves 18.2% Efficiency NREL Nano-Technology Solar Cell Achieves 18.2% Efficiency
Press Release Issued by NREL The breakthrough should be a major step toward helping lower the cost of solar energy.
University of Delaware Relies on Wausau’s Window Systems University of Delaware Relies on Wausau’s Window Systems
Press Release Issued by Wausau Window and Wall Systems Wausau manufactured a variety of curtainwall, windows and sun shades to meet the performance requirements and aesthetic vision for each project.
NRMCA Supports Carbon Reduction Goals NRMCA Supports Carbon Reduction Goals
Press Release Issued by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association In an effort to help concrete producers reduce their carbon footprint, the NRMCA signed on to the 2030 Challenge for Products.
Light-Based Technologies LED Driver Earns UL Certification Light-Based Technologies LED Driver Earns UL Certification
Press Release Issued by Light-Based The driver received UL Recognized Component Marking for its Ultra-Compatible (UC) Deep Dimming LED Driver.
TURNS Announces Online HVAC Lending Services TURNS Announces Online HVAC Lending Services
Press Release Issued by TURNS Financing Services Through its online platform, TURNS connects contractors with a network of lenders ffering a broad array of consumer financing options.
Bentley Expands Deployment of Siemens' JT Format Bentley Expands Deployment of Siemens' JT Format
Press Release Issued by Siemens PLM Software The agreement adds licensing for Parasolid Bodyshop and D-Cubed PGM, enhancing Bentley’s ability to more widely deploy the popular JT™ data format.
GTC 2013 to Celebrate GPU-enabled Breakthroughs in the Cloud GTC 2013 to Celebrate GPU-enabled Breakthroughs in the Cloud
Press Release Issued by NVIDA NVIDIA has issued an open call for submissions for its 2013 GPU Technology Conference.
Zola Offers Responsibly Sourced Wood in their Windows Zola Offers Responsibly Sourced Wood in their Windows
Press Release Issued by Zola Windows Zola Windows now come standard with 100 percent FSC-certified, European sourced Oak and Pine, available on all wood window lines.
Enertech Global to Show Off New Products at HVAC Comfortech Enertech Global to Show Off New Products at HVAC Comfortech
Press Release Issued by Enertech Global Enertech Global will display its TETCO ES4 Series Vertical Packaged system and GeoComfort Compass Series Outdoor Split at HVAC Comfortech.
Wausau Contributes to NREL Lab Wausau Contributes to NREL Lab
Press Release Issued by Wausau Wausau provided its highest performing triple-glazed windows and custom curtainwall in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
EnvisionCAD Releases New Video Training EnvisionCAD Releases New Video Training
By Lauren Browne, ConnectPress Editor EnvisionCAD amps up its training offerings with new video training, and online and open enrollment classes.
Carpet Collection Sets Stage for Designer Cesar Galindo Carpet Collection Sets Stage for Designer Cesar Galindo
Press Release Issued by Mohawk Group The Mohawk Group and its stylish flooring solution will set the stage for the unveil of CZAR by Cesar Galindo Spring 2013 fashion line.
LiveWall now Supports Versatility in Green Wall Design LiveWall now Supports Versatility in Green Wall Design
Press Release Issued by LiveWall LiveWall Announces Three Different Soil Formulations Matched to the Plant Biology of Different Types of Vegetation that Can be Grown in its Green Wall System.
First Light Technologies Lights Up St. Pete Beach Florida First Light Technologies Lights Up St. Pete Beach Florida
Press Release Issued by First Light Technologies The company installed its PLB Series Solar LED Bollards in the City of St. Pete Beach in Southern Florida.
Alterra Power Announces Results for the Quarter Alterra Power Announces Results for the Quarter
Press Release Issued by Alterra Power Alterra continues to advance its geothermal exploration projects in Chile, Peru and Italy, and is in active discussions with prospective partners.
Report Considers LED Manufacturing Process in Depth Report Considers LED Manufacturing Process in Depth
Press Release Issued by the U.S. Department of Energy The report compares three LED technologies from the beginning to the end of their life cycles—including manufacturing, operation and disposal.
Eco Wave Power Wins Award for New Product Innovation Eco Wave Power Wins Award for New Product Innovation
Press Release Issued by Eco Wave Power Frost & Sullivan have awarded Eco Wave Power with their 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation.
AZURIA Glass by PPG Transmits Light, Helps Conserve Energy AZURIA Glass by PPG Transmits Light, Helps Conserve Energy
Press Release Issued by PPG The Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco earned LEED Gold certification last year with the help of PPG Glass product AZURIA.
Hortech Introduces Mobile Version of LiveRoof Hortech Introduces Mobile Version of LiveRoof
Press Release Issued by Hortech, Inc. LiveScreen utilizes the LiveWall system’s modular WallTer planter boxes, which slide into mounting tracks that secure them in place.
Clean Wind Energy Tower Earns Wind Power Patent Clean Wind Energy Tower Earns Wind Power Patent
Press Release Issued by Clean Wind Energy Tower Clean Wind Energy Tower has developed a system that is capable of maintaining efficient electric conversion under a wide variety of wind speeds.
UCLA Develops See Through Solar Cells UCLA Develops See Through Solar Cells
Press Release Issued by UCLA The University of California, Los Angeles has announced that its Renewable Energy Center has developed a transparent solar cell.
EnvisionCAD Offers Free MicroStation App EnvisionCAD Offers Free MicroStation App
Download the AutoCloud macro to place a shape around selected elements by calculating the ranges of all the elements.
First Light Technologies Fills Order for US Military First Light Technologies Fills Order for US Military
Press Release Issued by First Light Technologies First Light Technologies has installed 182 of its new PLB Series Solar LED Bollards at a US Military Facility in the southern United States.
BLUERIDGE Analytics Releases SITEOPS 6 BLUERIDGE Analytics Releases SITEOPS 6
Press Release Issued by BLUERIDGE Analytics Users can now create comprehensive cost reports as well as create richer, three-dimensional site designs by integrating SketchUp models.
PDF Markup App Enables You to Collaborate from Anywhere PDF Markup App Enables You to Collaborate from Anywhere
Press Release Issued by Bluebeam Software From high atop the 32nd floor of a building that is under construction Revu iPad allows you to comment on PDFs and collaborate in real-time.
Rotobrush Offers Value Adds with New Product Purchace Rotobrush Offers Value Adds with New Product Purchace
Press Release Issued by Rotobrush International The portable and compact RotoStorm II insulation blower with its two-piece construction offers easy portability and durability.
MAGE SOLAR Launches New Plug-and-Play Module MAGE SOLAR Launches New Plug-and-Play Module
Press Release Issued by MAGE SOLAR MAGE SOLAR has announced that its new plug-and-play MAGE POWERTEC PLUS module is available as an AC-version.
Planted Wall System is Designed in Harmony with Nature Planted Wall System is Designed in Harmony with Nature
Press Release Issued by Hortech, Inc. LiveWall is the result of four years of research by a team of horticultural scientists, landscape professionals, architects and more.
New Carmanah Solution Improves Crosswalk Safety New Carmanah Solution Improves Crosswalk Safety
Press Release Issued by Carmanah The R920 RRFB Series will add to Carmanah’s industry proven line of solar flashing beacons.
Zola Windows Impresses with New Window and Door Designs Zola Windows Impresses with New Window and Door Designs
Press Release Issued by Zola Windows Zola is proud to now offer some of the most ultra-efficient windows and doors available in the U.S. and Canada.
Office Modernization Includes Wausau Curtainwalls Office Modernization Includes Wausau Curtainwalls
By Wausau The GSA\'s Federal Office Building 8 upgrades include a Wausau curtainwall to enhance the façade with high-performance functionality.
NVIDIA Announces Virtual Graphics Processing Unit NVIDIA Announces Virtual Graphics Processing Unit
Press Release Issued by NVIDA NVIDIA used the GPU Technology Conference to announce its new NVIDIA VGX cloud-based GPU platform.
BOXX Workstations to Include NVIDIA Maximus Technology BOXX Workstations to Include NVIDIA Maximus Technology
Press Release Issued by Boxx and NVIDIA BOXX Workstations announced at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference that their systems will now feature NVIDIA Maximus technology.
USAI Wins Lighting Design Competition USAI Wins Lighting Design Competition
Press Release Issued by USAI The NGL competition promotes excellence in the design of energy-efficient LED luminaires.
Carmanah Launches New Solar Streetlight Carmanah Launches New Solar Streetlight
Press Release Issued by Carmanah The EG145 solar LED outdoor streetlight provides just under 3,000 lumens for outdoor urban roadway, path and area lighting applications.
LBT Releases Dimming LED Driver at Lightfair International LBT Releases Dimming LED Driver at Lightfair International
Press Release Issued by Light-Based Technologies LBT’s new ultra-compatible LED simplifies triac dimming driver selection.
Find Details, Cells and Blocks with New Detail Finder Find Details, Cells and Blocks with New Detail Finder
Press Release Issued by Axiom Axiom's Detail Finder application quickly finds all those MicroStation and AutoCAD files that contain objects like details, cells and blocks.
Alabama DOT Adopts TopoDOT Alabama DOT Adopts TopoDOT
Press Release Issued by Certainty 3D TopoDOT is a MicroStation application for importing and extracting topography and models from point clouds.
HydroSpin Named Autodesk Inventor of the Month HydroSpin Named Autodesk Inventor of the Month
Press Release Issued by Autodesk HydroSpin used Inventor to develop a micro-generator solution that produces energy from the flow of water inside distribution pipes.
Elementary School Meets Sustainable Goals with Tubelite
Press Release Issued by Tubelite Bernalillo Elementary School features curtainwalls and sunshades from Tubelite.
Transoft Releases Online Traffic Software
Press Release Issued by Transoft Transoft Solutions has launched Online Traffic Impact Study Software for performing traffic impact assessments to forecast travel demands.
Include a Furnace Update in your Spring Cleaning
Announcement by ENERGY STAR HVAC distributors, HVAC contractors and homeowners can now purchase ENERGY STAR furnaces that meet EPA’s more stringent efficiency requirements.
MIT Announces 3D Solar Cells
Press Release Issued by MIT MIT has developed a new kind of photovoltaic cell that can be stacked as a cube or tower.
Building Product Manufacturers Test Product Health
Press Release Issued by BuildingGreen.com The Health Product Declaration Open Standard is a voluntary format for disclosing product content and related health concerns.
Companies Working to Manufacture Photovoltaic Glass
Press Release Issued by Guardian Industries Guardian SunGuard PVGU combines Pythagoras Solar PVGU tiles with SunGuard architectural glass to create a building-integrated photovoltaic product.
Bluebeam To Participate in Dexter + Chaney Conference
Press Release Issued by Dexter + Chaney Bluebeam will contribute to the construction operations course track at the event, including a presentation on digitizing project collaboration.
TEEC Releases SpecWave 2012
Press Release Isseud by TEEC TEEC, a Bentley-funded company, has released the world’s first spec modeling system.
Siemens Introduces New Solar Inverters
Press Release Issued by Siemens The Sinvert PVM UL inverter is designed for peak efficiency and maximum plant yields to convert solar energy into grid-compliant AC voltage.
Theorem Announces Latest CADverter
Press Release Issued by Theorem Solutions DGN to JT CADverter bridges the gap between the world of Plant Design and Mechanical CAD.
Dehumidifiers Receive Green Approval
Press Release Issued by Ultra-Aire Green Approved Products can be used by builders to earn points toward a National Green Building Certification.
DesignBuilder Approved for Building Tax Deduction
Press Release Issued by DesignBuilder DesignBuilder version v3.0.0.097 now qualifies for commercial building tax deductions under the IRS tax code Section 179D.
CRI Catalyst Announces New Advanced Biofuel
Press Release Issued by Gas Technology Institute CRI Catalyst has announced its new IH2 technology, a cost-effective way to produce liquid fuels from biomass.
Deco Lighting Plans New LED Line
Press Release Issued by Deco Lighting The new luminaire line will knock down the price barriers restricting widespread use of the solid state lighting for commercial applications.
Kara Window Coverings Adds New Green Product
Press Release Issued by Kara Window Coverings Kara Window Coverings\' Polyclad Shutters have many environmentally friendly features.
BlackGold and SLM Team Up to Turn Grease into Biofuels
Press Release Issued by BlackGold Biofuels BlackGold Biofuels and SLM Facility Solutions has formed a partnership to give restaurants an easy way to recycle their grease into biofuels.
New Shower System Saves Water
Press Release Issued by California Faucets StyleTherm is the first system on the market that is entirely (CALGreen) California Green Building Standards Code compliant.
WVU Develop Phone APP for Electric Vehicle Accidents
Press Release Issued by National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium WVU has developed a phone app to help first responders understand the differences between electric and gasoline- powered vehicles.
Z Corporation to Sponsor Student Design Competition
Press Release Issued by Z Corporation The contest will spotlight the design process from drawing board to finished product. The deadline for submissions is February 24.
LEED Platinum Office Uses SageGlass
Press Release Issued by SAGE Electrochromics, Inc. Dynamic glass can optimize daylight usage and preserve a connection to the outdoors.
USGBC Student Chapter Tours GLASS RECYCLED Plant
Press Release Issued by GLASS RECYCLED The ‘upcycling’ used in the GLASS RECYCLED process makes it an excellent alternative to traditional marble or granite choices.
LSI Industries Introduces New High Performance LED
Press Release Issued by LSI Both the optional internal Doppler motion sensor and photocell provide energy efficiency.
New Sound Reduction System for Roads and Highways
Press Release from Canada NewsWire FPInnovations and Western Forest Products introduced a new green and cost-effective sound reduction abatement system to reduce traffic noise.
3D Systems to Acquire Z Corporation
Press Release Issued by Z Corporation The Contex Group will sell its subsidiaries, Z Corporation and VIDAR Systems, to 3D Systems Corporation for $137 million.
SunPower to Generate 30 Percent of China Lake's Energy Load
Press Release Issued by SunPower SunPower has been contracted to develop a 13.78-megawatt solar plant for the Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake.
NVIDIA Releases New Graphics and Processor Technology
Press Release Issued by NVIDIA The Maximus Technology is optimized for graphics and analysis design work.
LiveRoof Takes Home a Readers’ Choice Award at Greenbuild
Press Release Issued by LiveRoof LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System was awarded the 2011 Readers\' Choice Award from Environmental Design + Construction (ED+C) and Sustainable Facility.
AtSite to Use Redwood Lights for LEED Platinum Headquarters
Press Release Issued by Redwood Systems Redwood\'s networked lighting platform will be used to power and control 150 LED fixtures for improved energy efficiency.
WattStopper Offers BIM Objects For Lighting Control Products
Press Release Issued by WattStopper The new WattStopper BIM Revit families are available for 46 of the company’s products, including a majority of Digital Lighting Management products.
New Biofuel Allows Coal Producers to Reduce CO2 Emissions
Press Release Issued by Clean Energy Pathways Clean Energy Pathways has developed a custom biofuel that can be used to replace Btu in coal-fire plants.
Conergy Shows Off SolarFamulus Air Mounting System at SPI
Press Release Issued by Conergy Conergy has announced that attendees to Solar Power International will get a look at their new SolarFamulus Air mounting system.
EPA Recognizes 2011 WaterSense Partners of the Year
Press Release Issued by the EPA WaterSense partners nationwide are manufacturing and selling a range of products, supporting green jobs, and promoting the protection of water resources.
Southwest Windpower and ATR Announce Alliance
Press Release Issued by Southwest Windpower The companies will design and manufacture groundbreaking wind-solar hybrid systems.
Leviton Acquires Obvius, a Leader in Hardware Solutions
Press Release Issued by Leviton Manufacturing Company The Obvius acquisition will enable Leviton to offer its customers the most complete line of lighting and energy management solutions.
This Old House Will use 3D printed model from Z Corporation This Old House Will use 3D printed model from Z Corporation
Press Release Issued by Z Corporation The model includes removable rooftops and second floor, and a fully detailed interior.
IES Will Teach Methods for More Sustainable Design Practices
Press Release Issued by IES IES will showcase its disruptive design technology at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.
Three Entries Feature Triple Pane Windows from Kolbe
Press Release Issued by Kolbe Windows Kolbe’s triple pane glass windows help homeowners lower their heating bills by effectively and efficiently keeping the warm air inside.
Flex Lox Meets the LEED Standard for Low VOC
Press Release Issuedby Color Wheel Paint Flex Lox Surface Sealer is an acrylic primer with superior film performance and application properties.
Bluebeam and McCarthy Win Gold at 2011 Vision Awards
Press Release Issued by Bluebeam Software Honor recognizes use of innovative technologies for construction.
Lunera Lighting Introduces the 2210 Series
Press Release Issued by Lunera Lighting The 2210 SERIES is a solar powered, DC direct powered, architectural grid lay-in luminaire.
JURONG Collaborates with IES to Create Assessment Tool
Press Release Issued by IES The two companies will develop an assessment tool for the Singapore sustainable building rating system Green Mark.
Thermafiber Providing Customized Life Safety Insulation
Press Release Issued by Thermafiber The mineral wool insulation is being installed in the exterior curtain wall panels of the new One World Trade Center tower.
EnvisionCAD Releases New Training Video
The video presents methods to create or enhance surfaces in InRoads V8 2004, XM or V8i.
Development Begins on New Green Technology Testing Center
Press Release Issued by Pegasus Global Holdings Pegasus Global Holdings has begun work on The Center, a n new site designed to test new green building technology.
Utility Upgrades HSE Procedures with DNV’s Help
Press Release Issued by DNV DNV has recently completed work on upgrading a mid-western utility\'s HSE procedures.
Experience Syntheon Products First-hand at Greenbuild 2011
Press Release Issued by Syntheon Inc. SYNTHEON Inc. will showcase its sustainable building envelope solutions during Greenbuild 2011.
Standards to Improve Refrigerator Efficiency by 25% by 2014
Press Release Issued by the U.S. Department of Energy Nationally, consumers are expected to save more than $21 billion on their energy bills through 2043 as a result of the standards announced today.
Meet Environmental Standards with Low-emission Adhesives
Press Release Issued by 3M 3M launches new Low VOC Aerosols and 3M Hi-Strength 94 ET Spray Adhesives with up to a 50 percent reduction of VOCs.
LiveRoof Grows Capacity to Better Serve Colorado Customers
Press Release Issued by LiveRoof LiveRoof appointed Rocky Mountain Green Roofs as their newest regional grower and distributor for the LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System in Colorado.
Building Automation Software Supports Green Initiatives
Press Release Issued by Alerton New Alerton Building Suite 3 provides building owners with a solution that creates energy awareness of LEED and green initiatives.
Tsay Keh Dene First Nation Leverages Solar Lighting
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Carmanah Technologies has announced that the Tsay Keh Dene First Nation will be using its technology to light a local airstrip.
Enerconcept Technologies and GoGaS Partner
Press Release Issued by Enerconcept Technologies Inc. The partnership offers unprecedented efficiencies for industrial space, outdoor air & drying.
Air Cleaner Provides Greener, Healthier Learning Environment
Press Release Issued by Dynamic Air Quality Solutions Dynamic Air Quality Solutions announced its Dynamic Air Cleaners as an ideal indoor air quality solution for schools.
DOE Crowns Winner in Challenge to Replace Common Light Bulb
Press Release Issued by the U.S. Department of Energy If every 60-watt incandescent bulb in the U.S. was replaced with the 10-watt Philips LED bulb, the nation would save $3.9 billion in one year.
Earn LEED Points with Dynamic V8 Air Cleaning System
Press Release Issued by Dynamic Air Quality Solutions The impact of air filtration is often overlooked as a means of maximizing attainable LEED points and preventing coming up short of a desired level.
Fabric HVAC Ductwork Better than Metal Duct Counterpart
Press Release Issued by Iowa State University Iowa State Mechanical Engineering Department\'s CFD analysis in 10-month-long study reveals fabric duct is 24.5% more efficient than metal.
New modo 501 Toolset Helps Users Create Detailed Models
Press Release Issued by Luxology Luxology has announced the release of Model Bashing Kit for modo 501, a toolset designed to help users quickly create detailed models.
Plug-in Broadens Maxwell Render Audience
Press Release Issued by Next Limit Technologies The Maxwell Render plug-in will now allow MicroStation V8i users to render with Maxwell Render directly inside their platform.
FM Approvals Approved the LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System
Press Release Issued by LiveRoof FM Approvals certified that LiveRoof fulfills the highest standards for performance, safety and quality.
Video Training Focuses on Updated Tools from V8 2004 and XM
Announcement by EnvisionCAD EnvisionCAD's first Video Training course on MicroStation for V8i (SELECTseries) Update contains realistic Civil lab examples.
Manual Highlights Surface Modeling, Earthwork Computations
Announcement by EnvisionCAD This InRoads Site Design manual highlights the Site Modeler commands that are new in the V8i (SELECTseries) releases of InRoads.
Heliotronics Launches 17” Kiosk
Press Release Issued by Heliotronics Heliotronics has announced a new 17\" touch screen kiosk for use in renewable energy lobby displays.
UNT Researchers Developing Green Building Materials
Press Release Issued by the University of North Texas UNT researchers are developing natural alternatives to fiberglass and other popular, non-biodegradable building materials.
Build Group to Launch Solumbria at Intersolar North America
Press Release Issued by Build Group Designed to fit any manufacturer\'s solar panel, Solumbria is the industry\'s first adjustable array for use in building canopy support structures.
Bluebeam PDF Revu Component Saves Time and Money
Press Release Issued by Bluebeam Software Bluebeam Software has been granted a patent for an innovative feature of its popular Bluebeam PDF Revu.
Conergy Develops New Solar Mounting System of Pitched Roofs
Press Release Issued by Conergy Conergy has announced the SunTop IV, a solar mounting system designed to be easily installed on pitched roofs.
See the Premium F2 Solar Carport at Intersolar
Press Release Issued by Solaire Generation Solaire will be featuring their newest products and solar carports at the Moscone West Convention Center at booth 7128 on the 1st level.
Glass-ceramic Green Cooktop is First of its Kind
Press Release Issued by SCHOTT HomeTech UL Environment validation highlights SCHOTT’s commitment to providing customers with environmentally preferable cooktop glass-ceramic.
POET Unveils New Rail Car for Transporting Ethanol Materials
Press Release Issued by POET POET\'s Load Toad helps ethanol producers improve efficiency in their production process.
MAGE’s Solar Modules Approved for Government Projects
Press Release Issued by MAGE SOLAR MAGE SOLAR has announced that its Signature solar modules have achieved UL-certification.
New TONN Communicates to a Variety of Building Systems
Press Release Issued by Trend Control Systems The introduction of the TONN opens up new opportunities for interfacing and integrating into a customer’s Building Energy Management System.
Bluebeam Software to Showcase its PDF Platform Technologies
Press Release Issued by Bluebeam Software Bluebeam's Bluebeam will display how PDF Revu can help digitally access, manage, review and comment on building drawings and documents at BOMA.
UL Environment Products Contribute to LEED Certification
Press Release Issued by UL Environment New LEED provisions raise the bar by rewarding increased performance and transparency of building products and materials.
Studio Environment Set 2 Kit Includes Library of HDR Images
Press Release Issued by Luxology Luxology has launched Luxology, which features spherical images complete with ground planes to make for easier professional-quality studio lighting.
Kia and Mitsubishi Will Steal Show at Racetrack
Press Release Issued by NREL The vehicles on display are part of NREL\'s advanced vehicle fleet, which serves as a technology showcase and a test bed for research and development.
AMD Release Details on its Scorpius Platform
Press Release Issued by AMD AMD has announced that its Scorpius platform will take advantage of its new 9-series chipset technology.
SunPower Releases E20 Series of Solar Panels
Press Release Issued by SunPower The E20 series of solar panels is the industry\'s first commercially-available solar panels to achieve total area efficiencies of 20 percent or more.
National Lighting Design Competition Winners Announced
Press Release Issued by Cooper Lighting Six professional awards and four student awards were presented at the 34th Annual SOURCE Awards.
Oerlikon's Quality of Thin Film Silicon Modules Confirmed
Press Release Issued by Oerlikon Solar The high level of quality and reliability Oerlikon Solar is offering to its customers was now confirmed by TÜV Rheinland.
V8 Contributes to IEQ, Energy and Atmosphere LEED Points
Press Release Issued by Dynamic Air Quality Solutions The V8 Air Cleaning System exceeds MERV 13 minimum while operating at much lower static pressures.
Folding Glass Walls System has U-value of .17
Press Release Issued by NanaWall Systems NanaWall Systems new wood/aluminum system with triple glazing and foam is the first folding glass wall system to meet the Passive House Standards.
Oerlikon's Solar Technology Achieves Market Success
Press Release Issued by Oerlikon Solar Oerlikon Solar announced the first order of a turnkey 120-MW-Micromorph production line for manufacturing thin film silicon modules.
Insulating Glass Coating Balances Comfort, Solar Performance
Press Release Issued by Viracon The new VUE-40 coating provides ample daylight while reducing potential glare, offering both low interior and exterior reflectance.
SkyPaver Selected for Rooftop Projects
Press Release Issued by VAST Enterprises Eco-friendly flat roof covering, introduced at Greenbuild, is going up on the roof for office building, hospital and retail mall projects.
Buckley Air Force Base Continuess to Place LED Orders
Press Release Issued by Sunovia Energy Technologies Buckley Air Force Base has installed Sunovia Energy Technologies’ 120-Watt EvoLucia LED Aimed Optics Shoebox fixtures throughout their base.
Company Demonstrates Long Life Roadmaster Street Light
Press Release Issued by Lighting Science Group The street light delivers an energy savings of over 40% over traditional 100 watt HPS cobraheads and is available with multiple control offerings.
Philips Invests in OLED Production Facility in Germany
Press Release Issued by Philips Royal Philips Electronics is investing €40 million to increase its production capacity for OLED-based lighting at its facility in Aachen, Germany.
MU Engineer Plans to Make Solar Panels More Effective
Press Release Issued by the University of Missouri A flexible solar sheet that captures over 90 percent of available light has been developed, and prototypes should be available over the next 5 years.
LightBEEM System Lowers Costs, Improves ROI
Press Release Issued by BEEMTech LightBEEM\'s retrofit-ready design allows it to be easily installed in a broad range of commercial buildings without requiring additional wiring.
100 Watt-equivalent LED Bulb Unveiled
Press Release Issued by Switch Lighting Switch Lighting unveils what they consider to be the first true 100 watt equivalent A19 LED replacement bulb to replace incandescent bulbs.
CadFaster|Collaborate Now Available for MicroStation Users
Press Release Issued by CadFaster Ease of use of CadFaster|Collaborate enables non-experienced CAD users to participate in the design review process.
Firms Control the Performance of PDF-Based Collaboration
Press Release Issued by Bluebeam Software Studio Server, a server-based solution enables firms to leverage the intuitive, real-time collaboration features of the cloud-based Bluebeam Studio.
First LED Replacement for 75-watt Incandescent Bulb is Here
Announcement Issued by Philips Beginning May 17, Philips will showcase its most extensive portfolio of LED lighting solutions at the 2011 LIGHTFAIR International.
Behr GREENGUARD Paint Creates Healthy Indoor Environments
Press Release Issued by Behr Process Corporation Two of Behr\'s paint lines now meet the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute guidelines.
Lubi is World's Most Efficient Solar Device--80.7% Efficient
Press Release Issued by Enerconcept The wall-mounted, architecturally aesthetic Lubi revolutionizes HVAC plan/spec and contracting industry with an unprecedented solar peak efficiency.
High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program Expands
Press Release Issued by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Next phase of DOE\'s High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program offers expanded website, product selection for residential and commercial buyers.
GE Refrigerators Adopt a Foam-Blowing Insulation Agent
Press Release Issued by GE Appliances & Lighting The foam-blowing agent creates a greener manufacturing process and has proven to make the refrigerator more energy efficient in initial tests.
EvoLucia Light Fixture Named Best Outdoor Street Light
Press Release Issued by Sunovia Energy Technologies Sunovia has once again proven that the EvoLucia Aimed Optics technology can outperform the industry Goliaths.
Dell Launches New Workstation Line
Press Release Issued by Dell Dell has announced a new lineup of workstations including the mobile M4600, M660 and the R5500 rack workstation.
Radio Waves Power Sensor Networks Eliminating Batteries
Press Release Issued by Powercast Powercast announced its Lifetime Power Wireless Sensor System for wireless environmental monitoring in HVAC control and building automation.
Energy Focus Fulfills Phase 2 Contract with NASA
Press Release Issued by Energy Focus, Inc. Energy Focus will work with NASA to replace existing test stand and parking lot fixtures with high performance LED lighting.
Get Translation Between DGN & DWG Files Right the First Time
Press Release Issued by Axiom Axiom releases new software that helps eliminate the hassles normally associated with translating files between MicroStation and AutoCAD.
Switch Lighting Introduces City of Light Technology
Press Release Issued by Switch Lighting New company’s self-cooling technology offers the best and brightest warm incandescent-quality light.
What's Old is New Again with JELD-WEN Custom Reclaimed Wood
Press Release Issued by JELD-WEN JELD-WEN is the first major manufacturer to offer reclaimed wood window and door products as part of the company\'s Custom Wood line.
Stormwater360 Offers LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System
Press Release Issued by LiveRoof LiveRoof announced an agreement with Stormwater360 New Zealand to distribute its LiveRoof Hybrid Green Roof System in New Zealand and Australia.
HP Announce New Workstation Lineups
Press Release Issued by HP HP has announced a new desktop workstation and three new portable workstations.
New Product Helps Homeowners Add Solar to their Shutters
Press Release Issued by Plug ’n Save Energy Products Plug ’n Save Energy Products have announced a new product that helps homeowners add photovoltaic cells to their existing shutters.
Axiom Announces the Release of RasterDgn for PowerDraft V8i
Press Release Issued by Axiom Edit color, grayscale or monochrome raster images from within MicroStation PowerDraft V8i.
Park Chooses EG300-series Solar Lighting System
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Corporation The EG300-series solar lighting system was chosen on the basis of lighting performance, aesthetic design, and cost savings achieved in installation.
Enerconcept Technologies Inc. Comes to U.S.
Press Release Issued by Enerconcept Technologies Inc. Enerconcept Technologies will make solar air heating available and affordable to commercial, institutional and industrial facilities in the U.S.
Laser Scanning Technology Creates High Definition Animations
Press Release Issued by Pointools A survey team captured millions of millimeter accurate measurements to map the development of fortifications around Mont Orgueil Castle in Jersey.
LiveRoof Announced the Introduction of RoofStone
Press Release Issued by LiveRoof Engineered to integrate with the dimensions of LiveRoof Modules, RoofStone offers a complementary accessory for rooftops, walkways and patios.
MDL and Pointools Partner
Press Release Issued by Pointools MDL has partnered with Pointools to deliver high-performance point cloud software with every new 3D laser scanner starting at SPAR 2011.
Exhibition to Feature New Construction Technology
Press Release Issued by SYNTHEON Inc. Pittsburgh-based SYNTHEON Inc. is pleased to announce its participation in CONEXPO-CON/AGG.
BioLumber Announces World Patent
Press Release Issued by BioLumber BioLumber’s recycled plastic lumber is stronger than conventional lumber and is four times more durable than treated lumber.
Topcon Beijing and Pointools Partner
Press Release Issued by Pointools The partnership builds on existing relationships with Topcon in other parts of the world, says VP of Products at Pointools.
Point & Click Your Way to the Right Tankless Water Heater
Press Release Issued by Eemax Eemax, Inc. has made it easier to correctly identify the right tankless water heater through its new online Product Selector Guide.
DOE Expands High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program
Press Release Issued by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory The DOE\'s High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program gears up for expansion with series of events to market more energy efficient windows.
Novacem Develops New Carbon-negative Produced Cement
Press Release Issued by Autodesk The Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program enables UK company to increase plant efficiency to develop cleaner, greener products.
Linkfast Gets Warm Welcome by the Pointools Partner Program
Press Release Issued by Pointools Pointools software complements Linkfast's 3D scanning solutions from Riegl and Topcon, says sales director of Linkfast.
LiveRoof Contributes to LEED Green Building Certification
Press Release Issued by LiveRoof LiveRoof can help projects achieve LEED credits in several categories.
SSL Fixtures Installed in Large LED Project
Press Release Issued by Lusio Solid-State Lighting Lusio Solid-State Lighting delivered 4,750 high bay LED fixtures to Doha, Qatar, for the Qatar National Convention Centre extension.
Second Wind Raises Awareness of Triton Sonic Wind Profiler
Press Release Issued by Second Wind Second Wind conducted a live demonstration of Triton’s remote sensing capabilities that included displaying real-time wind measurements.
Alpha Natural Resources Invests in CERATECH
Press Release Issued by Alpha Natural Resources Alpha\'s investment will bring immediate benefit to CTI, says CTI CEO.
Intel Offers New vPro Processor Line
New Intel® Business Processors Deliver Leading Security, Manageability and Performance Intel are releasing a new processor line target for businesses.
XsunX Enters into an Agreement with Telecomps
Press Release Issued by XsunX Taiwanese firm is the first commercial customer for the company’s breakthrough CIGSolar technology.
Intel Launches Xeon E3 Processor Family
Press Release Issued by Intel Intel has announced the new Xeon E3 processor family for entry level workstations.
Rent Remote Sensing Technology for Wind Measurement
Press Release Issued by Second Wind Industry veteran Dulas will partner with Second Wind to offer Triton Sonic Wind Profiler systems for rental in the UK.
Engineers Increase Efficiency and Savings for the WAPA
Press Release Issued by Cooper Lighting Engineers selected Cooper Lighting for a large-scale upgrade of 972 of the Islands\' street lights.
TechPrecision Receives $1.2 Million Order from New Customer
Press Release Issued by TechPrecision Corporation The order is 3rd new strategic tier-1 customer signed this fiscal year and has long-term potential to exceed revenue from current largest customer.
GEO Integrates ZigBee into its Energy Management Systems
Press Release Issued by Ember GEO has integrated Ember’s ZigBee chips, ZigBee PRO networking software, and ZigBee SE (Smart Energy) Suite into its family of wireless devices.
Honeywell Releases New SOLARC R Product
Press Release Issued by Honeywell The anti-reflective coating material is a new formulation allowing for easier application method and reduced material use.
Lighting Science Group Donated LED Bulbs to Extreme Makeover
Press Release Issued by Lighting Science Group Company’s high-performance and long-lasting led lights were donated and installed in the Hurston family’s Cocoa, Florida net zero home.
VAST Composite Pavers Named a Hot Product for 2011
Press Release Issued by VAST Enterprises The February issue of Green Builder magazine features VAST Composite Pavers as one of the Hot 50 Products for 2011.
PNS Delivers Innovative Renewable Energy Power Solution
Press Release Issued by Plug 'N Save Energy Products This custom designed, power producing window shutter allows personal power production on a whole new level, one window at a time.
NVIDIA Announces the New Quadro Line of Graphics Cards
Press Release Issued by NVIDIA NVIDIA's latest line of graphics cards will enhance a new generation of mobile workstations.
Holbrook Lumber Wins the Best Booth Award at LBM Expo
Press Release Issued by Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies The booth featured multiple vendors showcasing AERT\'s MoistureShield Vantage Collection decking, MoistureShield railing, and EcoShield deck tiles.
Array LED Bulb Makes ENERGY STAR LED Light Bulbs List
Press Release Issued by Nexxus Lighting The MR16 uses just 3.3 watts to produce over 150 lumens at a 3000° Kelvin color temperature and a color rendering index of 84.
Agreement to Bolster Mondo's Presence in Northern California
Press Release Issued by The Patton Group Mondo has signed an agency agreement for The Patton Group to carry Mondo commercial flooring products.
New Director Appointed at Watts Water Technologies
Press Release Issued by Watts Water Technologies Watts Water Technologies, Inc. announced the election of Merilee Raines as a member of the Board of Directors.
Survey Project Scans Almost 450 Caves Below Nottingham
Press Release Issued by Pointools Laser scanners are used to map a network of caves around the city of Nottingham's castle.
Solution To Better Address Needs of Utilities and Customers
Press Release Issued by ThinkEco ThinkEco and Tenrdril will work together to deliver a comprehensive demand response system by integrating their offerings.
Department of Energy Pushes for Efficient Air Conditioners
Press Release Issued by the U.S. Department of Energy The Department worked with the DOE Commercial Building Energy Alliances to develop new performance criteria for commercial air conditioners.
Pointools Suite Streamlines Conversion of Point Cloud Models
Press Release Issued by Pointools Pointools has launched a new high-value software bundle for working with point clouds.
Take Advantage of Laser Scanning with Archway and Pointools
Press Release Issued by Archway Systems Archway Systems has joined the Pointools Partner Program for North America.
Ringdale has First Sale of ActiveLED Commercial Lighting
Press Release Issued by Ringdale CTS sold ActiveLED Recessed Ceiling Panel Lights and Recessed Ceiling Can Downlights to an office building in San Salvador, El Salvador.
Energy Efficienct Chiller Reduces Total Cost of Ownership
Press Release Issued by PR Newswire McQuay International previewed the new 700 ton Daikin McQuay Magnitude centrifugal chiller.
SmartHeat Acquires GWP
Press Release Issued by SmartHeat Inc. This acquisition will extend SmartHeat\'s clean technology heating solutions into the rapidly growing heat pump markets in Europe and China.
Synchrony And Gardner Denver Partner
Press Release Issued by Synchrony Award-winning magnetic bearing and high-speed motor technology integrated into breakthrough line of faster, stronger, smarter high-speed blowers.
Microsoft Office Importer Adds a New Major Feature
Press Release Issued by The new feature, column flow, allows users to bring Excel and Word data into multiple, automatically-adjusting columns in a DGN file with one paste.
RapidFire Includes Support for eDrawings 2011 and DGN Files
Press Release Issued by Geometric Geometric Limited announced the release of eDrawings RapidFire Lite version 8.0 with support for DGN files.
Good Things Come in Threes
Press Release Issued by Accoya Wood Accoya receives three international environmental awards.
Southwest Windpower Unveiled its Skystream 600
Press Release Issued by Southwest Windpower Skystream 600 produces 74 percent more energy than its predecessor—making it the most efficient power grid-connected turbine in its class.
Pointools and Safe Software Partner
Press Release Issued by Pointools Pointools and Safe Software partnership helps GIS professionals and organizations streamline point cloud data transformation and delivery.
Search, Replace, Filter & Group within ProjectWise
Press Release Issued by Axiom Axiom announces the release of CadExplorer version 4.1.
High Customer Interest in the New Production Line ThinFab
Press Release Issued by Oerlikon Solar Two customers have ordered Oerlikon Solar equipment of the new ThinFab generation to achieve substantial cost savings.
CadExplorer Now Supports ProjectWise.
Press Release Issued by Axiom Axiom announces the release of CadExplorer version 4.1.
SynthEyes Offers Exciting New Texture Extraction Toolset
Press Release Issued by Andersson Technologies Andersson Technologies LLC has shipped SynthEyes 2011, which emphasizes new capabilities in set reconstruction, especially texture extraction.
Webinar to Address Challenges of Automated Document Systems
Press Release Issued by Synergis Synergis will host an upcoming webinar titled "12 Engineering Document Management Problems You Can Solve in Three Weeks."
Milan Cathedral Restoration Includes Point Cloud Technology
Press Release Issued by Pointools Laser scanned measurements, survey data and photogrammetric images help to generate visualisations, classical plans and elevations, and animations.
Bluebeam Software Expands European Presence
Press Release Issued by Bluebeam Software Bluebeam contracts with Swedish firm Bluebeam AB to assist design, construction and manufacturing customers.
U.S. Coast Guard Orders 2,500 Solar LED Marine Lanterns
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Carmanah has received orders totaling over $1.1 million the United States Coast Guard for solar LED marine lanterns.
NREL Releases Bioenergy Analysis Tool
Press Release Issued by NREL NREL has announced the release of a new web portal featuring two new bioenergy analysis and mapping tools.
Pointools Kept Complex Project On Schedule and Error Free
Press Release Issued by Pointools The Pointools plug-in for AutoCAD compared a 3D point cloud model of just-built items with architectural designs to identify potential errors.
Joe Croser Joins Pointools from Bentley Systems
Press Release Issued by Pointools Croser will lead Pointools’ product management, product marketing, and sales strategy to position the whole Pointools team.
Domespace Selected SolidWorks as an Essential 3D Tool
Press Release Issued by DS SolidWorks Domespace plans to deploy online applications that consumers can use to help design and build an eco-friendly, rotating dome house.
Get Bentley Map V8i (SELECTseries) Fundamentals Training
Press Release Issued by EnvisionCAD EnvisionCAD announces the availability of their Bentley Map V8i (SELECTseries) Fundamentals courseware.
Beckhoff Automation Introduces Solar Tracking Software
Press Release Issued by Beckhoff Automation TwinCAT Solar Position Algorithm is designed to let solar power plants calculate the angle of the Sun anyhwere in the world.
Telvent and OATI Inc. Form Strategic Alliance
Press Release By OATI Telvent and OATI jointly announce the strategic integration of Telvent’s smart grid solution suite with OATI’s webSmartEnergy solutions.
OATI Rolls Out Solution for Management of Demand Response
Press Release Issued By OATI OATI has announced out the OATI webDistribute product as the industry’s most advanced DR and Distributed Resource Management System.
Carmanah to Support Oil Spill Containment Efforts
Press Release Issued By Carmanah Carmanah is providing LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of Mexico.
American Clay's New Lime Putty Wins Award
Press Release Issued by American Clay American Clay\'s Lime Putty was selected by a panel of independent judges for the 2010 Innovative Green Design Award (IGDA) for Interior Finishes.
Carmanah Awarded Multiple Offers from Canadian Coast Guard
Press Release Issued By Siemens Carmanah Carmanah has received four Standing Offers from the Canadian Coast Guard.
Carmanah Delivers $1 Million in Solar-Powered Fence Lighting
Press Releas Issued By Carmanah A facility in the United States is illuminating its fencing with $1 million of solar-powered LED streetlights provided by Carmanah Technologies.
Axiom Releases New CADExplorer Version
Press Release Issued by Axiom The latest version supports a proximity search feature, allowing MicroStation users to quickly locate pairs of elements.
Zep Solar’s PV Installation Hardware Listed to UL Standards
Press Release Issued by Zep Solar Zep Solar has received UL 1703 and UL 467 listing by ETL for the patented Zep System, its auto-grounding photovoltaic system installation hardware.
Carmanah to Unveil Solar Innovations at LightFair 2010
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Carmanah Technologies is unveiling additions to its line of EverGEN solar LED lighting products at LIGHTFAIR 2010.
Google Helps Consumers Track Energy Use
A new partnership between Google and Microchip Technology will help consumers track their energy usage.
Autodesk Selects Vindby as Inventor of the Month
Press Release Issued by Autodesk Vindby, a supplier of renewable energy solutions, developed the Vindby 1A, the first wind turbine approved for home use in Denmark, with Inventor.
Axiom Releases New V8i Training Courses
By Axiom Among the offerings are V8i Essentials — Interface Basics, another LearningBay MicroStation training course for V8i and two others.
Gill Instruments exhibit at Oceanology International 2010
Press Release Issued By Gill Instruments Gill Instruments recently exhibited at Oceanology International 2010 marine science & technology exhibition at the Excel in London’s Docklands.
Autodesk Unleashes 2011 Building Software Portfolio
Press Release Issued by Autodesk Updated software includes Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, Revit Structure, Navisworks, Buzzsaw and 3ds Max Design.
Carmanah and Sabik Expand Marine Product Families
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Carmanah Technologies Corporation and Sabik Oy have joined forces to deliver a complete range of marine lighting solutions.
Variable Generation Scheduling Solution Deployed
Press Release Issued by Open Access Technology International OATI announced the successful deployment of the OATI webSmartEnergy Variable Generation Scheduling Solution for Intermittent Resources.
Bentley Developer Network Gains AMV STEELWORKS
Press Release Issued by AMV AMV joined the Bentley Developer network with its newborn product AMV STEELWORKS 2010.
IES Showcases Its Latest Software for HVAC
Press Release Issued by Integrated Environmental Solutions New step-by-step navigators, HVAC multiplexing functionality, and enhanced water cooled chiller model provides more intuitive and detailed analysis.
New MetPak II Combined Weather Station
Press Release Issued by Gill Instruments Ltd. The MetPak II is a compact and lightweight multi-sensor instrument that measures a wide range of weather parameters.
Ultrasonic Wind Sensors Displayed at AMS 2010
Press Release Issued by Gill Instruments The product range on display will include Gill’s popular 2-axis and 3-axis ultrasonic anemometers and weather station.
Building the Business Case for Energy Storage
Press Release Issued by KEMA KEMA released the first independent guidebook on integrating wide-scale energy storage in the electric power infrastructure.
New Trucks Deliver More Than 28% Fuel Savings
Press Release Issued by NREL UPS’s first generation hybrid diesel step delivery vans are powered by an Eaton Corp. electric hybrid propulsion system.
Stefan Jacoby Talks Innovation and Responsibility
Press Release Issued by NVTC Stefan Jacoby he outlined the Volkswagen Group\'s strategy the role sustainability will play in the automotive industry\'s future.
Duke Energy Receives $22 Million for Wind Power Storage
Press Release Issued By Duke Energy Generation Services Duke Energy intends to match a grant from the DOE to design, build and install large-scale batteries to store wind energy.
Bell & Gossett Wins AHR Expo Innovation Award
Press Release Issued by ITT Corporation The Technologic« 502 was among a select group of new products to receive the \"Honorable Mention\" out of hundreds considered.
Global Virtual Weather Locations Greatly Expanded
Press Release Issued by Autodesk The new version adds weather locations for Central and Southern Europe, Australia, New Zealand, India, China, Japan, Philippines and South Korea.
Yas Marina Circuit Equips High-Tech Track
Press Release Issued By Carmanah Technologies Corporation The Yas Marine Circuit incorporates solar-LED lighting technology from Carmanah Technologies.
Sopogy to Unveil Solar Thermal Concentrator for Rooftop
Press Release Issued by Sopogy Sopogy will unveil its newest MicroCSP™ parabolic trough solar concentrator called “SopoFlare™” at Solar Power International 2009 October 27, 2009.
Nuclear Power Plant Goes Solar with LED Outdoor Lighting
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Southern California Edison (SCE) is illuminating its main employee parking areas with solar-powered LED lights from Carmanah Technologies.
NERC Interchange Distribution Calculator
Press Release Issued by OATI NERC IDC calculates Transmission Distribution Factors (TDFs) for interchanges between 10,000 points and 2,000 flow gates three times per hour.
Solar Powered Parking-Lot Light Delivers Off-Grid
Press Release Issued By Carmanah Technologies Corporation The new EverGEN 1710 is designed as a compact stand-alone lighting alternative for off-grid parking lots and other municipal, commercial or industrial areas.
Cooper Lighting Introduces New Energy-saving Light
Press Release Issued by Cooper Lighting The fixture’s modular LED light engine is designed to deliver illumination comparable to a 100W HID system while offering over 50% in energy savings.
Sopogy Solar Collector joins Gas Co.’s 18-month Demo Program
Press Release Issued By Sopogy, Inc. Demonstration provides customers with energy solutions to increase efficiencies plus reduce costs and greenhouse-gas emissions.
Construction Starts On Solar Module Manufacturing Facility
Press Release Issued By The Pramac Group and Oerlikon Solar The Pramac Group and Oerlikon Solar start production on Switzerland\'s largest solar module manufacturing facility, creating 150 high-tech jobs.
Carmanah Tech introduces self-contained A650 aviation light
Press Release Issued By Carmanah Technologies Carmanah Technologies has introduced its most versatile and highest value solar-powered light to date—the A650 aviation and obstruction light.
Liquid Desiccant Cooling and Dehumidification Reduces Costs
Press Release by DuCool DFA reduced electricity costs 25% and eliminated moisture-related damages to goods by installing DuCool desiccant cooling and dehumidification systems.
Transoft Solutions Expands its Training Programs
Press Release Issued by Transoft Solutions New web-based training allows new Transoft Solutions users to have all of the benefits of instructor led class room training at their workstations.
Wind Turbine Company Continues to Deliver Innovations
Press Release Issued by Proven Energy Scottish wind turbine manufacturer Proven Energy announced a new product with the unveiling of its 3.2kW machine in Surrey UK, 7–12 July 2009.
Transoft Solutions Launches Ahead of the Curve
Press Release Issued By Transoft Solutions New Transoft Solutions’ blog is aimed at giving transportation infrastructure engineers corporate, industry and tech news.
Residential Installers Can Tap Into The Commercial Market
Press Release Issued By SMA America, Inc. SMA America’s Sunny Tower allows residential solar installers the ability to expand their services and customer base.
Auria Solar Gains Mass Production Stage With Oerlikon Solar
Press Release Issued By Tainan/Trubbach Oerlikon Solar and Auria Solar ramped up the entire Tainan facility and brought it to mass production in less than eight months.
Meat Processing Plant Cuts Energy Consumption
Press Release Issued by DuCool The high energy savings are providing TonniesFleisch a very short return on investment period of 1.5 years.
AutoTrack v8.52 Released with Online Vehicle Libraries
Press Release Issued by Savoy Computing Services Ltd Savoy Computing Services Ltd, have released an update that allows users to access online vehicle libraries.
Oerlikon Solar Wins Cell Award 2009
Press Release Issued by Oerlikon Solar Oerlikon Solar has been named winner of the 2009 CELL AWARD, presented at the Intersolar 2009 Conference in Munich.
Matrox to showcase Extio F1400
Press Release Issued by Matrox Matrox Graphics, will demonstrate the Extio F1400™ remote graphics unit (RGU) at the upcoming Yokogawa Technology Fair & User Conference.
HIB Wood Insulation Blocks Selected
Press Release Issued by SIGA Green Technologies HIB building blocks have been selected to be incorporated into the Eco-Home design completion in “Greenstown” Greensburg, KS.
American Clay Applicator Covers Walls of Airstream Trailer
Press Release Issued By American Clay At the Alternative Building Expo in Santa Monica, CA, green builder Jim Gooley will display his green-renovated Airstream trailer.
Hybrid Air-Conditioning System Reduces Energy Use 60%
Press Release Issued by DuCool DuCool is launching an air-conditioning system powered by solar thermal energy or electricity, reduces energy use by 60 percent.
Building Green with RSMeans
Announcement by U.S. Cost U.S. Cost offers a free webinar on green building.
Transoft Solutions’ AutoTURN 6.1 Software Now Shipping
Press Release Issued By Transoft Transoft Solutions has begun shipping the latest version of its swept-path analysis software, AutoTURN 6.1.
Training Program on Project Planning and Management
Press Release Issued By Charisma Careers A training program to help participants to understand the finer points of project management.
ERDAS and Spot Image Partnering on HMA-I Project
Press Release Issued By ERDAS ERDAS and Spot Image announce a new partnership, increasing both organizations’ involvement in the Heterogeneous HMA-I project.
AutoTrack for Highway Design
Press Release Issued By Transoft Solutions Transoft Solutions announces AutoTrack for Highway Design v8.51, now with MicroStation V8i support.
New Autodesk Tools for Energy-Efficient Building Design
Press Release Issued by Autodesk This new product and online resource provides architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms with tools sustainable design help.
EPV SOLAR Showcases Its Thin-Film Modules at SOLAREXPO 2009
Press Release issued by EPV SOLAR EPV SOLAR will exhibit at SOLAREXPO at Pavilion 2 Stand C2.2. being held in Verona, Italy, May 7-9, 2009.
Transoft Solutions Launches GuidSIGN Version 5.0
Press Release Issued by Transoft Transoft Solutions developers of design software for the transportation and AEC communities, have announced the launch of GuidSIGN Version 5.0.
DuCool Increases Cogeneration Efficiency
Press Release Issued by DuCool DuCool has introduced dehumidification and cooling solutions that dramatically improve the energy efficiency of cogeneration systems.
LMS Engineering to Showcase New Wind Energy Solution
Press Release Issued by LMS Engineering LMS Engineering will present its LMS Virtual.Lab Aerodyn Wind Loads solution at the European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition (EWEC) 2009.
New Solar LED Lighting for Streets and Parking Lots
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Corporation Carmanah Technologies EverGEN 1500 combines the performance of an AC-powered area light with the versatility of an off-grid solar-powered lighting system.
Hatch Associates Saves Time and Money With Bentley Software
Press Release Issued by Bentley Systems The use of Bentley’s PlantSpace enabled Hatch to save design time and reduce the risk of rework in the field.
Solar-Powered Marine Lanterns with AIS Technology
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Corporation Carmanah Technologies partners with Shine Micro to add an automatic identification system capability to its line of solar-powered LED marine lanterns.
Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems Incentives
Press Release Issued by WaterFurnace International Homeowners who install geothermal heating and cooling systems are eligible for increased tax incentives.
American Clay Enterprises is Awarded Patent
Press Release Issued by American Clay Elsaesser officially inherits the inventor title from his grandfather, who held 21 patents, still in use today.
DOE and GM Unveil 17 EcoCAR Challenge Designs
Press Release Issued by DOE It challenges students to design and build advanced vehicles that demonstrate cutting-edge automotive technologies.
Storage Technologies for Alternative Energy
Announcement by Edison Materials Technology Center Course by Dr. Jack Brouwer of the National Fuel Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine, covers fundamentals of energy storage.
Autodesk Exposure Technology Scientifically Validated
Press Release Issued by Autodesk Results provided by the software are as accurate and reliable as the existing \"gold standard\" for simulated test cases.
Ourston Traffic Solutions to Distribute AutoTrack
Press Release Issued by Savoy Computing Services Ltd Ourston Traffic Solutions, US roundabout and traffic planning experts, will be distributing AutoTrack as their vehicle swept path program of choice.
ENERGY STAR Residential Water Heaters to Yield Savings
By DOE The ENERGY STAR® program now addresses every major residential appliance found in most American homes.
DOE Releases Groundbreaking Technology
Press Release Issued by DOE The Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program has developed a database providing up-to-date information on marine and hydrokinetic renewable energy.
Breakthrough Made with iCrete’s Patented Concrete Mixes
Press Release Issued by iCrete iCrete creates the first truly global concrete, an infrastructure solution that reduces costs and can meet all building code standards anywhere.
Chub Cay’s First Solar and Wind Powered House
Press Release Issued by Affiniti Architects Home has an array of four vertical wind turbines and flexible solar panels generating electricity silently even with gusts as small as 4 mph.
Honda Completes Fifth LEED Building in 2008
By ConnectPress Company’s Longmont, Colo. data center earns LEED Silver
Buck Institute Earns Innovation Award
By ConnectPress GreenIT helps age research center reduce e-waste, green up technology.
DOE Releases a New Version of EnergyPlus Simulation Software
Press Release Issued by DOE EnergyPlus models heating, cooling, lighting, ventilating, water, and other energy flows to test system combinations before construction begins.
Facility Named Canada's Solar Project of the Year
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Corporation Carmanah receives CanSIA Award for \"Jean Canfield Building\" Solar Power System.
Solar-Powered Obstruction Light Marks Towers
Press Release Issued by Carmanah Technologies Corporation New, reliable, solution is powered entirely by the sun, making it ideal for remote locations or anywhere grid-based power is unavailable.
Transoft Solutions’ AutoTURN 6.0 Now Fully Equipped
Press Release Issued by Transoft Solutions User downloadable vehicle libraries are now available to complement AutoTURN 6.0’s Vehicle Libraries
Vico Software Unveils 2009 Virtual Construction Suite
By Vico Software This major release of the software extends a basic BIM model to 4D for scheduling and 5D for costing.
Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) Chooses AutoTURN
By Transoft Solutions Transoft Solutions announces that Nebraska Department of Roads plans to use AutoTURN 6.0 for vehicle swept-path maneuver simulation and more.
Mitsubishi Modules to Power Large Nonprofit PV Project
Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics will provide solar modules for what is expected to be one of California’s largest non-profit photovoltaic projects.
Transoft Refocuses Operations
Press Release Issued by Transoft Solutions To meet growing international demand for its applications, Transoft announces a re-division of its operations to better serve regional markets.
New ESIP System is Made from Soy Beans
ESIPS has developed a new SIP called Energy Smart Insulated Panel System that uses closed cell foam produced from soy beans grown in the United States.
William A. Berry & Son Uses Bluebeam PDF Revu for LEED
Bluebeam helped Berry reduce paper consumption so significantly that the firm is applying for a LEED Innovation in Design point.
Husqvarna Debuts New Automower Solar Hybrid Lawn Mower
Husqvarna's Automower Solar Hybrid is a fully robotic lawn mower partly powered by the sun that uses no fuel or oil.
Bamboo Living Homes Offers Installation in Caribbean
Bamboo Living Homes' distributor in the United States Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico will install the first ICC-ES certified bamboo homes on the islands.
TRIRIGA, RealFoundations Offer Software/Advisory Solution
TRIRIGA and RealFoundations' integrated software and environmental advisory services solution measures, manages and reduces energy consumption from buildings.
TTI's SunSeeker Tracking System Chosen for Korean Facility
Samsung C&T Corporation recently dedicated the 3 megawatt "Sol-Luce Jindo" solar photovoltaic power plant in Jindo County, South Jeolla Province in Korea.
Konarka Opens Largest Roll-to-Roll Thin Film Solar Factory
Konarka Technologies, Inc. has opened the largest roll-to-roll flexible thin film solar manufacturing facility in the world.
RayTracker GC Being Used in Multiple PV Installations
Energy Innovations’ RayTracker GC product has been installed by several new customers and will be included in installations representing over 2MW of solar energy starting this month.
Five Star Debuts New Solar Inks for PV Cells
Five Star Technologies has announced the availability of ElectroSperse S-series solar inks for use in crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells.
Steelcase Granted FSC Certification
Steelcase was recently granted a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS).
Envision Solar Creates LifeVillage Modular Structures
Envision Solar's LifeVillage is a modular self-contained “infrastructure in a crate” that can provide critical utilities in even the most remote areas of the world.
Austin Solar AC Developing Thermal Solar AC System
Austin Solar Air Conditioning is developing a thermal solar air conditioning system utilizing parabolic trough solar technology.
Onset Debuts New LEED Monitoring Kits
Onset's three new HOBO LEED Monitoring Kits are designed to help improve building energy performance while also providing LEED credits.
SolCool’s Millennia Unfazed by Hurricane Ike
Alternative Energy Group returned after evacuation of the Houston area during Hurricane Ike to find its SolCool One Millennia solar air conditioning system undamaged.
Suniva Screen Has Printed Solar Cells With 20%+ Efficiencies
Suniva has announced that it has developed several silicon solar cells in its lab with over 20 percent conversion efficiencies.
VersaCAD 2008 for Windows To Ship
Press Release Issued by Archway Systems Archway Systems, Inc. announced VersaCAD 2008 will ship on October 1.
Autodesk University 2008 Call for Submissions
By Autodesk Autodesk has made a call for submissions for its 2008 Design Show Reel requesting animations and renderings created with 3ds Max, Maya or Revit.
Clean Energy Companies Use Arena PLM
Arena Solutions has announced that its Arena PLM software is helping clean energy companies accelerate product development.
GWS Technologies Developing Solstice Portable Solar Charger
GWS Technologies is developing a portable solar charger, the GWS Solstice, as part of its microgeneration product line.
Autodesk Presents Revit BIM Experience Award to SENER
Press Release Issued by Autodesk Autodesk, Inc. announced that SENER, an engineering and technology group has been selected to receive a Revit BIM Experience Award.
California Paints Debuts ELEMENTS Zero-VOC Interior Paints
California Paints has launched its ELEMENTS Zero VOC paint line, which includes a primer, a ceiling white and three interior finishes.
Worldwide Energy Has $7.63 M in New Solar Module Contracts
Worldwide Energy's solar division, AmeriSolar, has signed $22 million in new contracts, all of which is expected to be recorded during the 2008 calendar year.
Enphase Energy Raises $15 M for Solar Micro-Inverter System
Enphase Energy, a developer and manufacturer of solar micro-inverter systems, has raised $15 million in new funding to expand manufacturing of its products.
NanoMarkets Debuts Report on PV Manufacturing
NanoMarkets has announced its latest report, The Future of Thin-Film and Organic Photovoltaics Manufacturing.
TRIRIGA Releases TREES Software
TRIRIGA's TREES is a environmental management system to measure, manage and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from buildings.
LEED for Existing Buildings Reference Guide Now Available
The LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance Reference Guide is now available for purchase at the USGBC Store.
Greenblock Expands Its ICF Market Area
Greenblock has begun marketing its insulated concrete form (ICF) products and installation services in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
Plyboo Bamboo Plywood Products Pass California VOC Emissions
Plyboo bamboo plywood products have passed emissions testing under the criteria of California Section 01350, the most stringent VOC-emissions standards in North America.
Wilsonart Duracryl Sink Products Earn GREENGUARD
Wilsonart's Duracryl Sink products have been awarded GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality certification and GREENGUARD Children & Schools certification.
Cosentino Reveals New Silestone Countertop Color
Silestone quartz countertops offer Microban protection, as well as GREENGUARD and National Sanitation Foundation certifications.
Johnson Controls Provides Green Solutions for Olympics
Johnson Controls has installed sustainable building solutions in 18 Olympic stadiums and supporting facilities in Beijing.
Shurtape HVAC Tapes Contribute to LEED Credits
Seven HVAC tapes manufactured by Shurtape Technologies have been qualified for LEED credit.
Olympic Village Features Hybrid SolarWall PV/T System
The Beijing Olympic Village is now home to one of the world's first SolarWall photovoltaic/thermal (PV/T) hybrid systems.
AV's Architectural Wind System Installed at Logan Airport
AeroVironment's Architectural Wind system has been installed at Boston’s Logan International Airport Office Center.
UK Small Wind Turbine Company Enters US Market
The United Kingdom’s most popular small wind turbines are making a serious push into the North American market.
Unirac Debuts RapidRac G10 PV Mounting System
Unirac has launched its newly improved RapidRac G10 PV Mounting solution for flat roof commercial systems.
Trina Solar to Provide PV Cells for Hy-Bird
Trina Solar has announced a cooperation agreement with LISA Airplanes for the building of the Hy-Bird, a solar and hydrogen powered airplane.
Fat Spaniel and PV Powered Offer Monitoring Solution
Fat Spaniel has partnered with PV Powered to offer a factory integrated and tested monitoring solution for solar electric systems.
Yudelson Announces New Green Homes Book
Green building expert Jerry Yudelson has announced the publication of his new book, "Choosing Green: The Home Buyer's Guide to Good Green Homes."
ODA Announces New Educational Program
Press Release Issued by Open Design Alliance The Open Design Alliance announced a program aimed at stimulating research in engineering software applications by educational organizations.
Transoft Solutions’ ParkCAD 3.0 chosen by HDR
Press Release Issued by Transoft Solutions Transoft Solutions announced that HDR has chosen ParkCAD 3.0 for parking facilities development.
Conserval Launches SolarDuct
Conserval Engineering Inc. has launched its new SolarDuct line of rooftop solar air heating and PV/thermal systems.
BroadStar Debuts AeroCam Wind Turbine
BroadStar's AeroCam wind turbine was designed and patented for commercial applications and can be made available almost anywhere.
Consumer Reports Rates Iron Woods Ipe No. 1
Iron Woods Ipe was recently rated by Consumer Reports as the No. 1 residential decking wood.
Optimizing Sail Design for the 2008 Olympics Using 3D Air
By Flomerics Finland-based sail maker WB-Sails is using EFD.Lab fluid dynamics simulation software from Flomerics to develop and optimize sails for Star and Finn class Olympic sailboats.
Green Mountain Launches BeGreen LEED Calculator
Green Mountain's Web-based BeGreen Business LEED calculator helps businesses calculate and purchase certified RECs.
ACT Registers ACTech Panel System in 24 States
Alternative Construction Technologies has registered its ACTech Panel System and several ancillary services in 24 states.
StrionAir System A130 Reduces Fan Energy by 10 Percent
StrionAir's electrically enhanced filtration technology reduces required fan energy by more than 10%.
Research and Markets Releases PV Market Potential Report
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Solar Photovoltaic Market Potential-2008" report to its offerings.
Leica Geosystems Releases Leica fieldPro v2.1
The relaunched Version 2.1 of Leica fieldPro features several improvements of well-known functionalities and a new interface between CADWorx fieldPipe and Leica CloudWorx for AutoCAD.
Breakthrough Polypropylene Sintering Material
By 3D Systems Corporation 3D Systems Corporation, announced that it will run a newly developed polypropylene-based material
Flow Simulation Helps Solve Power LED Overheating Problem
By Flomerics Voxdale used Flomerics’ EFD.Pro computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to solve a power light emitting diode (LED) thermal management problem in just one day.
Guardian 275 Curtainwall Provides Hurricane Protection
Major Industries' Guardian 275 translucent curtainwall has been approved by the Florida Building Commission for use in the Florida construction industry.
Global Solar Debuts Thin-Film Alternative
Global Solar’s new PowerFlex Solar Strings provide a pre-connected format to its Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide (CIGS) cells.
Canadian Solar Delivers BIPV Modules for 2008 Olympics
Canadian Solar has completed the delivery of 66 KW of BIPV modules for the lamp posts along the Olympic Boulevard at the 2008 Olympics.
ConstructionWire Site Gives Vendors Green Building Leads
Vendors and suppliers can access detailed reports on green building commercial projects through ConstructionWire's Green Building Edition.
Southern Living Home Features GridPoint Products
The Cliffs Cottage at Furman, a Southern Living Showcase Home, utilizes several of GridPoint’s capabilities including online energy management.
EverClean Earns GreenGuard Certification
Thermaflex recently announced that its new residential flexible duct, EverClean, had earned the GREENGUARD certification.
Bentley’s Randy Tardy Receives Meritorious Service Award
Press Release Issued by Design-Build Institute Design-Build Institute of America recognizes contributions of industry sales advisor.
Uniboard’s Nu-Green Used in EcoLogic Green Homes
Uniboard's Nu-Green particleboard has been selected to be used in Canada’s greenest community--EcoLogic Green Homes in Newmarket, Ontario.
Sapphire Energy Unveils Renewable Gasoline
Sapphire Energy has produced renewable 91 octane gasoline, made from a process that produces crude oil from sun, CO2 and photosynthetic microorganisms.
Second Wind Offers Measnet Calibrated C3 Anemometer
Wind energy professionals who want exceptionally accurate wind-speed measurements can use Second Wind's new Measnet Calibrated C3 anemometer.
Kyocera Reduces Solar Cell Thickness
Kyocera's new solar cell manufacturing process allows the manufacture of solar cells with a thickness of 180 micrometers.
Speedheat Shows Electric Radiant Floor Heating Systems
Speedheat's Generation4 electric radiant floor heating systems will be featured at next week’s Southern Building Show in Atlanta.
Unirac Launches New Customer Tools
Unirac has launched a new lineup of tools designed to make purchasing solar mounting solutions simple and seamless for its customers.
IES Launches Free Building Energy, Carbon Emission Software
Press Release Issued by IES IES VE-WARE suitable for all building types across worldwide locations, assessing building performance against 2030 Challenge.
Kama Energy Efficient Building Systems Debuts SIPs
Kama Energy Efficient Building Systems (kama-EEBS) panels are designed with no thermal bridge and feature 100 percent recyclable expanded polystyrene.
GE Receives Huge Wind Turbine Order From Mesa Power
Mesa Power has placed an order with GE to purchase 667 wind turbines capable of generating 1,000 megawatts of electricity.
Research and Markets Debuts Contractors Green Guide
Research and Markets is now offering the "Contractors Guide to Green Building Construction."
Siemens Gets Large Wind Turbine Orders from FPL Energy
FPL Energy has ordered 218 Siemens wind turbines to be installed at several wind farms across the U.S. for delivery in 2009.
Village Green Energy Supports Green Building
Village Green Energy's new streamlined process enables green buildings to earn credit toward LEED by purchasing off-site renewable energy.
Millenia Wall Solutions Showcases Retaining Wall System
Millenia Wall Solutions showcased its high-tech, eco-friendly retaining wall system at this week's NAHB National Green Building Conference.
Day4 Energy Picked for Japanese Large-Scale PV Study
Day4 Energy has supplied Day4 48MC solar modules to Mitsui & Co. for an installation sponsored by the Japanese government's new NEDO.
Thermo-Ply Sheathing Offers Health/Energy Advantages
Thermo-ply Protective Sheathing is formaldehyde-free and a proven healthy alternative to many other sheathing products.
Xantrex Expands Renewable Power Product Line
Xantrex Technology is expanding its renewable power product line with the addition of the Xantrex GT3.8 Grid-Tie Solar Inverter.
TOTO Debuts New Products at AIA Expo
TOTO's new tile, Hydrotect, uses photocatalysts to remove nitrous and sulfuric oxides from the air and return them to the earth as beneficial molecules.
Daratech: 3D Plant Design Systems Help Small Firms Compete
Press Release Issued by Daratech Majority of Daratech study participants believe companies not using 3D software will be uncompetitive with large firms in three years.
Solectria Renewables Offers Four Grid-Tied Inverters
Solectria Renewables' new line of residential grid-tied PV inverters have the highest California Energy Commission efficiencies in the industry.
Xantrex Launches Trace Series Inverter/Charger
Xantrex Technology has launched the Xantrex Trace Series Inverter/Charger for the off-grid and backup power markets.
UniRac Gives PV Mounting Technology to Rebuild Town
UniRac has provided its PV mounting technology to Studio 804, a nonprofit organization, as part of an initiative to help rebuild Greensburg, Kan.
Quick Crete Debuts Ecocast Recycled Precast Concrete
Quick Crete Products' Ecocast is a mix of recycled aggregates and other green construction materials.
HelioVolt Partners with AGA to Develop BIPV Products
HelioVolt and Architectural Glass & Aluminum Co. have announced a partnership to develop and manufacture building integrated PV products.
SUNRGI Announces Xtreme Concentrated Photovoltaics
A new solar energy system might soon make it possible to produce electricity at a wholesale cost of 5 cents per kWh, according to SUNRGI.
New Study About Additive Fabrication Products and Services
By Wohlers Associates Wohlers Associates, Inc. announced the publication of Wohlers Report 2008, a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the new developments and trends in additive fabrication (AF) worldwide.
Xantrex Hybrid Inverter/Charger Gets High Efficiency Marks
Xantrex's new 4.5 kW XW Hybrid Inverter/Charger has achieved a CEC efficiency rating of 93% based on the California Energy Commission test protocol.
Energy Innovations Debuts RayTracker Solar Tracker
Energy Innovations has announced its RayTracker GC, a single-axis solar tracker for ground-mount and carport-mount applications.
Solactria Renewables Inverters Installed at Brewery
Solectria Renewables has announced the installation of over 1.2MW of its premium solar PV inverters at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
SolarWall Systems Heat Fort Drum Military Base
The largest collection of solar air heated buildings in the world can now be found at the military base of Fort Drum, in upstate New York.
Updating Strategy Featured in Latest Inside The Minds
Press Release Issued by FMI Book features “Professional Services in the Building & Construction Industry” providing readers proven intelligence from C-Level Executives.
Vico Offers Construction Software for Students and Teachers
Press Release Issued by Vico Integrated 5D system allows educators to simulate major building projects.
SolarWorld Debuts Solar PV Kits for Oregon at Solar Expo
Designed for Oregon homeowners, SolarWorld’s Sunkit product is a solar PV system that electrical contractors can install as an appliance.
Electron Solar Energy Debuts Hardware for Caribbean
Electron Solar Energy has announced a line of mounting hardware, specifically designed for installing solar panels in the Caribbean Islands.
Sopraffina Marketcaffe Unveils Solar Catering Vehicle
Chicago's Sopraffina Marketcaffe celebrated Earth Day with the unveiling of a new, first-of-its-kind, 100 percent solar-electric powered catering vehicle.
Liberty Mutual Property Unveils Flexible Green Coverage
Liberty Mutual Property, part of Liberty Mutual Group, has introduced a collection of “green” commercial property coverages.
CSoft Launches PlanTracer 4
Press Release Issued by CSoft PlanTracer 4 for AutoCAD is the unique solution for Facilities Management floor plan processing is available on the market now.
Fibrex Group Launches Recycled Content Products
The Fibrex Group is launching a retail portal designed for connecting consumers and businesses to green-designed and -manufactured products.
Green Power Labs Introduces SolarSatData
Green Power Labs has developed SolarSatData, a toolset for high-resolution solar resource mapping based on analysis of current weather satellite data.
DuPont Debuts Zodiaq Terra with Recycled Glass
DuPont's newest collection of surfaces--the Zodiaq Terra Collection--has four new colors that contain at least 50 percent preconsumer recycled glass.
Agilewaves to Install Resource Monitor at Nueva School
Agilewaves has announced the deployment of its Resource Monitor into the preK-8 independent Nueva School, in Hillsborough, Calif.
Morningstar Debuts the SunSaver MPPT Controller
The SunSaver MPPT is an advanced maximum power point tracking (MPPT) battery charger for off-grid photovoltaic (PV) systems up to 400 watts.
Tech Illustrator Surpasses Competition
By Auto-trol Technology Denver-based Auto-trol Technology unveiled Tech Illustrator Professional Edition – its new power-packed/streamlined software application – appealing to a broader range of graphics professionals.
Pedestrian Shops Is First Solar-Powered Shoe Store
Pedestrian Shops, a locally owned and operated retailer in Boulder, Colo., may be the world's first solar-powered shoe store.
Mitsubishi Reaches 18% PV Conversion Efficiency Rate
Mitsubishi has attained a PV conversion efficiency rate of 18.6 percent in a 150-millimeter square practical use multi-crystalline silicon solar cell.
CertainTeed Debuts New ProRoc Gypsum Board
CertainTeed has introduced ProRoc Moisture and Mold Resistant Gypsum Board with M2Tech technology.
Uniboard's Nu-Green Particleboard is Now FSC Certified
Uniboard's Nu-Green particleboard is now certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
Xantrex Debuts Gateway Wireless Monitoring System for Solar
Xantrex Technology Inc. has launched its Xantrex Gateway monitoring system, a wireless monitoring solution for small-scale solar power installations.
American Clay Launches Single-Coat Enjarre Plaster
Enjarre contains zero VOCs and is a hard, durable, mold-resistant, non-toxic, reimulsifiable plaster finish, with no inherent waste on-site.
UniRac Announces New Products
UniRac’s launch of the new 6-inch Double Row PV PoleTop represents the latest addition to its PV PoleMount 5000 series.
Flomerics Renews as a ConnectPress Gold Sponsor
By Flomerics Flomerics has renewed their agreement for the ConnectPress CATIA, Pro/ENGINEER and Green Building communities and has also added the Inventor community this year as gold sponsors.
HP's Christian Verstraete to Join Keynote Speaker Line-up
By Collaborative Product Development Associates CPDA is pleased to announce that Christian Weierstrass will join Lockheed Martin's Christopher L. Blake, and Siemens PLM Software's Stephen Bashada, as a keynote speaker at its annual PLM Road Map conference.
QuietRock and QuietWood Get UL Rating
Quiet Solution's QuietHome sound-damped floor/ceiling assembly has been awarded UL assembly number L591.
PV Powered Debuts New Low-Power Solar Inverters
PV Powered has announced new solar inverters specially designed to provide maximum energy harvest for smaller PV installations.
AquaCell Sells and Installs Solar Air Conditioners in India
AquaCell has announced that it has sold and installed its first solar-powered air conditioners at a Reliance Industries facility in Mumbai, India.
Free Decision-Making Tool Helps Product Development
By Robust Decisions, Inc Robust Decisions, Inc (RDI) announced the on-line release of its free software-as-a-service application called Accord Instant Decision.
CPDA Announces PLM Road Map 2008
By Collaborative Product Development Associates CPDA announced that its conference PLM Road Map 2008 will take place on September 23 – 24, 2008.
This Month’s Featured Research from CPDA
By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator Learn how to identify critical priorities in PLM across the full range of product development.
LEED for Homes Reference Guide Now Online For Order
The Reference Guide offers over 350 pages of information, resources and standards for the LEED credits covered within the LEED for Homes program.
Clear Skies Solar Gets Patent for Solar Monitoring System
Clear Skies Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Clear Skies Solar, has announced a U.S. patent was granted for its X-Trax Solar monitoring system.
IMSI/Design Launches Green TurboCad Professional V15
IMSI/Design announced today that it is shipping its flagship CAD (Computer Aided Design) product, TurboCAD Professional Version 15.
Johns Manville Donates Gorilla Wrap to Bywater Cottages
Johns Manville has donated its Gorilla Wrap housewrap to Bywater Cottages, an urban restoration and infill project in New Orleans.
NevaSlip Floor Treatment Safe for Environment, Tests Say
Independent testing of the formula that NevaSlip anti-slip floor service uses on stone and tile floors shows it to be 100% environmentally safe.
In-Depth Research on Design & Computing Technologies
Compiled By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator A familiar name in providing in-depth, objective information for assessing technology and business objectives in PLM, Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA) is making a selection of its publications available for the first time through ConnectPress.
ConnectPress Teams with Wohlers Associates
Compiled By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator NEW at ConnectPress — Wohlers Report 2007 provides an in-depth study on the advances in 3D printing, additive fabrication, and rapid manufacturing.
US Manufacturer Produces Publications at a Lower Cost
By ParallelGraphics ParallelGraphics announced the massive cost savings of 80+% that a major US Manufacturer, of aircraft engines and components has gained by deploying Cortona3D software from ParallelGraphics.
Wohlers Joins ConnectPress as a Silver Community Sponsor
By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator Wohlers Associates has joined ConnectPress as a Silver level community sponsor.
Solar Tower Featured in History Channel Series
February 28 and 29, the History Channel’s “Modern Marvels" series will present a segment that includes EnviroMission's Solar Tower technology.
Tru-Stile Offers MDF Doors with 82% Recycled Content
TruStile is certified by SCS (Scientific Certification Systems) for using 82 percent recycled content in its MDF door construction.
EnerWorks Solar Water Heating Helps Builders Get LEED
Canada’s first residential development where every house will meet LEED Platinum requirements will feature EnerWorks' solar thermal technology.
Kyocera to Supply Solar Systems to Households in Tunisia
Kyocera will supply and install its solar power generating systems in Tunisia under a yen-loan project by the Japanese government through Itochu.
Bretford Products Earn GREENGUARD Certification
Many of Bretford's laminate tables, carts and accessories now comply with GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality standards for low-emitting products.
REC Solar Unveils SolaRak Solar Racking System
SolaRak is suitable for residential and commercial customers because it can be used with almost every type of solar panel, the company says.
CPDA Joins ConnectPress as a Silver Community Sponsor
Compiled By Amber Dunning, ConnectPress Media Coordinator Collaborative Product Development Associates has joined ConnectPress as a Silver Sponsor in the Technology Communities for CATIA, Inventor, MicroStation, Pro/E, Solid Edge, SolidWorks and UGS.
AERT Launches the MoistureShield Juniper Collection
Made using organic cedar, AERT's Juniper Collection is a natural, earth-friendly, long-lasting premium composite decking product.
Mariah Power’s Windspire Passes ETL Certification
Windspire has passed ETL (safety) certification and features a new design that incorporates a tall, slender, vertical-style rotor.
Kyocera Solar Introduces New KD Modules
The Kyocera KD Modules, a UL-listed photovoltaic module line, consists of modules composed of high-efficiency 156mm x 156mm solar cells.
PV Powered Releases New 30kW Commercial Inverter
PV Powered has added new capabilities to the PVP30kW commercial inverter, expanding module compatibility and further simplifying installation.
Cambria Helps Home Remodel Get LEED Platinum
Cambria donated more than 100 square feet of countertops for use throughout The Sustainable House, a LEED for Homes Pilot Project in Minnesota.
Arclin Announces Its New Green Trademark
Arclin has unveiled its E-Gen designation, establishing an environmentally sustainable standard for its business.
Alpha Energy Debuts Solar Charging Station
Alpha Energy has announced the introduction of the EV-500, a solar charging station designed for electric vehicles.
Pioneer Millworks Debuts Eco-friendly Engineered Flooring
Pioneer Millworks has introduced what it says is the first, fully eco-engineered floor to hit the market.
Alpha Energy Expands Hybrid Power System
Alpha Energy recently expanded its Hybrid Power System (HPS) product line for off-grid applications.
YKK AP Earns Cradle to Cradle Certification
YKK AP has become the first entrance, storefront, curtain wall, and window manufacturer to earn Cradle to Cradle (C2C) certification for a product.
Webinar: Reuse 3D CAD for Product Support Deliverables
By ParallelGraphics According to Aberdeen Research “Manufacturers are reusing 3D CAD assets for product support deliverables to speed time to market and increase revenue”.
GreenMountain Engineering Debuts Trac-Stat SL 1
GreenMountain Engineering announced this week its new diagnostic instrument for measuring tracker performance, the Trac-Stat SL1.
ICP Solar Signs Supply Agreement with SCHOTT Solar
ICP Solar will use SCHOTT Solar’s thin film technology plates starting with the 2008 edition of its Sunsei Product line.
Leica Geosystems Releases Leica fieldPro v2.0
By Leica Geosystems With its newly launched Version 2.0 of Leica fieldPro, accurate 2D/3D "as-built" documentation has never been easier.
AVEVA Announces the Release of AVEVA VPRM 9.6 SP3
By AVEVA AVEVA announced the release of AVEVA VPRM 9.6 SP3. AVEVA VPRM is a totally integrated solution that enables the effective management of resources throughout all phases of a project from inception to client handover.
Trimble Showcases New 3D Laser Measurement System
By Trimble Trimble is showcasing its new 3D laser measurement system for use in industrial, ship building and offshore platform environments—the Trimble FX Scanner.
AVEVA Announces Product Release of AVEVA PDMS 12.0
By AVEVA AVEVA announced that AVEVA PDMS 12.0, the next generation of productivity in plant design, is now commercially available and being progressively rolled-out to customers.
Intergraph Introduces SmartPlant Isometrics for Piping
By Intergraph Corp. Intergraph Corp. introduced SmartPlant Isometrics, its newest solution for generating industry-standard pipeline isometric drawings for Greenfield and Brownfield design projects.
Flomerics Celebrates 20th Anniversary
By Flomerics Flomerics celebrates its 20th anniversary as an independent company this year, placing it firmly into a rare and elite group of companies that have prospered for such a long period.
GE Demos Scalable Low Cost, Nano-based Solar Cell
GE Global Research has demonstrated a scalable silicon nanowire-based solar cell that has the potential to achieve up to 18 percent efficiency.
WeatherTRAK Saves Water and Money
WeatherTRAK smart water management network customers saved 1 billion gallons of water and 1.5 billion watt-hours of power in 2007.
Qualcomm Installs Kyocera PV Arrays
Qualcomm has installed 417 kilowatts of Kyocera PV modules at one of its campuses in San Diego.
Research and Markets Debuts Sustainable Handbook
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the Sustainable Development Handbook to its offerings.
Flomerics Announces Flovent Version 7
Flomerics has released Version 7 of its Flovent computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software for simulating heating and cooling in buildings.
MN Group Gets 1st LEED Platinum for Remodeled Home
The 1948 rambler, located in Minnetonka, Minn., is the first remodeled home to be certified LEED Platinum by the USGBC.
Global Warming Solutions Modules Reach 85% Efficiency
Global Warming Solutions has announced successful testing of hybrid (heat and electricity generation) solar modules created for the LETG project.
3M Releases 3M DI-NOC Architectural Finishes
DI-NOC architectural finishes are available in over 550 patterns that simulate a variety of natural and synthetic finishes, including wood and granite.
SpringCM Delivers On-Demand Document Management Solution
By SpringCM SpringCM announced the newest version of its document management and workflow software.
Octillion Optimizes PV Properties of NanoPower Window
Octillion recently provided an update on its R&D for its first-of-its-kind transparent glass window potentially capable of generating electricity.
New Flovent Diffuser Models Improve Airflow Simulation
Flomerics has six new Web macros for its Flovent software that save time and improve accuracy in simulating the performance of diffusers.
ICP Solar Launches the Sunsei 2008 Product Lines
ICP Solar Technologies is introducing the 2008 Sunsei product line at the International CES, being held in Las Vegas this week.
Report Presents Strategies for Marketing Green Buildings
Research and Markets has announced the addition of “Marketing Green Buildings: Guide For Engineering, Construction & Architecture.”
ParaCloud Released Version 1.0 of ParaCloud Modeler
By ParaCloud ParaCloud started distribution of ParaCloud Modeler Version 1.0.
MWI's Forecast Line Garners GREENGUARD Certification
MWI has announced that its entire Forecast line of architectural demountable partitions has been awarded GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification.
LEED Point Awarded for UVC Lights in Air Handlers
Sammamish Commons has become the first project to earn a LEED point for using germicidal ultraviolet or "UVC" lights in the air handling units.
QuickARC Launches Instant Online Quotes
By QuickARC QuickARC announced the launch of the AEC industry's first web-based system to provide instant online quotes for the construction of architectural scale models using 3D Printing technology.
VRcontext Releases Walkinside v5 for Virtual Reality
By VRcontext VRcontext announces the release of Walkinside Version 5.
Flovent CFD Software Helps University Garner LEED Gold
ESD engineers have used Flomerics' Flovent software to verify the design of the first university residence hall in Illinois to obtain LEED Gold.
Georgia-Pacific Gypsum Panels Get GreenGuard Honors
Georgia-Pacific's paperless gypsum panels are the first and only in the industry to be listed as GREENGUARD microbial-resistant products.
GE Money, Yes! Solar Solutions Create Financing Program
GE Money and Yes! Solar Solutions have announced a new multi-year relationship to provide revolving and installment consumer loans on solar products.
NRCan Launches Clean Energy Software
This RETScreen version includes a full array of financially viable clean power, heating and cooling technologies, and energy efficiency measures.
Florida Tile Receives GREENGUARD Certification
Florida Tile has announced that it is the first tile manufacturer to have its products certified for low chemical emissions by the GEI.
BP Solar Expands Home Solutions into Arizona
BP Solar has announced the availability of its BP Solar Home Solutions systems in The Home Depot stores throughout Arizona.
Garrad Hassan Releases GH WindFarmer v3.6
Garrad Hassan's new wind farm design software, GH WindFarmer v3.6, is available in 10 languages and includes detailed uncertainty analysis.
Mitsubishi Solar Panels to Power San Francisco Food Bank
Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA has been selected to provide photovoltaic panels for the San Francisco Food Bank's 55,000-square-foot warehouse.
3TIER Debuts Firstlook Solar Assessment
3TIER's Firstlook Solar Assessment is a Web-based tool that makes it easier to discover potential solar project sites in North America.
Axiom's RefManager Now Clones MicroStation Reference Files
By Axiom Axiom announces a new release of RefManager.
Fat Spaniel System Integrated with Outback Hardware
Fat Spaniel’s monitoring system communicates directly with the OutBack hardware to deliver real-time and historical energy system data.
SCHOTT Develops ISO Texture
SCHOTT Solar’s solar cells are set to become more efficient thanks to a new surface structure, called ISO Texture, according to the company.
Title Block Manager Bulk Edits MicroStation Title Blocks
By Axiom Axiom, developer of time-saving MicroStation software solutions, announces the release of a new version of their title block management software, Title Block Manager.
Catalog Data Solutions Offers Online and Offline Solution
By Catalog Data Solutions Catalog Data Solutions announced that its online Catalog and CAD download solutions are now optionally available on a CD for offline use.
AltPOWER PV System Powers Rockefeller Center Tree
The roof of 45 Rockefeller Center now features a 61kW (70 kilowatt DC) solar-electric photovoltaic (PV) system designed and managed by altPOWER.
Award-Winning Home Has EnerWorks Heating System
Doug Tarry Homes' award-winning Lambert Home model features an EnerWorks solar thermal water heating system.
Carmanah Installs First Solar-Powered Ferry Stop
The i-STOP will help ferry captains in British Columbia spot passengers awaiting harbor shuttles at night, while illuminating the area.
Gerflor’s Mipolam Flooring Receives BRE ‘A’ Rating
Mipolam floor coverings are 100 percent recyclable and are certified to the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard.
Nanotech Gets Contract for Nansulate Coating
Nanotech will supply Nansulate HomeProtect for approximately 50 homes in a new “green” residential development in Sherman, Texas.
DOE Selects SkyFuel to Develop CSP System
The DOE has awarded SkyFuel a $435,000 grant to develop its Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) system known as the Linear Power Tower (LPT).
Fat Spaniel Release New String Monitoring System
The String Monitoring Service lets maintenance staff pinpoint and resolve problems with failed module strings or failed individual solar modules.
First Trace Joins Bentley Developer Network
By First Trace Inc. First Trace, Inc. announced its acceptance to Bentley System’s Developer Network.
RAS/Edit V3.0.0 for MicroStation XM/V8.5 Now Available
By Mill Creek Systems Inc. Mill Creek Systems announces the availability of RAS/Edit Version 3.0.0.
FSEC Releases EnergyGauge Summit Premier 3.13
EnergyGauge Summit Premier 3.13 helps users reduce the time required to complete energy modeling for the commercial construction LEED rating system.
ER Systems Announces Reflective Roof Coating System
ER Systems' Erakote, a moisture cure aliphatic polyurethane top coat, and ET 300 Base Coat have undergone several formula enhancements.
Paneltech Partners with Imperium Renewables
Paneltech will reuse byproducts of biodiesel production to create the petroleum-free phenolic resin for its solid surface products.
Schuco To Develop New Thin-Film PV Modules
Schüco and E.ON AG are jointly investing $135 million to develop new photovoltaic modules based on thin-film technology for metal and glass facades.
Stonemark Countertops Get GREENGUARD Certifications
Innovative Stone’s Stonemark natural stone countertops have received two environmental health and safety certifications from the GEI.
EnerWorks Announces New Solar Products
In 2008, EnerWorks will be bringing to the Canadian market a single tank residential water heating solution and a remote thermal energy monitor.
Solar-Powered Area Lighting Illuminates Mexico City Park
Carmanah's solar-powered area lighting technology is illuminating pathways in Mexico City.
NEW Quick Reference Guide for Processing QuickCast Patterns
By Express Pattern Express Pattern announces the availability of a NEW 20-page pocket-sized booklet, Quick Reference Guide for Processing QuickCast Patterns.
Solar 3/Greentecno Receives Award for Little Wind House
Little Wind House is a 15kW/h per day hybrid wind photovoltaic system equipped with a small vertical-axis wind turbine and photovoltaic modules.
HelioVolt Wins Award for Solar Product Development
HelioVolt’s FASST flexible printing process can be used to nano-engineer PV material for conventional solar modules and integrated building materials.
Carmanah Solar LED Marine Lantern Adds GPS
Carmanah's solar-powered M704-5 GPS lantern combines four to five nautical miles of visibility with GPS synchronization.
Solar Power Develops SkyMount System
Solar Power, Inc. is now producing its own photovoltaic (PV) mounting and racking system.
Heat Mirror Insulating Glass at Greenbuild Expo
Southwall Technologies exhibited at the Greenbuild Expo its Heat Mirror insulating glass that provides insulating performance ranging from R-6 to R-20.
Global Warming Solutions Boosts Conversion Efficiency
Global Warming Solutions, Inc. has announced the successful development of a new and more efficient solar energy conversion technology.
Office Depot Offers Voltaic Solar Bags and Backpacks
The Voltaic Solar Charging Bags and Backpacks feature three lightweight, waterproof solar panels that generate up to four watts of power.
Shuco Showcases Solar Products at Greenbuild 2007
Shuco's SunControl sun protection system offers a comprehensive array of sun and glare protection solutions.
Solar Gard Window Named in Clinton Climate Program
Installation of Bekaert’s Solar Gard window film is included under the Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit Program.
Fireman's Fund Offers to Rebuild Destroyed Homes 'Green'
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company is providing a green upgrade for Prestige Premier policyholders impacted by the Southern California wildfires.
Arclin Overlays Earn GREENGUARD Certifications
Arclin has announced that its line of Decorative Melamine Overlays has been GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified by the GEI.
ICP Solar Launches Coleman Solar Chargers with Cabela’s
ICP Solar has re-acquired Cabela’s, the outdoor sports outfitter, as a distribution partner for its Coleman-branded solar chargers.
Electron Solar Energy Expands to Include Installation
Electron Solar Energy has launched an installation program that provides customers with fabrication and installation services on solar panel systems.
BASF To Demo Green Building Products at Greenbuild
BASF will show and explain the use of technologies and analytic tools that can make building projects more sustainable at Greenbuild 2007 in Chicago.
Axiom Releases Office Importer for MicroStation V7, V8
By Axiom Axiom announces the latest release of Microsoft Office Importer, for MicroStation V7 and V8.
Electron Solar Energy Adds Solar Water Heating Systems
Electron Solar Energy has added solar water heating systems to its growing product portfolio.
US Air Force Installs Carmanah Airfield Lights
Carmanah’s A704-5 solar-powered infrared airfield lights are illuminating "small austere airfields" (SAAF) at an undisclosed US Air Force base.
Magnum Energy Debuts New Export Inverter/Chargers
Magnum Energy, Inc. has announced its introduction into the export market with two 230VAC/50Hz inverter/chargers.
JoT House Integrates Ready Solar Systems
Ready Solar will integrate pre-sized Solar in a Box systems in modular building system designs by developer JoT House.
YOLO Colorhouse Debuts Outside Zero-VOC Paint
YOLO Colorhouse has introduced "Outside," a high-performance, zero-VOC exterior paint offered in a designer palette.
2007 Solar Decathlon Featured Alcoa Building Products
Alcoa building products were used extensively by a team from Georgia Tech in the recent 2007 Solar Decathlon, which took place in Washington, D.C.
The SBIC Announces a Call for Entries
By Sustainable Buildings Industry Council The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) is now soliciting entries for the 2007 Beyond Green High Performance Building Awards.
Open Design Alliance and Tech Soft 3D Announce Integration
By Open Design Alliance The Open Design Alliance and Tech Soft 3D announced a partnership whereby TS3D has integrated the ODA's DGNdirect libraries with the HOOPS graphics component.
US Air Force Increases Funding of Ascent Solar Program
The US Air Force has contracted to increase funding of Ascent Solar’s development of high-performance thin-film tandem photovoltaics.
Outback Power Systems Debuts FLEXmax 80
The FLEXmax 80 Charge Controller includes enhanced cooling and a broad DC input range.
Solar Systems Monitor Natural Gas Pipeline in Pakistan
Carmanah is shipping stand-alone solar power systems to Pakistan to help monitor conditions along several natural gas pipelines.
Electron Solar Energy Adds Solar Water Heating Systems
Electron Solar Energy has added solar water heating systems to its growing product portfolio.
Alternative Construction Technologies Gets RCPD Listing
The steel used in the manufacture of the ACTech panel system is composed of 68 percent post-consumer (PC) recycled content.
EA and BP Collaborate in SimCity Societies
Electronic Arts and BP have collaborated to include climate change education within SimCity Societies.
VELUX America Highlights Sun Tunnel Skylights
Sun Tunnel skylights are available in a variety of models in 10", 14" and 22" diameters for different spaces and lighting needs.
Schüco Unveils Flat-Roof Mounting System for PV Systems
Schüco USA’s mounting system can carry any standard PV module, and the incline is exactly adjustable, ranging from 7.5 degrees to 30 degrees.
Air Products and Konarka To Work on Solar Modules
Air Products and Konarka have been selected by NIST to conduct research and development on transparent, flexible solar modules.
Carmanah Solar Lantern Gets Coast Guard Approval
Carmanah's M704-5 marine lantern has received official US Coast Guard (USCG) approval for federal aids to navigation.
EcoTimber Offers ‘Green’ Bamboo Flooring as Standard
EcoTimber is offering bamboo flooring made with formaldehyde-free adhesives as a standard product.
Report Examines Second Generation PV Technologies
Research and Markets has announced the addition of “Solar Photovoltaic Market Potential” to its research report offerings.
ECAD, LLC Announces Launch of New Website
By ECAD, LLC ECAD is announcing the introduction of design support by phone, and has launched a new website.
The EOS Estate Winery To Go Completely Solar
The $3.8 million solar installation project will make EOS the largest winery in California’s Central Coast to run completely on alternative energy.
Wausau Debuts Curtainwall System With Thermal Barrier
Wausau Window and Wall Systems has announced its new 7250i-UW Series unitized curtainwall system with polyamide nylon structural thermal barrier.
Nemetschek Presents Allplan BIM 2008 Engineering
By Nemetschek Nemetschek’s Allplan BIM 2008 Engineering sets new standards in 3D design and detailing of reinforced concrete structures.
Nemetschek Introduces Allplan BIM 2008
By Nemetschek Nemetschek presents Allplan BIM 2008, the leading object-oriented 3D design software for Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Cross London Rail Links Joins Bentley ELS Program
By Bentley Systems Bentley Systems announced that Cross London Rail Links Ltd. has joined Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription (ELS) program.
QuietRock 525 and 527 Drywall Products Get UL Ratings
Quiet Solution has announced UL ratings for two more of its soundproof drywall products, QuietRock 525 and QuietRock UltraSTEEL 527.
Schuco Offers New Flat-Roof Mounting System for PV Systems
Schuco USA L.P. has unveiled a newly developed system for efficient mounting of photovoltaic modules on flat roofs for maximum power production.
Colorado Schools Get Carmanah Solar Beacons
Part of a Safe Routes to School project funded by the Federal Highway Administration, Carmanah's solar beacons will be put above school zone signs.
Lumeta Debuts Low-Slope Solar Product Line
Lumeta has launched the PowerPly 380 Roof Integrated Photovoltaic Module for low-slope commercial buildings.
Alpha Energy Debuts Charging Station for Electric Scooters
Alpha Energy has introduced a solar charging station designed for electric scooters.
Cyber-Rain Launches Wireless Irrigation System
Cyber-Rain XCI product, a residential irrigation system, helps save 30-70% on landscape watering bills by using PC and wireless technology.
UL To Certify High-Efficiency Lavatory Faucets
UL will provide testing and certification services for high-efficiency lavatory faucets and faucet accessories for the EPA’s WaterSense program.
United Solar Ovonic Showcases UNI-SOLAR at Emmys
UNI-SOLAR PV laminates were installed on 2,700 square feet of slate blue standing seam metal roofing to form a sun canopy for the Emmy Awards.
Alpha Energy Debuts Solaris 3500XP Solar UPS
Alpha Energy has introduced its enhanced integrated solar power uninterruptible power supply (UPS), the Solaris 3500XP.
Kyocera Provides PV Modules for Solar Plant in Spain
The facility, known as Planta Solar de Salamanca, incorporates about 70,000 Kyocera PV modules in three separate arrays on a 36-hectare (89-acre) site.
Remote Air-Sampling Monitor Uses Carmanah System
A remote air-sampling monitor on a high-desert site in Sierra, Nevada, is using solar technology from Carmanah Technologies Corporation.
US Base Upgrades Helipad with Carmanah Solar Lights
The U.S. DOD is using Carmanah's solar airport lights to enhance airfield safety and efficiency at a forward operating base in the Middle East.
Applied Materials Debuts SunFab Thin Film Line
Applied SunFab Thin Film Line is an integrated production line for manufacturing thin film silicon solar modules using 5.7 square meter glass panels.
SION Power Li-S Batteries Help Zephyr Beat Record
SION Power's Li-S battery helped the battery/solar powered Zephyr 6.1 UAV beat the official world record for the longest duration unmanned flight.
Toppan Forms, Konarka Announce Agreement
Under the agreement, the mutual goal is to bring Konarka’a organic photovoltaic material, Power Plastic, to market.
Carmanah Gets $500,000 Order for Solar LED Lighting
Carmanah received a $500,000 purchase order for solar-powered bus-shelter lighting systems to be installed on bus shelters in London.
Solis Energy Unveils Product Suite
Solis Energy’s product suite includes the Solar Power Plant SPP Series Solar Generators, Outdoor UPS and Streetlight Power Tap Adapters.
Water Recycling System Gets NYC Approval
The recycling system, located in the Millennium Towers Residences, reclaims wastewater and treats it to acceptable levels for nonpotable uses.
Industrial Nanotech Reveals Electricity Development
Industrial Nanotech has announced that the company is now in the development stage of a thermal insulation material that will generate electricity.
Accel-E Panel System Benefits Building Contractors
The steel framing components and EPS are fused together to create the energy-efficient and strong structural insulating Accel-E panels.
Kubotek USA Announces New Reseller
By Kubotek USA Kubotek USA announced the addition of a new Reseller in the Southwestern US and Mexico Integrated Manufacturing Technology – (IMT) a multinational VAR based in the Southwest United States.
Carmanah Receives $600K Order from U.S. DOD
Carmanah Technologies Corporation has received an additional order from the United States Department of Defense for solar powered LED airfield lighting.
Xantrex Inverters Installed Under Ontario's Program
Xantrex's solar inverters have been installed on the first two residential installations connected to the utility grid under the RESOP.
Advanced Energy Debuts Solaron PV Inverter Line
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. has announced that it is extending its portfolio of solar offerings with the new Solaron line of PV inverters.
Blue Marble Adds 3D File Translation Support
By Blue Marble Geographics Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce the addition of support for 3D ESRI Shapefiles (SHP), as well as enhanced support of 3D AutoCAD files (DWG/DXF) and 3-D MicroStation Design files (DGN).
Mitsubishi Electric Debuts UD5 Series of PV Modules
Mitsubishi Electric has introduced its new UD5 series of 100 percent lead-free solder PV modules.
Napa School District Gets Plug-In Hybrid School Bus
The plug-in hybrid electric school bus could see up to a 100 percent fuel economy improvement, as well as a 90 percent reduction in emissions.
Georgia-Pacific Debuts Low VOC Paperless Drywall
The new 5/8-inch DensArmor Plus Abuse Guard drywall resists common wear and tear in high-traffic areas, such as corridors in schools and hospitals.
E-Mon Introduces Green Class Submeters
Offering utility-grade metering accuracy, Green Class submeters benchmark and monitor energy usage trends and estimate CO2 emissions.
United Solar Ovonic To Get $4.6 M From DOE
United Solar Ovonic has been awarded a three-year cooperative agreement by the DOE for the development of low-cost building-integrated PV systems.
WorldWater To Provide MaxPure Solar Units for Darfur
WorldWater has received an order to produce 10 Mobile MaxPure solar-driven water pumping and purifying units for use in Darfur, Sudan.
Safe Software to Present at URISA 2007
By Safe Software When a hurricane, a tsunami, or other disaster occurs, one of the first and most critical challenges facing effective disaster response is rapid access to accurate spatial data.
EMCORE Announces 39% Conversion Efficiency
EMCORE has attained a 39 percent conversion efficiency under 1000x concentrated illumination on its multi-junction solar cell products.
Energy Focus Optics Help Achieve Solar Cell Efficiency
The Very High Efficiency Solar Consortium (VHESC) has achieved the milestone of a 42.8 percent efficiency solar cell.
United Solar Ovonic To Provide $108 M of PV Products
United Solar Ovonic has signed a three-year distributor agreement with Advanced Green Technologies for $108 Million of PV products.
Newforma Project Center Fourth Edition Adds Support for BIM
By Newforma Newforma announced commercial availability of Newforma Project Center Fourth Edition.
ECAD Offers On Site Training for MicroStation, GEOPAK
By ECAD ECAD is now offering on-site training courses for basic MicroStation and GEOPAK Road to engineering firms in the Mid-West.
Lux Research Expands with Solar Intelligence Service
LR Solar Intelligence delivers ongoing proprietary information and analysis of the top solar innovators, according to the company.
USF and Progress Energy Florida Buy VRB Systems
The University of South Florida, in partnership with Progress Energy Florida, has purchased two 5kW x 4hr VRB Energy Storage Systems.
Peachtree Debuts Huntington Creek Scone Luminaries
Peachtree Lighting has introduced its new Huntington Creek collection of direct/indirect wall-mounted sconce luminaries.
EverTech Introduces Alowood
EverTech's Alowood replaces expensive, high-demand or increasingly scarce hardwoods such as ebony, rosewood and walnut.
VFA Debuts Green Building Assessment Services
VFA's Green Building Assessment Services evaluate building sustainability using criteria consistent with the guidelines of LEED for Existing Buildings.
DuPont Products Help Builders Earn LEED Credits
DuPont Tyvek CommercialWrap D and DuPont Thru-Wall Flashing will enhance protection of the building envelope by helping to improve energy efficiency.
CSFS Provides Recycled Steel Framing Solutions
CSFS will provide panelized steel framing solutions for both residential and commercial construction using steel with high-recycled content.
GT Solar Receives $40.7 M Order From Soltech, S.A.
GT Solar has received a $40.7 M order from Soltech for a turnkey line of equipment capable of making 30MW of solar wafers, cells and modules annually.
MicroStation Add-On Now Imports Excel Charts
By Axiom Axiom announces the latest release of Microsoft Office Importer, for MicroStation V7 and V8.
Sharp Solar System Installed at SF Giants' Stadium
A total of 590 Sharp solar panels were used for the solar electricity system, which is the first to be installed in a Major League Baseball stadium.
Xantrex Launches GT Series Grid Tie Solar Inverters
Xantrex has launched its new, high-efficiency Xantrex GT Series Grid Tie Solar Inverter lineup, including single-phase and three-phase products.
AloWood Provides Alternative to Scarce Hardwoods
Alowood by EverTech replaces expensive, high-demand or increasingly scarce hardwoods such as ebony, rosewood and walnut.
Rohm and Haas Announces Avanse MV-100
Rohm and Haas has announced commercialization of its most advanced waterborne acrylic latex polymer, Avanse MV-100.
National Coatings Debuts Its Low Rise Roofing Adhesive
NCC has released its new Low Rise Roofing Adhesive (LRRA) to its extensive line of sustainable roof systems for commercial and industrial buildings.
Axiom Releases CellManager for MicroStation V8
By Axiom
Cypress Gives Solar Panels to Power MIT Coral Project
Cypress has donated six 90-watt solar panels to power MIT’s coral reef rehabilitation project in the Sagay Marine Reserve in the Philippines.
DuraBan Notes EPA Registration of Antimicrobial Formula
DuraBan has announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration of its DuraBan antimicrobial formulas.
Wilsonart Products Earn GREENGUARD Certification
Wilsonart Solid Surface's solid surface products have GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification and GREENGUARD Children & Schools certification.
ICP Solar Expands Partnership with Amazon.com
ICP Solar has expanded its partnership with Amazon.com by enlarging the range of Sunsei Branded and Coleman solar charger products available.
TrendSetter Debuts Evacuated Solar Collector
TrendSetter Solar Products has introduced its new Evacuated Tube Solar Collector under the company name and brand.
SatCon PV Inverters Installed at 1.1 MW SolarCraft Site
SatCon's PowerGate commercial grade inverters have been installed as part of a SolarCraft-installed 1.1 MW solar energy system at Paramount Farms.
Sauerbruch Hutton Receives Revit BIM Experience Award
By Autodesk Autodesk, Inc. announced that Sauerbruch Hutton Architects has been presented with a Revit BIM Experience Award for their use of Revit Architecture software on complex, sustainable commercial buildings.
Rohm and Haas' Aquaset Provides Green Alternative
Manufacturers of building insulation now have a "green" alternative to formaldehyde in the production of fiberglass batting.
BP Solar To Supply Solar Systems to Seven Wal-Mart Stores
BP Solar has won a bid to develop 4.3 megawatts of solar energy systems for seven Wal-Mart Stores in California.
SunPower Launches New Tracker
The SunPower Tracker delivers up to 30 percent more energy than fixed-tilt systems, according to SunPower Corporation.
Evergreen Solar Unveils 195W PV Panel
Evergreen Solar's latest and most powerful PV panel is the 195W model, which is part of its Spruce Line of PV panels.
Sanyo Gets 22% Research-Level Solar Cell Efficiency
Sanyo has achieved an efficiency of 22 percent at a research level for its proprietary HIT solar photovoltaic cells.
PacWind Signs Brand Agreement with Ed Begley Jr.
PacWind has signed an exclusive brand license and endorsement agreement with the producers of the TV series Living with Ed and its co-star Ed Begley Jr.
Beck Technology, FutureStone Release Green Assembly
Beck Technology and FutureStone have announced the first "green" assembly available in DProfiler with RSMeans--a Macro Building Information Modeler.
Ogee Direct Set Windows Offer LoE2 Insulating Glass
Emphasizing energy performance, Kolbe's Ogee Direct Set windows include 7/8-inch LoE2 (low-e squared) insulating glass with argon gas.
Like Father Like Son
By Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff Writer Meet Archway Systems' President Mike Lazear.
The Mastermind Behind Archway Systems
By Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff Writer Get to know CEO Tom Lazear.
Amvic Releases New 12" Insulated Concrete Form
Amvic Building System has released a new 12" Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) to its current line of 4", 6", 8" and 10" forms.
Avista Chooses GreenVolts for Utility Scale Solar Trial
GreenVolts has been chosen by Pacific Northwest utility, Avista, for a demo project to test the company's utility-scale solar energy solution.
Solar Innovations Debuts Maintenance-Free Skylights
Solar Innovations, a custom manufacturer of sloped glazing products, has announced maintenance-free skylights.
PV Powered Debuts Web-based Performance Monitoring
The PVM1010 data monitoring system provides owners with current and historical data, allowing them to easily see how their PV system is performing.
SunTechnics Offers Energy Performance Guarantee
SunTechnics is offering commercial and residential solar power customers an energy performance guarantee.
Sharing Family Values Among the AEC
By Rita Stange ConnectPress Staff Writer Read about what this family-owned company has accomplished over close to 20 years in business.
Gucci Selects LED Folio Lighting for Trump Tower Store
Over 1,500 feet of LED Folio's LinearLux fixtures will be placed along the facade of the Gucci store and entrance to the famed Trump Tower.
Bosch Launches 'Green' Appliances TV Commercials
The ads depict Energy Star-qualified Bosch appliances in beautiful natural locations, emphasizing how they help preserve the environment.
Open Energy Gets $972,000 Order for SolarSave System
Open Energy has received an order from Premiere Power for a $972,000 PV roof for installation on the new Bardessono Inn in Napa Valley, Calif.
ICP Solar Technologies and JC Whitney Partner
ICP Solar Technologies has partnered with JC Whitney to distribute its proprietary Sunsei solar products.
TrendSetter Solar Products Featured in Sunset Home
TrendSetter Solar products providing thermal energy will be featured in Sunset Magazine's project home.
The Possibilities of Adobe Acrobat 3D 8
By Dan Raker, ConnectPress Staff See what ConnectPress found Adobe up to at BE Conference Europe.
Octillion Has Breakthrough in Transparent PV Windows
In early models of Octillion’s transparent PV ‘NanoPower Windows,’ scientists have engineered a see-through developmental prototype.
John Manville's EnviroAire Wins PCBC Cool Product Award
John Manville's EnviroAire, a 2007 PCBC Cool Product Award winner, is a naturally white formaldehyde-free fiberglass duct insulation board.
U.S. Concrete Makes Green Technology Commitment
U.S. Concrete's EF Technology substantially replaces traditional Portland cement with reclaimed fly ash and/or slag.
Transoft Launches ParkCAD 3.0
By Transoft Solutions Transoft has announced the latest version release of its revolutionary parking lot design software, ParkCAD 3.0.
Riegl USA Announces Enhanced 3D Scanners
By Riegl USA Productivity Leader in 3D Scanning Riegl USA has introduced a 3D scanner that allows field crews and back office CAD engineers to dramatically increase their work flow without sacrificing accuracy.
ModernTech Becomes Reseller of Altiva's CADconform Software
By ModernTech
Leo A Daly Selects Avatech Solutions
By Avatech Avatech announced a national contract to provide comprehensive training solutions for Leo A Daly, a full-service architecture, planning, engineering and interior design firm.
Mitsubishi Electric Solar Cell Has 18% Efficiency Rate
Mitsubishi Electric has achieved a photoelectric conversion efficiency rate of 18 percent in a 150mm square multi-crystalline silicon solar cell.
Valere Power Gets Grant for Management System
Valere Power has received a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to develop a management system for solar power systems.
Innergy's Solar Solutions Aid Grand Canyon Mapping
Innergy is providing the National Park Service’s mapping teams with customized solar-battery rechargers.
SNI Offers Builders Solar Synapse Pre-Wire Kit
The Solar Synapse Pre-Wire Kit includes all the necessary internal components needed for a builder to prewire a home while under construction.
FreeDesign Receives Patent for FreeDimension Technology
Press Release By FreeDesign Inc. FreeDesign announced the granting of a patent in the United States for the software's unique surface generation technology.
BioSolar Passes First Bio-Based Substrate Test
BioSolar has achieved the first milestone in its previously announced development program to create the world's first bio-based solar cell.
Veeco Dektak 150 Surface Profiler Aids PrimeStar Solar
Veeco has announced the sale and shipment of its Dektak 150 Surface Profiler to PrimeStar Solar, a manufacturer of cadmium telluride PV modules.
Magnum Energy Debuts MMS Series Inverter/Charger
Magnum Energy's new MMS1012 sine wave inverter has a continuous output of 1,000 watts with a 50-amp charger.
Carlisle Floors Receives Certification for Recycling
Carlisle Wide Plank Floors has received a chain-of-custody certification by the international FSC for its line of Post-Consumer Reclaimed Antique Wood.
GIS/Geospatial Markets & Opportunities 2007
Press Release By Daratech Daratech is currently updating its GIS/Geospatial Markets and Opportunities Study for 2007.
Inter-CAD Connects the BIM Model
Press Release By Inter-CAD Inter-CAD has released its AxisVM Version 8.3 BIM-capable software package that allows engineers and architects to make 2-D or 3-D models from its graphic CAD modeler, import-export files from other CAD software in IFC, DXF, CIS2 or DWG formats, and connect from within the model to outside programs or documents.
EatyourCAD Launches 'Ultimate' CAD Search Engines
Press Release By EatyourCAD "In our continued effort to provide you with the best CAD Management resources, EatyourCAD is pleased to announce the launch of our new "Ultimate" CAD search engines.
Harvest Technologies Adds DuraForm EX
Press Release Submitted By Harvest Technologies Harvest Technologies announced the addition of DuraForm EX to its SLS rapid prototyping and manufacturing material offerings.
NEW Antimony-Free QuickCast Investment Casting Patterns
Press Release By Express Pattern Inc. Express Pattern announces that they are the only rapid prototyping company offering antimony-free QuickCast investment casting patterns.
EMCORE Announces Advancements in Solar Efficiency
EMCORE's PV division has attained a solar conversion efficiency of 31 percent for a class of advanced multi-junction solar cells.
ICP Solar Offers Solar Chargers at Wal-Mart Stores
ICP Solar has completed the fulfillment of a first order from Wal-Mart's (WMART) Canadian division, of the 2007 Coleman Solar Charger program.
Panasonic Debuts WhisperComfort ERV Fan
Panasonic has announced WhisperComfort, a new spot Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) and the first ceiling-insert ERV in the United States.
Enertia Building System Wins Modern Marvels Challenge
Michael Sykes’ Modern Marvels Challenge winning invention is technology to turn a piece of wood into a thermal battery.
Carmanah Unveils I-PANEL Solar Illuminated Ad Panel
Carmanah's i-PANEL illuminated advertising panels can be easily retrofitted into any new or existing bus shelter with minimal technical expertise.
GreenMountain Develops Remote Solar Power Device
The “Solar in a Tube” (SIAT) uses a 20-watt roll-out flexible solar panel and a battery storage unit to provide power in remote locations.
PV Powered Teams with Boeing To Work on Solar
Over the course of the program, PV Powered will develop and contribute enhanced solar power inverter technology to the Boeing team.
MBDC’s Cradle to Cradle Certification Included in LEED
Cradle to Cradle Certification is now included within USGBC's LEED Rating System and eligible for earning "Innovation in Design" points.
Altiva Software Announces Reseller Agreement with ModernTech
Press Release Submitted By Altiva Software Altiva Software is pleased to announce a reseller partner agreement with ModernTech, a Tennessee-based technology provider to architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) firms.
New GibbsCAM 5-Axis Module Demonstrated at EASTEC 2007
Press Release Submitted By Gibbs and Associates Gibbs and Associates announced that a new GibbsCAM option, which supports 5-axis simultaneous milling, will be demonstrated at EASTEC 2007.
Tormach Releases Newly Designed Machine Controller
Press Release By Tormach LLC Tormach LLC, innovators of personal CNC technology, announced the release of its new CNC Machine Control software.
Aqua Pennsylvania Selects Bentley
Press Release By Bentley Systems Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. has selected Bentley’s Haestad Methods solutions to model the infrastructure that provides water and wastewater service to approximately 1.4 million residents across Pennsylvania.
Art, Science and Graphics Collide at Hayden Planetarium
Press Release Submitted By NVIDIA Billions of years ago, explosive collisions in the cosmos shaped our solar system.
Designing Spaces Features Insulated Concrete Forms
Designing Spaces will feature an Amazon Forms One representative showing viewers how they can incorporate ICFs into home construction.
Eight Kohler Toilets Have EPA WaterSense Label
Eight toilets from Kohler have earned the WaterSense label, which means these toilets use at least 20 percent less water than standard 1.6-gallon toilets.
Cabot Aerogel and Acralight Debut New Skylights
Cabot Aerogel has announced a new product incorporating Nanogel aerogel in skylights produced by Acralight International Skylights.
Ascent Solar Wins High-Efficiency Solar Cell Program
Ascent Solar has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to develop a flexible thin film tandem solar cell with PV efficiencies of 20 percent.
SatCon Installs Inverters at U.S. Government Facility
SatCon's PowerGate inverters have been installed as part of a 375 kW BIPV system at the Murphy NARA facility in Waltham, Mass.
Bentley Acquires TDV GmbH
Press Release By Bentley Systems Inc. Bentley Systems announced that it has acquired TDV GmbH of Austria, a leading provider of structural modeling, analysis, and design software for bridge engineering.
Bentley Releases Electric XM, Expert Designer XM
Bentley Systems, Incorporated has released its comprehensive engineering design solution to advance GIS for electric utilities.
Sharp Solar Launches Solar Awareness Campaign
Sharp Solar has launched an awareness campaign that will demystify solar electricity for consumers, the company announces.
Uniboard Launches Nu Green Particleboard
Uniboard has launched its first-ever green product, Nu Green, a raw particleboard that contains no urea-formaldehyde.
SMA Announces 10-Year Warranty on Inverters
SMA America has introduced its new line of inverters with a standard 10-year warranty.
Ecotone Publishing Releases "Women in Green" Book
"Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design" discusses how the future of sustainability will depend on women and their perspectives.
Carmanah To Provide Solar Airfield Lights for Piarco Interna
Carmanah has been contracted by the Piarco International Airport, Trinidad & Tobago, to supply wirelessly controlled, portable airfield lights.
Kyocera to Double Manufacturing Capacity for Modules
Kyocera Corporation has announced plans to expand its annual solar module manufacturing capacity to 500 megawatts by the end of March 2011.
ADS Unveils Free Product Search Software
ADS has unveiled ADSearch, a free software tool that allows users to customize a product search by keyword, division or manufacturer.
Lucifer Lighting Company Exhibits at AIA Show
Lucifer Lighting is showcasing the latest sustainable lighting technologies in a prefab housing unit at this week's AIA Convention.
SprutCAM 2007 Launched
SprutCAM has continued its policy of offering powerful CAM software at a realistic price with the launch of SprutCAM 2007.
SMA America Debuts Sunny Tower
SMA America has introduced the new Sunny Tower, a low total-cost solution for small to midsized commercial solar installations.
Morningstar Debuts SunSaver Duo
Morningstar's new SunSaver Duo is an advanced PWM two-battery controller for RVs, caravans, boats and cottages.
Carmanah Gets $1.56 M Solar Contract with TriMet
Carmanah Technologies has entered a supply agreement with TriMet to provide more than 550 i-SHELTER solar-powered LED bus shelter systems.
BuildDirect Launches Green Building Products Page
BuildDirect, an online wholesaler of building supplies, has launched a green building products page.
Informative Graphics Releases MYRIAD 8 CAD Viewer
Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC), a leader in content visualization, secure publishing and collaboration technology announced the latest release of its MYRIAD 3D/2D CAD viewer.
DSM Somos Introduces DMX-SLT 100
Determined to bring to market a stereolithography (SL) solution for direct manufacturing applications, DSM Somos has introduced DMX-SLT 100-the industry's first SL resin targeted for high durability applications and a significant new chemistry platform for direct manufacturing development.
Carmanah Supplies Solar LED Bus Stop Systems to OCTA
Carmanah has been awarded a follow on contract from California's OCTA to supply and install its proprietary i-STOP solar LED-illuminated bus stops.
SMA America Announces New Solar Inverter Product Line
SMA America's five new Sunny Boy inverters range from 3,000 to 7,000 watts and are among the first to be certified under the new 2007 UL1741 standard.
Open Energy and Eagle To Supply BIPV Market
Open Energy has announced a joint marketing and distribution agreement with Eagle Roofing Products, a manufacturer of concrete roof tiles.
Trina Launches Solar Photovoltaic Cell Line
Trina Solar recently announced the successful commercial launch of its newly installed solar PV cell line.
ALGOR Releases PipePak V10
ALGOR, Inc., a leading provider of design, analysis and simulation software, announced that the latest release of its piping design and analysis software, PipePak V10, features bi-directional associativity between its spreadsheet and graphical display window including immediate display of pipes entered via the spreadsheet.
Océ Announces New Productivity Enhancements
Océ, a global leader in digital document management and deliver systems, announced the immediate availability of an upgrade to its Océ Repro Desk Server software. Customers operating on Océ Repro Desk Server 1.X and Océ Repro Desk 4.X platforms can now upgrade to Océ Repro Desk Server 1.6.5.
Mechdyne Releases Fakespace Mobile FLEX
Mechdyne Corporation announced the general availability of the Fakespace Mobile FLEX, a transportable, immersive display system that can be set-up for operation in four hours.
Carmanah Supplies Solar LED Beacons to US Army
Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has received an order from the US Army to supply 37 of its R247C solar-powered airfield flashing beacons.
Fat Spaniel System Lets Students View Energy Savings
Students will be able to see how their school's new 330-panel, rooftop solar energy installation powers their lights while reducing pollution.
SelecTech Flooring Named StarNet Preferred Vendor
SelecTech flooring products contain up to 78 recycled material, are 100% cradle-to-cradle recyclable and can contribute to LEED points.
Axiom Releases Title Block Manager v4.3a, v8.6c
Axiom, the world's most experienced developer of time-saving MicroStation software solutions, announces the releases of Title Block Manager versions 4.3a and 8.6c.
FARO Releases Scene v4.1 Laser Scanner
FARO Technologies, Inc., the world market leader in portable computer-aided measurement arm and laser tracker sales, announced that it released FARO Scene v4.1.
Alibre Design Version 9.2 Release Provides Support
Alibre, Inc. unveiled the newest release of its award winning 3D parametric CAD software, Alibre Design 9.2, and also announced plans to expand its Reseller Program to further promote 3D CAD worldwide.
Echelon Announces Green Technology Design Contest
Echelon has announced an innovative design contest focused on using control and sensing networks to develop green systems and products.
Tech Profile: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended
John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Writer A profile of the upcoming Photoshop CS3 Extended, CS3 Extended will include a number of features targeted toward the AEC and MCAD communities.
Catalog Data Solutions Adopted by AME
Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), announced that Advanced Machine & Engineering has adopted its CAD model download solution.
CIM-Team and Zuken launch 2007 version of E∏.series
CIM-Team and parent company, Zuken, the engineering consulting company; have announced the availability of E∏.series 2007.
DSM Somos Introduces DMX-SL 100
Determined to bring to market a stereolithography (SL) solution for direct manufacturing applications, DSM Somos has introduced DMX-SL 100— the industry’s first SL resin targeted for high durability applications and a significant new chemistry platform for direct manufacturing development.
3Dconnexion Announces Support for Adobe Photoshop CS3
3Dconnexion announced that its SpaceNavigator device supports the recently announced Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Photoshop CS3 Extended software editions.
Carmanah Supplies Solar Warning Beacons to CDOT
Carmanah's LED Lighting Group recently supplied its R247C LED warning beacons to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for road closure gates.
Canadian Solar To Supply BIPV Glass Roof System
Canadian Solar Inc. has won a contract to supply a building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) solar glass roof system to China's Luoyang Polysilicon Company.
Applied Materials Garners Contract With T-Solar
Applied Materials will provide T-Solar Global with Europe's first thin film solar module production line using ultra-large 5.7m2 glass panels.
Project FROG Receives California DSA Approval
Project FROG's sustainable modular buildings have been awarded "Pre-Check" (PC) approval from the Division of the State Architect (DSA).
ANSYS Version 11.0
By John Myers, ConnectPress Staff Writer A profile of latest version of ANSYS' flagship software.
CADlogic Releases 2D CAD System Draft IT Architectural
UK CAD software developers CADlogic have just released Draft IT Architectural, a powerful, 2D Architectural PC CAD system. Draft IT Architectural is an easy to use upgrade to their FREE CAD program Draft IT.
NextComputing Offers NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600 by PNY
NextComputing announces the addition of NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600 by PNY Technologies to its NextDimension family of flextop personal supercomputers. NextComputing's NextDimension family is the only line of portable graphics workstations on the market that can accommodate ultra high-end graphics boards of this caliber.
ANSYS Releases Icemax v3.0 for IC Package Design
ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, announced the release of version 3.0 of its ANSYS Icemax software for circuit extraction of advanced integrated circuit (IC) package designs.
Carmanah Provides Store with Solar Stop Sign Beacons
Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group recently installed solar-powered LED stop sign warning beacons at a major U.S. department store.
PV Powered Solar Inverter Line Listed to UL 1741
PV Powered's line of residential solar inverters has passed the full sequence of testing to the latest version of the UL 1741 standard.
Clean Edge Looks at Clean-Energy Market Growth
Global clean-energy markets are poised to quadruple in the next decade--from $55.4 billion in revenues in 2006 to more than $226.5 billion by 2016.
American Clay Debuts Mud Glue
Mud Glue is a zero-VOC dry powder binder created as a cost-effective alternative to American Clay's soy-resin acrylic Add Mix or Sanded Primer.
GridPoint Connect Featured in Sage NEZH
GridPoint Connect is featured in the Sage Near-Zero Energy Home, a highlight of the green building tour for next week's National Green Building Conference.
Solar Night To Supply Solar for Near-Zero Energy Home
Sage Homebuilders has selected Solar Night to design and install a solar energy system to be featured at the National Green Builders Conference in St. Louis.
SpaceClaim Launches 3D Mechanical Design Technology
SpaceClaim Corporation announced the launch of its flagship product, SpaceClaim Professional 2007. Recognizing that the benefits of 3D mechanical design remain out of reach for most who contribute directly to product development, SpaceClaim Corp. makes 3D modeling accessible through a highly flexible design environment coupled with a modern user experience.
NextComputing's Newest Flextop Models Offer High-Throughput
NextComputing's NextDimension Evo series of flextop computers provide the greatest number of hard drive configuration options available in a small, lightweight, portable form factor.
World’s First Hybrid Tug To Be Built by Foss Maritime
Foss Maritime plans to build a hybrid tug boat that will reduce nitrogen oxide, particulate matter, sulphur dioxide and carbon emissions.
Electric Car Maker ZAP Adds Solar Option to Truck Design
ZAP has designed a solar option for its truck design, a photovoltaic panel that ZAP says can offer short-distance driving on sunlight alone.
Solar Cube Provides Clean Drinking Water, Electricity
The Solar Cube is powered by sunlight and wind, and can provide up to 3,500 gallons of clean drinking water per day from polluted water or saltwater.
Océ Announces Cost-Effective, Versatile Additions
Océ, a global leader in digital document management and delivery solutions, announced the introduction of two new production-color printers for corporate print rooms and commercial printers.
Solar Night Industries Offers Skystream 3.7
Solar Night Industries has introduced the Skystream 3.7 Wind Turbine, manufactured by Southwest Windpower, to its line of Modern Energy solutions.
TrendSetter Gets $1.2 Million Letter of Intent
TrendSetter has signed a Letter of Intent to supply $1.25 million of solar thermal hot water systems to Nova Design + Builds.
Silicon Valley Solar and Conergy Announce Agreement
Silicon Valley Solar's agreement with Conergy will enable a more rapid introduction of the company's Sol-X2 internal concentrator solar modules.
Columbia Commercial Offers FSC-Certified Wood Flooring
Columbia Commercial Flooring has plans to roll out formaldehyde-free, FSC-certified hardwood flooring to the commercial segment in 2007.
Z Corporation Unveils 3D Color Printer
Z Corporation took another giant step in its mission to make high-definition color 3D printing available to the masses with the release of the ZPrinter 450. The new machine is the first color 3D printer to break the $40,000 price point, the most highly automated, and the most compatible with contemporary office environments.
CADalytic Media Releases SpecifiCAD Beta
CADalytic Media, Inc. announced the release of the beta version of SpecifiCAD for Bentley Architecture V8 XM. SpecifiCAD delivers relevant building product data to the designer's desktop within the CAD/BIM environment using CADalytic Media's patent-pending technology.
Bentley Releases RAM Structural System Version 11.1
Version 11.1 of the RAM Structural System—Bentley’s modeling, analysis, and design software for structural engineers involved in the design of building structures of all types—has been released.
TUKATECH Releases TUKAcad 2007-Windows VISTA
TUKATECH is pleased to announce the release of TUKAcad 2007-Vista version. The new Windows Vista operating system provides speed, security, flexibility, multi-screen, multi-tasking functionality.
SolarSave Roofing Membranes Receive UL Approval
Open Energy's SolarSave Roofing Membranes product has UL approval to incorporate material from Seaman Corporation (Fibertite), Duro-Last and IB Roofing.
SolarOne Solutions LED Lights Now 60 Percent Brighter
SolarOne Solutions' new solar LED HL600 lamp delivers 600 lumens at steady-state operating conditions.
SunEye Helps Meet California PV Rebate Requirement
Solmetric has announced an upgrade of the Solmetric SunEye to help solar installers comply with the requirements of California’s EPBB.
Steelcase Products Garner Indoor Advantage Certification
Over 20 of Steelcase's product lines have received Indoor Advantage certifications from Scientific Certification Systems (SCS).
3Dconnexion Announces Support for Adobe Acrobat 3D Software
3Dconnexion, a Logitech company, announced that its line of 3D navigation devices now supports Adobe Acrobat 3D software.
American Clay To Be Featured at Oscar 'Green' Events
American Clay is part of the Oscar season's 'green' campaign, having been invited to participate in the two key 'green' events.
Texas Toyota Dealership Uses Tandus Carpeting
Much of the carpet used in the Toyota dealership features C&A's ethos backing, a high-performance vinyl backing for commercial carpet.
ICP Solar Expands Partnership with West Marine
ICP has expanded its partnership with West Marine by enlarging the range of Sunsei Brand solar charger products available at West Marine stores.
Xantrex Inverter Controls Solar System at Cycling Track
Xantrex has supplied German energy company EnBW Regional AG with a solar grid-tie inverter for an installation at a sport cycling track in Germany.
PacWind Debuts Delta I Vertical Axis Wind Turbine
PacWind has announced the release of its proprietary Delta I vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT).
Open Energy Solar Tiles Featured on San Diego Homes
Open Energy is the provider of solar roofing tiles being used as a standard feature for a 29-home McCullough-Ames development in San Diego, Calif.
EMC Certifies DocuWare 5.1 for Centera Storage Systems
EMC Centera Storage Systems can be seamlessly integrated in DocuWare 5.1. This was confirmed by EMC after officially certifying the integration with the latest version of DocuWare.
Mechdyne Announces Visualization Software Extension
Mechdyne Corporation announced that its VRCO software division released ConduitT for Google EarthT Pro 4.0, a visualization middleware package.
ZwCAD Announces Free 30-Day Trial
ZwCAD, Inc, developers of quality CAD performance, announced the free offering of its latest signature 2D/3D package, ZwCAD 2006i, for 30 days.
William-Lyon Homes Selects SolarSave Roofing Tiles
William Lyon Homes has selected Open Energy's SolarSave Roofing Tiles for its 77-unit housing development in northern San Diego, Calif.
Xantrex Debuts Power Factor Corrected Converter for RV Marke
Xantrex Technology has launched the first power factor corrected AC to DC converter with advanced three-stage charging for the RV market.
GE Lexan Thermoclear Sheet To Be Used on GreenHome
GE Plastics' Lexan Thermoclear multiwall PC sheet will be featured on Centerpoint translucent roofs for the National Homebuilder Mainstream GreenHome.
DensArmor Drywall Gets GREENGUARD Certification
Georgia-Pacific's DensArmor paperless interior drywall is now GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified.
Bentley Acquires C.W. Beilfuss & Associates
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that it has acquired C.W. Beilfuss & Associates, Inc. (CWB), a leading provider of consulting services, software development, and licensed software products to engineering firms and transportation government agencies, including more than 40 U.S. state departments of transportation (DOTs).
Adobe to Release PDF Specification
Adobe Systems announced that it intends to release the full PDF (portable document format) v1.7 specification to AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association, for the purpose of publication by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization).
Avago Debuts New Series of High-Brightness LEDs
Applications for Avago's AllnGaP LEDs include outdoor portable commercial signs and marquees, scoreboards, and traffic management signals.
Tile Roofing Institute Releases Energy Efficiency Research
New research shows that the energy-efficient properties of concrete and clay tile roofs play a key role in helping reduce energy costs.
Octillion Passes Milestones for Solar Window Creation
Octillion Corp. has successfully achieved several milestones toward the realization of nanosilicon photovoltaic solar cell-based glass windows.
GridPoint Connect Featured in Platinum LEED-H Homes
GridPoint Connect is featured in the only two residences in the U.S. to receive a platinum LEED-H certification.
Bentley Unveils ProjectWise Navigator
Bentley Systems, Incorporated has unveiled ProjectWise Navigator, the first visual collaboration client for design review and analysis plus work packaging that fully supports iterative workflows and reuse of all content throughout the process.
Bentley Acquires Design Power
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced at daratechPLANT that it has acquired Design Power, a leading provider of design automation solutions used by major engineering, construction, and manufacturing firms, including Fluor, KBR, General Electric - Oil & Gas, Bayer AG, Emerson Motors Company, Robertson Ceco Corporation, NCI Building Systems, Inc., and the Selvaag Group.
ZwCAD Announces Free 30-Day Trial
ZwCAD, Inc, developers of quality CAD performance, announced the free offering of its latest signature 2D/3D package, ZwCAD 2006i, for 30 days.
Plextronics Gets Funding for Development of Plexcore PV
Plextronics has received $750,000 in funding from the Sustainable Energy Fund to further development of Plexcore PV technology for organic solar cells.
Colorado Alliance Gets LEED-EB Status with Axis Ballasts
The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado has installed energy-efficient Axis Dimming/Daylight Harvesting Ballasts in its showcase building in Denver.
American Water Gets Approval for Water Recycling Project
American Water has received NYC Department of Health certification for a system that recycles wastewater at Tribeca Green, an apartment building.
Maine Ornamental Debuts Solar Tiffany-style Post Caps
Maine Ornamental has introduced a series of three Tiffany-style Stained Glass Post Caps that include the added benefit of a solar-powered light.
Bentley Acquires KIWI for Structural Software
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that it has acquired all operations of KIWI Software, a leading provider of structural modeling, detailing, and fabrication software for industrial plants, buildings, and civil structures.
Archway Announces VersaCAD/Parking Structure
VersaCAD/Parking Structure offers a breakthrough in productivity for architects and engineers who design parking structures. Combining the experience of Gary Miller with the versatility of VersaCAD, this software promises payout in one project.
3D Systems Announces Revolutionary V-Flash Desktop Modeler
3D Systems Corporation, a leading provider of rapid 3-D Printing, Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced its plans to introduce a revolutionary, fast, simple and compact new office modeler, the V-Flash™ desktop modeler, this summer.
SunWize Debuts Small Solar Modules for Remote Sites
SunWize has released a line of single crystalline modules with FM approval for Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, and D, Hazardous Locations.
Hadco and SolarOne Solutions Announce Solar Light
Hadco and SolarOne Solutions have announced the joint development of a solar-powered post-top-style lamp for decorative lighting applications.
Spire Receives Contract for Thermo Photovoltaic Cells
Spire has received a $600,000 contract from NASA's John Glenn Research Center to develop a new type of TPV cell that produces electricity from heat.
ICP Solar, Coleman Launch Remote Solar Charger Line
The line includes five models for a range of applications, plus an intelligent charge controller to ensure batteries reach maximum capacity.
GibbsCAM Support of Tornos TB-Deco Machine Tools Announced
Gibbs and Associates, developer of GibbsCAM®, software for programming CNC machine tools, announced that GibbsCAM now supports the entire product line of Tornos Deco machine tools, including the innovative TB-Deco model.
Solar-Powered Charging System Tested for Cyber Tracker
Homeland Integrated Security Systems has installed its Cyber Tracker along with a solar charging system on a vehicle for initial testing and evaluation.
Stena Line Selects Bekaert Window Film
By installing Bekaert advanced solar control window film, Stena Line plans minimizes fuel consumption and significantly lower air conditioning use.
RCAI Announces LEED Compliance for Alderox
RCAI has announced that its Alderox products meet the requirements of the U.S. Green Building Council for use in LEED construction projects and buildings.
Sylvan Source System Chosen for Sunset Idea House
Sylvan Source's M-600 ultra-clean water system has been selected as the exclusive water treatment system for Sunset magazine's 2007 Idea House.
Mastercam X2 Introduces CAD File Change Recognition
Every shop faces engineering changes. Often, it can be difficult to track which file is the latest, what modifications have been made, and what programming changes are needed.
Cimmetry Releases Autovue Sp1 for UNIX
Cimmetry Systems, an Agile Software company, announced the immediate availability of AutoVue 19.1 Service Pack 1 for Solaris servers 9 and 10.
Sun Expands System Packs Offering with 15 New Servers
Sun Microsystems, Inc., the creator of the Solaris Operating System (OS), has added 15 new systems to its Sun System Performance Packs offerings, including its x64 (x86, 64-bit) Sun Fire x4500 and X4600 servers and Sun Blade 8000 and 8000 P modular systems.
Taraflex Site Allows Visitors to Design Court Online
Visitors to the new Taraflex Sports Flooring by Gerflor Web site can design their own basketball or volleyball court online.
Fiberstars EFO Helps USGBC Achieve LEED Certification
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has installed Fiberstars EFO to illuminate key sections of the council's headquarters in Washington, D.C.
NEC Display Solutions Debuts Solar Package for Monitors
NEC Display Solutions of America, a provider of flat panel desktop displays, has announced a solar-powered system for use with all its monitors.
Mastercam X2 Delivers New Toolpaths and Increased Power
Mastercam, the world’s most widely-used CAD/CAM software*, takes a leap forward with the release of Mastercam X2.
NYSERDA Awards Contracts to A123Systems for PHEVs
NYSERDA has awarded A123Systems contracts to provide three converted plug-in hybrid electric passenger vehicles (PHEVs).
Google SketchUp Attachments Supported in New RefManager
Axiom, the world’s most experienced developer of time-saving MicroStation software solutions, announces the release of RefManager for V8 version 8.4a.
Kreon Unveils Aquilon
Kreon, the pioneer in 3D non-contact measurement technology is proud to present Aquilon, a groundbreaking new 3D laser scanner that takes 3D laser scanning to new heights.
Right Hemisphere Accelerates Content Production
Right Hemisphere®, the leading provider of Product Graphics Management (PGM) software, announced a new version of its interactive 3D authoring software -- Deep Creator™ 2.3 -- which features a new user interface and 3D scene set-up wizards to speed content creation by more than 25 percent.
3D Systems Introduces OptiScan for Part Delivery
3D Systems Corporation, a leading provider of Rapid 3-D Printing, Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, introduced a new software module, trademarked OptiScan that can reduce the build-time of parts up to 34 percent.
Fiberstars EFO Lights 'Green' Passenger Vessel
Fiberstars is providing exterior lighting for the RiverQuest Explorer, the world's first environmentally friendly "Green Boat."
Bosch Debuts New Online Green Resource Center
Bosch has created a one-stop destination with tools such as the Energy Savings Calculator and a localized Rebate Finder.
Lightolier Debuts HP90 Fluorescent Luminaires
HP90 creates softly balanced illumination that, depending on the application, is up to 60% more efficient than the minimum LEED credit requirement.
Graphisoft Announces 2007 Virtual Construction Products
Graphisoft has announced a major update to its Virtual Construction suite of applications and services.
Got3D Offers 44 Ornamental Grasses Collection
Got3D's newest collection of plant material textures is an assortment of 44 high-resolution ornamental grasses, covering commonly utilized species.
Kreon Unveils Aquilon
Kreon, the pioneer in 3D non-contact measurement technology is proud to present Aquilon, a groundbreaking new 3D laser scanner that takes 3D laser scanning to new heights.
New NVIDIA Quadror Fx 3500m Graphics Solution
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in graphics processors, announced the NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500M, a high-performing mobile workstation graphics solution for CAD, Digital Content Creation, and Scientific Visualization.
New World Record Achieved in Solar Cell Technology
With DOE funding, a concentrator solar cell produced by Boeing-Spectrolab has recently achieved a world-record conversion efficiency of 40.7 percent.
DOE Announces New High-Efficiency Window Prototype
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a next-generation residential and commercial window prototype.
Wm Ohs Custom Kitchens Launches "Green Kitchens"
Wm Ohs cabinetry features materials selected to come in compliance with emerging architectural specifications such as the LEED rating system.
Sasaki Associates to Use Axis Products
Sasaki Associates has installed several hundred of energy-efficient Axis Dimming/Daylight Harvesting Ballasts in its office complex in Watertown, Mass.
Octillion Plans New Solar to Electricity Glass Windows
Octillion's R&D initiatives are underway for a new patent-pending technology using nanosilicon photovoltaic solar cells.
Axis Meets Federal Energy Act Tax Incentive Criteria
The Axis Dimming/Daylight Harvesting Ballast meets the criteria for the Energy Policy Act of 2005 that went into effect January 1, 2006.
Xantrex Launches Value Line of Inverter/Chargers
Xantrex has launched a new value line of inverter/chargers for the African, South American and Middle East markets.
ARISE to Distribute MSK's BIPV System in Ontario
ARISE Technologies has reached an agreement to become the exclusive Canadian distributor of the MSK Just Roof BIPV system.
Adobe Introduces New Hosted Service Adobe Document Center
Adobe Systems Inc. has introduced Adobe Document Center, a new hosted service that enables knowledge workers to better protect, share and track the usage of Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel documents as part of day-to-day communications and collaboration.
Steelcase Receives MBDC Cradle to Cradle Certification
Steelcase recently received a silver MBDC Cradle to Cradle Certification for an entire powered workstation.
USG Launches Formaldehyde-Free and Low-VOC Ceiling Panels
With its newly reformulated ceiling panels, UGS is the first manufacturer to offer formaldehyde-free ceiling panels.
Wonderfulbuys.com Offers Solar Christmas Lanterns
Wonderfulbuys.com’s Solar Christmas Lanterns come in two different designs: Santa Claus delivering gifts and a reindeer.
ARISE Presents PV Cell Development Progress
ARISE, in conjunction with its research and development partner, the University of Toronto, is developing a high-efficiency PV cell.
Holcim Announces Envirocore Products
Holcim, a leader in the U.S. cement industry, has launched the Envirocore family of environmentally-friendly products.
BOXX Launches New 3DBOXX RTX Series Workstation
BOXX Technologies Inc., an innovator in high-performance computing hardware for visual effects (VFX) professionals, announced the immediate availability of the 3DBOXX® RTX Series Workstation running the new Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® processors 5300 series in a unique chassis designed to house up to 15 data drives for up to 1GB/s of storage bandwidth.
Océ Imagistics Introduces Two New Modular MFPs
Océ Imagistics Inc. introduced the Océ Imagistics im3530 and im4530, high-performance MFPs that are easy to connect, configure and grow with business demands. Built to improve communications, increase productivity and safeguard critical data, these MFPs with modular designs allow the user to decide which functions are ideal for their specific workgroup environment.
Sustainable Vinyl Featured at Green Building Expo
This week's GreenBuild Expo features vinyl products ranging from nonslip flooring made from 100% recycled vinyl to insulated vinyl forming systems.
Cruise Car Expands Solar Line of Electric Vehicles
The 4-seat and 6-seat Kudo can now be purchased with a photovoltaic roof for solar energy battery charge.
DuPont Products Receive GREENGUARD Certification
DuPont Corian solid surfaces, Dupont Zodiaq quartz surfaces and Dupont Surfaces sealants and adhesives are now GREENGUARD Certified.
Valence Batteries Power EnergyCS Plug-in Concept Car
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District is testing the Valence U-Charge’s powered plug-in to determine its fuel economy and fleet adaptability.
PowerLight Breaks Ground on 20 MW PV Project in Spain
Elecnor, S.A. and PowerLight Corporation recently broke ground on a 20 megawatt solar power system in the town of Trujillo, Caceres, in Spain.
Cambria Surfaces Earn GREENGUARD Designation
Cambria is a stain-resistant, nonporous surface that is harder, stronger and easier to care for than other countertop materials.
Dosch Releases Architectural Details V2
Dosch Designs’ Architectural Details V2 features 200 objects for professional architectural visualization.
AFM Safecoat Gets Indoor Advantage Gold Certification
AFM has received SCS' Indoor Advantage Gold certification for its Safecoat primers and paints.
Morningstar Debuts SureSine Pure Sine Wave Inverter
The SureSine Pure Sine Wave Inverter is a 300-watt toroidol transformer design with high efficiency and extensive electronic protections.
Ascent Solar and PermaCity Solar Debut FASTTRACKS
FASTTRACKS is a new “plug-and-play” system integration technique for use with the companies’ recently announced AST 5000 series PV modules.
Wind Power Card Now Sold at Whole Foods Market
The Wind Power Card now is for sale at almost 80 Whole Foods Market locations .
BP Solar Announces Mono2 Prototype Module
The Mono2 prototype module combines BP Solar’s recently announced silicon growth process with a new screen printing process.
WorldWater & Power Announces Two New Patents
The WorldWater & Power inventions receiving patents are "Maximum Power Point Speed Control" and "AC/DC Hybrid Power Systems."
Dosch Designs Releases 10 Building Interiors Models
Dosch Designs has released Dosch CAD: Building Interiors, which contains 10 complete buildings including their respective furnishings.
Ponderosa Homes Offers SolarSave PV Tiles as Option
Open Energy Corporation has joined with Ponderosa Homes to offer solar photovoltaic systems as an option at its new Southern California community.
Beck Technology Releases DProfiler with RSMeans
Beck Technology's DProfiler with RSMeans is the first 3D modeling application that ties directly to RSMeans cost data.
Telkonet Installs Smart Energy System at The Octagon
Telkonet has installed its Smart Energy energy management and control system at The Octagon, an eco-friendly apartment complex on Roosevelt Island.
DayStar Technologies to Receive $1 M From Defense Bill
The funds will enable development addressing high specific power and form factor flexibility applications for DayStar's line of CIGS solar cells.
Surrette Battery Announces New 2-YS-31PS Battery
Surrette Battery has added a new, higher capacity workhorse to its growing line of solar/renewable energy batteries.
Kyocera Achieves New Record in Solar Cell Efficiency
Kyocera has achieved a new world record of 18.5 percent energy conversion efficiency for a 15cm x 15cm multicrystalline silicon solar cell.
Ascent Solar, PermaCity Solar to Develop PV Systems
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. and PermaCity Solar have begun co-development of a new suite of photovoltaic (PV) products and systems.
Maria Yee's BambooTimbre Meets Industry Standards
Maria Yee's home furnishings made with patent-pending BambooTimbre meet stringent GREENGUARD and E-1 standards for low emitting materials.
DuPont Debuts First Breathable Roofing Barrier
DuPont has launched DuPont Tyvek AtticWrap, the first breathable roofing membrane to completely seal a home's building envelope.
Open Energy Installs SolarSave Roofing Membranes in NJ
Open Energy has announced the completion of the first installation of its SolarSave Roofing Membranes at KTS Machine Shop in Elmwood Park, N.J.
HelioVolt Garners Two Wall Street Journal Honors
HelioVolt was chosen as the Overall Silver winner of the prestigious Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award.
New AVRS Green Roof System Provides Water Efficiency
Advanced Vegetative Roof System (AVRS), a patent-pending new green roof system, is being introduced by Columbia Green Technologies, Inc.
BP America Announces Three-phase Houston Expansion
The first phase of the development will include the construction of a seven-story commercial facility that will incorporate energy conservation features.
E-Builder Launches Collaborative Scheduler Upgrade
E-Builder's latest product release includes a major upgrade to its schedule and milestone management module, Collaborative Scheduler.
Toyota Hybrid Credit Begins Phaseout on October 1
For Toyota hybrids purchased on/after Oct. 1, 2006, and on/before March 31, 2007, the tax credit is 50% of the otherwise allowable credit amount.
Emgold's Tiles Being Shown at West Coast Green
Emgold's Golden Bear Ceramics is exhibiting its stone tile, manufactured from 100% waste material, at this week’s West Coast Green Conference.
California Closets Adds SkyBlend to Product Line
California Closets has added Roseburg Forest Products' SkyBlend particleboard to its product line offerings.
Tandus Debuts Two Recycled Content Carpet Products
Tandus has introduced LifeLONG recycled content carpet backing and Greenbond B-19 Adhesive with recycled content for commercial broadloom carpet.
C&A Garners Environmental Certification on Products
C&A Floorcoverings (C&A) has earned Platinum Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) certification on two entire product lines.
Carmanah Unveils Solar LED to Chinese Aviation Market
Carmanah Technologies Corporation has launched its Model A704-5 wireless solar-powered LED airfield light into China's rapidly growing aviation market.
Kyocera Supplies Solar Modules for Energy Park
The 3,800 kilowatt PPL Renewable Energy Park in Camden County, N.J., incorporates more than 5,000 solar modules supplied by Kyocera Solar.
LivingHomes Model Features GridPoint Connect
GridPoint Connect is featured in the first residential project in the country to attain a Platinum rating in the LEED for Homes pilot program.
Spire Offers Single Long-Pulse Solar Simulators
Spire has introduced an enhanced feature option for the company's line of solar simulators, which are used to test photovoltaic modules.
Ferro Offers New Lead- and Cadmium-Free PV Materials
Ferro's new aluminum product permits silicon reductions to less than 180 microns thick, with less than 1 mm of camber on 150 mm square wafers.
Applied Materials Enters Solar PV Equipment Market
Applied Materials has launched its strategy to enter the rapidly growing solar photovoltaic (PV) equipment market.
XsunX Looks to Tap Into Solar America Initiative
Letters of intent submitted by XsunX for project funding opportunities under the Advanced Energy Initiative have been cleared for grant submittal.
American Clay Debuts New Paint Colors
American Clay Enterprises has announced its new accent line, "Natural Depths of Color."
Research and Markets Debuts Solar Cells/Modules Report
The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the U.S., Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Latin America.
Carmanah Gets Order from US Marines for Airfield Lights
Carmanah has received an order from the USMC for more than 600 units of its solar-powered LED portable airfield lights and related accessories.
Watermiser Nominated for EPA Award for Water Efficiency
Watermiser has been nominated for the very first Water Efficiency Leader Award from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Bosch Home Appliances Selected for LivingHomes
Bosch home appliances have been selected to equip the kitchen and laundry of the LivingHomes model home.
Sharp to Supply Solar Panels for 300 New Homes
Sharp will supply solar panels for up to 300 new homes that are being built by BLU S.K.Y Homes in Bakersfield, Calif.
Build It Green Announces Green Home Rating Program
Build It Green is premiering its new home rating program called GreenPoint Rated.
American Clay Earth Plaster Has Hardness of Gypsum
Marittimo, which uses reclaimed shells as its base, combines with the company’s Add Mix to produce a surface competitive with the hardness of gypsum.
Spire to Provide First Solar with Eight Solar Simulators
The new purchase of eight solar simulators brings First Solar's order to 12 solar simulators from Spire in the last year.
Gaudet Offers 'Green' Log Homes for California
Gaudet, a 'green' log home builder, is now offering its custom log homes in California’s Lake County area.
Carmanah Gets $2.6 M Order for Solar LED Airfield Lighting
Carmanah has received a $6.2 million purchase agreement from the Nassau CAA for 16 wireless-controlled solar LED airfield lighting systems.
SunPower Expands its Line of High-Efficiency Inverters
SunPower Corporation has expanded its line of high-efficiency inverters, providing a choice in both design and monitoring capabilities.
Open Energy Finishes Solar Roofing at Tahoe Center
Open Energy has provided the roofing design and construction materials for a 31.5 kilowatt PV roofing system comprised of 900 SolarSave tiles.
Wausau Engineers Blast-Resistant Window Wall System
Wausau has engineered a high-performance, blast-resistant curtainwall system for the $50 million renovation to the Zorinsky Federal Building.
Ceilume Receives GREENGUARD Certification
Empire West Inc. recently received GREENGUARD Certification for its Ceilume Smart Ceiling Tiles.
BP's New Silicon Growth Process Yields Higher Efficiency
BP Solar has developed a new silicon growth process that significantly increases cell efficiency over traditional multicrystalline-based solar cells.
USGBC Offers Special Price for LEED Core & Shell Guide
The USGBC is offering a special advance purchase price of $125 for its newest reference guide for LEED for core and shell developments.
ICP Solar Panels Top Among Off-grid Amorphous Modules
ICP Solar's panels were found to be superior in delivering "true power ratings" among amorphous off-grid modules tested by Humboldt State University.
GiveMePower SiteMaster 3 and Leica Laser Save Time
GiveMePower's PowerCAD SiteMaster 3 building surveying and information management solution supports the Leica DISTO A6.
PowerLight Unveils PowerTilt Solar Power System
PowerTilt features pre-engineered solar modules that tilt at a 10-degree angle to maximize energy capture.
Morningstar DebutsTri-Star Web View Remote Monitoring
TriStar Web View remote monitoring is a hardware and software package that provides live data from an off-grid PV system to a Web site over the Internet.
GE Announces Brilliance Residential Solar Energy System
GE Energy's Brilliance residential solar energy system allows homebuilders to purchase the required components in one, all-inclusive package.
Renschler Debuts CD to Reduce Energy Use/Costs
Written and reviewed by engineers and energy experts, "The Energy Profiler for Commercial Buildings" will help to reduce energy bills.
Sustainable School Selects SageGlass Products
Opening in 2007, Twin Lakes Elementary School (Elk River, Minn.) will have electronically tintable SageGlass windows installed in the science center.
Corning Announces Duct Energy Efficiency Calculator
Corning's Duct System Energy Efficiency Calculator helps builders identify energy efficiency issues in the duct system.
Southwest Windpower Debuts Residential Wind Generator
Skystream 3.7 from Southwest Windpower is a fully integrated wind generator designed specifically for the grid-connected residential market.
PPG Selects Green Building Studio's Web Service
PPG Industries has selected Green Building Studio's Product Placement Advisor Web service to promote its Solarban 70XL glass to building designers.
Solar Night Industries Launches Solar Sports Scoreboard
Solar Night Industries and Scoreboards-US have announced the launch of the Solar Sports Scoreboard and its inaugural installation in Miramar, Fla.
Dosch Releases 3D Models of Historic Decoration
DOSCH 3D: Historic Decoration contains 120 authentic and fully textured 3D models of decorative architectural elements.
Autodesk Debuts Civil 3D 2007 Extension for Google Earth
Autodesk, Inc. has introduced Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 Extension for Google Earth-Technology Preview.
Excelize Releases Excelize Detail Manager V 2.0
Excelize, Inc., a design, drafting services and technology solutions firm, has announced the release of Excelize Detail Manager Version 2.0.
Autodesk Revit Exceeds 100,000 Seats
Autodesk, Inc. has announced that the installed base of Autodesk Revit Building software now exceeds 100,000 seats.
Green Building Studio Debuts Version 2.0 of Web Service
The new features allow architects and engineering teams to quickly analyze various changes to their building design.
ZAP Announces Electric Vehicle Sales Surge
ZAP has announced a surge in new business for its electric vehicle, the XEBRA.
Nana Wall Systems Garners ENERGY STAR Qualification
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the ENERGY STAR qualification to the NanaWall opening glass wall system models SL70, SL50, WD66 and WA67.
KI Showcases Enhanced Genius Walls at AIA Convention
Genius walls offer architects and designers three additional aesthetic options for KI’s line of movable walls.
ZAP Ships 200th Smart Car
Automotive pioneer ZAP recently has shipped its 200th Smart Car Americanized for ZAP.
American Clay to Showcase Marittimo Finish at PCBC
American Clay will showcase its Marittimo finish at the PCBC The Premier Building Show, Booth #5222, from June 20-23 in San Francisco, Calif.
Got3D Releases 2 Collections of 3D People
Got3D has launched two collections of high-quality 3D people for use in animations and still renderings.
CertainTeed Insulation Meets GREENGUARD Standards
CertainTeed fiber glass insulation batts, wraps and premium blowing wool products meet GREENGUARD's Product Emission Standard for Children and Schools.
Cabot Aerogel and Wasco Debut Two Skylight Products
With increased awareness and demand for energy efficiency, these systems more than double the thermal performance of standard skylights.
WorldWater Signs Contracts Worth $160,540
WorldWater has announced the signing of contracts with homeowners in New Jersey and California to build photovoltaic solar electric systems.
Report Covers Status of Hydrogen Industry
Research and Markets has announced the release of "World Hydrogen Generation 2006: Established and Emerging Markets.”
BEHR Paints Utilizes Nanotechnology
BEHR Paints has introduced its new Premium Plus Interior Sateen Kitchen and Bath Enamel, the first paint of its kind to utilize nanotechnology.
Honda Announces Pricing of 2006 Civic GX
The 2006 Civic GX, which achieves an EPA estimated city/highway fuel economy of 28/39 miles per gasoline-gallon equivalent, went on sale last week.
PerfectPower Installs BIPV High-Rise Solar System in AZ
PerfectPower has designed and installed the first BIPV high-rise solar electric system in Arizona for the Optima Biltmore Towers project in Phoenix.
Dosch Releases 3D Medical Equipment Model Library
DOSCH 3D: Medical Equipment contains 90 detailed and fully textured 3D-models of equipment and objects relevant in doctor offices and hospitals.
American Clay Plaster Shown in National Building Museum
American Clay Earth Plaster has been selected for the Material Resource Room of the National Building Museum's exhibition "The Green House."
Spire Offers New Solar Simulators
Spire Corporation has introduced two new solar simulators for testing photovoltaic modules under simulated sunlight conditions.
3M Window Films Debuts Prestige Series
These new films are the first clear and nonmetal-based window films to significantly reduce heat and ultraviolet (UV) rays entering a home or building.
CAO Group Debuts Dynasty Integrated High Power LED
The CAO Group has announced a 3-dimensional packaged LED solution targeted at general, ambient, interior and exterior lighting applications.
Dosch Releases Architecture & Design Movie-Clips
Dosch Designs has released Dosch Movie-Clips: Architecture & Design, which contains 10 background animations of about 5 minutes duration each.
Spire Offers Custom GaAs Concentrator Solar Cells
Spire Corporation now offers custom gallium arsenide (GaAs) concentrator solar cells for terrestrial applications.
Dosch Debuts HD Backgrounds Movie-Clips
Dosch Designs' Dosch Movie-Clips: HD Backgrounds contains 90 background animations in the HD (high-definition) format.
Dosch Releases 3D Bathroom, Spa Model Library
Dosch Design's new DOSCH 3D: Bathroom & Spa library contains 120 very detailed and fully textured 3D models of bathroom or spa-related products.
Magnetek Aurora Inverters Aid Terminal's BIPV System
Manhattan's largest functioning BIPV power system recently began harvesting energy from the sun thanks to Magnetek solar inverter technology.
Fiberstars Raise Efficiency of EFO Lighting
Fiberstars has received a patent for its Cloverleaf optical coupler that raises the efficiency of its EFO lighting system to 50 lumens per watt.
Owens Corning Introduces New Shingle Technology
Owens Corning's new Oakridge PRO Series Shingle offers faster installation, higher wind performance and a better appearance.
Bora-Care Receives Best of Show Award
Nisus' Bora-Care termite pretreatment received the Grand Prize, Best of Show award at the recent National Green Building Conference.
EGP Earns UL Approval for Thermique Heated Windows
Engineered Glass Products has earned UL approval for its new line of heated windows with Thermique technology for residential and commercial buildings.
Magnetek Inverters Complete Manhattan BIPV System
Originally built in 1907, the Whitehall Ferry Terminal has now moved into the solar era.
SunPower Panels First to Comply With New Standards
SunPower is the first solar panel manufacturer worldwide to pass the tough, new TUV testing according to IEC 61215, edition 2 standards.
Spire Manufactures BIPV Modules for Kyocera
Spire is using its own SPI-LINE photovoltaic module production line to fabricate large-format BIPV modules for Kyocera Solar.
SunPower Begins Shipments of Higher-Power Solar Panel
The new line of solar panels--SPR-220, SPR-215 and SPR-95--offers efficiencies of up to 17.7 percent.
Solibri Releases Version 4 of Solibri Model Checker
Solibri has announced a new version 4 of Solibri Model Checker software for automated design review and analysis of Building Information Models (BIM).
E-Builder Releases E-Builder Wireless Edition
E-Builder Wireless Edition enables BlackBerry connectivity to meet the communications needs of AEC professionals.
ArchiCAD Shares Virtual Building Model Data with AxisVM
Graphisoft's 3D building design solution ArchiCAD can now share Virtual Building model data with the structural design solution AxisVM.
Army Show Quantum's Technologies at SAE Congress
Quantum's technologies included the Aggressor AMV, the HyHauler Plus Mobile Hydrogen refueling station and the Hydrogen Ford Escape Hybrid SUV concept.
Owens Corning Products Meet GREENGUARD Standards
Owens Corning is the first insulation manufacturer to qualify for the new GREENGUARD Product Emission Standard for Children and Schools.
GlobalCAD Releases Toolbox LT 2006
GlobalCAD has announced the release of Toolbox LT 2006, a productivity solution that adds 3D modeling and LISP support to AutoCAD LT.
Digital Project Now Available in United Kingdom
Digital Project, a software platform that turns the Virtual Building concept into a reality, is now available in the United Kingdom.
HouseRaising Debuts Disaster Relief Building Software
HouseRaising has expanded its home management software to include a version designed for managing projects as part of a disaster relief effort.
SBIC Releases Version 1.8 of its Energy-10 Software
The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC) has just released Version 1.8 of its award-winning Energy-10 software.
Solarcentury Launches Complete Solar Roof
United Kingdom-based Solarcentury has launched the latest addition to their (Low Carbon Building Products (LCBP) line--the Complete Solar Roof.
SMA Announces Sunny Boy 2100U Inverter
SMA America's new Sunny Boy 2100U is an ideal inverter for new or existing home power systems, the company says.
Barnabus Energy's Suncone Achieves Critical Milestone
HYTEC, the principal contractor on Barnabus Energy's Suncone project, has achieved the construction of the first full-scale prototype.
O2 Interactive's OnSite CRM V3.0 Has BlackBerry Interface
OnSite CRM Version 3.0 features a wireless BlackBerry interface, interactive flooring and electrical editors and geographic prospect analysis.
USGBC Offers DVD of Greenbuild's Plenary Session
“Strategies for Sustaining the Sustainable Building Movement,” a DVD of Greenbuild's opening plenary address, is now available from the USGBC.
Volvo Debuts Hybrid Drives for Trucks and Buses
The Volvo Group has announced an efficient hybrid solution for trucks and buses that offers fuel savings of up to 35 percent.
Consumer Reports Revises Report on Hybrid Car Costs
Only two of the six hybrids examined by Consumer Reports recovered their price premium after five years, 75,000 miles.
Meridian Announces New Software License Program
Meridian Systems has a new software license program for building owners and construction organizations that want to standardize on Prolog software.
Graphisoft Debuts Change Manager for Construction
Graphisoft has announced a workflow application targeted for the needs of construction companies, subcontractors and engineers.
ERSystems Debuts KynaKote, EG 1000 QC, EG CleanCoat
ERSystems, Inc. has announced the launch of three new products in its roof coating line.
American Clay To Launch Marittimo Finish
American Clay has announced the launch of its Marittimo finish at the National Green Building Conference (March 13-14), in Albuquerque, N.M.
SolCool One Debuts New SolCool Hybrid Solar Chiller
SolCool One has introduced the first Solar Air conditioning system to utilize a combo of 12-volt solar/back-up battery energy and 110-volt power.
Cadig Debuts AutoTable 3.3 for AutoCAD
Cadig has announced the release of AutoTable 3.3 for AutoCAD.
Citadon Offers Migration Program for Constructware Users
Citadon will offer a special migration program designed to satisfy the needs of businesses that currently use Constructware collaboration solutions.
Owens Corning Announces Breakthrough for Wind Energy
Owens Corning's WindStrand will let turbine manufacturers increase blade lengths by as much as 6 percent and deliver up to 12 percent more power.
Dosch Design Releases DOSCH 3D: Airplanes
DOSCH 3D: Airplanes contains 10 authentic and fully textured 3D-models of well-known airplanes--including the Bell 222 helicopter.
Document3D Publishes 3D to Latest PDF Format
QuadriSpace's Document3D desktop publishing software adds support for creating interactive 3D PDF files compatible with Adobe Reader 7.0.7.
Graphisoft, CSI Provide Integrated Software Solution
Graphisoft's 3D building design solution ArchiCAD can now work on the same virtual building model data as structural design/analysis solution ETABS.
MyVR Software Releases the V1.3 Software Upgrade
MyVR Software AS has released Version 1.3 of a secure high-resolution/high-speed 3D real-time interactive streaming solution for 3D/VR models.
Enova's Systems Power Fuel Cell Vehicles, Wrightbus Bus
Enova Systems' components are currently being used in 30 Ford Focus Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles and 6 Wrightbus Electrocity hybrid transit buses.
WorldWater Exhibits Prototype Compact Mobile MaxPower
WorldWater & Power exhibited at last week's World Ag Expo its Mobile MaxPower, a mobile solar electric power and pumping unit.
Global Energy Map Shows Renewable Energy Increases
A new wall map from Global Energy shows installed renewable energy capacity jumped over 25 percent from January 2005 to January 2006.
Spire Introduces SPI-ASSEMBLER 6000
Spire has introduced its new SPI-ASSEMBLER 6000, the latest in its line of advanced equipment for manufacturing solar photovoltaic (PV) modules.
Spire to Develop Advanced Thermophotovoltaic Cells
Spire Corporation has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to develop a new type of thermophotovoltaic (TPV) power cell.
Microspot Releases Modeler V3.6
Modeler V3.6 is an interactive 3D modeling application that makes it simple to create and render models in real world dimensions.
Avatech to Host Revit BIM 'Test Drives'
Avatech is hosting a series of free "test drives" for architects and CAD Managers to try out the latest Autodesk Revit Building software.
Autodesk, AVEVA Announce Design Technologies Suite
AVEVA and Autodesk have a suite of design and engineering technologies targeted at the architectural and mechanical design sectors.
Soldius Debuts Solar Charger Golf Bags
Soldius Golf Bags include charging tips compatible with more than 250 mobile phones and Blackberries.
Microspot Releases MicroSpot Interiors v3.6
Microspot Interiors version 3.6, a new version of Microspot's interior design application, has many new features and enhancements.
CADS Releases AdvanceSteel 6.1
AdvanceSteel 6.1, the latest release of CADS’ 3D steelwork modeling software, addresses curved beams and circular structures.
SageGlass Available in New Skylight Models from VELUX
The skylights are now available in electric venting and fixed/non-venting models and in select sizes ranging from approximately 2x2 feet to 4x4 feet.
Dosch Designs Debuts DOSCH 3D: Modern Furniture
Dosch Design's DOSCH 3D: Modern Furniture contains 100 very detailed and fully textured 3D models of various modern furniture and electronics products.
Dosch Designs Releases DOSCH 3D: Security
DOSCH 3D: Security contains 100 very detailed and fully textured 3D models for visualizing security installations.
Owens Corning Enhances RAFT-R-MATE Attic Rafter Vents
Owens Corning has announced an enhanced version of its attic rafter vent, RAFT-R-MATE, which allows air to flow from soffit vents to the attic.
Johns Manville Debuts Gorilla Wrap and DuraBase
JM has introduced Gorilla Wrap, a translucent, nonperforated housewrap, and DuraBase, an asphalt and nonwoven polyester roofing underlayment.
Andersen Debuts High Performance Low-E4 Glass
Andersen Windows has introduced High Performance Low-E4 glass, the next generation of energy-efficient, low-maintenance glass.
Morningstar Debuts SunKeeper Solar Charge Controller
The SunKeeper charge controller is mounted directly to a solar module junction box and provides a low-cost regulated output to maximize battery life.
Owens Corning Debuts Energy Solutions Software
The software provides a sophisticated analytic tool to help builders meet tax credit compliance standards for the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Linetec's "Green" Finishes Enhance Polywood Shutters
Linetec provides Polywood Shutters with an architectural grade baked-on paint finish.
Magnetek Inverters Meet California Energy Standards
Magnetek's transformerless Aurora PVinverters have been listed by the California Energy Commission and meet the latest NEC standards.
Evergreen Solar Debuts 120-Watt Solar Panel
The new EC-120 is the latest in Evergreen Solar's Cedar Line of photovoltaic panels.
American Clay Certification Workshops Resume in Feb.
American Clay Earth Plaster is offering more Train the Trainer certification programs, as well as other general workshops.
Research and Markets Debuts Energy Handbook
Research and Markets has announced the release of its Alternative Energy Handbook & Directory.
Nemetschek Debuts SketchUp Plug-in for VectorWorks
Nemetschek North America has announced the release of a free SketchUp plug-in for the VectorWorks Design Series.
CSC, Westok Simplify Cellular Beam Design in Buildings
CSC's Fastrak Building Designer has the facility to define and design Westok beams.
Nano Chemical Systems Tests Mold, Fungus Product
Nano Chemical Systems has successful tested in the lab a new product that will kill and inhibit the regrowth of mold and fungus inside structures.
GreenShift's Tornado Generator Prototype Gets Patent
The Tornado Generator accelerates compressed air to supersonic speeds to almost instantly grind, flash desiccate and atomize solid and liquid wastes.
GE – Plastics, Centerpoint Develop Translucent Roofing
Centerpoint's patent-pending roofing structure is designed to allow penetration of natural, filtered daylight into living areas.
SMA Offers Sunny Boy 3800/Sunny Beam Packages
SMA America is now offering special Sunny Boy 3800 and Sunny Beam packages through its suppliers.
Johnson Controls Announces Leedspeed Software
Johnson Controls' Leedspeed, a Web-based software application, navigates the user through the LEED green building rating systems.
Re:Form Debuts Energy Curtain
The Energy Curtain from Re:Form is a window shade woven from a combination of textile, solar-collection and light-emitting materials.
3D Nature Debuts Foliage Library for SketchUp 5 Users
3D Nature has released its extensive foliage library for SketchUp 5 users.
Eclipse Solar Gear Charges Batteries While on the Move
The Eclipse Solar Gear product line is designed to trickle charge the batteries of many types and brands of electronics.
Honda R&D Americas Announces Home Energy Station III
The Home Energy Station III from Honda R&D Americas provides heat and electricity for the home as well as fuel for a hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle.
GiveMePower Ships PowerCAD SiteMaster 2
GiveMePower has commenced shipping PowerCAD SiteMaster 2, which lets users quickly create professional, AutoCAD-compatible floor plans
Autodsys Releases Block Manager for AutoCAD
Autodsys has released its Navigator Block Manager and Toolkit software for AutoCAD and IntelliCAD.
WorldWater to Build PV System for West Pico Food
WorldWater & Power has signed a $3.1 million contract to build and install a solar electric power system for West Pico Food in Vernon, Calif.
Flomerics’ Flovent V6 Offers Improved 3D Visualization
Flomerics has released Version 6 of its Flovent software for airflow prediction in buildings, with improved 3D visualization.
IES Launches Virtual Environment v5.4
Virtual Environment v5.4 includes an ASHRAE loads calculation tool and the capability to undertake LEED Credit 8.1: Daylighting assessment.
USHIO America Debuts T8 Fluorescent Light Bulb
USHIO America Inc. has introduced its extreme energy-saving 28W ULTRA 8 T8 fluorescent light bulbs.
SolCool Debuts Hybrid Solar Air-Conditioning System
SolCool One has introduced a solar air-conditioning system that utilizes a combination of 12-volt solar/back-up battery energy and 110-volt power.
Magnetek Debuts Light 3.6 KW Aurora PV Indoor Inverter
Suitable for residential and commercial applications, the Aurora PVI-3600 is the first of a new line of Magnetek Aurora photovoltaic inverters.
American Clay Debuts Time-Saving Dos Manos Method
American Clay's new Dos Manos system eliminates the primer stage; the resulting finish is even more durable than the original.
LA Magazine's Green Home Features GridPoint Connect
GridPoint Connect will be featured in Los Angeles Magazine's DesignHouse 2005: The Green Home, which marries healthy living with great design.
Southwall Technologies' Heat Mirror Garners Recognition
Southwall Technologies' Heat Mirror sustainable energy window product has received recognition for its superior performance in two separate projects.
Stanbery Model Helps Provide Understanding of CIGS PV
The Stanbery Model represents a key accomplishment in the scientific community's efforts to better understand the physics behind CIGS thin-films.
Wausau Debuts New Visuline Windows with Insulbar
Wausau's Visuline Series now has 3250iV and 4250iV fixed and project-in, Insulbar thermal barrier, aluminum windows in 3-inch or 4.5-inch frame depths.
MySoldius Debuts Soldius1 Solar Power Source for iPods
The Soldius1 Universal Solar Charger for iPods charges iPods and more than 250 cell phone models, including Nokia, Samsung and Sony-Ericsson.
Konarka, Textronics to Create Power-Generating Clothing
Konarka and Textronics plan to create prototype garments and fashion accessories with portable, wearable power-generation capabilities.
Flexcar Introduces First White House Shared Car
Located a few hundred yards from the West Wing, in a reserved Flexcar parking spot, the Honda Civic Hybrid is available for White House staff.
SunPower Debuts Two High-Efficiency Inverters
The new SunPower inverters are rated at 4,600 watts (208V) and 5,200 watts (240V).
Cornell's Solar Decathlon House Features NanaWall
The Cornell team selected two applications of the NanaWall because of its superior insulation and its ability to contribute to the team's design concept.
Solectria Renewables Adds 90 KW Inverter to Line
Solectria has added a 90kW inverter, the PVI90kW, to its existing product line of 1.8kW to 77kW residential and commercial grid-tied PV inverters.
Xantrex Debuts Three Solar Grid Tie Inverters
Xantrex Technology Inc. is introducing three new solar grid tie inverters at this week's Solar Power 2005 Expo in Washington, D.C.
PV Powered Debuts Two New Inverters
PV Powered has released the StarInverter PVP5200 (240 volt) and the StarInverter PVP4600 (208 volt).
GlobalCAD Releases LandARCH 2006 for AutoCAD
LandARCH features 2D/3D design libraries, cost estimating and BOM tools, custom hatch patterns, complex linetypes, and project management tools.
DuPont, Tate & Lyle to Build Plant to Use Corn for Clothing
DuPont and Tate & Lyle have formed a joint venture to build a $100 million plant that will use corn to replace petrochemical-based products.
PowerFilm Solar Debuts Lightweight Solar Charger
PowerFilm Solar, the solar division of Iowa Thin Film Technologies, Inc., has launched its PowerFilm Foldable Solar Charger product line.
SatCon Gets CEC Listing for High-Efficiency PV Inverters
SatCon has listed five PowerGate AE-PV Series utility-grade PV inverter designs on the California Energy Commission's eligible inverter list.
U of Florida Research Yields Efficient Clothes Washing
University of Florida engineers have developed a compound that forces clothes in the washer to shed 20 percent more water during the spin cycle.
Light Waves Debuts New Energy-Efficient Light Bulb
Light Waves Concept's MR 16 LED bulb has the capability of saving over 90 percent of the energy utilized by a regular incandescent bulb.
Bekaert Debuts Solar Gard LX 70 Window Film
Solar Gard LX 70 can block over 99 percent of damaging ultraviolet radiation and 95 percent of uncomfortable infrared heat.
SunPower Finds ''Surface Polarization'' Effect in Solar Cell
SunPower scientists have developed and applied for patents on new solar cell and system designs that eliminate surface polarization.
Avonite Surfaces Achieve SCS Certification
Avonite Surfaces Recycled Products Series has been certified to contain a minimum of 40 percent post-industrial waste by SCS.
Morningstar Debuts New Relay Driver for Solar Controller
The Relay Driver provides high-level system control functions such as high/low voltage alarms, load control and generator start.
GE Develops ''Ideal'' Carbon Nanotube Diode
GE's discovery could lead to new approaches and breakthroughs in photovoltaic research.
Kyocera Debuts High-Efficiency D.Blue Cell Technology
The new three-bus cells, which will incorporate Kyocera's "d.Blue" technology, raise the power output of every module in Kyocera 's module line.
Solar Direct, TCT Solar Offer Azteca Solar Water Heating
Solar Direct and TCT Solar aim to make solar water heating more accessible to large-scale commercial and industrial projects.
SolarRoofs.com Debuts Solar Water Heating Collector
SolarRoofs.com has introduced its Fireball 10-01, a 10-square-foot solar water heating collector that weighs only 19 pounds.
PowerFilm Solar Launches AA Foldable Solar Charger
The ultralight PowerFilm solar charger for AA batteries folds to pocket size.
SMA America Announces 3800U Solar Inverter
SMA America has announced the 3800U, a 3800-watt solar power inverter.
Sunways Announces Solar Inverter NT 10000
Sunways AG is extending its product range with the Sunways Solar Inverter NT 10000.
2006 Civic Hybrid to Feature New Honda Hybrid System
Honda will introduce a new Honda Hybrid System in the 2006 Civic Hybrid that features a 3-stage i-VTEC engine that employs Honda's VTEC system.
Avonite Surfaces Series Garners SCS Certification
The Avonite Surfaces Recycled Products Series has been certified to contain a minimum of 40 percent post-industrial waste by SCS.
Sunways Introduces Sunways Communicator
The Sunways Communicator enables monitoring of all important characteristics of photovoltaic systems from any Internet-capable computer.
SMA 's Sunny Beam Now Has USB Interface
SMA’s Sunny Beam is now available with a USB interface, opening up comprehensive options for data display and analysis on any computer.
XsunX Develops Power Glass
XsunX, Inc. is developing Power Glass--solar technology that allows glass windows to produce electricity.
Cyberlux Lighting Meet California's Title 24 Requirements
Cyberlux has announced that its Aeon Pro E task and accent home lighting meets California's Title 24 residential energy requirements.
Honda Delivers FCX Fuel Cell Vehicle to First Customer
American Honda has leased its FCX, an advanced hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle, to the world’s first individual customers.
Excel Dryer Adds New Finish to XLERATOR Dryers
The hand dryer, which uses 80 percent less energy and dries hands three times faster than traditional dryers, is now available in a graphite finish.
AIS Matrix Earns GREENGUARD Certification
AIS Matrix was tested to the GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Standards and verified to have minimal impact on interior environments.
GREENGUARD Certification Awarded to Harter Seating
The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) awarded 17 Harter seating lines with the GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified Mark.
Ford Sells 2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid at Eco-Fundraiser
Planned as a 2007 model, Mercury Mariner Hybrid production was pulled ahead one year in response to growing customer interest in hybrid vehicles.
Zoom Seating Garners GREENGUARD Certification
The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI) has awarded GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification to 12 Zoom Seating office seating lines.
Fixtures Furniture Earns GREENGUARD Certification
All 14 seating products of Fixtures Furniture have earned the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute's GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification.
BSD SpecLink Provides New LEED Features
BSD's new version of BSD SpecLink offers expanded LEED features including automated checklist sections and automatic LEED submittals report.
AIST and NSG to Develop Solar Heat-Controlling Glass
Japan's AIST has signed a collaborative R&D agreement with Nippon Sheet Glass on the development of solar heat energy controlling glass.
BP Solar Debuts BP Solar Builders Solutions
BP Solar Builder Solutions combines an attractive, flexible solar product line with the support services builders require.
PowerLight Offers Solar Power to Homebuilding Market
PowerLight has unveiled SunTile, its new residential building-integrated solar product designed for zero energy new homes.
SunPower Unveils New High-Efficiency Inverter Line
SunPower’s new inverters are offered in three power ratings: 2,000 watts (120V), 2,900 watts (208V) and 3,200 watts (240V).
Innergy Power Debuts Rugged Solar PV Modules
Innergy Power’s fiberglass reinforced panel (FRP) solar modules are designed to meet a broad range of applications.
SunPower Announces Higher Efficiency Solar Panels
The new product line includes three new solar panels rated at 100, 215 and 220 watts and named the SPR-100, SPR-215 and SPR-220, respectively.
DayStar Technologies Unveils TerraFoil Solar Cells
DayStar Technologies has unveiled TerraFoil for use in traditional flat-plate PV modules.
Patent Issued for Disaster-relief Housing and Structures
The company says this patented solution will forever change the response time and extensive costs associated to disaster victims.
Ballard Plans to Commercialize Vehicle Fuel Cells by 2010
Ballard's technology "road map" sets technology targets for fuel cell stack cost, durability, freeze start and volumetric power density.
SolarOne Debuts SoLed Solar Electric Overhead Light
SolarOne Solutions has introduced a sleek new solar electric overhead white LED light--the SOLED LX01 for pathway and park lighting.
Sharp Debuts New Solar Modules for Industrial Market
Sharp Corp. has announced new solar power products to meet the needs of the industrial market.
ICP Solar Debuts ISun SolarVENT
ISun SolarVENT is a 10.5-inch in diameter, self-contained ventilation unit that is powered by the sun.
SANYO Develops 21.6 Percent Efficient HIT Solar Cell
The new HIT solar cell is 10 cm square, nearly the same size as solar cells currently used for home and industrial applications.
Lexus Unveils GS 450h Hybrid Luxury Sedan
Lexus unveiled the 2007 Lexus GS 450h--the world's first rear-wheel-drive hybrid-electric sedan--at last week’s New York International Auto Show.
SMA America Debuts Sunny Island Off-Grid Inverter
SMA America has launched its new Sunny Island 4248 inverter, which is designed for off-grid energy use or as backup to existing on-grid systems.
SRS Debuts SolarSave Commercial PV System
SRS has released SolarSave, a waterproof, solar-integrated roofing system for commercial, industrial and institutional flat or sloped roof applications.
Kyocera Solar Debuts MyGen Meridian
Kyocera Solar has introduced MyGen Meridian, a UL-listed photovoltaic module and mounting system designed to blend in with a tile roof.
Hyundai Debuts Portico Concept Vehicle
Hyundai introduced its new Portico concept vehicle at last month's Chicago Auto Show.
Lexus Announces RX 400h Luxury SUV
Lexus has announced the launch of its 2006 RX 400h, the world's first gas/electric hybrid-powered luxury vehicle, which will go on sale April 2005.
High-End Venturi Electric Sports Car Makes Debut
The Venturi Fetish utilizes a lithium-ion battery to power its 180-kilowatt motor (equivalent to a 300-horsepower engine).
Solar Cell Research in U.K. Looks at Nanopatterns
Light-trapping nanotechnologies could reduce the thickness of semiconductor materials needed in solar panels and directly reduce the cost.
SPS Energy Debuts SPS GREEN GRIDTIE Solar Systems
SPS Energy Solutions has launched SPS GREEN GRIDTIE Solar Power Systems, complete residential solar grid tie kits, to the U.S. Residential Solar Market.
Ford Unveils Mercury Meta One Hybrid Concept Car
Ford's Mercury Meta One is a hybrid vehicle that uses a twin-turbocharged V-6 diesel engine to produce as much torque as a V-10 gasoline engine.
GM Showcases Opel Astra Hybrid Concept Car
Equipped with a two-mode full hybrid and 1.7-liter CDTI engine, the Opel Astra delivers up to 25 percent improved fuel economy.
Volvo Shows Lithium Ion-Powered Concept Sports Car
The concept car is powered entirely with lithium-ion batteries and features an 80-kilowatt motor that delivers up to 107 horsepower.
Solar Cell Captures Infrared Radiation
Researchers at the University of Toronto have discovered a solar cell that captures the sun's infrared radiation.
Mitsubishi Electric Offers Two PV Modules
Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA has entered the U.S. photovoltaic module market, with two high-efficiency modules that contain lead-free solder.
GM Introduces Graphyte Concept SUV
GM's Graphyte SUV has 25 percent improved fuel economy enabled by GM’s latest two-model full hybrid propulsion system.
GM Announces Fuel-Cell-Powered Concept Car
The Sequel achieves a 300-mile range and can accelerate to 60 miles per hour in less than 10 seconds, according to GM.
Ford Plans Four Hybrid Vehicles in Next Three Years
Ford Motor Company announced at the North American International Auto Show that it will launch four new hybrid electric vehicles over the next three years.
Ford Escape Hybrid Named Truck of the Year
The Ford Escape Hybrid was named "North American Truck of the Year" for 2005 at this week's North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
European Scientists Develop Light, Flexible Solar Panels
European scientists have developed flexable solar panels that could be sewn on fabrics and placed on surfaces to charge objects such as batteries.
Georgia Tech Researchers Develop High-Efficiency Solar Cells
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new approach to creating lightweight organic solar cells.
ZAP Preps SMART Car for U.S. Market
ZAP, a seller of advanced-technology vehicles, is preparing to market the tiny SMART Car two-passenger vehicle in the United States.
GM and DaimlerChrysler to Develop Two-Mode Full Hybrid
DaimlerChrysler and General Motors plan to work together to develop a two-mode full-hybrid propulsion architecture for vehicle applications.
Honda Accord Hybrid Now Available
The all-new 2005 Honda Accord Hybrid, the world's first V-6 powered gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle and Honda's third hybrid, is now on sale.
PV Powered’s PVP Inverter Meets UL and ETL Standards
PV Powered's StarInverter PVP 2800 solar inverter is the first UL and ETL tested inverter to meet UL 1741 Standard and ETL performance confirmation.
Broin Announces New Ethanol Process
The Broin Companies have announced a new patent-pending technology for ethanol production that eliminates a costly energy-consuming cooking step.
UC Davis Developing Prototype Anaerobic Digester
UC Davis is building a prototypical anaerobic digester, part of a $4 million project funded by the California Energy Commission and industry partners.
Aleo Solar Debuts Monocrystalline Solar Module Range
Aleo Solar has introduced two new solar modules, offering for the first time modules constructed from monocrystalline silicon solar cells.
Fronius Expands Solar Inverter Product Line in U.S.
Fronius USA's Solar Electronics Division has expanded its solar power inverter product line to include three higher power units for the U.S. market.
Global Photonic Sets New Record for Organic PV Cells
Researchers have developed single and tandem cells with efficiencies of 5.0 percent and 5.7 percent.
Lexus Announces On-Sale Date for Hybrid RX 400h SUV
Lexus has announced that the RX 400h luxury hybrid-electric SUV will go on sale April 15, 2005.
IdaTech Introduces Portable Fuel Cell System
IdaTech has introduced a scalable 100W to 500W portable fuel cell system prototype to be introduced to the U.S. market.
GM Creates Hydrogen-Powered HUMMER
The HUMMER H2H will assist efforts to learn more about hydrogen storage and refueling infrastructure development.
Forklift Trucks to be Hydrogen/Fuel Cell Powered
BOC and Cellex are working to develop complete hydrogen supply solutions to power forklift trucks used in distribution warehouses in North America.
Ford Celebrates Production of Hydrogen-Powered FVC
Ford recently celebrated the production of a new Focus Fuel Cell Vehicle (FVC), the first in a fleet of high-tech Focus FCVs that will be deployed.
Substance Separates Solar Panel Components
Toa Kagaku Kogyo KK and the AIST recently announced they have jointly developed a substance that helps separate solar panel components for easy recycling.
ECSU Gets SoLed Bus Shelter Lighting Systems
SolarOne Solutions delivered last week five grid-independent SoLed Bus Shelter Security lighting systems to Eastern Connecticut State University.
SatCon Technology Debuts 500kW Photovoltaic Inverter
SatCon Technology has launched its new 500kW grid-connected PowerGate Photovoltaics inverter with recent orders for the North American market.
Toyota To Double Deliveries of Prius Hybrid
Toyota plans to sell 100,000 Prius gas-electric hybrid mid-size sedans in the U.S. in 2005.
Honda Accord Hybrid To Be Available in December
American Honda's all-new Accord Hybrid, the world's first V-6-powered hybrid vehicle and Honda's third hybrid model, will go on sale December 3, 2004.
Peccell Develops Film-Type Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Peccell Technologies, a developer of film-type DSC, has achieved a high voltage of over 4V--equivalent to that of a lithium ion battery--under illumination.
Kyocera Releases New D.Blue PV Module
Kyocera's d.Blue PV module features a breakthrough in energy conversion efficiency, using a new Kyocera-developed cell-processing method.
Solar-Powered Jacket to Debut for Holidays
Global Solar Energy and SCOTTeVEST will debut the first solar-powered jacket designed to carry, connect and charge portable devices by year's end.
Solectria Debuts Commercial Grid-Tied PV Inverter
Solectria Corp. has introduced a 13.2 kilowatt PV inverter for grid-connected commercial 3-phase PV systems for the North American market.
Shell Debuts PowerMax Range for Off-Grid Applications
Shell PowerMax Plus products for off-grid will be available for shipping beginning early 2005 and are designed to replace some of the key SM products.
Kyocera to Produce 15.7% Efficiency Solar Module
At 15.7 percent, the solar module will have the world's best multicrystalline module conversion efficiency, according to Kyocera.
Ford Begins Production of Escape Hybrid
The Ford Escape Hybrid is the world's first full hybrid SUV, and the first hybrid vehicle to be built in North America.
Eastwood Energy Debuts Sun-Link PV Mounting System
Eastwood Energy has released its new Sun-Link PV module mounting system for flat roofs, which allows customers to choose one of four tilt angles.
Honda Releases Images of 2005 Accord V6 Hybrid
Last week, American Honda released the first images of its 2005 Accord V6 Hybrid, a gas-electric hybrid version of Honda’s best-selling car.
Magnetek Introduces Aurora PV Inverter Line
Connectivity to the utility grid enables the new Aurora PV inverter to feed power into the grid as well as to power local loads.
Shell Launches Shell PowerMax
At Intersolar, Shell Solar GmbH introduced Shell PowerMax, a new range of solar electric modules.
Iowa Company Completes Solar Tent Prototypes for US Army
Iowa Thin Film Technologies has developed PowerFilm integrated solar technology for three Army tent prototypes.
2005 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV Priced Under $27,000
Ford has announced that its 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid will hit showrooms later this summer and have a base manufacturer's suggested retail price of $26,
DuPont Joint Venture to Create Clothing from Corn
DuPont and Tate & Lyle PLC have announced a joint venture to create products from renewable resources such as corn for applications including clothing
Ballard Debuts 75kW Ecostar Power Converter
Ballard Power Systems recently introduced its 75 kW Ecostar power converter specifically designed for photovoltaic applications.
EEC Debuts Modular Mounting System for Solar Systems
Eastwood Energy Corporation (EEC) has developed a flexible, cost effective, proprietary, modular mounting system (MMS) for solar electric systems.
Ford Announces Third Hybrid Vehicle
Ford is adding a third vehicle to its hybrid product line-up—the 2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid SUV.
Xantrex Adds 30 kW Inverter to European Grid-tie Solar Line
Xantrex is expanding its European grid-tie solar product line with a 30 kW inverter for grid-connected PV arrays.