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Stanford Announces Certificate Program in Renewable Energy

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Stanford University announced that it is offering a new professional certificate program in renewable energy. The online program, Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies, explores various emerging renewable energy technologies.


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Johnstone Supply Supports Military Families

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Johnstone Supply Inc., has announced a new partnership with Operation Homefront, a national non-profit providing American military families with critically needed support, emergency assistance, and financial aid. Since its inception in 2002, Operation Homefront has taken care of over 590,000 needs of military families.


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Building Doctors Accepted to Zero Duct Leakage Club

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Building Doctors announced that it has attained an “unmeasurable,” or zero, duct leakage rate for its last three installations. This achievement has allowed Building Doctors to be the first Southern California member in the Ring4Club, a group of HVAC installers that go above and beyond code requirements.


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Online Course Covers California Green Building Standards Code

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Green Code Pro has launched an online course covering the Residential Mandatory sections of the California Green Building Standards Code. Targeted to architects, contractors, engineers, and other industry professionals, the organization says the self-paced course provides a detailed learning experience on the residential code.


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Los Angeles Homeowners Can Get $2,000 Rebate for Green Home Rating

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With 10,000 California homes now bearing the GreenPoint Rated label, Energy Upgrade California in Los Angeles County has announced the availability of rebates to help more local homeowners get a green home label.


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IKEA Powers Up Solar PV System at Portland Store

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IKEA has powered up the solar energy system installed at its store in Portland, Ore. The 62,500-square-foot solar photovoltaic (PV) array is a 497.3-kW system, built with 2,072 panels. IKEA Portland’s system will produce approximately 568,900 kWh of clean electricity annually.


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Bell Brothers Heating and Air Wins SWEL Award

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Bell Brothers Heating & Air is a “Sacramento Workplace Excellence Leader”, or a SWEL award winner, according to the Sacramento Area Human Resource Association (SAHRA). The award was announced at a special awards ceremony by SAHRA.


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Denver Post Names Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric a Top Workplace

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Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric has been named one of the Denver Post’s Top Workplaces for 2012. Applewood, which has served the Denver/Boulder metro area for more than 39 years, has more than 100 employees and more than 60 service trucks on the road daily.


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Contractor Completes Installation Project at Historic Mayfair Hotel

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With Southern California’s hot summer days around the corner, guests at the historic Mayfair Hotel in downtown Pomona will be able to stay cool with the installation of new air conditioning units.


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USGBC Certifies First LEED Platinum Prefabricated, Modular Home in Washington

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Greenfab has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for a new home built in Seattle. The prefabricated, modular home is the first to be certified LEED Platinum in the state of Washington.


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