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Living Roofs Take Root In Wine Country

By Michelle Locke NAPA, Calif. (AP) – It’s a warm day in the Napa Valley and the summer sun that turns the region’s plump grapes into prized cabernet sauvignon is beating down on the Odette Estate winery. But inside the winery’s production facility, temperatures are pleasant – with nary a whisper of air conditioning.

MCM Yankee Runners For The Semper Fi Fund

To benefit veterans and their families through the Semper Fi Fund, the Marine Corps Marathon Yankee Runners are hosting a fundraiser Friday, September 19 from 7pm to 11pm at Stonehouse Pub in Lemont. The Semper Fi Fund provides financial assistance to wounded or critically ill veterans and their families. Founded by Marine Corps spouses in [...]

Taco Offers New Wiring for Hydronics Training

A new, free, online and self-paced training course is offered from Taco’s FloPro University. Trainer Dave Holdorf provides professional contractor FloPro Team members with an introduction to wiring residential hydronic systems. For new hands, or as a refresher for veteran pros, the course provides everything installers need to know. Holdorf covers all the essentials, beginning [...]

181 W. Madison Receives $186,750 Rebate Check From ComEd

CHICAGO, Ill. – MB Real Estate is pleased to announce that 181 W. Madison has recently received a $186,750 rebate check from ComEd for its participation in the Smart Ideas® Building Performance with ENERGY STAR® Commercial Real Estate program. The program provided by ComEd is designed to help multi-tenant office buildings become more energy efficient, [...]

Ergodyne Launches New Tool Backpack With Maximum Storage

St. Paul, Minn. – Ergodyne has announced today the expansion of their Arsenal® Tool Storage Collection with the new Arsenal® 5843 Tool Backpack. Featuring a unique two compartment design, the Arsenal® 5843 is third-party certified for hoisting up to 50 lbs. – allowing for hands-free climbing and easy mobility of tools and equipment around the [...]