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NC WARN is connected to IMmoral Mondays to destroy our way of life

March 26, 2015
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Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:14:13 -0400 From: Taylor Kish Subject: NC WARN is connected to IMmoral Mondays to destroy our way of life NC WARN posted an invitation (Chatlist 5216) to a COMMUNITY ORGANIZING event being held at our local community college. We all want to support noble causes like saving on our monthly utility bills or conserving

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Keep the Frivolous Liberal Spenders on the Bench

October 6, 2014
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Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:06:29 -0400 From: Muddylaces Subject: Keep the Frivolous Spenders on the Bench “…Bock, Stewart, and Petty inherited a healthy county budget, thanks to the expert management of our county staff and the leadership of the previous BOC… But this did not stop the newly elected BOC Republican majority from making a show of

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LEED Green Associate Examination Preparation Course starts at CCCC in Pittsboro on Feb 27

February 22, 2014
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Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:24:05 -0500 From: Laura Lauffer Subject: LEED GA Exam Prep Course starts 2/27 LEED Green Associate Examination Preparation Course. If you are just beginning your career in green building or if you are not currently a LEED AP, the LEED Green Associate Accreditation is for you! This 12-hour seminar plus a field trip

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Only Big Government can protect us from ourselves

September 9, 2011
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Date: Sat, 3 Sep 2011 01:57:36 GMT From: Jackie Strouble Subject: Conundrum Many thanks to Janet Abreu, “Chathammatters,” Richard D. Allen,  Don Bartholf, John Dykers, Tom Glendinning and others for contributing substantively to the ongoing debate over Chatham County’s response to important environmental issues. I read the LEED and EnergyStar articles provided by Chathammatters in his/her latest post, and

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Vanguard Concept Home Announced

September 17, 2008
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Vanguard Homes announced today that it is currently building a "state-of-the-art" concept home in Briar Chapel, which will "...bridge the gap between ENERGY STAR and extreme green technologies."

According to the press release, the concept home will feature a number of sustainable features, including Water Sense™-qualified dual flush toilets and low-flow faucets, a whole house water filtration system, solar hot water heater, computer-monitored irrigation system, cisterns, an ENERGY STAR Advanced Lighting Package, solar tubes, LEED-certified ceramic tile, and more.

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LEED Standards for Chatham County Schools save energy and money

March 4, 2008
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LEED Standards for Chatham County Schools save energy and money

I learned a lot about the U.S. Green Building Council’s highly sought Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program when I worked on one of the project teams for the newly open French Family Science building at Duke. LEED certification standards are not only environmentally friendly but with today’s high fuel costs they make school

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