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The U.S. Green Building Council last month awarded the Bonneville Power Administration Ampere Annex in Vancouver, Wash. a silver LEED rating. The Annex is the 100th project to receive LEED certification. The past three months alone have seen three of those certifications. Schneider Electric has transferred its entire "right, title and interest" in the Modbus protocol copyright to Modbus-IDA, a ...

05/01/2004


The U.S. Green Building Council last month awarded the Bonneville Power Administration Ampere Annex in Vancouver, Wash. a silver LEED rating. The Annex is the 100th project to receive LEED certification. The past three months alone have seen three of those certifications.

Schneider Electric has transferred its entire "right, title and interest" in the Modbus protocol copyright to Modbus-IDA, a nonprofit organization formed in 2002 to advance industrial communications. Ken Crater, president of Modbus-IDA, announced his organization's intent to pursue international standardization for the protocol in the near future.

Sanyo North America recently dedicated two new solar installations—200 kW of electrical power—for the company's new facilities in San Diego. The installations can generate enough electricity during the day to power over 200 homes. The two arrays contain 1,056 solar panels.

Lennox Industries announced a price increase of up to 6% on residential products and up to 3% on commercial products effective May 31, 2004.





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