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WASHINGTON and BOSTON, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With solar power more affordable and accessible than ever before, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and EnergySage are joining forces to help Americans learn about and save with solar. The new partnership brings together two organizations committed to consumer empowerment, protection and transparency. EWG and EnergySage will focus on educating consumers about the health and environmental benefits of solar energy, while providing tools and resources for taking action.

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NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 5 trillion particles of plastic cover the ocean's surface, causing serious problems for our Earth.* Moen, the leader in water experiences in the home, is using an innovative approach to help address this huge environmental challenge – auctioning  off five NFTs of artwork inspired by the five major ocean gyres located across the globe as part of its Mission Moen sustainability commitment.

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DENVER, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to promote green and environmentally responsible technologies, True Home has announced that it will match credits offered by Xcel Energy on new hot water heaters. The match, announced by True Home, partnered with that of Xcel Energy, and federal tax credits provide a $500 incentive for homeowners to install high-efficiency water heaters for Colorado residents and customers of Xcel Energy.

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DENVER, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- QuickDrain USA, a premier manufacturer of sustainable curbless and curbed shower solutions, today announced the arrival of new decorative covers and finishes compatible across its linear and square drain (or point drain) collections – offering more design versatility for homeowners, designers and installers with on-trend styles to suit every preference.

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DENVER, April 22, 2021 /CNW/ -- QuickDrain USA, a premier manufacturer of sustainable curbless and curbed shower solutions, today announced the arrival of new decorative covers and finishes compatible across its linear and square drain (or point drain) collections – offering more design versatility for homeowners, designers and installers with on-trend styles to suit every preference.

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EASTON, Pa., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, MCS Industries, Inc. ("MCS") Founder and CEO, Richard Master, proudly announced the commissioning of an 894 kW roof-mounted solar power-generating system with Dynamic Energy Solutions, LLC ("Dynamic Energy") at their distribution center in Easton, PA.  The system is expected to generate more than 1,000 megawatt hours of clean energy annually, which would supply up to 95% of their energy usage at the site and avoid approximately 20,000 metric tons of carbon emissions over its expected 30-year operating life.  

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DALLAS, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This Mother's Day, Molly Maid, a Neighborly company and a leading residential cleaning franchise, is giving hard-working moms the gift of a clean home. For the seventh consecutive year, the franchise is offering the chance for moms across the nation to win Molly Maid gift certificates from their loved ones. The "Maid for Moms" sweepstakes will award five winners with gift certificates that mom can use toward a home cleaning at any time throughout the year.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NearU Services ("NearU"), a founder-led premier home services platform in the Southeast, today announced the acquisition of Happy Home Services ("Happy Home" or "Company"), a well-established HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services provider in Durham, North Carolina. A trusted market leader since 1955, Happy Home will further bolster NearU's customer service capabilities and extend its portfolio of services into the plumbing segment.

HALL COUNTY, Ga., April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Makita U.S.A., Inc. held a ceremonial groundbreaking yesterday to launch construction of a new 600,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art facility northeast of Atlanta in Hall County, GA. The new facility will be constructed on 80 acres of land and is part of Makita's planned future development to address continuing growth in the United States.

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NEW YORK, April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC) is pleased to announce the certification of more products from member company Hunter Douglas: Sonnette® Cellular Roller Shades in four new fabrics, six Designer Screen Shades fabrics, and the addition of Duette® Honeycomb woven fabrics including the design inspired Alustra® Collection. The recognition of these latest certified products reaffirms AERC's mission to rate, label and certify the energy performance of window attachments and commit to sustainable, energy-saving products.

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VENICE, Fla., April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CabinetSelect.com recognizes the contributions and dedication of nurses to improve the health and well-being of people in our nation. Nurses serve on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic and deserve honor and recognition for all they do. To say "thank you" and as a show of respect for National Nurses Week, Cabinet Select is offering a 20% discount on all cabinet orders over $3500 placed May 6 – 12, 2021.

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JennAir, the luxury kitchen appliance brand known for championing innovative design, today launched its inaugural trend report, offering an in-depth look at the luxury kitchen trends impacting home design throughout the nation. Findings, as described in more detail below, reveal that custom kitchens are on the rise, statement pieces are the new standard to bring individuality to design, and sleek, modern appliances are replacing the cookie-cutter designs of kitchens past. The results make a clear statement that today's modern luxury consumers are more passionate than ever about customizing a kitchen that is bespoke to their personalities and breaks through the monotony of basic materials and finishes.

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LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiper Smart is excited to introduce to the public the most affordable robotic pool cleaner of the Aiper Smart brand, the AIPURY600 cord-free robotic pool cleaner. The AIPURY600 was released earlier this year and was designed to provide affordability, efficacy and convenience for those who clean their pools regularly. The release of this project marks a major milestone for the company as they labor to make technology of this nature available to a wider cross-section of society.

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PITTSBURGH, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "I wanted to create an easy and efficient way to adjust water temperature and usage while taking a shower," said an inventor, from Las Vegas, Nev., "so I invented the SMART SHOWER. My design reduces the risk of being scalded or frozen and it could help to promote water conservation."

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PITTSBURGH, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "I have arthritis and I struggle when trying to open a snack or food bag," said an inventor, from Sherwood, Ark. "My daughter also has trouble opening these kinds of bags. I thought there could be an easier way for everyone, so I invented the PACKAGING IDEA. My packaging design saves time and effort for anyone when opening a favorite snack."

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PITTSBURGH, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm a contractor and I wanted to create a mess-free way to thoroughly mix and pour a can of paint without removing the lid," said an inventor, from New York City, N.Y., "so I invented the POUR & PAINT. My design eliminates paint splatters and spills and it could extend the life of a can of paint."

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ATLANTA, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, has received recognition for its Elevate™ capped composite decking in Green Builder Magazine's 2021 Editors' Choice Hot 50 Products. What better way to celebrate Earth Day than having the editors of Green Builder select Elevate as a Hot 50 green product. The editors chose the most innovative products that make homes more energy-efficient, water-efficient and resilient.  

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Madison Capital Group, LLC has purchased approximately 11 acres in St Johns, FL. The project sits adjacent to Ascension St. Vincent's $115M newest hospital. The CR 210 corridor is the gateway to the award winning Nocatee master-planned community and Beachwalk which collectively has delivered thousands of luxury homes, over a million sf of new retail amenities, a 14-acre Crystal Lagoon, among many other attractive uses. The submarket boasts strong demographics, exceptional in-migration patterns (more accelerated as a result of COVID), and convenient access to downtown Jacksonville.

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ZEELAND, Mich., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ODL, Inc., a leading building products supplier of decorative and clear doorglass and entry treatments, unveils its latest innovation featuring high-performance blinds elegantly sandwiched between two panes of tempered safety glass – Blink® Entry Doorglass. Designed for hinged entry doors and sidelights, Blink blinds have no dangling cords, providing an attractive, safe option for homeowners with pets or young children.

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GREENBELT, Md., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hex Home™, the world's first Wi-Fi Sensing home security system, has received a Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021 with the international jury awarding the one-of-a-kind home security system for its outstanding and innovative design. Powered by revolutionary ambient sensing and AI technology, Hex Home provides significantly greater accuracy and wider coverage than traditional security systems.

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PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GAF, a Standard Industries company and the largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer in North America, announced a new patented shingle recycling process that has successfully produced the industry's first asphalt roofing shingles containing recycled material from post-consumer and post-manufacture waste shingles that may have otherwise been landfilled. 

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LENOX, Mass., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kaleidoscope Project (www.thekaleidoscopeproject.com), TV Talk show host and pioneering social activist Ellen DeGeneres, Elle Decor magazine, and over 30 top design brands including, The Shade Store, Kravet, Kohler, and Benjamin Moore, have joined together to launch the first in-person designer showhouse of 2021, to celebrate the diversity and talent that exists within the creative interior design industry. It is the first designer showhouse that will remain in perpetuity and become part of the legacy of the 18th century Cornell Inn, in Lenox, Ma.

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RESTON, Va., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, was awarded a prime contract by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide Multi-Energy Portal (MEP) systems for non-intrusive inspection (NII) of commercial vehicles at land and sea ports of entry. The multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a total value of $480 million. It includes a base period of five years and options up to ten years, if exercised. The MEP systems will be integrated in Vista, California, and deployed to existing vehicle inspection sites across the United States.

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MISSION, Kan., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (Family Features) Spring often means it's time to deep clean your home, but it can also be a perfect opportunity to check some key maintenance tasks off your list to create healthier indoor spaces. To welcome a new season, consider these seven tips from the experts at Carrier to create a safer, healthier home. Learn more at corporate.carrier.com/healthyhomes.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CAMO® EDGEXMETAL® Clips, part of the CAMO system of innovative deck fastening products, has won the 2021 Fastener Innovation Award from Worldwide Fastener Sources. The annual Fastener Innovation Awards highlight the groundbreaking technology influencing the future of the fastener industry.

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PITTSBURGH, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- "I wanted to provide added comfort for individuals while using a toilet, bedside commode or bedpan," said an inventor, from Jacksonville, Fla., "so I invented the ROYAL BUM PAD. My design eliminates the red ring and discomfort associated with sitting directly on the hard toilet, commode or bedpan surface."

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PFLUGERVILLE, Texas, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A neighboring town to New Braunfels Texas was just devastated with "gorilla sized hail". Cool Roofs Inc. has roofing crews working around the clock with homeowners from Pflugerville with hail damaged roofs to get their roof repaired or replaced, depending on the severity of the damage. Owner of Cool Roofs Inc. Colt Moncla had this to say, "our hearts go out to our neighbors up in Pflugerville. Living in Texas, it's one of those things that we as home-owners grow to expect. We don't get the snowstorms like our northern states, but every once in a while we get hit with a massive hail storm that can cause tens if not hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to residential and commercial properties."