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USGBC Joins Global Energy Efficiency Platform   Full Article
Lima, Peru, Dec. 8, 2014 -- The U.S. Green Building Council said it has joined the Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform, along with the Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

Mohawk Adds New Soil Protection to SmartStrand   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Dec. 5, 2014 -- Mohawk said it is enhancing its flagship SmartStrand carpet by adding a new soil protection system called Forever Clean.

Interior Design Names Products of Year   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 5, 2014 -- Interior Design Magazine hosted its 9th annual Best of Year Awards Thursday.

Jobs Increase Most in Nearly Three Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 5, 2014 -- Employers added 321,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate remained at 5.8%, according to the Labor Department.

QEP Names Kura Executive Vice President   Full Article
Boca Raton, FL, Dec. 4, 2014 –- Q.E.P. Co. said it has named Brian Kura as its new executive vice president.

Factory Orders Decline in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 5, 2014 -- New orders to U.S. factories fell for a third straight month in October, according to the Commerce Department.

Mortage Rates Lowest in More Than a Year   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 5, 2014 -- Long-term mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest level since May 2013, according to Freddie Mac.

Pantone Names Marsala 2015 Color of Year   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 4, 2014 -- Pantone said that its Color of the Year 2015 is Marsala 18-1438.

Planned Layoffs Plunge in November   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Dec. 4, 2014 -- The number of planned layoffs by U.S. employers declined 30% in November from October, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Initial Unemployment Claims Fall Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 4, 2014 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, according to the Labor Department.