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Shariah Ferrer

United States

Member since May 09, 2013


  • Food Management Review at the Boiler Room Dallas by Crown Capital Partners LLC As self-proclaimed food critiques, me and my girlfriend do a lot of dining form restaurants to restaurants just so we could try their menus. We love to eat, we love food and of all the restaurants we dined at, we have fallen in love to one and it is no other than The Boiler Roomlocated in the heart of Deep Ellum in Dallas.

    Wednesday night we decided to have a dinner date at The Boiler Room. It was our first time there and I am glad we have decided to dine there because in fact boiler room was not an option. The place wasn’t in the list because it is a music venue although they also serve food.

    We were there at exactly 8 p.m. There were a lot of people when we got in but there were still plenty of seats which a plus point for me. We were seated at a smaller table because it was just me and my boyfriend in the right corner side of the room. They have daily specials and then a regular menu with appetizers, sliders, sandwiches, and entrees. They have a pretty good menu selection.

    Both of us ordered sliders. What I like most is that you can mix and match and order either two or three. Girlfriend went with the chicken fried steak sliders with fries. It has a patty of chicken fried steak, creamy gravy, and a dollop of mashed potatoes. And mine was two of the chicken fried steak sliders and then one bacon ranch chicken slider. We also ordered the veggie wrap; it comes with sprouts, cucumbers,...

  • Crown Capital Eco Management Climate Warmer

    Environment, Environmental Design

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    WARMER CLIMATE CAUSES GREENER ARCTIC

    Researchers say, elevated temperatures and a longer growing season mean some of Earth’s chilliest regions are looking increasingly green. As reported and base from the new study, at present the plant life at northern latitudes often looks like the vegetation researchers would have observed up to 430 miles (700 kilometers) farther south in 1982.

    “It’s like Winnipeg, Manitoba, moving to Minneapolis-Saint Paul in only 30 years,” study researcher Compton Tucker of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., said in a statement.

    A team of university and NASA scientists including Tucker looked at 30 years’ worth of satellite and land surface data on vegetation growth from 45 degrees north latitude to the Arctic Ocean. The researchers suggest that, in this region, large patches of lush vegetation now stretch over an area about the size of the continental United States and resemble what was found 4 to 6 latitude degrees to the south in 1982.

    “Higher northern latitudes are getting warmer, Arctic sea ice and the duration of snow cover are diminishing, the growing season is getting longer and plants are growing more,” climate scientist Ranga Myneni of Boston University said in a statement, adding that the changes are leading to great disruptions for the region’s ecosystems.

    In the precedent several decades the Arctic has been warming more rapidly than the rest of any part of earth. An amplified greenhouse effect is l...

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    In the green building business, perhaps no other type of institutional facility is harder to design than medical centers and hospitals. Because of the strict guidelines for sterilization and the management of infectious wastes, these structures tend to use much more water and energy than standard buildings of their size — and for good reason.

    However, even with these restrictions, there is always room for improvement in terms of efficiency and conservations. That’s why the U.S. Green Building Council has come up with its new LEED for Healthcare facilities (LEED-HC), which takes these public health factors into account. Earlier this spring, the Council named the new GroupHealth Medical Center in Puyallup, Wash., just south of Seattle, as the first-ever LEED-HC-certified building.

    Designed by CollinsWoerman and built in December 2012, the 52,000-square-foot Puyallup Medical Center has been able to reduce energy costs by 29 percent over the LEED baseline through a combination of water conservation and the use of energy-efficient lighting, heating and electrical systems. The project’s builder, GLY Construction, also used locally sourced, low-emitting, recycled-content materials whenever possible on the 92-acre site.

    LEED-HC is unique in requiring reduced potable water use for cooling medical equipment. For example, medical sterilizers use very hot water to sanitize equipment. In order to protect the plumbing system, the hot water coming out of the sterilizer has to be te...

  • Nrdc_action_177_

    Recenlty you saw on our Facebook page some important clean energy news. MidAmerican Energy Company announced plans to invest $1.9 billion in wind energy projects in Iowa. The power company plans to install 656 wind turbines throughout the state, adding 1,050 megawatts of wind generation.

    This clean energy investment will:

    Create jobs: Create 460 construction jobs over two years and 48 permanent jobs.

    Save money: Is expected to cut consumer rates by $3.3 million in 2015, growing to $10 million annually by 2017.

    Benefit farmers and the state: Landowners that allow turbines on their land will be paid $3.2 million annually and the state is expected to generate more than $360 million in additional property tax revenues over the next 30 years.

    Attract businesses: Facebook recently chose to locate a new data center in Iowa, in part because the company wants to meet its goal of getting 25% of its power from clean sources.

    It's no wonder that clean energy enjoys such strong support when projects like this are creating jobs, attracting investment, saving consumers money and reducing pollution. More than 70% of Americans support expanding wind power and a whopping 85% of Iowans see wind energy as a positive for the state.

    Smart politicians of both parties have already seen that running on an overwhelmingly popular issue like wind power can contribute to winning campaigns. In our Running Clean report, we describe the way that President Obama campaigned on wind energy during the 20...

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    http://www.shelfari.com/groups/101394/discussions/478364/Crown-Capital-Management-Environmental-News

    Container company Pentalver has created a new solution to the problem of where to house a new wood pellet store using its ISO containers.

    With a ready supply of new or pre-used containers, storage facilities, skilled container conversion personnel and on-site electrics and plumbing, Pentalver says it is able to rework shipping containers to create a separate boiler house and fuel store, with an internal capacity of 33.2 m³.

    It adds that the benefits of using shipping containers include their strong structure and weight bearing capacity which makes them ideal for housing heavy boiler equipment. There is also no need for additional foundations or a base as containers can be landed directly on to the ground.

    Other benefits of the container boiler room are said to include: portability, ease of installation (it simply needs to sit on a concrete plinth) and a low cost alternative to an expensive permanent structure.

    Sam Baggley, group container sales manager at Pentalver, said: “With the government committed to meeting 15 percent of the UK’s energy demand from renewable sources by 2020 and financial assistance available through the Renewable Heat Incentive, biomass installations are on the increase. “Our converted containers provide a cost-efficient method of creating a totally bespoke boiler room that can be located in close proximity to residential or commercial properties.”...

  • http://crowncapitalmngt.com/farf.html

    Crown Capital Eco Management strives to increase accountability and transparency in the forestry sector as this will certainly lead to improved management of the world's treasured forests. We aim to initiate the development of a completely sustainable forestry sector that could better the livelihood of involved people while contributing positively to the long-term economic state of the respective nations. Through continuous monitoring, especially in the timber industry, and training of forest monitoring enforcement agents, Crown Capital Eco Management aspires to build an open dialogue with involved parties.

    Our group utilizes publicly available satellite data in generating updated digital maps of forest clearings and greenhouse gas emissions, all of which provide helpful data for forest conservation authorities.

    Crown Capital Eco Management offers technical support to certain regions in order to enable them in using "remote sensing technologies" in assessing amount of carbon stocks and forest cover changes. Such efforts are expected to make a reliable forest monitoring program for every nation while fostering regional cooperation.

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design