AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - 07/13/11) - Building Turbines, Inc. (Pinksheets:BLDW - News) ("BT" or the "company"), a developer of commercial building rooftop mounted horizontal-axis wind turbines, announced today that it has filed for its third patent.According to John F. Graham Sr., CEO of BT, the company is working to continue enhancing their intellectual property portfolio. "A strong IP portfolio can serve a dual purpose by helping to keep competitors at bay and adding core value to the company," said Mr. Graham. BT feels strongly that in an un-developed market such as commercial rooftop mounted wind turbines, creating value through research and development is a critical endeavor. The business of on-site renewable energy systems has structural, mechanical, electrical and environmental aspects that are all critical. The need for 'R&D' is paramount and as a result of that effort, an important achievement for the company is the filing of additional patents. Mr. Graham added, "We look forward to continuing our R&D efforts and to further additions to the BT patent portfolio."About Building Turbines, Inc.Building Turbines, Inc. is an Austin, Texas-based renewable energy company focused on designing, manufacturing and deploying revolutionary rooftop mounted horizontal-axis wind turbines. For more information visit their website at www.buildingturbines.com, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.