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Sunday, April 20, 2014
Eaton Community Schools Saves $583K by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 16:17:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Barbara Curry, Superintendent of Eaton Community Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has achieved more than $583,000 in energy savings over the past two years through the energy conservation project implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA.
OGi Announces Release of New 2014 Architectural Catalog
Thu, 03 Apr 2014, 16:40:03 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CANTON, Ohio, April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OGi Architectural Metal Solutions, an Ohio Gratings Company, has introduced the new Architectural Catalog featuring the newest and latest architectural solutions for screening, fencing, railing and shading requirements.
So Cal Remodelers Council May 29, 30 and 31 2014 Multi-State Certified Courses
Thu, 03 Apr 2014, 14:55:50 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses this year due to overwhelming demand. These courses are designed to meet the new criteria that is set to take place in the remodeling and building industry.
Weitz and Luxenberg - $12.5M Verdict for Three New York Construction Workers
Wed, 19 Mar 2014, 14:44:46 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A four-month legal battle ended this week in victory for the families of three New York area workers stricken by mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The verdict, announced Tuesday by a New York Supreme Court jury, brings closure to the fight for justice of three workers unwittingly exposed to toxic materials on the job. Weitz and Luxenberg filed suit more than a year ago on behalf of the three men.
Summer Dreaming is easier with new mobile app from North Twin Builders
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 15:35:48 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'When the deep freeze of February is slowing everything down, that is when my business starts to pick up,' says John Volkmann, owner of North Twin Builders. 'With my mobile app I am better able to help those interested in a new home or a remodel in Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan find design ideas as they start planning for their summer get away to the Northwoods.'
Consumer Demand for Tiny Houses Drives Vermont Company to Redesign Product Offerings
Mon, 17 Feb 2014, 05:01:42 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced this week the launch of its new website, dynamically designed to showcase its post and beam tiny house kits, cabins, sheds and cottages.
Classic Gardens brings out the 'Landscape Impossible' in Colorado
Fri, 31 Jan 2014, 06:59:03 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONUMENT, Colo., Jan. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Classic Gardens Inc., in Monument, Colorado, has recently been credited for taking the missions that many other landscapers simply cannot accept. As a landscape specialist in Colorado, the company has been asked to take care of and - in some cases - fix some pretty 'impossible' situations for some of the largest and most intricate landscaping scenarios in Colorado - one of America's most outdoor and scenic-oriented states.
Home Improvement and Remodeling Service Industry Score Below Average in the Planese Inc. U.S. Customer Satisfaction Survey
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 14:48:11 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Planese Inc. released a summary of its Consumer Satisfaction Survey this week. Local Retailers are the best at meeting the needs of their customers - and grocery stores offer the most predictable consumer experience. The report was compiled from a survey of U.S. homeowners to determine their level of satisfaction with purchases of goods and services in 11 key industries.
Belpre City Schools to Save $56,185 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 18:35:59 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tony Dunn, Superintendent of Belpre City Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Saddened to Announce the Passing of its Founder, Franklyn Spiezle, AIA
Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 14:58:16 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Franklyn Spiezle, the Founder of Spiezle Architectural Group, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, peacefully at the age of 89 on his 64th wedding anniversary.
New Richmond Schools to Save $128K Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Wed, 15 Jan 2014, 14:23:33 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
The So-Cal Remodelers Council Releases Their 2014 Schedule
Wed, 08 Jan 2014, 15:55:19 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In looking ahead to the New Year, the BIA Southern California Remodelers Council and staff are excited to announce their up-coming educational programs as well as their business building opportunities for 2014.
Designer Donna Terry Launches Boston Design and Interiors, Inc.: Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Famous Glen Magna Estate
Tue, 12 Nov 2013, 08:00:01 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.
Shawnee Local Schools to Save $117,560 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Wed, 06 Nov 2013, 07:00:17 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
South Central Local Schools to Save $39,221 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 06:59:59 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
Wealth Effect, Homeowners Excited About Remodeling Again: Planese Fall 2013 Nationwide Remodeling Survey Findings
Tue, 08 Oct 2013, 13:54:49 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Planese, Inc. announced today that homeowners across the country are now willing to spend 30 percent of the value of their home when they remodel; remodeling expense as a percentage of home value has been trending upward since 2007. Consumers also plan to use materials that are more expensive and spend an average of $102,000 to improve their homes.
Synergy Software Announces 25-Year Anniversary KaleidaGraph Upgrade
Tue, 01 Oct 2013, 17:06:27 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
READING, Pa., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Synergy Software, celebrating the 25th anniversary of its scientific graphing and data analysis software application, KaleidaGraph, today announced its newest 4.5 version which includes many new and improved features for its world-wide community of scientists, researchers and engineers.
Planese Releases Remodeling Sentiment Report for Northern California
Mon, 09 Sep 2013, 15:56:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Planese, Inc. has announced the Northern California findings from its Fall 2013 US Remodeling Sentiment Report. This release will coincide with the three-day Home and Garden Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center that starts on Friday, Sept. 13. This forward-looking report, based on data from Planese's survey of 2,000 homeowners nationwide, has documented trends in the home improvement industry since 2005.
Planese Remodeling Sentiment Report for Kansas City - Local Homeowners Have More Equity, Feel Secure
Tue, 03 Sep 2013, 12:36:54 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Planese, Inc. has announced the Kansas City findings from its Fall 2013 remodeling sentiment report. This release will coincide with the Home Show Fall Edition at the Overland Park Convention Center that starts Friday, Sept. 6. This forward-looking report, based on data from Planese's survey of 2,000 homeowners, analyzes and documents trends in the home improvement industry.
So-Cal Remodelers Offers Certificate Courses Approved by The National Association of Home Builders
Wed, 28 Aug 2013, 15:30:05 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29.
East End Community Services is Changing the Face of Dayton, Ohio One Home at a Time
Thu, 22 Aug 2013, 17:27:55 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- East End Community Services is rebuilding the Twin Towers neighborhood one home at a time. Located on the east side of Dayton, Ohio, Twin Towers has had its share of ups and downs throughout the years. Named for the beautiful Catholic church St. Mary's that stands tall with two protruding towers, it has always been a strong working class neighborhood. But like many Rust Belt cities, Twin Towers has been hit hard by global economics and the recent recession.
Miller-Valentine Group Proudly Welcomes US Senator Chuck Grassley at the Grand Opening of Meadow Vista Communities in Iowa
Thu, 08 Aug 2013, 19:59:27 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALTOONA, Iowa, Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Miller-Valentine Group is proud to announce the grand opening of Altoona's most desirable affordable housing development, Meadow Vista Communities. The ceremony will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013. A pre-event reception will start at 2:30 p.m. and the Grand Opening Event will start at 3:30 p.m. at 1806 28th Avenue SW in Altoona, IN 50009.
Vermont Company offers a chance to win a Free Brand New Shed
Thu, 18 Jul 2013, 17:21:53 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., July 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There's hope for 'ugly shed' owners. Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. is hosting its first-ever 'Ugly Shed' contest where the owner of the ugliest shed will win a beautiful new wooden shed. And, it's free to enter.
Is the LED replacement bulb already outdated? asks LumeVi Lighting
Mon, 24 Jun 2013, 17:20:30 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Until the advent of CFL's and now LED's, lighting your room was simple. Just screw in a bulb and when it burned out screw a new one in. It would have been nice if the incandescent bulb had had a longer service life then they did, but hey they were cheap and simple. Now, especially with the disappointing performance of CFL's, there's good reason to feel intimidated by the purchase of an LED light bulb, says LumeVi Lighting.
PowerGuard Launches Solar Panel Warranty Verification Portal
Wed, 19 Jun 2013, 19:56:28 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services today announced the launch of their Solar Panel Program Warranty Verification Portal, accessible from their Web site at powerguardins.com or directly at PowerguardSNVerify.com.
Christ Church Cambridge Wins Historic Preservation Award
Fri, 14 Jun 2013, 13:40:27 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Cambridge Historical Commission has recognized the exterior restoration of Christ Church Cambridge, built in 1761, with a 2013 Historic Preservation Award. Charlie Allen Restorations, located at 91 River Street in Cambridge, oversaw the restoration. Frank Shirley was the project architect; Masterworks Painting painted the building.
EPIC adds Principal Joe Cotugna, AAI in the Inland Empire
Wed, 05 Jun 2013, 14:48:45 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
ONTARIO, Calif., June 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage, has added Joe Cotugna as a property and casualty insurance producer in its Inland Empire Division. Cotugna brings 23 years of experience in risk management, with a focus on the food industry and construction to EPIC.
Roemtech, LLC Announces its Newly Developed PMA-350H Mixer/Amplifier with Auto-HummBuster Technology
Thu, 16 May 2013, 13:21:49 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, May 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roemtech(R), LLC is announcing release of its new PlenumAmp PMA-350H. Specifically designed for above ceiling applications, this plenum rated mixer/amplifier is equipped with Roemtech's new Auto-HummBuster technology. In addition, it features three inputs, external volume control, P/A override, and green sleep mode. The PMA-350H is designed for conference room and classroom audio systems.
Summit Industrial Flooring's Polished Concrete Solution for Heidelberg Distributing
Tue, 07 May 2013, 07:56:57 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
DAYTON, Ohio, May 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the Dayton area's leading industrial flooring finisher, Summit Industrial Flooring, got wind of the plan for the Heidelberg Distributing Company's move of its Dayton operations to the former Cooper Tire and Rubber Company facility in Moraine, Summit knew their expertise would be needed.
Summit Industrial Flooring Expands Operations to Charleston, South Carolina
Tue, 07 May 2013, 06:55:07 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DAYTON, Ohio, May 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The area's leading industrial flooring finisher Summit Industrial Flooring is expanding operations and opening an additional base of operations in Charleston, S.C. The new location is needed to 'better serve our rapidly expanding client list in the Southeast region,' said Kim Powell, president of Summit.
For the 5th Year in a Row Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 15:24:37 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BALLINGER, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hand.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2013.
Vermont Company Launches New Product Line of Tiny Houses
Wed, 17 Apr 2013, 15:05:02 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., April 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop announced this week that it's not just about sheds and storage spaces anymore...its new line of eco-friendly, tiny houses is getting attention from around the country.
Cooperative purchasing speeds up public sector projects, North American Roofing Expands National Presence
Thu, 11 Apr 2013, 18:46:15 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Meeting strict compliance standards and competitive bidding requirements, North American Roofing strengthens its national position as one of the largest commercial roofing companies in the U.S. with the award to participate in the National Joint Powers Alliance(R) (NJPA), through their premier construction program with ezIQC(R), which helps municipalities find sources for construction and repair facilitating the competitive bid process on behalf of their members.
Ohio Gratings, Inc. Announces New TornadoGuard Steel Louvers
Thu, 21 Feb 2013, 12:52:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CANTON, Ohio, Feb. 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Gratings, Inc. has launched TornadoGuard a new steel louver designed in accordance with the FEMA 361 Standard for tornado shelters and other similar applications. The TornadoGuard Steel Louver System is designed to protect critical infrastructures from tornado strength wind and debris.
Patent Pending Moulding and Trim Quick Release System Solves Age-Old Dilemma
Mon, 18 Feb 2013, 16:13:13 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FLAT ROCK, Mich., Feb. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inventors Tom and Martin Bottorff announced this week that they have filed a patent for a product called the TMB Moulding/Trim Quick Release System (patent application number: 13459229; patent publication number: US20120272610A1).
Industry Veteran Launches New Home Nexus
Thu, 07 Feb 2013, 17:18:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home building industry veteran Elliot Light announced today the formation of New Home Nexus (www.newhomenexus.com). New Home Nexus is a marketing, sales and advertising firm that connects buyers and builders, maximizing consumer satisfaction and builder success. From initial due diligence to final sale, New Home Nexus will serve homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions throughout Southern California.
RemodelOrMove.com Interior Design app receives award for one of the 10 best apps of 2012
Thu, 31 Jan 2013, 14:07:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Interior Design iPhone app available free from Remodel or Move (RemodelOrMove.com) was named one of the 10 most acclaimed apps in 2012 by QualityIndex.com. The report, published January 7, 2013, explained, 'It's not too hard to find the best selling titles in the App Store, but what about the highest-quality examples?'
Gregory Industries, Inc. High Security Fence Super C-Post
Thu, 24 Jan 2013, 15:57:17 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gregory Industries, Inc. launches Super C-Post for high security fencing installations. Super C-Posts provides greater strength perpendicular to the fence line with 60,000 pound minimum yield steel and a wall thickness of .130 or .150 inches. Super C-Posts are stronger than their 3-inch OD or 4-inch OD counterparts and have a heavier zinc coating for superior corrosion protection.
Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop Quitting Business
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 16:57:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After over 15 years in business, Kudzu Blossom Quilt Shop, Montgomery's premier quilting supply and fabric store, is closing its doors forever. A huge 'Quitting Business Sale' will begin immediately to liquidate every single item of merchandise, fixture and equipment in the store; to include fabrics, sundries, notions, supplies, books, patterns and more.
Huge Lots of Pavestone Inventory to be Sold
Wed, 09 Jan 2013, 14:37:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HAGERSTOWN, Md., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home owners and contractors envisioning spring home improvement projects like building a beautiful patio, walkway, retaining wall or surrounding gardens and pools with pavers from IAAS could save a budget-minded builder thousands of dollars. Offered to the general public as well as special pricing for contractors, handyman companies and decorators, this purchase of surplus inventory by IAAS Worldwide - and now direct to you will be the icing on the cake.
EPIC adds Dolores Glass as a principal in San Ramon
Mon, 19 Nov 2012, 13:20:19 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN RAMON, Calif., Nov. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Dolores Glass as a principal in their San Ramon construction practice. Glass brings over 20 years of experience in construction industry risk management and property and casualty insurance to EPIC.
The Black Friday Bargain: Why NOW Is the Time to Start Buying for your Remodel
Thu, 15 Nov 2012, 12:54:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'For many people, Black Friday is a crowded shopping experience that's so horrible it's not worth the savings,' says Dan Fritschen, founder of Remodel or Move (RemodelOrMove.com). 'But if you're planning to remodel your home in the coming year, you may want to rethink your plans: the super sales that are offered on Black Friday and Cyber Monday can save you thousands of dollars on the cost for your remodel.'
EPIC Adds Neil Willian as Account Executive in San Francisco
Mon, 05 Nov 2012, 14:26:34 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Neil Willian as an account executive to their San Francisco construction practice. Willian brings 15 years of experience to EPIC in construction risk, specializing in legal, claims, and insurance risk management.
A Winning Kitchen Remodel Recipe: 4 Secret Ingredients for Success
Wed, 24 Oct 2012, 11:13:53 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time since 2008, kitchens have become the number one remodeling project for homeowners, according to the 'Fall 2012 U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report' from RemodelorMove.com. But before you join the rush to remodel your kitchen, you should carefully consider whether the project is a good idea for your finances and family.
Clinton-Massie Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA
Wed, 24 Oct 2012, 04:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent at Clinton-Massie Local School District, announced that the District will be implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
John Waguespack's 'Deconstructing Dandridge' to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 03:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Deconstructing Dandridge,' a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.
Crane and Rigging Specialists Team with Union Iron Workers on Big Lifts for Gulf Coast Refineries and Plants
Tue, 09 Oct 2012, 02:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident - from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero's Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.
Laser Copper Cutting and Laser Brass Cutting Services Now Possible in North America
Wed, 03 Oct 2012, 15:15:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Laser now offers laser cutting copper sheet and laser cutting brass sheet between .032 inches and .125 inches thick using newly acquired fiber laser cutting technology. Customers and OEMs can now cut nonferrous metals such as copper sheet and brass sheet at Ohio Laser. ISO 9001:2008 certified Ohio Laser can also fiber laser cut steel sheet metal to .5 inches, cut stainless steel sheet to .25 inches, and cut aluminum sheet to .1875 inches.
Luxury is Back for Home Remodeling
Tue, 25 Sep 2012, 17:09:13 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The RemodelOrMove.com Fall 2012 Remodeling Sentiment Report documents a continuing increase in the scale of planned remodels for homeowners.Multi-year highs in the stock market, home prices that are inching up, record low interest rates and pent-up demand for home maintenance are fueling this increase.
JAF Industries Announces E-Cap Helps Meet Department of Energy Mandate
Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 12:32:43 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The countdown has begun. The Department of Energy has imposed new regional efficiency standards for varying air conditioning and heating equipment effective May 1, 2013. And, JAF Industries' e-cap is ready to help.
The Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October
Fri, 14 Sep 2012, 03:58:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nine homes in the historic Hyde Park Neighborhood will open their doors to the public for the 30th Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The homes include mansions, shirtwaists, and an Arts and Crafts bungalow. The tour will be held Friday, October 5 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and is hosted by the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA).
Ohio Gratings, Inc. Announces New Kool Access Airflow Panels
Thu, 13 Sep 2012, 14:49:17 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Gratings, Inc. launches Kool Access airflow panels for improved airflow in raised floor HVAC systems. These new 2 foot square panels provide 68 percent open area for 3,200 CFM @ 0.10 H2O. Kool Access panels provide maximum airflow for the cooling of data storage centers, server rooms and general office areas.
Big Hearts, Hammers and Nails: Project Pawsitive Gives Makeover to Another Deserving Animal Shelter in Need
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 05:58:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HAMPTON, N.H., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Project Pawsitive Foundation (www.projectpawsitive.com), a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to renovating animal rescues and shelters in need, has selected the Salem Animal Rescue League in Salem, New Hampshire as the team's fifth animal shelter makeover. The project begins on Friday, September 14.
Historic Hotel Durant in Bay Area to Be Sold
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 02:58:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the Hotel Durant in Berkeley, Calif. The 143-room property is a historic, contemporary, boutique hotel adjacent the University of California at Berkeley, within walking distance of all student housing, the newly renovated football stadium and the basketball arena.
Mesa Electrician Offers Free Electrical Safety Tips Guide
Thu, 23 Aug 2012, 12:59:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mesa based, Cirtcele Electric - a full service residential and commercial electrical contractor - has produced a free consumer report entitled, 'Top 10 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home.' The report is available via download at their website.
To Remodel or Not to Remodel: Seven Questions Homeowners Need to Ask Before Commencing Construction
Wed, 22 Aug 2012, 11:32:43 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Remodeling isn't for everyone, and many times it could be a downright bad decision,' says Dan Fritschen, founder of Remodelormove.com. 'It's well worth your time to pause and consider what your proposed project entails, and whether the it's worth the time, energy, and money you'll end up pouring into it.'
Second Street Capital, Inc. Joins Forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to Bring Quality Affordable Housing to the Market
Tue, 07 Aug 2012, 16:40:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Second Street Capital, Inc., has joined forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to provide builders with tools to help them bring quality affordable housing to the market in order to answer the housing needs of communities across the U.S. as well as many areas throughout the world. In order to demonstrate the NeoPod system, Second Street Capital plans to begin construction of a model home in Fort Lauderdale later this year.
PCM Employee Builds Home Through Mutual Self Help Project for Color Country Community Housing
Wed, 01 Aug 2012, 16:43:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that employee Jeremy Blakely built and moved his family into a new home in Mesquite, NV. The project was through Mutual Self Help by Color Country Community Housing (CCCHI), in partnership with the USDA Rural Development Agency. Blakely works in the facilities department at Sun City Mesquite, which is managed by the company.
AutoTap Announces Launch of New Generation of Hands-Free Faucet Control Systems That Help Reduce Water and Energy Waste
Mon, 30 Jul 2012, 04:58:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By studying consumers faucet use and washing habits, AutoTap (www.getautotap.com), a San Diego based company, has concluded that all across the U.S., each day in the process of brushing teeth, washing hands, and washing dishes or rinsing them for a dish washer, millions of gallons of heated water is being wasted as run-offs.
Ashland County - West Holmes Career Center Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA and MKC Associates
Thu, 26 Jul 2012, 02:59:38 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mike McDaniel, Superintendent at Ashland County - West Holmes Career Center announced that the district will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA and MKC Associates have been working with the Career Center to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Announces Robert Kellner, AIA Promoted to Chief Executive Officer; Scott Spiezle, AIA, LEEDap Remains as Chairman
Mon, 02 Jul 2012, 17:24:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TRENTON, N.J., July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Robert Kellner, AIA has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Scott Spiezle, AIA, LEEDap will remain as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Facility Rx Announces Acquisition of the Office Planning Group
Mon, 02 Jul 2012, 12:11:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Facility Rx (FRx) CEO and President Vivian Holder announced the acquisition of The Office Planning Group (OPG). OPG is a 25 year old company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas with client relationships in private and government sectors. It is also an aligned TAB dealer providing specialty file and storage systems, document imaging, records management, commercial office furniture, and related facility services.
SHPE CEO Pilar Montoya is Honored for Advancing STEM Awareness, Education and Leadership Development
Fri, 29 Jun 2012, 12:44:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc (SHPE) Chief Executive Officer, Pilar Montoya, has been nationally recognized by US STEMconnector(TM), '100 Women Leaders in STEM,' for her efforts to increase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) awareness, access, support and leadership development among the Hispanic community.
Ohio Gratings, Inc. Announces New Sunshade+
Tue, 26 Jun 2012, 12:47:49 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CANTON, Ohio, June 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Gratings, Inc. has launched Sunshade+ a new sunshade product that provides maintenance access for low-rise buildings. This new lightweight product provides shade and a lightweight walking surface and shading system. According to Carl Griffin, Marketing Director, 'The concept really grew out of a need for our sunshade louver product needing to support the weight of a maintenance worker.'
Powers of Arkansas Represents North America at Siemens World Conference
Tue, 12 Jun 2012, 11:58:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Powers of Arkansas, a Building HVAC, Controls and Service company based in North Little Rock, Ark., was selected as the North American Field Office of the Year for the second consecutive year by Siemens Switzerland LTD, Infrastructure and Cities Sector, Building Technologies Division.
Doug Trimbach Honored by Dayton Business Journal in the 2012 '40 Under 40' Awards
Wed, 06 Jun 2012, 12:10:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Dayton Business Journal named Doug Trimbach as one of the 2012 40 Under 40 award winners, honoring the region's up-and-coming leaders at a banquet on May 17, 2012. Trimbach is the Vice President of Lighting Optimizers, USA, a one-year-old company based in Tipp City, Ohio.
ESI Releases an Updated Version of the PVC Edgebanding Pattern Search System for 2012 on the ESI Web Site
Wed, 06 Jun 2012, 04:59:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ESI Edgebanding Services Inc. has announced the full update of their PVC edgebanding to matching high pressure laminate patterns database. The ESI PVC pattern database is fully searchable by laminate brand, laminate pattern number or laminate pattern name.
PCM Field Services and Lake Forest Community Association Get Into the Spirit - Volunteers Kick-Off First Home Repair Project
Thu, 31 May 2012, 16:38:11 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) presented the Lake Forest Community Association's Community Spirit Team with a matching $300 gift to help residents who demonstrate a financial hardship to complete home repairs that put them in jeopardy with the association's rules. The work began on the team's first 'heart-ship' case, Patrice Munday on May 14 with the pouring of the cement base with donated work from professional contractor Al Grecco.
OxBlue Offers Upgrade Incentives to Existing Customers
Wed, 30 May 2012, 05:58:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., May 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OxBlue, a leader in the construction camera industry, announced today an incentive program for existing clients to maximize the value they receive from their OxBlue construction camera service. 'We want to ensure that our clients have access to the right construction webcam system for the projects they are building today,' stated Chandler McCormack, President of OxBlue.
Multi-Million Dollar Inventory from Former Four Seasons Hotel to be Auctioned May 31 - June 2
Wed, 16 May 2012, 14:50:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Ontario, May 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IAAS Worldwide announces that 32 floors of custom furnishings, lush textiles, elegant fixtures and thousands of luxury hotel assets from the legendary Four Seasons Hotel at Avenue Road and Yorkville are up for auction May 31 - June 2, 2012.
OxBlue Adds Mobile Site for Android and Blackberry(R)
Wed, 09 May 2012, 05:58:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., May 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OxBlue, a leader in the construction camera industry, announced today an expansion of its construction camera interfaces for mobile devices available at http://m.oxblue.com .
Supplier of High End Stone, Tile, Marble Products Auctions Surplus Stock to Public
Thu, 03 May 2012, 17:03:07 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., May 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IAAS Worldwide announces that Innovative Stone, known globally for its commercial work and regionally with their Fabrication Division serving residential clients, will host an Open to the Public Auction Sale to clear out hundreds of items from surplus stock.
e2b calibration Expands Scope with Annual ISO Quality Audit
Thu, 03 May 2012, 15:35:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHARDON, Ohio, May 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- e2b calibration (www.e2bcal.com), a division of e2b teknologies, announced today that they have maintained accreditations and passed their annual ISO quality audit performed by ACLASS Corporation, the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (www.aclasscorp.com). The recent audit included an expanded calibration scope on top of their already broad range of capabilities including higher voltage for electronics and electrical components.
Customer Results Prove the Value of OxBlue Construction Cameras
Thu, 26 Apr 2012, 05:58:56 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
ATLANTA, Ga., April 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- OxBlue(R), pioneers in the construction camera industry, released today several case studies demonstrating the benefits clients have experienced with the OxBlue construction camera systems. 'Construction cameras have supported this industry for some time,' stated Chandler McCormack, President of OxBlue.
For the 4th Year in a Row, Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization
Fri, 20 Apr 2012, 05:59:48 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BALLINGER, Texas, April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hand.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2012.
Progressive Finance Rolls Out Electronic Signature Service for Customers
Wed, 18 Apr 2012, 13:42:43 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Progressive Finance, a merchandise lease to own financer, has recently integrated click-sign functionality with their online contracts. This new system will allow for stores to forgo the process of printing contracts for the customers to physically sign, and instead allow the customers to digitally sign their contracts from a computer, tablet, or smart phone.
Birmingham's Dorothy Jemison Day Theater Opens at Alabama School of Fine Arts This Month
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 16:04:41 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Alabama School of Fine Arts announces the opening of the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, a state-of- the-art facility built for both school and community use, this month. It is the most technically advanced venue of its kind in the entire Southeast. The Public Grand Opening is scheduled for Sunday, April 15, from 3 - 5 p.m., with Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. cutting the ribbon on the massive new stage.
School Food Gardens get Glass Greenhouses
Tue, 20 Mar 2012, 14:43:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When a local Hillcrest resident asked EcoHouse to remodel his 60 foot sunroom, architect and custom home builder Rodney Collins suggested donating the glassed room to local educational gardens. Not only will the material be reused, but the local food system movement will benefit by better educating our school children and producing good food for the schools and the local farmers markets.
Pest Control Technology Magazine Announces Commercial Service Technician of the Year
Tue, 06 Mar 2012, 15:08:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
RICHFIELD, Ohio, March 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pest Control Technology (PCT) magazine, and sponsor BASF Pest Control Solutions are proud to announce the 2011 Commercial Service Technician of the Year is John Dawson and category finalist is Chad Mackie, both from Griffin Pest Solutions, headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan. For the past 15 years, PCT magazine has recognized standout commercial service professionals.
Sales of Award Winning Text 'Construction Project Management - a Managerial Approach' Increase 400 Percent
Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 06:58:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales of the textbook 'Construction Project Management - a Managerial Approach' (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) by Pareto Publishing, have increased 400 percent each semester since publication in December 2010. The text is now increasingly used in United States 2-year, 4-year and graduate university construction management, architecture and real estate programs.
Allweather Roof Names Southern Minnesota Native, Tracy Riedemann as Their Austin Branch Manager
Mon, 20 Feb 2012, 17:55:27 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Minn., Feb. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allweather Roof, based in Minneapolis is proud to announce the hiring of Tracy Riedemann as the new General Manager of its Austin operations. Riedemann brings more than 18 years of commercial roofing experience and has worked on more than 10,000 roofing projects in her career. She has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in roofing repairs, modifications, and re-roofing that adds to Allweather Roof's Southern branch.
Loureiro Engineering Associates Poised for Growth in 2012
Mon, 06 Feb 2012, 15:30:34 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PLAINVILLE, Conn., Feb. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. announced this week several in-house promotions; it's all part of its long-term, strategic-growth plan.
White Glove Transportation to Hold First Annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale of Over 500 Available Pieces Jan. 28-29, 2012
Tue, 17 Jan 2012, 15:40:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- White Glove Transportation, a leader in fine furniture logistics and delivery for the design community, is holding the first annual Winter Fine Furniture Designer Warehouse Sale, for two days on January 28 and 29. Located at The Metropolitan Pavilion at 110 West 19th Street in New York, the sale is offering over 500 pieces with a discount of up to 75 percent on select items.
New Orleans Electrician Lights Up The New Year Putting Community First
Mon, 16 Jan 2012, 17:50:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While most New Orleanians have been focused on LSU and Saints football, one local resident has put football aside for the moment to help a family in need. Devoting a portion of his company's time and resources through the recent Christmas holidays and new year, Ciro Pennino, owner of Trinity Electric, LLC is helping one local couple finally get back into their home by providing complete electrical rewiring services and making the home ready to pass city code inspections.
What's Really in Your Mattress? - A Comprehensive Guide on the Usage of Chemicals in Your Mattress
Mon, 16 Jan 2012, 08:58:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to The Futon Shop, conventional mattresses are very likely to contain chemicals, some potentially toxic to humans and/or harmful to the environment. Most of these chemical compounds have a cloud surrounding the information on the possible harms they can cause. The way to go green is to choose a mattress with fewer chemicals or no chemicals. The ideal mattress would have low VOCs, no PBDEs, no formaldehyde, and no phthalates.
Loureiro Engineering Associates Announces Strategic New Hire and New Office Location
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 07:59:30 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PLAINVILLE, Conn., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is carefully adhering to its strategic growth plan in the area of geographic expansion of services. This week it announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP, vice president at Loureiro Engineering.
Smart Fog ES100 Humidifier Possesses Superior Energy Efficiency
Thu, 05 Jan 2012, 05:57:15 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
RENO, Nev., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Fog, Inc. announced this week that its top seller - a commercial and industrial humidifier - the ES100 - is 90 percent more energy efficient that steam for building and duct-mount applications.
ESI Releases Updated HanStone Color Selections for 2012 on the ESI Web Site
Tue, 03 Jan 2012, 14:28:34 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIMAS, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ESI Edgebanding Services Inc., Has announced the full update of HanStone Quartz Surfaces color selections for 2012 on the ESI web site. HanStone Fine Quartz Surfaces combines the natural elegance of quartz with advanced technology to create a new realm of possibilities, dramatic colors and vibrant patterns in a solid surface with Greater strength and resilience.
Commercial and Industrial Lighting Industry Leader Foley Group Celebrates Golden Anniversary
Thu, 29 Dec 2011, 07:57:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Foley Group, Inc., a leader in the commercial and industrial lighting industry is celebrating their 50th year in business.
Energy Optimizers, USA Responds to Energy Sector Growth
Fri, 09 Dec 2011, 17:35:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the continued growth in Ohio's demand for energy savings solutions, Energy Optimizers, USA has brought on new talent with the hiring of Mr. Bob Hausmann and the promotion of Mrs. Belinda Kenley to Vice President of Business Development.
Conservatory Craftsmen Hired to Restore Splendor to Capitol Hill's Old Naval Hospital
Mon, 21 Nov 2011, 13:22:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Conservatory Craftsmen is honored to have been chosen to work on the Hill Center project with Bell Architects to restore the Old Naval Hospital on Capitol Hill.
Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award - Firm Honored for Spa-style Bath in Cambridge Colonial
Tue, 15 Nov 2011, 07:59:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations is the winner of a 2011 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Silver Award for its thoughtful introduction of a modern spa-style bath into a 1915 Colonial in Cambridge, MA. The award was presented at a gathering of the Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry on Wednesday, November 9.
Upland Architects Helps Bring New Life to Tired Retail Center
Fri, 11 Nov 2011, 07:58:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SWANSEA, Mass., Nov. 11, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that it has finished the last in a series of architectural design plans for the comprehensive renovation of RK Swansea Place, located in Swansea, Massachusetts.
Synergen Consulting Surpasses 750 Projects Awarded
Thu, 10 Nov 2011, 13:45:28 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Synergen Consulting International, LP (www.synergenconsulting.com) is pleased to announce it has recently surpassed 750 projects successfully awarded. This milestone marks the continued success of the company. The composition of Synergen's 750 engineering and construction projects is approximately comprised of 60 percent energy and oil and gas, and 40 percent commercial, medical, infrastructure, and other industry sectors. Additionally, approximately 30 percent of Synergen's work is international.
Fantastic Pricing on Unbeatable Buda and Austin Homes for Sale from Your Local Builder
Wed, 02 Nov 2011, 16:41:16 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas and Central Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the exceptional quality found in Buffington's popular Austin homes for sale, the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing - and all that within one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda!
Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work
Mon, 24 Oct 2011, 16:45:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.
Workforce Investment Board's Business Resource Team to Host Job Fair for United Furniture Industries
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 19:10:51 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.
Buffington Homes Offers Highly Desirable North Austin Homes for Sale at Villages of Hidden Lake
Wed, 28 Sep 2011, 20:43:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, a leader in Central Texas and Austin real estate, is excited to offer north Austin homes for sale in Pflugerville's fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130's to $300's and home sizes range from 1400 sq. ft. up to 4500 sq. ft. All Buffington Homes are Energy Star certified and tested, meaning Buffington homes use at least 15 percent less energy than a non Energy Star home.
A Way to Solve the New Home Sales Crisis
Tue, 27 Sep 2011, 19:43:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book, 'Why People Don't Buy New Homes' (ISBN: 978-0-692-01438-7), proposing a solution to improve the numbers of new homes being sold, has just been announced by Sales Superiority Publishing. Written by Steve Weston, a new home salesperson with 30 years experience, this book makes the case that it is possible for builders and their own salespeople to re-energize their sales efforts and improve their sales.
A Double-Dip Predicted for Home Remodeling
Tue, 13 Sep 2011, 12:59:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The most recent report released by Remodelormove.com revealed that the number of homeowners reporting that the economy is affecting their remodeling plans has jumped from 69 percent in the spring of 2011 to almost 80 percent this fall.
Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems Receives $75,000 Grant from Meadows Foundation for Low-Carbon Alternatives to Concrete Mixes
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 18:35:56 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (CMPBS), the oldest continuously operating non-profit organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on green building, sustainable development and ecoBalance design, received a $75,000 grant from the Meadows Foundation, the Dallas-based philanthropic institution dedicated to helping improve the quality and circumstances of life for all Texans. The grant will establish low-carbon, low-potable water alternatives to standard concrete design mixes.
Responsible, Energy Star Certified Homes for Sale in Austin TX
Wed, 31 Aug 2011, 22:49:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX for over forty years, is excited to announce their devotion to constructing energy efficient homes across Central Texas. With Energy Star Certified and Tested Homes in fifteen communities in central Texas, one does not need to look far to find Austin Texas homes for sale capable of providing an energy efficient, and environmentally friendly, life style while saving thousands in utility bills.
HydroDome Stormwater Chambers Certified for Load Bearing
Wed, 31 Aug 2011, 08:55:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces ASSHTO H-25 load certification for its two unique, high-efficiency HydroDome stormwater chambers.
Austin Leather Furniture Store Expands to Houston
Fri, 12 Aug 2011, 17:52:34 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Town and Country Leather announces the opening of their second retail leather furniture store in Houston Texas, located in the heart of the Galleria district at 1749 Post Oak Blvd., at the corner of San Felipe in the Post Oak Plaza shopping center, next to other prominent furniture stores.
Buffington Homes is Austin's Largest Locally Owned Homebuilder
Wed, 03 Aug 2011, 16:49:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When searching for Austin home builders you will not find many that are locally owned, says Buffington Homes. Austin home builders primarily consist of the large public builders found in any big city USA and very few of these big builders understand Austin Texas real estate and building in central Texas.
Buffington Homes Offers Energy Star Certified Austin TX Homes for Sale in Silver Leaf
Wed, 20 Jul 2011, 23:02:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leader in building Energy Star Certified Austin Homes and Austin TX homes for sale has 5 homes available in Silver Leaf. The available homes range in size from 1938 square feet to 3593 square feet and are priced from $194,900 to $269,990. In addition to the 5 available homes, Buffington Homes has added a new floor-plan in Silver Leaf - the Burleson.
Two Houses Renovated by Charlie Allen Restorations Recognized with Preservation Awards
Thu, 07 Jul 2011, 20:40:07 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge-based firm specializing in the renovation and restoration of period homes, has won two 2011 Preservation Awards-one each from the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC) and the Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC).
Buffington Homes Offers Unbeatable Homes for Sale in Austin TX at the Highlands at Crystal Falls
Wed, 29 Jun 2011, 17:40:59 EDT Edited by Janice Sand
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leading builder of homes for sale in Austin TX, has 5 homes available in the Highlands of Crystal Falls. These Austin Texas homes for sale range in size from 2,254 square feet to 3,425 square feet and are priced from $249,990 to $305,110. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 3 1/2 bathrooms and 2 to 3 car garages.
SimplyHome Debuts on First Shoot of Season Nine for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Fri, 24 Jun 2011, 20:20:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As soon as SimplyHome was asked by the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition design team to provide some unique technology applications to support independent living for a home makeover, they loaded some trailers and vehicles and hit the road ready for action. The home is for the Keefer family of York, PA.
Los Angeles Home Surveying by Martin Engineering and Surveying
Wed, 22 Jun 2011, 17:08:45 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You should not buy a residential / commercial property without first obtaining a professional opinion from an engineer/surveyor. 'In recent years, I have seen many tragic situations resulting from property line assumptions that could be caught in minutes by a professional doing a simple review,' says Peter Martin of Martin Engineering. Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has recently completed a document scan of their entire survey records; placing them on-line and available at no cost to the public.
Milgard Windows Provides Comfort, Efficiency for OC Emergency Shelter
Fri, 17 Jun 2011, 20:23:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LADERA RANCH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laura's House, an emergency shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence, will now enjoy the benefits of new energy efficient windows thanks to support from Milgard Windows and Doors, and Walker Windows.
Buffington Homes offers Premier Austin Texas Real Estate for Sale in Southpark Meadows
Wed, 15 Jun 2011, 20:55:57 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, a leader in Austin Texas real estate and Austin TX homes for sale, has 7 homes available in Southpark Meadows. These homes range in size from 1,384 square feet to 2,010 square feet and are priced from $203,140 to $221,790. All of the homes are 3 to 4 bedroom homes with 2 to 2 1/2 bathrooms and 2 car garages.
PLP's Blueprint for Change Program Helps Reprographers Profit From CIM
Mon, 06 Jun 2011, 10:59:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PLP Digital Systems is expanding its Blueprint for Change program to help reprographers meet today's demands for Construction Information Management (CIM). This four-month marketing strategy program, which piloted in 2010, is now accepting applications for the 2011 session.
Family Homes at Shadow Creek from the Leader in Austin Real Estate, Buffington Homes
Thu, 02 Jun 2011, 23:49:46 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin, Texas new homes for sale, is pleased to announce the new Capital Series in Shadow Creek. The Capital Series offers exciting new designs from 1,242 to 2,372 square feet, and pricing from $115,900 to $146,990. Every Buffington Home in Shadow Creek is Energy Star Certified.
Eaton Community Schools and Energy Optimizers, USA Implement $2 Million Energy Conservation Project
Thu, 26 May 2011, 17:10:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eaton Community Schools Superintendent Brad Neavin announces that the school district will establish a 'Green Team' of staff and students that will both develop and deliver the District's energy education program, sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA. Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers, and Mr. Neavin announced that Eaton High School students who participate in the Green Team can apply for one of several college scholarships.
Innovative Solution for Aging Population Earns Milgard Top Honors from Building Industry Association of Southern California
Thu, 19 May 2011, 22:21:43 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TEMECULA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to its SmartTouch technology, Milgard Tuscany Series windows and doors was named winner of a 2011 Smart Choice Award by the 50+ Housing Council, a group dedicated to helping the building industry address the needs of today's aging population in Southern California.
Buffington Homes Wins Grand MAX Awards for 2011
Thu, 19 May 2011, 18:19:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, May 14, 2011, Buffington Homes was awarded the Grand MAX Award for Volume Homebuilder of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, the highest honor a homebuilder in Austin, Texas can receive. This year's ceremony, at the Renaissance Hotel at the Arboretum, marked the 20th year of recognizing marketing and advertising excellence by the Homebuilders Association of Greater Austin.
Premier Austin Texas New Homes for Sale at Villages of Hidden Lake
Wed, 11 May 2011, 21:33:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leading builder for Austin Texas new homes for sale and central Texas new homes for sale, is excited to be building new homes in Pflugerville's fastest growing community, Villages of Hidden Lake. Buffington Homes offers new homes in Villages of Hidden Lake from the $130s to $300s and home sizes range from 1,400 sq. ft. up to 4,500 sq. ft.
Limitless Computing to Debut CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 at AIA National Convention
Tue, 10 May 2011, 00:34:22 EDT Edited by Janice Sand
BOULDER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Limitless Computing Inc., the company that provides faster rendering with cloud computing for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, today announced that it will debut its new CloudRender for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 and Limitless Rendering for Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009-2012 in booth 3509 at the AIA (American Institute of Architects) National Convention and Design Exposition.
'Helping Hand' Campaign Provides Another Texas Non-Profit Organization with a Mueller Metal Building
Mon, 02 May 2011, 21:41:05 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hands.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2011.
Healthcare Facilities Pay Less to 'Go Green' with Nations' First LED TVs from Imagenable, LLC
Mon, 02 May 2011, 10:58:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hospitals find they can pay less at time of acquisition, save money while in use and cut their replacement costs by as much as one third with ETL Listed LED TV products now available from Imagenable, LLC.
Premier Real Estate in Austin, Texas
Tue, 26 Apr 2011, 16:38:46 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes is the market leader for energy efficient new homes for sale in Austin TX. As of April 1, 2011, all new homes for sale in Austin built by Buffington Homes are Energy Star rated and certified by a third party inspector.
Statewide Insurance Continues Expansion, adds Oregon to States in which Broker Provides Contractors Insurance
Tue, 19 Apr 2011, 22:25:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PASADENA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Statewide Insurance Brokers, a leading provider of contractors insurance for general liability, workers compensation, commercial vehicle coverage and bonds, has added Oregon to the states the company is licensed to operate in.
Premier Real Estate at Silver Leaf in Round Rock
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 21:09:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, leading Central Texas home builders and Austin custom builders for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series homes in Silver Leaf.
White Paper Explores Impact of Workforce Regulations on Federal Contractors
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 22:15:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DES MOINES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Announcing in 2010 that it would increase enforcement efforts, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) appears to be in hot pursuit of workforce diversity compliance among federal contractors and their subs. So writes construction-industry recruiting expert and BirdDog VP of Marketing Doug Mitchell in a newly released white paper.
Property in Costa Rican Paradise Starting at $70K - La Montana at Coco Bay
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 21:21:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
GUANACASTE, Costa Rica (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Costa Rica Development Group (CRDG) announces the opening of its newest community, La Montana at Coco Bay. La Montana makes the dream of home ownership in a tropical setting a reality. Located along the Pacific Coast between Ocotal and Playas del Coco, La Montana is the latest addition to CRDG's established residential community of Coco Bay Estates.
Premier Real Estate at Meadow Park in Buda - Buffington Homes Helps New Home Buyers Find Their New Home in Austin Texas
Wed, 30 Mar 2011, 20:12:27 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leader in new home Austin Texas and Central Texas construction for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their Capital Series in Meadow Park. This boutique community offers the excitement and convenience of metropolitan living with the affordability of suburban pricing and one of the lowest property tax rates of any community in Buda.
Natural Stone Floor Maintenance Pro Standards Now Available to Dallas Consumers
Tue, 29 Mar 2011, 00:18:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Natural stone is a permanent floor intended to last as long as the facility stands,' says Jason Johonnesson, the director of Interior Maintenance Specialists, Inc., on their main website which details their proven skills and cutting edge natural stone maintenance technology. Natural stone floors are very popular and add a particular look to homes, buildings and/or businesses they are installed in.
City of Los Angeles Approves Guardian Pool Fence Systems
Fri, 25 Mar 2011, 22:39:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
VAN NUYS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steve Sadinsky, President and CEO of Guardian Pool Fence Systems, Inc., is proud to announce that their 5 foot tall polyester mesh pool fence has been approved by the City of Los Angeles to meet the building code. This is the first time that the city has given their approval for such a fence.
Alabama Graphics Earns an 'Excellence In Construction' Award
Wed, 16 Mar 2011, 23:41:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alabama Graphics has been awarded the Excellence in Construction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Birmingham Chapter for their work in The Clubhouse at The Cottages of Baton Rouge.
Premier Austin Texas Real Estate at Southpark Meadows
Tue, 15 Mar 2011, 21:39:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buffington Homes, the leader in Austin Texas real estate for over forty years, is excited to announce the release of their new Capital Plus series homes in The Reserve at Southpark Meadows, a master planned community offering the excitement and convenience of urban living with the affordability of suburban pricing.
Team TSI, LLC, National Installation Contractor, Announces the TSI Formenator: the First Android Application Created for the Mobile Installation Industry
Thu, 17 Feb 2011, 11:59:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Team TSI, LLC, a National Installation Contractor, announces an industry first, the TSI Formenator. This is the first Android application geared towards the mobile fleet installation business. The application is built on the widely used Android platform.
Preferred Stadium and Theater Seating is Doing Its Part to Stimulate U.S. Manufacturing Jobs
Wed, 16 Feb 2011, 17:05:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a U.S. economy that needs a boost, Preferred Stadium and Theater Seating and Preferred Seating Designs are excited to announce that they will be creating new designs for high-quality stadium and theater seats through a partnership with three Midwest manufacturers.
Boston Design Center Now Open to Homeowners
Fri, 21 Jan 2011, 00:47:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moda Cucina, the award-winning Boston based manufacturer of premium kitchens and custom cabinetry, now offers complete turnkey design and construction services specifically designed for homeowners without a designer or architect. The design center used to be an intimidating place for some homeowners, as it was mostly geared towards design trade only clients.
Yale Appliance Brings New Year's Resolutions to Life - Boston Appliance and Lighting Retailer to Assist with Customers' 2011 Renovation Plans
Thu, 06 Jan 2011, 11:59:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The beginning of every new year is a chance for many to resolve to improve their lives. Most decide to get healthier or start a new career, goals they must accomplish by themselves. For those looking to upgrade their homes with a new appliance or lighting fixture in 2011, however, support is a click away: Yale Appliance and Lighting is helping their Facebook fans with their home-renovation resolutions.
JLA Home to Create 100 New Jobs in Savannah by 2011
Thu, 02 Dec 2010, 18:35:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Savannah will see 100 new jobs by 2011, due to Dermody Properties'/DP Partners' sale of a 689,400 square-foot building in its LogistiPort Industrial Park to JLA Home for an East Coast assembly and distribution center, SEDA announced today. The Class A industrial property is being sold for an undisclosed price to JLA, a subsidiary of E&E Company.
JF McCarthy Authors the First Guidebook to Integrate the Benefits of Project Management PMBOK Methodology into Construction Management for Industry Wide Improvement
Mon, 29 Nov 2010, 18:32:07 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pareto announces a new guidebook that integrates the internationally proven PMBOK® project management knowledge areas and process into construction management to bring construction managers' skills to the next level: 'Construction Project Management - A Managerial Approach' (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) by J.F. McCarthy.
LRM Industries and Water Safety Products Launch ValuStair
Thu, 11 Nov 2010, 05:59:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of ValuStair, a 22-foot long unitary, self-supporting stairway made of recyclable thermoplastic. ValuStair will be showcased by Water Safety Products in booth 2736 at the IAAPA Attractions Expo, Nov. 16-19, 2010.
Union Ironworkers Prepare for 'Green' Jobs with Specialized Wind Turbine Training
Mon, 25 Oct 2010, 08:59:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As more and more wind turbines are erected across the open plains, farmlands, and mountain ridges of the United States, the need for ironworkers with specialized construction skills has naturally grown, says the Iron Workers International Union. Ask anyone knowledgeable about wind energy, and you'll quickly learn that the latest 'green' technology is nothing new to union ironworkers.
Industry Report Reveals Home Remodeling Projects Shrink as Homeowners Worry; But News Is Not All Bad
Wed, 13 Oct 2010, 13:26:41 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent report released by Remodelormove.com revealed that homeowners continue to scale back on remodeling projects in response to concern over the economy. 'We release these industry reports every six months based on a survey of 5,000 homeowners who are considering changing their home - either remodeling or moving,' says Dan Fritschen, founder.
Marmol Hawaii Inc. Joins Forces with Island Pool Builders
Tue, 28 Sep 2010, 20:16:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HONOLULU, Hawaii (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marmol Hawaii Inc., Hawaii's largest tile supplier and installer of natural stone and granite, merges with Island Pool Builders, a commercial and residential swimming pool and spa construction company.
Log Home Book Authors to Sign Books at Denver Log Home Show on Oct 2, 2010
Tue, 21 Sep 2010, 16:33:56 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOVELAND, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PixyJack Press, a Colorado independent publisher, announces an upcoming book signing with two log-home book authors, Roland Sweet and Rex A. Ewing, at the Denver Log and Timber Home Show on Saturday, October 2, 2010. Industry insider Roland Sweet reveals 30 steps to success in his newly released book, 'Log Home Secrets of Success: An Insider's Guide to Making Your Dream Home a Reality' (ISBN: 978-0-9773724-7-8).
Green Art in Shades of Blue by Thoma Hall in Blaine, WA
Fri, 27 Aug 2010, 12:22:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BLAINE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What you throw away may come back to haunt you. Original bottles were discovered by workers while excavating in an old landfill site and artist Thoma Hall embraced the opportunity to incorporate them into 'Journey of a Water Drop.' A dozen original glass bottles are among the 325 bottles in the art installation and visitors are challenged to locate them.
Ohio Gratings, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Tue, 10 Aug 2010, 06:57:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Gratings, Inc. (OGI) is celebrating 40 years as a leader in the aluminum and steel bar grating industry. Founded with the motto, 'Make It Right and Ship When Promised,' OGI continues to expand while providing the highest level of customer service.
LRM Industries Launches High Efficiency HydroDome 610 Stormwater Chamber
Tue, 03 Aug 2010, 05:58:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of the HydroDome(TM) 610 composite stormwater chamber. The HydroDome design concept, introduced in 2009, comes from both the efficiency of nature and the ageless understanding by architectural engineers, that the dome is stronger than an arch or vaulted tunnel.
Sandlin Custom Homes Breaks Ground on New Homesites in the Dallas-Fort Worth Market
Wed, 28 Jul 2010, 12:44:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Signs of a recovering market are becoming more evident. The number of homes and developed lots continues to decrease steadily. One of Dallas-Fort Worth's major homebuilders is doing what seemed impossible 18 month ago - rolling out an entire new phase in one of their most popular north Texas communities.
Kaiser Roof Garden: Unveiling of the Bay Area's Largest Roof Top Wedding and Event Space on August 3rd, 2010
Fri, 16 Jul 2010, 11:22:43 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oakland's hidden gem, and America's first roof top garden constructed after WWII, proudly opens its doors for event hosting on August 3rd, 2010, featuring an event industry exclusive reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Kaiser Roof Garden overlooks picturesque Lake Merritt and provides stunning 360-degree views of architectural and scenic beauty. Now under management by Oakland Venue Management and Inspire Productions.
Union Ironworkers Raise the Bar with Continuous Training, Competitions, and New OSHA Relationship
Tue, 13 Jul 2010, 09:59:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While U.S. industries struggle to rebuild, today's union ironworkers are preparing to lead the next wave of new business construction. That's because amidst the economic challenges of the past several years the Iron Workers International Union - teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) and the Ironworkers National Training Fund - has invested heavily in worksite-ready training programs for union ironworkers.
Pat Summerall's Sports Angels and Southern Bleacher Make a Difference
Tue, 29 Jun 2010, 13:35:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BEDFORD, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do Pat Summerall, Mike Kiselak, Raghib 'Rocket' Ismail, Nancy Lieberman, Texas Legend's (Dallas Maverick's D-League) and Southern Bleacher have in common? They all came out to Bedford, Texas to help bring a run-down basketball court and field to life again for the community of the small Texas town. An overwhelming success and stunning turnaround, every one of Pat Summerall's SPORTS ANGELS had great time helping to make a difference.
Butler Bowl and Football Program Bark Loud Like Butler Basketball - Fans Live Large with New Bleachers from Southern Bleacher Company
Mon, 28 Jun 2010, 15:28:59 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Butler University Bulldogs are celebrating a number of achievements for the 2009-2010 athletic seasons. Not only did the Butler Bulldogs advance to the NCAA's magical Final Four in basketball, but on the gridiron, the Bulldogs achieved record-setting milestones by going 11-1, topping the Pioneer Football League, capturing their first post-season win and winning the Gridiron Classic and the Hoosier Helmet Trophy.
Light and Concept Opens Web Site to the Public
Thu, 24 Jun 2010, 15:51:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For individuals looking for exciting and unique lighting products, Light and Concept announces the recent opening of its new Web site. Having been for many years the sole province of architects and contract professionals, LC has finally opened itself to the general public as well. The company's new Web site is a veritable font of sage advice for everything having to do with lighting, whether that be at the planning, existing, or improvement stages of design.
Roemtech, LLC Introduces HummBuster Technology in their New PMA-245H Amplifier for Classroom Audio Systems
Wed, 16 Jun 2010, 20:25:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roemtech, LLC announces its new PlenumAmp PMA-245H for release in July 2010. Designed and approved for above ceiling use, this plenum rated amplifier/mixer uses Roemtech's exclusive HummBuster technology to remove random noise that can enter classroom audio systems. The PMA-245H is intended for commercial and educational environments providing clear, crisp audio in a compact design.
Upland Architects Wins Best Remodel for Tedeschi Food Shops
Tue, 15 Jun 2010, 16:59:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SALEM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Upland Architects, Inc. announced today that the company was presented the Best Mid-Budget Remodel Award by Convenience Store News for their design of the Tedeschi Food Shop located on Loring Street in Salem, MA. This is the seventh location designed by Upland Architects, Inc. and the 190th location opened by Tedeschi Food Shops.
Ohio Gratings, Inc. Releases Wheels n' Heels Metro and InVent
Tue, 01 Jun 2010, 06:30:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ohio Gratings, Inc. has expanded its popular Wheels n' Heels line of heavy duty steel grating to include the Metro and InVent styles. The new styles offer all of the advantages of the original Wheels n' Heels with some recent additional features.
Bond 45 Restaurant Boasts Four Conservatories
Tue, 18 May 2010, 14:53:30 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Fireman Hospitality Group decided to open a new Bond 45 restaurant in Maryland, overlooking the marina on the banks of the Potomac River, their challenge was to take advantage of the view on the terrace all year long, not just the few months of seasonal weather. The solution: a conservatory, bringing the feeling and light of the outdoors into a room protected from the weather. To build the conservatories, Fireman's architects turned to Conservatory Craftsmen.
DataTrac Tools Help North Collin County, Texas Habitat for Humanity Compete for Funds, Advance Affordable Home Ownership
Fri, 07 May 2010, 17:09:15 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Del Mar DataTrac(R), Inc. (DMD), the leading provider of affordable end-to-end mortgage lending automation solutions, and an industry pioneer in business intelligence, document imaging and management, and loan process workflow tools, collaborated with the North Collin County Habitat for Humanity chapter in McKinney, TX, by providing its DataTrac Originator point of sale (POS) system which includes powerful tools to support the organization's affordable home ownership initiatives.
Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 06:50:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called 'Helping Hands.' One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2010.
LRM Industries Introduces EverDock - A Simple, Green Dock Building Solution
Tue, 09 Feb 2010, 06:28:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of EverDock modular dock panels, the first product in family of innovative and environmentally friendly thermoplastic marine dock solutions. LRM will show EverDock panels for first time from February 11th through the 15th at The Miami International Boat Show 2010.
Yesterday's Home Designs may be the Answer for Today's Battered Builders
Mon, 08 Feb 2010, 14:09:55 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Has today's economy made you put off your dreams of a new home? The new book, 'Prosperity Plans' (ISBN: 978-1450559645), just published by architect Donald J. Berg, might get you dreaming again. Berg's new book proposes that today's architects, builders and prospective homeowners can all learn from a series of fascinating 'Growing House' designs created in 1934.
13 Percent Increase in U.S. Homeowners Who Say They Will Remodel in 2010
Wed, 27 Jan 2010, 09:59:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After a year of steady declines in home remodeling, the Spring 2010 RemodelorMove U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report reveals a 13 percent increase in the number of homeowners who say they will remodel in the next 12 months. This increase follows a 5 percent increase in last year's Spring 2009 report. The continuing upward swing in remodeling sentiment indicates that 2010 will show a strong increase in remodeling activity.
Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of Boston 2010 by Boston Home Magazine
Wed, 06 Jan 2010, 14:49:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boston Home magazine has named Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations as the region's best restoration contractor of 2010. The magazine's editors describe the winning firm as follows: 'When your contractor is frequently compared to Honest Abe, you know you're working with someone special. A Harvard grad with a Lincolnesque beard, Charlie Allen has pursued the art of historic restoration and renovation since 1978.'
Trusty-Step International Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating
Tue, 05 Jan 2010, 15:46:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trusty-Step International, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment manufacturer, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its floor treatment line. The company's new acrylic anti-slip floor treatment is virtually undetectable, with surfaces retaining an exceptionally durable, reflective, fade-resistant and non-yellowing high-gloss finish for up to three years.
Atlanta Solar Power Company Receives Grants for 750 Kilowatts in Three Projects
Tue, 22 Dec 2009, 14:00:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inman Solar, an Atlanta-based, full service solar photovoltaic (PV) systems integrator, serving commercial and residential clients, has commenced installation of three commercial PV projects that will be completed over the next six months. The projects represent over 750 kW of installed capacity, and are the realization of federal stimulus initiatives at the local level.
Baxter Design Group Celebrates 25 Years of Timeless and Beautiful Design
Mon, 14 Dec 2009, 08:55:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baxter Design Group (BDG) is celebrating 25 years as the premier San Antonio based interior design firm serving private and commercial clients throughout the Southwest and New York City area. BDG growth and vision has been guided by founder and president, Debbie Baxter, who believes that interior spaces should be comfortable and timeless. The soundness of this vision is evidenced by BDG's impressive body of portfolio quality work, which continues to be appreciated and enjoyed by many clients today.
NevaSlip Introduces Virtually Undetectable Clear Acrylic Non-Slip Floor Coating
Wed, 09 Dec 2009, 15:01:14 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, recently introduced its clear non-slip acrylic coating with crystal clear polycarbonate aggregate to its professional floor treatment line. Paired with the company's microscopic etching surface process, NevaSlip can now make all types of floors slip-resistant without changing their appearance.
Phoenix Construction Group Receives Two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston
Mon, 16 Nov 2009, 13:48:12 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WATERTOWN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Boston's leading residential and commercial design/build firms, has been awarded two Gold PRISM Awards from the Builders Association of Greater Boston. The awards, which recognize housing industry professionals for excellence in building, design, sales and marketing, were presented to PCGI principals Dani Chedid and Karnig Ostayan at a gala ceremony on October 14, 2009.
London Bay Homes Launches New Website with Expansive Photo Gallery and Interactive Floor Plans
Mon, 16 Nov 2009, 06:59:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NAPLES, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- London Bay Homes, a Naples, Florida-based builder of luxury custom homes and unique Village communities throughout Southwest Florida, has designed and launched a new company website that provides visitors with a wide range of content including a custom home photo gallery, interactive floor plans, blog, and real estate news at www.londonbay.com.
Socket Systems, LLC under New Ownership - Manufacturing the Lumber Link Metal Joinery Building System
Thu, 12 Nov 2009, 06:00:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CANFIELD, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Owner Ron Cianciola purchased Socket Systems, founded 1983, in November, 2007. Socket Systems manufactures a steel joinery system called Lumber Link. This 3/16-inch steel 'socket,' joins 6-inch x 6-inch rough-cut timbers or wood members, to create a clear span building frame. The standard Lumber Link kit will create an open area up to 30 feet wide. Options include Porch Extensions of 15 feet on each side, multiple roof options and building styles. The Gambrel roof option is perfect for a spacious second floor.
Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. to Distribute Accoya Wood
Wed, 11 Nov 2009, 13:30:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Universal Forest Products Western Division Inc. (UFP-WD) and Titan Wood Inc., a subsidiary of Accsys Technologies, PLC (AIM and EURONEXT: AXS), are pleased to announce UFP-WD will distribute Titan's Accoya wood in the United States. Accoya is a modified wood produced only from certified sustainable sources, using an environmentally responsible process. It offers outstanding durability, dimensional stability, and reliability.
Roemtech Introduces New PMA-245 PlenumAmp with More Power and Greater Clarity for Classroom and Commercial Installation
Fri, 30 Oct 2009, 14:56:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roemtech, LLC has announced the availability of their new Plenum Classroom Amplifier, model PlenumAmp PMA-245. It is designed and approved for above ceiling installations allowing end users to have a more powerful amplifier system that is easily concealed. Commercial and educational environments with data projectors need an amplifier that provides clear, powerful sound without taking up excess room. This product fills that need without sacrificing power or clarity.
Vero Florida Company Earns Restoration Certification
Tue, 27 Oct 2009, 14:04:10 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
VERO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Restoration Group (GRG) in Vero Beach, Florida, is proud to announce it has been qualified by education and examination as Certified Water Restoration Technicians and Applied Structural Drying Technicians, by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).
Tsoi/Kobus and Associates Wins AIA New England Design Award for Center for Life Science | Boston
Tue, 06 Oct 2009, 15:21:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter's 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.
Entrepreneur Launches Historic, Code-Cracking Rosetta Stone Replica Project
Tue, 06 Oct 2009, 06:59:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SEVERN, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Classic, LLC is now offering commercially available, hand crafted replicas of the original Rosetta Stone to any interested entity or individual - considered by some to be 'the Rosetta Stone of replicas.' Anyone interested in the fields of archaeology, Egyptology, cryptology, publishing, geology, science, writing, mathematics, translation work and/or languages understands the significance of this famous artifact.
U.S. Home Remodeling Recovery Began in Second Quarter 2009
Tue, 29 Sep 2009, 11:48:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RemodelorMove's U.S. Remodeling Activity Report™, a sampling of remodeling permits in the U.S., was issued for the second quarter 2009 today, revealing an increase in remodeling activity in certain regions of the U.S. for the first time in more than a year. According to RemodelorMove's Remodeling Activity Report, the value of remodeling projects in the U.S. increased in the second quarter over the first quarter of 2009.
Vermont Post and Beam Shed Company Opens Burlington Retail Outlet
Fri, 21 Aug 2009, 07:00:26 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
JAMAICA, Vt. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced today that they have partnered with the newly developed company, Vermont Eco Cottage, in order to establish the most recent display/retail yard in Milton, Vermont. Established in 1995, Jamaica Cottage Shop (JCS) had been operating as a factory direct business, retailing its timber frame sheds solely in house, until two years ago when they partnered with Hoosick Valley Outdoor Products and opened second display yard in Hoosick Falls, New York.
New Designs Featured by Local Vermont Post and Beam Shed Company
Thu, 20 Aug 2009, 15:51:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
JAMAICA, Vt., Aug. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop introduces five new designs. The Do it yourself step by step plans and pre-cut kits are designed for the novice carpenter. The privately held corporation has been building and designing garden sheds, outdoor storage shed kits and plans, showing you how to build a post and beam shed with rough sawn lumber, since 1995.
Affordable Home Remodeling Gets Easier with 'The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook' from ABCD Publishing
Thu, 20 Aug 2009, 12:57:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the end of the recession, when homeowners are again planning home remodeling projects to take advantage of low prices and 'government stimulus home-remodeling incentives,' ABCD Publishing announces the release of the first book in their Remodeling Workbooks Series. This first book in the series addresses the most popular room of the house to remodel - 'The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook.'
Eco-friendly Floor Products Restore Concrete, Flagstone, Saltillo, Brick Patio and Garage Floors
Wed, 19 Aug 2009, 15:36:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TUCSON, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southwest Design Flooring LLC, a full service flooring contractor, continues to develop innovative floor-restoration services and techniques. Most recently, the company has added a new service that restores old floors - Arizona Clean Tile. During the 1940s and 1950s, many homes were built with colored concrete floors - colors of timeless browns and reds. The colors they used were neutral and continue to be used today, especially in the southwest
World's Largest Construction Company Selects ENow's Mailscape for Exchange Management
Thu, 13 Aug 2009, 19:12:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ORANGE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With over a century of experience, and 7 divisions spanning 80 countries, VINCI Construction's unrivaled level of expertise in building, specialized civil and hydraulic engineering, and facilities and project management, has allowed the French company to become the worldwide leader in the construction industry. VINCI Construction is the parent company of VINCI Construction France, whose dynamic growth, particularly in the area of job creation, is aiding in the expansion of VINCI's global presence.
Pole-Wrap Launches Two New Products to Enhance a Home's Beauty
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 09:00:08 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
TROY, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After years of success with the Pole-Wrap, a product that transforms unsightly basement poles into attractive interior decor, Pole-Wrap, Inc. has added two new products - the Pole-Wrap Drink Shelf and the Pole-Wrap Extension. Both items will be available for purchase after July 1.
Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Warns Against the Use of Composite Decking Materials
Wed, 24 Jun 2009, 18:08:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advantage Trim & Lumber Company today announced that, due to recent inquiries from customers, composite decking supplies and materials will not be distributed or sold at any of our locations. While composite decking remains popular due to its low cost, we are of the opinion that using composite materials for decks is a hazard to the public.
Discount Tickets Now On Sale for the CA Boom Design Show
Wed, 17 Jun 2009, 15:31:36 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CA Boom Show Tickets went on sale last week at caboomshow.com, $20/day in advance, compared with $25/day at the door. The show has grown exponentially in its complexity, combining everything related to contemporary and non-traditional design under one roof, including visits to never-before seen, stunning architectural homes in the Los Angeles area.
Legendary Cotton Bowl Galvanized for Years to Come
Thu, 04 Jun 2009, 18:00:12 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GRAHAM, Texas, June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Routinely recognized as an industry leader for their implementation of cutting edge technologies and delivering exceptional value, Southern Bleacher and project partner Aztec Galvanizing Services recently received their 3rd Excellence in Hot-Dip Galvanizing award. The award, bestowed annually by The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), is awarded to only the premier manufacturers in the world that employ industry-leading galvanizing processes.
Remodeling Project by Charlie Allen Restorations Wins 2009 CHC Historic Preservation Award
Tue, 02 Jun 2009, 13:42:43 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An 1870s Shingle Style home that was renovated and restored by Charlie Allen Restorations (CAR), the Cambridge, MA-firm specializing in remodeling period homes, has been awarded a Historic Preservation Award from the Cambridge Historical Commission (CHC). The Washington Avenue property is the fourth local remodeling project by Charlie Allen Restorations to be recognized by the CHC. The award was presented in a ceremony at the Old Cambridge Baptist Church on Thursday, May 21.
U.S. Home Remodeling Hits Bottom in First Quarter 2009: Starts Showing Signs of Recovery
Tue, 02 Jun 2009, 11:00:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recent surveys and reports show a picture of the home remodeling industry that is a mixed bag of good news and bad according to home remodeling website RemodelorMove.com. The bad news, the most recent RemodelorMove Remodeling Permit Activity Report shows a 20 percent decline in the number of remodeling permits issued during the first quarter of 2009, compared to the same quarter in 2008. The survey of 5,000 homeowners considering remodeling is conducted semi-annually.
Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Construction Milestone for Iain Mackenzie Medical Plaza And New Surgery Center
Mon, 01 Jun 2009, 17:48:16 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
YORK, Pa., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congero Development, LLC, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Iain Mackenzie Medical Plaza, a new destination health care campus in York, Penn. The 7.3 acre project will include Brookeside Surgical Arts at York, a Medicare certified and Joint Commission accredited Ambulatory Surgery Facility (ASF).
Whisper Mountain is Home to Southern Living's 2009 Mountain Sweepstakes Home
Mon, 01 Jun 2009, 16:18:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whisper Mountain, home to the 2008 Southern Living Green Idea House, has once again teamed up with Southern Living Magazine to offer yet another environmentally-inspired home - Whisper Creek Cabin. This cabin is one of four homes, and the only mountain home, that can be won during the Southern Living's Choose Your Home Giveaway sweepstakes this spring. The public can register to win the home through June 30.
GerrityStone's Architectural Division Unveils its Platinum Collection, Changing the Way Clients Look at Granite Forever
Mon, 18 May 2009, 15:30:32 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WOBURN, Mass., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GerrityStone, New England's premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, today unveiled its Platinum Collection - a distinctive and stunning line of one-of-kind stones handpicked from quarries around the world.
GerrityStone to Participate in 2009 Spring Home Design Seminar Series
Tue, 12 May 2009, 13:35:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WOBURN, Mass., May 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GerrityStone, New England's premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to be participating in the upcoming Spring Home Seminar Series presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine and Van Millwork. The series, offering practical advice for homeowners on how to design a dream home, takes place consecutive Thursdays from May 28th through June 25th.
S+H Construction to Participate in 2009 Spring Home Design Seminar Series
Mon, 11 May 2009, 15:25:10 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area's premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is pleased to be participating in the 2009 Spring Home Seminar Series presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine and Van Millwork.
Samaritan Medical Center Shares Lessons Learned During Expansion Project
Tue, 05 May 2009, 13:23:39 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WATERTOWN, N.Y., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thomas Carman, President and CEO of Samaritan Medical Center located in Watertown, New York recently wrote a featured construction article published in the Spring 2009 edition of the Massachusetts Hospital Association newsletter.
Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization
Mon, 27 Apr 2009, 08:00:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. One organization will be chosen to receive a new Mueller steel building through applications submitted by June 1, 2009.
Hospital Approved Residential Water Features Kill Harmful Airborne Bacteria
Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 17:14:31 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It first began as an idea to fight airborne germs and bacteria in hospitals and healthcare settings, and in fact, Accents in Water remains the only Hospital-Approved, clinically tested water features available in the world today. Then, general public settings like restaurants, office buildings, and hotels wanted them. So naturally, it was only a matter of time before custom interior designers and architects demanded these particular water features for their high-end residential clients.
CA Boom Design Show Descends on Beverly Hills in June - Features Best of Modern Design, Products, and Architecture Tours
Tue, 14 Apr 2009, 16:25:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CA Boom Design Show is North America's only multi-discipline non-traditional design trade fair exhibition combining the highest caliber of architects, designers and design manufacturers on the West Coast. The show brings together the best of modern and contemporary design and architecture in a unique exhibit, conference, and tour format.
GerrityStone Announces Management Team Promotions
Tue, 31 Mar 2009, 14:38:46 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WOBURN, Mass., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tracy Streckenbach, CEO of GerrityStone, New England's premier interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to announce two key promotions to their management team: Dawn Carroll, marketing director, architectural division and Adam Graber, director of new business development.
Jocelyn Frederick Joins Tsoi/Kobus and Associates as Principal
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 17:43:35 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tsoi/Kobus & Associates (TK&A) is pleased to announce that Jocelyn Frederick, AIA, ACHA, OAA, LEED AP has joined the firm as a Principal. In her new role, Frederick will lead TK&A's core national healthcare practice and enhance and extend its capabilities in planning and design for academic medical centers.
S+H Construction to Present Solar Energy Workshops at the 2009 Residential Design and Construction Show
Mon, 09 Mar 2009, 16:32:18 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area's premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is one of the expert presenters at the upcoming Residential Design and Construction (RDC) Show, held April 1-2, 2009 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The company's Renewable Energy Division is hosting two workshops, entitled 'Get Solar Now,' and one 'Integrating Solar Technologies onto Your Renovation Project.'
K. Powers and Company Introduces Style Moderne - A New Line of Contemporary Rugs
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 14:45:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- K. Powers & Company, a leading provider of luxury carpet and rugs, is pleased to introduce Style Moderne - a new line of custom contemporary rugs inspired by Art Deco masters Jacques Emil Ruhlmann and Jean Michel Frank. This distinctive collection is exclusively designed and offered by K. Powers & Company - a leader in the resurgence of modernism in fine interior design.
GerrityStone to Present 'From Quarry to Kitchen' Workshops at The 2009 Residential Design And Construction Show
Tue, 03 Mar 2009, 13:13:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WOBURN, Mass., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GerrityStone, New England's premiere interior and exterior custom stonework specialist, is pleased to announce the company is participating as one of the expert presenters at the upcoming Residential Design and Construction (RDC) Show, held April 1-2, 2009 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.
Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Near Completion; Expected to Open Spring 2009
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 12:57:12 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor announced today it is entering its final phase of construction and near completion. The center will be a Medicare and Joint Commission accredited Ambulatory Surgical Facility and is expected to open in Spring 2009.
Certified Facility Manager Credential Aids Construction Project Management and Sustainability
Thu, 19 Feb 2009, 17:30:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JF McCarthy MBA, with 37 years of construction management experience, recently earned the CFM (Certified Facility Manager) credential from the (IFMA) International Facility Management Association. This certification demonstrates a commitment and capability to optimize building cost and serviceability from construction to the end of its useful life. Of the over 60,000 worldwide IFMA members, there are only about 3,100 CFMs, and few of these are in the construction field.
GerrityStone Featured on Premiere Episode of WBZ-TV's 'What's In Store'
Thu, 12 Feb 2009, 17:15:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GerrityStone, New England's premier importer and master fabricator of marble, granite, travertine and limestone headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts is pleased to announce the company is featured on the first episode of 'What's In Store' - WBZ-TV 4's new locally-produced consumer education program premiering this month.
Ironworkers Union Focused on Building Long-Term Profitability for Workers - and for Construction Industry Employers Who Hire Them
Thu, 05 Feb 2009, 12:53:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the advent of IMPACT - the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust - the Iron Workers Union launched a robust and far-reaching campaign designed to benefit both business and labor. IMPACT's innovative initiative aims at building a strategic, modern-day alliance between union workers and their employers while dissolving employers' historic objections to hiring union. (VIDEO - VNR)
What's the 'Greenest' Outdoor Furniture? Adams Mfg. Finds Environment Advantages in Resin
Thu, 29 Jan 2009, 17:33:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concerned Americans want to be sure they're buying casual furniture that won't harm the environment, say the folks at Adams Manufacturing Corp. There are a lot of choices. Casual furniture is made out of steel, wrought iron, wood, and resin.
Connected Frames, LLC Launches The Brilliant Frame(TM)
Wed, 21 Jan 2009, 12:42:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Brilliant Frame(TM) is a revolutionary way to display artwork and photography with a built-in filing system, and is now available to the public. The unique front loading feature of the Brilliant Frame(TM) and easy display and storage capabilities make this new frame the most innovative frame system out on the market today.
24-Percent Drop in Residential Remodels Forecast for Spring 2009
Wed, 21 Jan 2009, 10:59:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The spring 2009 RemodelorMove.com Remodeling Sentiment Report, a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners, reveals that four times as many homeowners answered 'probably not' when asked if they will remodel this year, as compared to the 2007 survey. In this most recent survey, 68 percent of participating homeowners reported that they probably would remodel this year, down from 84 percent in the fall 2008 report and 92 percent in 2007.
The Classic Group's Philip Bates Elected President for Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry
Fri, 16 Jan 2009, 13:17:31 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Classic Group, Inc., architects and custom home builders located in Lexington, is proud to announce Philip Bates, a principal of the firm, was elected President of the Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM NARI) for 2009. With 261 members, EM NARI is a not-for-profit trade association committed exclusively to enhancing the professionalism of the remodeling industry and providing ethical and quality service to the region's remodeling homeowners.
MVK Architectural Millwork Corp. Announces Move in to New Facility, Cooperative Efforts with Commercial Millwork Firm
Wed, 07 Jan 2009, 16:08:48 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MVK Architectural Millwork Corp., offering architectural millwork services from design through installation, located in Worcester, is pleased to announce they have pooled cooperative efforts with Continental Consolidated Industries, of Central Massachusetts.
When the Economy is Down, Van Millwork is Up
Mon, 05 Jan 2009, 12:21:37 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a questionable economy with so many unknown variables, many companies are quick to react by slashing prices and searching far and wide for new business albeit small. Van Millwork has taken a different approach to the state of the economy and the results are paying off. Sales have started to rise at year end and the business has stayed in line with 4th quarter sales from 2007. The company is making profitable decisions at a time when the overall residential building and remodeling industry is down 30-40 percent.
The Richmond Spiders are Coming Back to Campus with Help from Southern Bleacher
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 17:55:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of Richmond is bringing Spider sports back on campus. With Richmond City Council approval and the architecture designs complete, First Market Stadium will break ground spring 2009. The project will be a dream come true for the faculty and students of Richmond. Southern Bleacher Company of Graham, Texas was chosen by the general contractor, Hourigan Construction, along with the architectural firms BCWH and McMillian Smith & Partners to make the project a successful one.
Construction Begins on Iain Mackenzie Medical Plaza and New Surgery Center
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 13:14:55 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
YORK, Pa., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congero Development, LLC, announced today the start of construction on the Iain Mackenzie Medical Plaza, a new destination health care campus in York, Penn. The 7.3 acre project will include Brookeside Surgical Arts at York, a state-of-the-art Medicare certified and Joint Commission accredited Ambulatory Surgery Facility.
President-Elect Obama's Message of Believe in Yourself Resonates in New and Unique Room Decor for Children
Mon, 15 Dec 2008, 12:10:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PALESTINE, Texas, Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President-Elect Obama speaks of 'Change' and today more than ever our economy, and overwhelmed and stressful lives, need change. With determination Obama made history, being the first President-Elected African American, making what once seemed impossible possible. His powerful message of 'Believe in yourself' and 'Change' resonates in new and unique room decor called Motivating Decor, whose mission is to help children live their best life into adulthood.
Revolutionary Pump Delivers Material Up to 600 Feet
Wed, 10 Dec 2008, 14:31:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANNISTON, Ala., Dec. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blastcrete Equipment Co. has introduced the new Model HBS 1500 mixer pump for long distance and high pressure pumping of gypsum flooring, fireproofing and 1/2 inch aggregate shotcrete and concrete repair materials. This 4 inch hydraulic ball seat pump will pump sanded gypsum flooring materials using a 1.5 inch delivery line up to 600 ft. at outputs up to 130 bags (12 cubic yards) of material per hour.
BMD Modern Hoods: The Next Generation in Kitchen Ventilation
Mon, 08 Dec 2008, 18:00:07 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- They are not just another pretty face. BMD Modern Hoods announces their new line of contemporary kitchen range hoods - designed for residential use, but with commercial grade performance. With a powerful and sleek design, these kitchen range hoods deliver more than just visually stimulating designs, they deliver high functionality and quality performance.
New Design Service Gives Budget-Minded Homeowners Professional Room Makeovers
Mon, 01 Dec 2008, 10:52:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill, Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home makeovers should not be limited to people with long purse strings. And, thanks to Refind Interiors, LLC, it's not. The company has launched a new design service - the room makeover service - which gives budget-minded homeowners and renters an affordable option for redecorating their current living spaces.
Phoenix Construction Group Wins Two Contractor of the Year Awards
Wed, 26 Nov 2008, 08:00:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phoenix Construction Group, Inc. (PCGI), one of Greater Boston's premier residential and commercial design/build firms, has won two 2008 Contractor of the Year (COTY) Awards. In a ceremony held on November 5, the Watertown-based company received the COTY Gold Award for Best Commercial Project and the Silver Award for Best Residential Specialty Space.
Designers Chosen for Third Annual Festival of Wreaths - Celebrity and Premier Judges Also Announced
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 16:27:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The following designers were selected from a large pool of applicants for the third annual Festival of Wreaths - a holiday showhouse which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th at the Van Millwork Showroom in Needham, MA. This festive event benefits the Room to Dream Foundation, dedicated to creating healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses.
Mitchell Construction Group Takes Gold Twice in 2008 Contractor of the Year Awards
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 14:36:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MEDFIELD, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mitchell Construction Group, Inc., a multi-award winning design and renovation firm located in Medfield, is pleased to announce they are the recipient of two 2008 Gold Contractor of the Year (CoTY) Awards from the Eastern Massachusetts National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM NARI) in the categories of Best Kitchen Remodeling and Best Exterior Renovation.
JBL Innovations Introduces Inexpensive Contraption That May Help Save Marriages
Tue, 11 Nov 2008, 12:13:08 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PAHRUMP, Nev., Nov. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new device from JBL Innovations called the Wallmarker may be the answer for couples who cannot hang pictures without arguing or calling a handyman. For couples who are not handy, just hanging a picture may require help from a handyman. Not anymore. A new, inexpensive product called The Wallmarker makes it easy for anyone to hang pictures straight every time.
The Classic Group of Lexington Presents a Workshop at the 12th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show
Wed, 05 Nov 2008, 13:32:44 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Classic Group, Inc., architects and custom home builders located in Lexington, is pleased to announce company principal Phil Bates along with Jacqui Becker of Jacqueline Becker Fine Art Consulting Services and Doreen Le May Madden of Lux Lighting Design have been invited to present an educational seminar at the 12th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show on Friday, November 14th at 6:30 p.m.
Charlie Allen Restorations Principals Achieve Aging-in-Place and Green Remodeler Certifications
Thu, 30 Oct 2008, 07:00:01 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen, founder and president of Cambridge-based Charlie Allen Restorations, and Mark Philben, the firm's project development manager, have recently been named Aging-in-Place specialists by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). In addition, Philben has completed the green remodeler certification course offered by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).
Dallas Cowboy Ring of Honor Inductee's Son Tackles Innovative New Construction Business Multivista Construction Documentation Arrives in Dallas
Mon, 27 Oct 2008, 12:53:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Multivista LLC, the nation's leading construction documentation company, announced today the opening of Multivista Dallas. 'There has been an overwhelming response for the Multivista service nationally and we have worked hard to secure the opportunity to bring it to Dallas,' said David Jordan, one of the firm's partners and son of Dallas Cowboy great LeeRoy Jordan.
Congressional Solar Energy Tax Credit Bill Creates Affordable Renewable Energy Systems for Homeowners
Wed, 22 Oct 2008, 16:25:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A part of the bailout package recently passed by the U.S. government included a generous solar energy tax credit bill which will dramatically reduce the cost and hasten the payback to homeowners for installing residential solar energy systems. The Renewable Energy Division of S+H Construction, Inc. designs, integrates and installs solar electric power (PV), solar thermal hot water, and geothermal heating and cooling systems.
Van Millwork Presents Third Annual Festival of Wreaths to Benefit The Room to Dream Foundation
Tue, 14 Oct 2008, 15:46:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's largest interior millwork specialist, is proud to host the third annual Festival of Wreaths which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th. This open house fundraising event is bigger and better than ever with a new design competition element. The event takes place at the Van Millwork Showroom and benefits the Room to Dream Foundation.
Van Millwork Announces New Custom Shop Manager
Mon, 13 Oct 2008, 15:31:30 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork and interior products supplier, is proud to announce the addition of Kevin Connors as the new Custom Division Central Manager. Kevin Connors, a native of Bedford, New Hampshire, comes to Van Millwork from Colonial Woodworking Inc., one of New England's most highly respected designers and builders of custom stairs and rail systems.
Pothole Killers to Introduce Their 'Green' Solution to Pothole Repair at The National League of Cities Exposition in Orlando Florida November 12th to 14th
Fri, 10 Oct 2008, 14:29:37 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MORRISVILLE, Pa., Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patch Management, Inc., has announced the release of their latest technological advancement using recycled materials, with existing application, to create an environmentally safe product for patching potholes. PMI will debut this new product at the National League of Cities 85th Congress of Cities and Exposition at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando Florida on November 12 to 14, booth 327.
15-Percent Decline in Home Remodeling Activity in 2008 - Biggest Decline in Areas Where Homeowners Have Less Home Equity
Thu, 09 Oct 2008, 12:17:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Remodelormove.com fall 2008 Remodeling Sentiment Report, an online publication of ABCD Publishing LLC, the amount of equity homeowners have is influencing their remodeling plans. Homeowners participating in this most recent survey reported an average of more than $190,000 of home equity and average home values of $390,000.
Farrell Appointed to Alabama Iron and Steel Council
Tue, 07 Oct 2008, 18:51:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANNISTON, Ala., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alabama Governor Bob Riley has appointed Jim Farrell, President of Blastcrete Equipment Co. in Anniston, Alabama, to the Alabama Iron & Steel Council. With the completion of the ThyssenKrupp plant in Mobile, the state of Alabama is expected to become the second largest steel producer in the U.S. by 2010.
Notre Dame's Luck of the Irish Extended Twice to Southern Bleacher with Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium Wins
Mon, 06 Oct 2008, 18:37:26 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The nationally acclaimed men's and women's soccer and lacrosse programs at Notre Dame will be looking to continue their winning ways in 2009 and beyond in newly constructed stadiums; thanks in part to Notre Dame's $1.5 billion Spirit of Notre Dame capital campaign.
Van Millwork Introduces New England Retailers to the Van Mantel Collection
Thu, 02 Oct 2008, 13:15:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BELLINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, a leading provider of fine cabinetry and architectural millwork, is pleased to bring to the retail market the Van Mantel Collection - 14 distinct traditional and contemporary mantel designs plus four adjustable mantel styles. The Van Mantel Collection complements Van Millwork's custom cabinetry, coffered ceilings, paneled walls and other elaborate architectural millwork products.
Mitchell Construction Group Named to 2008 Qualified Remodeler Top 500
Wed, 24 Sep 2008, 12:32:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MEDFIELD, Mass., Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mitchell Construction Group, Inc., a multi-award winning design and renovation firm located in Medfield, is pleased to announce they have been named to the 2008 Top 500 list of remodeling firms in the country by Qualified Remodeler Magazine. This marks the fifth consecutive year Mitchell was named to the list.
Chicago Faucets ECAST(TM) Line Allows California Schools to Immediately Address Latest Lead-Free Safety Standards for Drinking Water
Mon, 22 Sep 2008, 16:06:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DES PLAINES, Ill. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing efforts by state legislators to provide the safest drinking water possible to the residents, and especially to the children of California, has resulted in the creation of California Assembly Bill 1953 (AB1953). Slated to take effect on January 1, 2010, this new bill requires residential and commercial faucets that dispense water for human consumption must not exceed a total weighted average of 0.25 percent maximum lead content.
Arclinea San Diego Wins Two National Design Awards
Wed, 03 Sep 2008, 11:00:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two residential kitchen remodels designed by Arclinea San Diego have won prestigious national design awards. The kitchen design firm has won a Grand Award in Remodeling magazine's 2008 Remodeling Design Awards, for their bold, contemporary design for an 1898 historic Victorian- and a Gold Award in the 2008 Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards sponsored by Qualified Remodeler magazine, for their sleek, all-stainless steel design for a 1950s California ranch.
Lone Star Brewery to Reopen as Mixed-Use Living Destination
Thu, 21 Aug 2008, 10:38:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- B. Knightly Development, an Austin-based residential and mixed-use development company today announced completion of the purchase of the historic Lone Star Brewery and the commencement of development operations. Plans are already underway to convert the massive 23-acre site into a modern living destination complete with 190 residential units, an Olympic size pool and on-site amenities.
Van Millwork Adds Hardwood Flooring to Product Offerings
Wed, 20 Aug 2008, 16:50:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, announced today that they will now be offering a wide variety of hardwood flooring to their expanding design center product lines. The hardwood flooring - from all leading manufacturers including Bruce, Stuart, Hawa and BR-111 - comes in an array of exotic woods, unfinished, prefinished, and bamboo.
Two American Families Passionate About Costa Rica's Guanacaste Gold Coast are Creating an Innovative Residential Resort Community Overlooking the Pacific
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 21:02:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica, July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On 139 acres of lush, forested mountainside looking out on the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica's spectacular Guanacaste Province, Jim and Gina Correll and their CR Development Group partners Julian and Karen Rembert are developing Coco Bay Estates.
Interior Designer Gerald Pomeroy Featured in Latest Issue of 'Traditional Home Magazine'
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 19:26:56 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, one of the Boston area's premier interior design firms specializing in creating residential spaces reflecting client's individual style and personality is pleased to announce that company president Gerald Pomeroy is featured in the September 2008 issue of Traditional Home Magazine.
Chrisicos Interiors Bathroom Project Featured in Distinctive Kitchens and Baths Magazine
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 11:55:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to announce one of their projects is featured in the current bi-annual 2008 edition of the national shelter publication Distinctive Kitchens & Baths. The feature story is on a bathroom renovation in Boston, Massachusetts.
Asheville Architecture Firm Building for the Future by Going Green
Thu, 31 Jul 2008, 11:08:28 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carlton Architecture ascertains there are many benefits to going green when designing new homes. 'Clients benefit from the reduced operating costs of a green building, while at the same time the planet benefits from the reduced environmental impact,' says Mr. Rob Carlton, the President of Carlton Architecture.
Chrisicos Interiors Recognized by the 2008 ReBrand 100 Global Awards
Thu, 24 Jul 2008, 16:23:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors, a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England, is pleased to be honored with Notable Recognition in the fourth annual ReBrand 100 Global Awards competition. This distinction is for Chrisicos' rebranding campaign, designed and implemented by JDCommunications, Inc. and Lauziere Design.
S+H Construction Announces Renewable Energy Division
Fri, 18 Jul 2008, 12:11:27 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- S+H Construction, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, one of the greater Boston area's premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, is proud to announce the company recently created a Renewable Energy Division. With this new division, S+H can meet the rising tide of residential demand for solar energy.
Van Millwork Presents the 3rd Annual Festival of Wreaths Call for Entries - Design Professionals
Mon, 07 Jul 2008, 19:27:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Festival of Wreaths is a major annual fundraising event benefiting The Room to Dream Foundation, whose mission is to create healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses. This year's event will be even more exciting with a design competition element.
Jamaica Cottage Shop Inc. Donates Shed to Women's Crisis Center
Mon, 30 Jun 2008, 13:47:38 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BRATTLEBORO, Vt., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. will work with the women's crisis center to donate an 8x10 Vermonter, one of their most popular designs, which the women will use for storage of donated goods outside their facility.
Zip-Ez(TM) HVAC Fasteners are GreenSpec Listed
Tue, 24 Jun 2008, 16:57:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WARWICK, N.Y., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- J.T. Products' Zip-Ez(TM) the revolutionary fastener for H.V.A.C. insulation has been GreenSpec Listed and will be featured in BuildingGreen Inc.'s GreenSpec Directory(R). The GreenSpec Directory lists environmentally preferable products with an objective to list only the top 5-10 percent environmentally preferable products.
Synthetic Ice Brings Olympic Experience to North Carolina Kids
Tue, 24 Jun 2008, 13:49:24 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
GREENVILLE, S.C., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ice Rink Engineering is making it possible for kids to enjoy hands-on hockey play this summer at the Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh, N.C. The Marbles Kids Museum will be opening their Marbles Olympics summer exhibit, featuring the EZ Glide 350(TM) synthetic ice rink as Center Ice on July 12. The games will take place through August 24.
Arclinea Boston Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel
Mon, 23 Jun 2008, 12:17:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A North Kingstown, Rhode Island kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has won a Chrysalis Award for Best Kitchen Remodel in the Northeastern United States. 'To win an award in this highly competitive category is quite an achievement,' says Ken Kanline, director of the Chrysalis Awards.
Charlie Allen Restorations Wins 2008 Chrysalis Award for 'Best Residential Interior'
Mon, 23 Jun 2008, 11:52:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge, MA - based full service design-build firm, has won a 2008 Chrysalis Award for the best residential interior renovation in the Northeast United States. The company previously won Chrysalis Awards for Best Historic Renovation Design-Build in 2006 and Best Commercial Historic Renovation in 2004.
Kathie Chrisicos of Chrisicos Interiors Appointed to Local Leaders Advisory Board
Thu, 19 Jun 2008, 10:50:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chrisicos Interiors - a leading interior design company serving discerning clients throughout New England - is pleased to announce that company President Kathie Chrisicos has been recently appointed to the LocalLeaders.com Advisory Board.
New Garage Solves Storage Problems
Wed, 21 May 2008, 10:18:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., May 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Architect Donald J. Berg, author of 15 books on building and landscaping, has just designed plans for a new expandable garage to help solve home storage problems. The Oakville Garage Plans can be downloaded for free. 'Are there too many cars and bikes in your driveway and too many boxes in your attic?' asks Berg. 'Build the Oakville Garage to add value to your home and solve your storage problems once and for all.'
New Tile Testing Laboratory
Mon, 19 May 2008, 14:19:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LYNN, Mass., May 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trusty-Step International, a manufacturer of slip-resistant floor chemicals, announces the opening of their new tile testing laboratory. The new laboratory will test all types of hard mineral surfaces, including tile, marble, granite, etcetera.
Charlie Allen Restorations Named to Remodeling Magazine's 'Big 50' List
Thu, 15 May 2008, 14:54:20 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations, the Cambridge, MA firm specializing in the meticulous restoration of period homes, has been named to Remodeling magazine's annual Big50 List. The company was specifically recognized for 'Fine Design,' a category honoring remodelers with particularly high aesthetic standards.
Are Green Toilets Going Mainstream?
Wed, 14 May 2008, 08:39:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FRESNO, Ohio, May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just a few years ago, if you mentioned composting toilets, people would go, 'A what toilet...?!?' You either quickly changed the subject, or went into an ever-lasting explanation about what it is, how it works and especially why on earth anybody would want to have a toilet that doesn't flush. 'Things are changing,' says Peter Andersson, President of BioLet USA.
Van Millwork Announces New Employees
Wed, 07 May 2008, 08:02:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEEDHAM, Mass., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Van Millwork, New England's leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, located in Needham, Massachusetts, announced the addition of six professionals to their team: Jennifer Driscoll, Marketing Director, John Coulombe, Territory Manager for Essex County, Southern NH and Southern ME, William McIntosh, Territory Manager for CT, Debra Skelley, Business Development Manager, Judy Walzer, Showroom Manager, and Karen McDonald, Executive Assistant.
Brighten Up Your Yard with Resin Furniture
Mon, 05 May 2008, 14:18:54 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stacking resin chairs and tables from Adams Mfg have many advantages over other, more expensive options for the patio. They're strong, comfortable, and easy to store when they're not being used. And, they are all 100-percent recyclable. Now, with bright new colors and styles to choose from, they are the best option for the porch, patio, or deck.
First in the Northeast, Paul Morse of Morse Constructions, Inc. Achieves the NARI Green Certified Professional (GCP) Designation
Fri, 02 May 2008, 09:27:19 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Morse, GCP, CR, CAPS is the first builder/remodeler in the northeast, and the third in the nation, to receive the National Association of Remodeling Industries (NARI) Green Certified Professional designation. Morse receives this certification after one and a half years of study with NARI, facilitating their Green Remodeling study group, and practicing sustainable building for over 3 decades.
Arclinea San Diego Wins National Honors in Kitchen + Bath Business Design Awards
Tue, 29 Apr 2008, 15:25:01 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen's Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication's annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation's best, awarding the firm its 'K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.'
Arclinea Boston Wins Watermark Award for Contemporary Kitchens Designed for Multi-Unit Condominium Development
Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 08:32:40 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the Italian kitchen design showroom, has won a Watermark Grand Award for kitchens it designed for D4, the luxury condominium development in Boston's South End. Produced by BUILDER and Custom Home magazines, the Watermark Awards honor excellence in kitchen and bath design. Jurors for this year's competition reviewed nearly 150 entries.
There Are All Kinds of Resin Furniture - Which One Works Best for You?
Mon, 21 Apr 2008, 14:02:11 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Mfg Corp asks, 'Which colors are best?' For the big, comfortable resin chaise lounges, white is the best color. Dark colors absorb heat more quickly, and can be uncomfortable to use on sunny days. Anyone who's sat on a hot chaise lounge while wearing a bathing suit will insist that their chaise lounges be white and only white.
Gerald Pomeroy Selected to Participate in Boston Design Center Dream Home 2008
Thu, 17 Apr 2008, 11:11:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gerald Pomeroy of the award-winning firm Gerald Pomeroy Design Group, is one of the distinguished designers featured in the Boston Design Center (BDC) Dream Home 2008. Mr. Pomeroy is designing the Dining Room.
CA Boom Design Show Selects High Point Market as Location for Inaugural CA Boom East Show in Fall 2008
Tue, 08 Apr 2008, 13:00:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HIGH POINT, N.C. and SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CA Boom Design Show, the west coast's leading design trade show and exhibition, announced today that it has chosen the fall 2008 High Point Market in North Carolina to launch its first-ever east coast show appropriately entitled, CA Boom EAST. The new show will be held at the latest showroom complex in High Point: The Mills Village, formerly the Highland Yard Hosiery Mill turned the most significant LEED project in North Carolina's state history.
Natural Salt Crystal Lamps Gain in Popularity with Holistic Crowd
Tue, 08 Apr 2008, 08:52:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Himalayan Salt Shop announced today that 2007 fourth quarter sales of its Himalayan Salt Crystal Lamps have doubled from the previous year. Coverage of these lamps in the November 2007 issue of Woman's World magazine and the December 2007 issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine helped fuel the increase in revenue.
National Signing Day Alert - Southern Bleacher Lands Top Talent Pat Summerall
Fri, 04 Apr 2008, 11:05:16 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GRAHAM, Texas, April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For years, Pat Summerall has provided analysis and color commentary for the premier talent from around the nation. Whether broadcasting 16 Super Bowls or providing in-depth analysis of top high school talent via his nationally syndicated Sports Stars of Tomorrow and Future Phenoms, Pat Summerall knows talent when he sees it.
Dallas-Based Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc. Wins National Award for Work on New Nationals Ballpark in D.C.
Wed, 02 Apr 2008, 01:00:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It has been a very, very good spring for John Bosworth and Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc., the steel erection company he heads. Innovators in steel construction and modification, Bosworth Steel Erectors just won class III project of the year honors at the recent SEAA Convention (Steel Erectors Association of America) for steel erection on the new Nationals Ballpark in Washington, D.C.
How to Select the Best Resin Chair
Tue, 01 Apr 2008, 13:44:17 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adams Manufacturing has discovered that many consumers want to know more about which resin chair is best for them. Basically, all stacking resin chairs come in three sizes. The smallest are called low-backs. They're the most economical. They're usually about 31 inches high at the back, and they weigh about five pounds.
Air Quality Company Provides Free Furnace Testing and Inspection to Ensure Safe Air
Tue, 18 Mar 2008, 08:31:06 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHICAGO, Ill., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having healthy air in a home or workplace should not be a luxury, but a necessity. That's why a new web site, SafeHVAC.com(TM), is offering free furnace tests and inspections to demonstrate not only how to improve air quality, but overall health. Home and business owners fill out a simple online form and are instantly registered for a free test; it's that simple.
Media Advisory: NewsChannel 5 and ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Wants Cleveland!
Wed, 12 Mar 2008, 16:48:11 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NewsChannel 5 and ABC need your help! Do you know someone whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover? If so, the producers of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you. Host Ty Pennington and his crew have been all across the map and are ready to drive that bus into a northeast Ohio neighborhood. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5 each Sunday at 8PM.
Gorell Receives Energy Star Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
Thu, 06 Mar 2008, 10:35:19 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
INDIANA, Pa., March 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gorell Windows & Doors has again been recognized as the only window manufacturer in the country to receive the prestigious ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year 'Sustained Excellence' Award. Gorell received the award for the third consecutive year - from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.
Tests Show NevaSlip(TM) Anti-Slip Floor Treatment is Safe for Environment, Perfect for 'Green Building'
Wed, 05 Mar 2008, 09:57:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LYNN, Mass., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Independent laboratory testing of the formula that NevaSlip(TM) anti-slip floor service uses to make architectural stone and tile floors slip resistant shows it to be 100-percent environmentally safe, even as it gives those floors a Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF) rating that meets or exceeds current federal ADA regulations.
Pareto Building Improvement Publishes Guidebook to Help Building Professionals Achieve Highest Level of Success in an Increasingly Challenging Market
Mon, 03 Mar 2008, 07:01:56 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHICAGO, Ill., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pareto Building Improvement announces a new guidebook on commercial building development and construction that assists working professionals to manage in an increasingly challenging market - 'Choosing Project Success: A Guide for Building Professionals' (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-0-0).
Whisper Mountain Property Chosen for Southern Living Magazine's Eco-Friendly 2008 Green Idea House
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 14:05:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MARSHALL, N.C., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That's why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.
Photographic Fine Art Lamps Feature New Environmentally Responsible LED Lighting
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 07:16:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holland Scott Gallery today announces the debut of the Environmentally Responsible Green Energy Fine Art Lamps. These lamps combine energy-efficiency technology with fine-art design.
IBC Announces Patent Pending on Energy Saving Technology
Tue, 19 Feb 2008, 09:30:13 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BREVARD, N.C. - Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Insulation Business Consultants announced today that the firm has developed a means of maintaining the thermal integrity of exterior walls, eliminating the voids in the insulation where electrical boxes (switch and receptacle boxes), create significant holes in the residential thermal envelope.
Martha Rose Construction, Inc. Joins U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Bodman to Launch Builders' Challenge in Orlando, Fla.
Thu, 14 Feb 2008, 09:43:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, Fla. - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Martha Rose Construction, Inc., joined today with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman to announce a new national energy-saving initiative - the U.S. Department of Energy's Builders Challenge. Martha Rose was at the Builders Challenge kick-off event held at the International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.
For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users
Wed, 30 Jan 2008, 12:45:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the area's premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the 'Home Decor' category by visitors to Citysearch.com's Boston website for the second year in a row. Arclinea Boston is the flagship U.S. showroom for the Italian manufacturer of exceptionally functional contemporary kitchens.
CA BOOM V: The West Coast Design Show - Media Overview and Calendar Listing
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 14:58:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Highly anticipated annual design show in Southern California hosts largest event to date in March 2008. CA BOOM V features new modern kitchen and bath section, industry-leader prefab exhibition, design + architecture home tours and unprecedented panel discussions.
Perfect Climate Control Puts Money in the Pocket and Heat in the Home
Wed, 23 Jan 2008, 10:52:42 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With oil prices spiraling out of control, people are seeking ways to save money while still staying warm this winter. Perfect Climate Control, a smart energy green company, has the answer. On January 2, 2008, oil broke the $100 mark. As of December 31, 2007, home heating oil cost $3.54 per gallon in New York City.
When Remodeling Denver Homeowners Say 'I'll Do It Myself'
Tue, 22 Jan 2008, 09:33:41 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DENVER, Colo. - Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Denver area homeowners break with the pack when it comes to remodeling, according to the Remodeling Sentiment Report, a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners sponsored by Frontrangeremodeling. The most recent survey reveals that remodeling plans are of a similar scope and cost as in previous years, but now homeowners are taking additional steps to reduce costs.
Bathroom by Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of 2007 by Boston Globe Magazine
Tue, 08 Jan 2008, 10:26:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A master bathroom designed and built by Charlie Allen Restorations for an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge has been named 'Bathroom of the Year' in Boston Globe Magazine's 'Dream Home 2007' competition. The new bathroom was praised for its imaginative use of space and light, and a classically styled yet high tech design.
PowerFlite Communications Wins NevaSlip(TM) Advertising and Branding Account to Support National Expansion
Tue, 11 Dec 2007, 09:27:14 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
QUINCY, Mass. - Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PowerFlite Communications, an advertising, design, and branding firm headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts, has been hired by the NevaSlip(TM) brand to promote that company's recent nationwide expansion
Smart Components(TM) from Style Crest(R) Offer Advanced Technology and Superior Efficiency in Manufactured Housing Heating and Air Conditioning
Tue, 27 Nov 2007, 11:23:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FREMONT, Ohio - Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Style Crest, Inc. has combined state-of-the-art technology and superior product engineering to produce the industry benchmark in manufactured home HVAC equipment. In addition to an extensive range of HVAC products, the Smart Components line includes 13 SEER air conditioning condensers with Micro Channel technology.
U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services for The City of Philadelphia Municipal Buildings
Wed, 14 Nov 2007, 15:37:38 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Philadelphia awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a four-year contract for facilities operations, maintenance and support services at three of The City's largest municipal buildings (TRIPLEX) located in Center City, Philadelphia.
Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award
Tue, 13 Nov 2007, 11:46:14 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charlie Allen Restorations has been recognized with the Contractor of the Year (CotY) Gold Award for Residential Interiors for its meticulous renovation of an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge, MA. The Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM-NARI) presented the award on Wednesday, November 7.
Colorado State University - Pueblo Contracts with Southern Bleacher to Jump-start Tradition with New Stadium
Thu, 08 Nov 2007, 08:53:05 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PUEBLO, Colo. - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On September 6, 2008, The Thunderwolves of Colorado State University - Pueblo will be doing something they haven't done in 24 years - cheer on their football team. And, to mark the event, the Thunderwolves will be doing so in their newly constructed football stadium. Yes, strike up the band and bring on the cheerleaders, Southern Bleacher is going to deliver on a long-held dream by delivering a state-of-the art football stadium.
Falling Home Prices Cause Homeowners to Focus on Cost Savings When Remodeling
Tue, 06 Nov 2007, 15:46:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While interest in remodeling remains high, the most recent survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners by remodelestimates.com reveals that cost savings is now a key consideration as U.S. home prices continue to decline. The 'Fall 2007 Remodelestimates.com Remodeling Sentiment Report,' a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners, shows a continuing trend among homeowners toward minimizing remodeling costs.
Arclinea Boston Wins Two Gold Awards at 2007 Prism Awards
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 22:43:55 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston is the winner of two 2007 PRISM Gold Awards, for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 and Best Remodeling of a Kitchen $50,000 - $100,000. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Plaza Hotel, the PRISM Awards honor exceptional building, design, sales, and marketing.
MODA CUCINA to Continue Manufacturing Luxury Kitchens in Boston
Mon, 22 Oct 2007, 23:39:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moda Cucina will continue to manufacture its nationally recognized luxury kitchens and custom furniture designs in its Hyde Park's Westinghouse Plaza facility for another eight years. Moda Cucina designs, manufactures, and installs custom kitchens and woodwork for luxury residential clients.
New Gorell Hurricane Window Named 'Most Innovative Window'
Fri, 19 Oct 2007, 15:30:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
INDIANA, Pa. - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gorell's new Armor Max Plus(TM) hurricane window was awarded a Crystal Achievement Award in the 'Most Innovative Window' category by Window & Door magazine. Armor Max Plus(TM) windows are designed to protect homeowners and their homes from airborne debris during hurricane-strength storms and other forms of violent weather.
New Specially Designed Hurricane Windows Offer Maximum Protection, Energy Efficiency and More
Tue, 02 Oct 2007, 23:01:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
INDIANA, Pa. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gorell Windows & Doors has introduced an all-new line of hurricane windows that is especially designed to protect homeowners and their homes from airborne debris during hurricane-strength storms and other forms of violent weather. The new series, called Armor Max Plus(TM), is made in the U.S. and includes a double-hung model with tilt-in sash, a two-lite lift-out slider and a picture window.
CADFORCE, Inc. Bolsters BIM and Green Capabilities With Hiring of International AEC Technology Expert
Mon, 01 Oct 2007, 17:28:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced the hiring of David Gerber, Ph.D., as Vice President of Innovation. Dr. Gerber is a specialist in architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) technology.
Nearly 3,000 in Attendance as the Black Knights of Towanda Baptize Their New Stadium and Multipurpose Complex Constructed by Southern Bleacher
Mon, 24 Sep 2007, 17:57:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
TOWANDA, Pa. - Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What better way to kick off a football season than to do so in winning fashion in front of nearly 3,000 spectators all seated in a newly constructed stadium and multipurpose complex? The Black Knights of Towanda, Pa. certainly can't think of a better way! And the Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, was pleased to partner with the dedicated architectural firm Highland Associates.
University of Sioux Falls Selects Southern Bleacher and Millers Sellers Heroux to Give Them First Home Field Advantage
Thu, 20 Sep 2007, 19:42:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with architectural firm Miller Sellers Heroux, Southern Bleacher recently completed its portion of the impressive Sanford Health Sports Complex that includes the 2006 NAIA National Champion Cougar's football complex.
Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Announces the Release of Tigerwood Decking
Tue, 18 Sep 2007, 18:05:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Advantage Trim & Lumber today announced the release of Tigerwood Decking to finally give homeowners a low maintenance and long life deck material at a cheaper price than other hardwoods like Ipe. Tigerwood Decking gives homeowners an exotic hardwood deck that will last 25 years or longer.
Guardian Construction Chooses Vericom for Mobile Resource Management
Thu, 09 Aug 2007, 14:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBIA, Md. - Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vericom Technologies(R), Inc., a nationwide provider of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solutions to service organizations, announced today that Guardian Companies, Inc., a contracting company specializing in utility, site development and heavy highway construction, has selected Vericom as its official MRM solutions provider.
Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc. Gives Contractors Ability to Outsource Estimating Services
Wed, 11 Jul 2007, 21:30:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CLEVELAND, Ohio - July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc., the newest member of the Enlightenment family of businesses, announces a new company that provides a plumbing outsource estimating service to contractors. Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc. understands the challenge and cost involved in finding a skilled individual to fill the position of a full-time estimator.
Southern Staircase acquires Stair Parts, Incorporated
Fri, 22 Jun 2007, 14:44:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern Staircase, a leading manufacturer of pre-assembled staircase systems, recently announced the purchase of Stair Parts, Incorporated, or SPI, of Adairsville, Ga. SPI manufactures wooden staircase components such as newels, balusters and stair treads. The sale was announced on May 10th.
Arclinea Boston Kitchens Featured on Three National Magazine Covers
Tue, 19 Jun 2007, 21:45:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has been named winner of Boston Magazine's Home & Garden 2007 Dream Kitchen Awards in the contemporary category. The Cambridge space was recognized for offering all of the accouterments of the professional kitchen as well as a smart and flexible modern design seamlessly integrated into a traditional, historic home.
Florida International University Selects Southern Bleacher and Odebrecht to Build Their Dream Stadium
Fri, 11 May 2007, 21:00:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with lead contractor Odebrecht of Coral Gables, Florida, Southern Bleacher will provide seating for Florida International University's vast stadium expansion. 'This will be the crown jewel of FIU's athletic department,' Athletic Director Pete Garcia said. 'The stadium will be the vehicle that will take the athletic department to the next level.'
MosaicTileSupplies.com Introduces New Virtual Mosaic Designer that Customizes Client Color
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 17:24:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
HOUSTON, Texas - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mosaic Tile Supplies, LLC, a Texas-based producer and importer of high-quality mosaic tile, announces the addition of a new design tool - 'The Maximizer' - an online, Flash-based application that offers customers the ability to create custom mosaic tile blends for interior design and new building projects.
Largest Glass Tile Mural in America Wins Spectrum's First Prize at the Chicago Coverings Tile and Stone Exposition
Mon, 23 Apr 2007, 16:59:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DENVER, Colo. - Apr. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Spectrum Awards acknowledge and reward the most creative and amazing uses of ceramic tile in residential and commercial projects; this year, Keith DeWald, founder of Becoming Tile, LLC, takes first place for the exterior mosaic mural on the Hong-Kong based, Wing Lung Bank, in the busy financial section of Alhambra, CA.
Despite New Construction Woes Altamont Homes Continues to Grow and Diversify
Wed, 18 Apr 2007, 15:26:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MARTINEZ, Calif. - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There has been much recent press about the decline in new homes sales for the first part of 2007, but Altamont Homes, Inc., a licensed general contractor, has not been negatively affected; the company has recently expanded to seven western states - California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Arizona.
El Constructor Latino Magazine Reaching Out to Families of Fallen Construction Workers
Wed, 04 Apr 2007, 22:00:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
DULUTH, Ga. - Apr. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A 45 year-old Hispanic laborer was working on the roof of a plant, located in Whitfield County, vacuuming rock from the membrane roofing system so the roof could be worked on. He was pulling the vacuuming hose used to collect the rock when he tripped and fell onto an exposed skylight. The victim fell 26 feet to the floor below. The fatal accident occurred on February 17, 2006.
Gorell Again Receives Energy Star's Highest Recognition - Partner of the Year 'Sustained Excellence' Award
Fri, 23 Mar 2007, 16:24:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
INDIANA, Pa. - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gorell Windows & Doors has once again been recognized as the only window and door manufacturer in the country to receive the prestigious ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year 'Sustained Excellence' Award. Gorell received the award for the second consecutive year-from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the EPA-for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.
New Aspirating Smoke Detection Technology in USA is in a 'Class' by Itself
Fri, 23 Mar 2007, 13:35:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore. - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AirSense Technology, leading manufacturer of aspirating smoke detection systems, introduces to the North American market patented artificial intelligence (AI) technology for Aspirating Smoke Detectors. The unique technology employed in the AirSense Stratos Series Aspirating Smoke Detection System uses relative sensitivity to establish appropriate alarm thresholds.
Arclinea Boston Voted Best in Boston by Local Citysearch.com Users - Receives Perfect Rating of 10.0
Wed, 07 Mar 2007, 18:30:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the first flagship showroom in the U.S. for the Italian contemporary kitchen manufacturer Arclinea, has been ranked #1 by visitors to the Citysearch.com Boston website, receiving a 10.0 rating from voters.
The Elysee Collection says 'Buon giorno' with Collezione Contessa
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 23:00:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Known for its exquisite French antique reproductions, The Elysee Collection is saying 'Buon giorno' with its latest offering, Collezione Contessa, a group of about 20 pieces inspired by traditional Italian living and the rustic beauty of the Tuscan countryside.
Local Vermont Shed Company to Offer Dealer Wholesale Program
Fri, 09 Feb 2007, 18:00:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
JAMAICA, Vt., Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced today that it will be offering its wooden post and beam shed kits to retailers nationwide as part of a new wholesale program. The program is designed to make their New England style buildings more readily available to consumers outside the northeast.
CA Boom 4's Prefab Zone to Bring Modernist Prefab Manufacturers and Would-Be Buyers Under One Roof
Fri, 02 Feb 2007, 22:15:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For decades, prefab homes were supposed to be the next big thing - never mind that they were found primarily on the pages of design magazines or in architects' sketchbooks. What a difference a year makes. 'Modernist Prefab' is no longer a concept but is now a reality.
The People Have Spoken! TMS Architects Wins NH AIA People's Choice Award
Thu, 01 Feb 2007, 21:30:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TMS Architects are proud to announce that the firm was a recent recipient of a prestigious People's Choice Award presented by the NH Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in association with its annual awards program. The award was presented for a private residence designed by TMS principal William Soupcoff located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Moves to Larger Site in March 2007
Fri, 26 Jan 2007, 15:12:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the past three years, the annual CA Boom Design Show has been a must-attend event for both the design trade and savvy consumers of good design. This year, CA Boom 4 will showcase an impressive line-up of fine furniture designers, architects and furniture manufacturers, many of whom will be bringing products that are World, North American or West Coast debuts.
TMS Architects Build for the Future
Tue, 23 Jan 2007, 20:41:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John W. Merkle, AIA and William H. Soupcoff, AIA of TMS Architects are pleased to announce that two of the firm's project architects, Shannon C. Alther, AIA and Robert J. Carty, AIA have been made partners in the 23-year-old firm.
The Storage and Organization Industry Organizes Itself with New Association
Mon, 15 Jan 2007, 21:45:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WHEATON, Ill. - Jan. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The residential and commercial storage and organization industry has a new advocate. The Association of Closet and Storage Professionals is the new voice of this booming segment of the cabinet trades. Supported nationally, the ACSP is dedicated to creating industry standards, certification, and building consumer awareness of the professional standards of the field.
3D Visualization Technology Helps Diverse Range of Businesses Innovate
Tue, 05 Dec 2006, 20:21:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
DENVER, Colo. - Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Denver-based IDEAVIZ, a subsidiary of Artist Rendering, Inc., is making an impact for a diverse range of businesses by using innovative 3D visualization and animation technology to bring new ideas to fruition. Since 2002, Artist Rendering, Inc. has worked with real-estate developers and architects in visualizing their future projects through high-impact 3D renderings and animations.
Southern Bleacher Wins Renovation Contract for Historic Cotton Bowl
Mon, 04 Dec 2006, 14:15:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, Texas - Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is excited to announce that they recently won the Request for Proposals from Heery International, Inc. to be a subcontractor in the undertaking of the renovation of the historic 75-year old Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park in Dallas.
Altamont Homes Introduces Modular Mansions through Partnership with Award-Winning Architect
Tue, 28 Nov 2006, 00:11:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altamont Homes, Inc., located in Martinez, Calif., is filling a void in the California construction market - custom modular homes - and is excited to announce that they will be teaming up with award-winning architect, Douglas Cutler, AIA.
Arclinea Boston Wins Two Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards
Tue, 31 Oct 2006, 20:40:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston was a multiple award winner at the 2006 Qualified Remodeler Master Design awards held on Wednesday, October 18 at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. A kitchen in Weston, Massachusetts was named Silver Award winner in the Kitchens Over $100,000 category, while the model kitchen for the 360 Newbury condominium development, located in Boston's Back Bay, won the Silver Award for Kitchens $50,000 to $100,000.
SK&I Receives Builder's Choice and AIA/DC Chapter Awards for Metro
Mon, 16 Oct 2006, 20:34:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, Md. - Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2006: The Metro, designed by SK&I Architectural Design Group (www.skiarch.com), has been named the recipient of two awards this fall: the Builder's Choice Award of Merit and the AIA/DC Chapter Award of Merit.
Altamont Homes Leads the Way with New Technique in Affordable Home Construction
Tue, 03 Oct 2006, 16:07:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altamont Homes, Inc., in Martinez, Calif., is the leading provider of a new type of housing being offered in California and surrounding states - Off-site Built Homes. Off-site Built Homes, also known as True Modular homes, are built in accordance with the same building codes which traditional on-site built homes are constructed - the Uniform Building Code (UBC) or International Building Code (IBC).
Southern Bleacher is Victorious at Trojan Stadium
Fri, 29 Sep 2006, 22:10:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CHAMBERSBURG, Penn. - Sept. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Tex., scored a win with its recent completion of Trojan Stadium in Chambersburg, Penn. The new stadium, which has a total seating capacity of over 7,000, is sure to entice more crowds and welcome home and visiting-team fans, alike.
Southern Bleacher Gives the University of Arkansas Outdoor Track Stadium a Run for its Money
Sat, 12 Aug 2006, 00:20:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, TX, recently completed upgrades and state-of-the-art renovations to the outdoor track stadium for the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR. The stadium, named the John McDonnell Outdoor Track Stadium, has a seating capacity of 6,325 and a total project cost of $6 million.
Southern Bleacher Scores a Touchdown for Stanford University with New Football Stadium
Fri, 11 Aug 2006, 20:53:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
STANFORD, CA - Aug. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, TX, has constructed, in part, a brand new football stadium for the University of Stanford in California that is scheduled to open in September of 2006. In June of 2005, Stanford University's Board of Trustees gave preliminary approval for a major re-building of Stanford Stadium; the 85,500-seat facility has been the home of Stanford Football since 1921.
Southern Bleacher Hits a Home Run with the Newly-Constructed U.S. Naval Bishop Baseball Stadium
Fri, 11 Aug 2006, 18:15:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
ANNAPOLIS, MD - Aug. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, TX, recently completed construction of the U.S. Naval Academy Bishop Baseball Stadium in Annapolis, MD. The new stadium seats 938 and boasts chair seats and navy blue risers. In addition, there is a spacious concession stand of 10 by 30 feet.
Holes without the Hassle: New Templates for Spiral Saws Make Cutting Holes Stress Free
Tue, 08 Aug 2006, 18:34:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DENVER, CO - Aug. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Formed by a group of contractors who became tired of struggling with dry-wall headaches, Praxis Products LLC recently launched a product line that promises to deliver an easier way to cut holes and save time.
Arclinea Boston Named Best Kitchen Designer in Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2006 Issue
Thu, 03 Aug 2006, 22:04:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston, the kitchen design firm located at 10 St. James Avenue in the Design District, has been named Boston's Best Kitchen Designer in Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2006 issue.
Sharrow Consulting Group Expands to Help Homebuilders Manage Change
Thu, 27 Jul 2006, 15:09:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ROCHESTER, NY - July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sharrow Consulting Group (SCG) is expanding its people services to help homebuilders manage change through tapping the full potential of their workforces. Creating a winning strategy is important, but defining and managing the change needed to succeed is where 70-75% of companies fail.
Polygal Announces Energy Advanced Glazing
Fri, 21 Jul 2006, 18:32:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, NC - July 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Polygal Plastics Industries Ltd., the world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Polycarbonate and Polypropylene structured sheets and advanced glazing systems has announced its energy-advanced Polycoolite(TM) is now available in Triple Wall, 16mm sheets for skylights and solarium environments.
Sharrow Consulting Group Helps Home Builders Sell in a Tightening Market
Thu, 06 Jul 2006, 16:43:00 EDT Edited by Carly M. Zander
ROCHESTER, NY - July 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the addition of Jerry Costanzo as VP and Associate Partner, Sharrow Consulting Group (SCG) is expanding its homebuilder services to include sales and marketing expertise.
Regional Concrete-Cutting Company Increases Sales through Consumer Education
Wed, 21 Jun 2006, 20:02:00 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
BOSTON, MA - June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Affordable Concrete Cutting, based in Saugus, MA, but servicing the greater New England area, is laying the foundation for a loyal customer following through education and communication. Affordable Concrete Cutting now services over 1000 satisfied customers every year - homeowners and contractors.
UltiMount(TM) Coastal Post Mount Meets AC174, Works with Most Post Systems and Withstands Harsh Environments
Thu, 06 Apr 2006, 17:36:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
YOUNGSTOWN, OH - Apr. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Way Manufacturing introduces a universal post mount for decking that meets AC174 performance guidelines and is engineered for long-life in harsh environments. Meeting AC174 is assurance that UltiMount(TM) Coastal post mounts conform to structural load ratings and deflection performance criteria of applicable building codes and testing methods for guardrail/handrail strength.
Montecito Property Company wins Silver as No. 2 Condo Converter in the Nation
Thu, 30 Mar 2006, 01:22:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY and PHOENIX, AZ - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the competitive real estate micro-world of condominium conversion, a spirited strategy of acquisition and classy conversion has put Montecito Property Company at the top for the second time in less than two years. La Terraza is the latest Phoenix, Arizona offering of Montecito Property Company, the fastest-growing condo developer in the U.S.
Arclinea Boston Winner of Recent Kitchen Design Awards
Tue, 28 Mar 2006, 16:37:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three Massachusetts kitchens designed by Arclinea Boston have been named winners in recent design contests. The kitchens, in Cambridge, Lincoln, and Chestnut Hill, demonstrate Arclinea's commitment to superior functionality and meticulous design, customized in each case to meet individual client needs and to complement adjacent living areas and the architecture of the larger home.
Spring House Painting? Think Historic Colors
Mon, 27 Feb 2006, 18:30:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANN ARBOR, MI - Feb. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each spring millions of Americans set about updating their home's exterior with a new coat of paint. According to color specialist Robert Schweitzer they should strongly consider historic colors. Many homes are either blandly or badly colored, thereby ignoring the architectural features or hiding them in a monochrome scheme of white or taupe, says Schweitzer, author of 'Bungalow Colors' (ISBN: 1-58685-130-6) and owner of Historic Color Consulting.
Posse Construction Joins Metallic Building Company As Authorized Builder
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 15:16:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, DC - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Posse Construction Services LLC today announced that it is now an official Authorized Builder for Metallic Building Company. The construction company based out of Washington D.C., currently has customers in Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia. Historically, Posse Construction Services has served in the residential remodeling and restoration arena.
ABS and Unify Partner to Serve the Complete Homebuilder Supply Chain
Mon, 13 Feb 2006, 16:53:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ROCHESTER, NY - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Builder Solutions (ABS), providing homebuilders with executive search and business consulting since 1968 announces an alliance with Unify International, specialists in improving operations and construction systems with builders and trade contractors.
Belanger and Foley, Inc. Begins Second Major Project in Lowell, MA
Mon, 06 Feb 2006, 13:04:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NORTH CHELMSFORD, MA - Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Belanger and Foley, Inc., a full service architectural, planning and design firm, announced today that the construction of the new Longmeadow Golf Club in Tewksbury MA, is on schedule and on budget. The project represents the second major project designed by Belanger & Foley in the last twelve months. The first project, the design and planning of the Bishop McNamara Center at Lowell Catholic High School, was initiated in March, 2005, and is ahead of schedule.
2005 A Banner Year For SK&I
Wed, 01 Feb 2006, 18:34:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BETHESDA, MD - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SK&I Architectural Design Group (SK&I), a residential and mixed-use architectural design firm, announced 2005 as a record year for industry awards, project completions and new project announcements.
Home Sweet Home - New Organization Protects the Public from Bad Contractors
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 18:43:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's a rare house that doesn't need help before it's put up for sale or when a new owner moves in. Residents who had problems finding qualified contractors can now put their trust in a new organization called American Association of Service Contractors (AASC).
Newconsearch.com - Search Engine for New Construction Launches
Thu, 15 Dec 2005, 12:55:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOCA RATON, FL - Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The booming residential real estate market has created an unprecedented surge in new construction and condominium conversions across South Florida and around the country, according to New Home Construction Search, Inc. Keeping up with the thousands of new construction projects has proven a difficult task for real estate agents and even large brokers.
Enterprising Mom Builds a Thriving Business with Her Solution For Beautifying Basement Poles
Mon, 28 Nov 2005, 18:24:00 EDT Edited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pole-Wrap, Inc., the best solution for finishing basement poles, today announced that sales have increased ten-fold in just two years, proving that old adage that when it comes to most things, including concealing unsightly basement poles, mom really does know best.
Arclinea Boston Wins Gold Award at 2005 Prism Awards
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 13:01:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, MA - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston received the Gold Award for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 at the 2005 Builders Association of Greater Boston PRISM Awards, held on Thursday, October 27, at the Park Plaza Hotel. The kitchen - known as the 'Arlington Chef's Dream Kitchen' - was designed by Arclinea Boston project manager Mercedes Farrando in collaboration with the Arlington-based architecture firm Feinmann Inc.
Unique Home Design Trend Becoming Popular in the U.S.
Thu, 10 Nov 2005, 16:34:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A unique product from Japan has recently become very popular with new home builders in the United States, says Rain Chains Direct. Called 'rain chains,' these copper gutter products replace the traditional downspout on a household gutter with a series of copper cups. Although they have been around for hundreds of years in Japan, an sold in U.S. for over five years, the product has only recently been thrust into the public awareness by television shows such as 'Monster House.'
American Construction Benefits Group Helps Construction Companies Offer Superior Employee Benefits for Less
Wed, 09 Nov 2005, 13:38:00 EDT Edited by Beverly West
DALLAS, TX - Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Construction Benefits Group (ACBG), today announced the launch of their captive insurance company dedicated to reducing the overall cost of health benefits for their member companies, while simultaneously improving employee benefits packages.
Stebnitz Builders Named 2005 National 'Best of the Best' Design Award Winner by Professional Remodeler Magazine
Mon, 07 Nov 2005, 18:20:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
DELAVAN, WI - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stebnitz Builders, a design-build home remodeling company serving homeowners in southeastern Wisconsin, has received Professional Remodeler's 2005 'Best of the Best' national design award for whole-house remodeling over $501,000.00. The award recognizes outstanding design, quality construction and exceptional value in a remodeling project.
Buildings Stand Up to Multiple Hurricanes - Valuables Stored in Metal Buildings Weather the Storms
Wed, 12 Oct 2005, 14:44:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catastrophic hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Cindy, and Dennis left a trail of destruction throughout the southeastern United States, damaging thousands of traditional building types. U.S. Buildings received overwhelmingly positive feedback from building customers as well as countless referrals from customers whose arch type steel buildings stood up to the storms, according to Marketing Director, Steve Tosch.
Borrego Solar Systems Completes Solar Solution for CityMark Development's Egyptian Project
Fri, 16 Sep 2005, 14:59:00 EDT Edited by Beverly West
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., an industry leader in the design and installation of commercial, residential and public sector turnkey, grid-connected solar electric systems, today announced that they have completed the design and installation of a solar electric system for CityMark Development's new and innovative housing development The Egyptian, located in the Hillcrest area of San Diego, California.
New Floors That Creak and Look Like Those From an Old Southern Mansion for 'The Sanctuary' at Kiawah Island, S.C.
Tue, 09 Aug 2005, 10:37:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
VENTURA, Calif. and KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patina Old World Floors was instructed by their client to create floors to look like they came from an old Southern mansion and creak like such old floors should. By using old world hand finishing methods coupled with modern technology, they did exactly that for the new 5 star luxury resort, 'The Sanctuary' at Kiawah Island, S.C. that opened in the second half of 2004.
Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show
Tue, 26 Jul 2005, 10:41:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 2005 Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show (SGKB) will heat things up in Atlanta! SGKB showcases the latest products and cutting-edge design ideas of the kitchen and bath in the South. This can't-miss event features an impressive array of product displays and demonstrations, development courses, stage presentations and the opportunity to learn more than ever.
Arclinea Boston Kitchens Installed in Much Anticipated New Residential Developments
Fri, 24 Jun 2005, 10:32:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BOSTON, Mass. - June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com), the first flagship showroom in the United States for kitchens designed and coordinated by the acclaimed Italian architect Antonio Citterio, will provide custom designer kitchens for three upcoming condominium developments throughout Boston, including Yoo D4 by Starck in the South End, 360 Newbury in the Back Bay, and First+First in South Boston.
Sharrow Group Helps Homebuilders Optimize Mortgage Programs
Fri, 17 Jun 2005, 13:44:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ROCHESTER, NY - June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the addition of Jim Graf as VP and Partner, the Sharrow Group (www.sharrowgroup.com) is expanding its homebuilder services to include all aspects of profitable in-house mortgage programs. According to Graf, 'A well-designed mortgage program can reduce construction cycles by up to four weeks and give builders more control over closing dates, carrying costs and customer satisfaction. That's in addition to increasing total profits by at least one percent per home.'
Research Reveals Builders Don't Listen - Help is on the Way!
Tue, 07 Jun 2005, 12:05:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DELAVAN, WI - June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stebnitz Builders, a family-owned design-build home remodeling company, announced today that it has implemented a methodology called 'Procedural Listening,' which is a proprietary discipline that ensures all client communication is documented and passed throughout the entire organization.
Newforma, Inc. Announces Interoperability Consultant Certification Program for AECO Industry
Tue, 03 May 2005, 10:37:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MANCHESTER, NH - May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In its ongoing customer-centric process, Newforma, Inc., a newly established software development company serving the architectural, engineering, construction, and owner/operator (AECO) industry, announced today the Newforma Interoperability Consultant(SM) (NIC) Program. The NIC Program certifies industry consultants to provide Newforma software deployment, training and consulting services, ensuring smooth, high-quality technical implementation and faster time-to-benefits for Newforma customers. It is a vital step in fulfilling Newforma's mission to facilitate the seamless flow of information between every AECO role across both project and business processes.
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