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Report from EraNova Institute: Making Buildings Smart for a Green Future

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the EraNova Institute announces a special report, “In the Cloud, Our Buildings and We Can Fly – Toward a Smart, Green Life.” Dick Samson, Director of EraNova and author of the report, says “Buildings need to get smart if society is to get green.”

Study: Housing Workforce Shortage Is Barrier to Affordability

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to California’s Housing and Community Development Department (HCD), the golden state must dramatically increase the productive capacity of its residential construction sector in order to create enough new housing to improve affordability. However, new research released today by Smart Cities Prevail shows the industry has failed to make the investments necessary to compete for the more than 200,000 new workers necessary to meet this ambitious goal.

DAPA Products Shares Welt Cording Ideas to Take Upholstery and Home Furnishings to the Next Level

JASPER, Ala., Dec. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAPA Products, manufacturer of upholstery and fenestration products, shares ideas on how to take upholstered furniture and furnishings to the next level with welt cords. DAPA Products innovated the industry with the launch of Foam Welt Cord and Foam Screen Spline, which reduced the incidents of carpal tunnel syndrome in workers who installed screen spline in windows and doors. (VIDEO)

Studco’s Vortex High Performance Framing System Eliminates Creaking in Tall Buildings

WEBSTER, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tall buildings, much like tall trees, sway in windy conditions, says Studco Building Systems. This is caused by a phenomenon known as vortex shedding. Vortex shedding occurs when wind runs into a tall building and the wind is “split” into two separate air streams around the building.

Resilmount Provides Reference Sheet for Sound Isolation in Multi-Family Developments

WEBSTER, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the biggest issues that any landlord has to deal with are sound complaints between tenants in an apartment complex or other multi-family developments, says Resilmount. Most sound is generated by direct contact between the building structure and the wall and ceiling systems. If there is nothing to break up the structural and airborne sound vibrations, the sound is easily transmitted between different dwellings or complexes.

EzyJamb Single Rabbet Door Jamb Achieves a Fire Rating Specification of 90

WEBSTER, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EZ Concept is proud to announce that their EzyJamb Single Rabbet (SRC) door jamb received a fire rating of 90 after passing rigorous testing by Intertek, an independent testing and certification agency known all over the world. According to the Steel Door Institute, this means that the EzyJamb Single Rabbet door jamb has been approved to withstand fire for 90 minutes which slows the spread of fire throughout a building.

South Central Iowa Manufacturer Digs Into Storm Safety

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Osceola, Iowa’s SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. took steps this week to address the risks surrounding dangerous weather – specifically tornado incidents like those seen in Pella and the Vermeer plant recently. With over two dozen employees housed in a steel-frame building, along with tons of manufacturing equipment, you can imagine what a similar incident would do to SIMCO.

Rapid Business Growth Prompts Energy Optimizers, USA Relocation to Downtown Dayton, Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The newly renovated facility is located at 620 East 1st Street, Dayton, OH 45402 and will benefit Energy Optimizer’s customers by offering better and more convenient access for their clients in the education, institutional and commercial industries. Clients will continue to work with their same Energy Optimizers, USA sales associates and energy engineers throughout and after this relocation.

Trish Drew of EPIC Presents on Construction Risk Management at 2018 IRMI Construction Risk Conference

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Construction Industry risk management specialist Trish Drew is among the presenters at this year’s annual Construction Risk Management Conference, presented by the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), currently taking place in Houston, Texas.

Current Builders Expands to Florida’s West Coast

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, an award-winning general contractor based in Pompano Beach, today announced the opening of a new office in the Tampa Bay area. The 46-year old company is expanding to meet the demands of their developer partners and to tap into the construction boom along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Announces the New Investment of FLIR E6 Infrared Camera Technology to Expand Testing Capabilities and Help Consumers Live Healthier Lives

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas (MISTX) today announces the rollout of FLIR E6 Infrared Cameras across all Mold Inspection Sciences Texas service areas. The introduction of this advanced, non-invasive technology allows MISTX field teams to zero in on and identify potential sources of moisture during testing and sampling investigations.

New Advanced Mold Prevention Product Line Launched by Miami Mold Specialists

MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida based indoor environmental services and mold removal company, Miami Mold Specialists, releases innovative line of aerosol based mold removal, mold inhibiting, and mold preventative products.

Moduline Cabinets Chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic Racing Team

BROCKTON, Mass., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moduline Cabinets, a leading high-alloy aluminum cabinet manufacturer, was recently chosen by the New York Yacht Club American Magic racing team to outfit their work containers. The team is a combination of The New York Yacht Club and Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association. They will compete in the upcoming 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand in 2021.

RMA to Provide Consulting Services for City of Greenacres

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) today announced it has been hired by the City of Greenacres to develop a vision for the City and create a strategic action plan. RMA will guide the 8th largest municipality in Palm Beach County towards future economic growth by implementing the firm’s proven strategies which have reinvented numerous cities throughout the state.

ReAgg Explains The Types of Aggregates Used in Construction Projects

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReAgg is a leading construction aggregate supplier in the Capitol Heights, Maryland, Washington D.C., and northern Virginia areas. We have supplied crushed aggregate in Capitol Heights and surrounding areas for several industries and projects throughout our over 33 years in business, including private, commercial, industrial, military, highway, and government projects.

Capital Industries Presents a Guide to Using an Easy One-Step Floor Sealer for Commercial Flooring

CUTCHOGUE, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Industries, Inc. are commercial flooring repair and sealer experts. Using a concrete sealing product on flooring enhances the safety of the warehouse or other commercial space for staff and enhances the durability of the flooring. Commercial flooring typically has foot and vehicle traffic from forklifts.

Vacant Property Inspection and Seasonal Service Packages Now Offered by Miami Mold Specialist

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travelers, rental owners, property management companies, realtors, foreclosure companies, banks, property investors, developers, commercial leasing companies can all benefit from Miami Mold Specialists’ new vacant property inspection service offering.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour for 2018 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight historic homes, including three by noted architect John W. McKecknie, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be held Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour of a Chicago-style influenced Italian Renaissance home on historic Janssen Place will be held on Friday, October 5 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Cold Chain Capital, LLC launches: Private Equity Firm Focused on Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cold Chain Capital LLC (“Cold Chain Capital”), a Fayetteville, N.Y.-based private equity firm, announced its launch today. The company focuses on the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry (“HVACR”).

ATI Innovates for the New York Aquarium with a One-of-a-Kind Shark Crane

MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever visited an aquarium and wondered how the animals found their way in there? Engineers at Air Technical Industries (ATI) learned first-hand by designing a creative solution for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in New York City: the first continuous, double-rail, serpentine crane system of its kind.

Clean PVC Certification Announced for PVC-Based Products

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clean PVC LLC, an environmental consulting organization, today announced the launch of its Clean PVC(R) Certification program. The program identifies flooring, wallcovering, upholstery, and other PVC-based products that have been found safe via REACH compliance for use in sustainable building projects. REACH is a regulation adopted to improve the protection of human health and the environment from risks posed by chemicals.

Current Builders Appoints Chip Angenendt as Principal in Charge of Senior Living Projects

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently hired Chip Angenendt as the Principal in Charge of key senior living projects including Allegro Senior Living in Parkland and Sunrise Senior Living in Boynton Beach. Angenendt has also been selected to coordinate the firm’s expansion to the west coast of Florida, which will commence in late 2018.

Current Builders Hires Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently announced the hiring of Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager for the general contracting firm. With over 27 years’ experience in the commercial architecture and construction industry, Teresa brings a diverse skill set to the firm.

CB Structures Ranks in Engineering News-Record for Specialty Contractors

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders today announced its CB Structures division has been ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as #7 in the Southeast Region for the Concrete Sector, #19 in Florida for Specialty Contractors and #45 in the Southeast Region for Specialty Contractors for 2018.

Miami Mold Specialists Receives Prestigious Accolade from Google My Business

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High Tech and eco-friendly indoor environmental and mold removal service provider, Miami Mold Specialists, nominated by Google My Business for high class services rendered, excellence in community service, and impeccable customer feedback; achieving over five hundred real 5 star reviews in Google’s My Business reviews and ratings system.

St. Clairsville Public Library expects to save $8,190 annually by switching to LED lighting

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — St. Clairsville Public Library expects to save $8,190 annually and create a more reader friendly interior by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LED.

Current Builders Donates $100,000 to University of Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chip Reid, CEO of Current Buildersbased in Pompano Beach, announced that his construction company has donated $100,000 to the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida.

The Resource Factory Recently Announced Three Exciting Developments

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Resource Factory, a custom fiberglass sculpture company, announced partnership with Disney’s Scenic Shop for the “Gods of the Vikings” exhibit of the four Norse Gods in Epcot’s Norway Pavilion, the installation of three Garfield sculptures along Fairmount, Indiana’s Garfield Trail, and their continuing investment in future growth by expanding production capacity with a new, third rotocast machine.

Everhart Construction, a full-service design remodeling firm, specializing in commercial construction, build-outs, and residential remodeling, named Qualified Remodeler Top 500

HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everhart Construction, a design remodeling firm based in Houston, Texas, is the premier provider of commercial construction services throughout the Houston area. It has been named a Qualified Remodeler Top 500.

Miami Mold Specialist Announces Addition of Advanced Radon Testing and Radon Mitigation Services Business Division

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier South Florida mold removal company, Miami Mold Specialist, diversifies business, adds Radon Testing and Radon Mitigation services to extensive line-up of indoor environmental service offerings. Unbeknownst to most people, radon gas exposure is attributed as one of the top leading causes of lung cancer in the United States.

EPIC Insurance Brokers adds Jeremiah Glassford, JD in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that attorney Jeremiah Glassford has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction practice as a Senior Client Executive, reporting to EPIC Managing Principal Crawford McInnis. (UPDATED)

SureCoat Systems’ New SureCoat and SureSet Repair Kits Now Available on Amazon

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SureCoat Systems today announced that the launch of their newest gallon and half-gallon SureCoat and SureSet Repair Kits are now available on Amazon. As a result, thousands of contractors and DIY-ers across the country will now have access to these repair kits.

EPIC Insurance Brokers add Josh Close in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (“EPIC”) announced today that Josh Close has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based national energy construction practice as a client services coordinator, reporting to EPIC Principal Brian Tanner.

Meigs County Public Library upgrades to LED lighting through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Meigs County District Public Library system has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LEDs for an expected savings of more than $6,500 annually.

Miami Mold Specialist in Expansion Mode, Acquires New Building in South Beach Florida

MIAMI, Fla., June 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prominent indoor environmental services company, Miami Mold Specialist, recently announced the acquisition of prime commercial real estate in South Florida. This new commercial property will be used as Miami Mold Specialist’s new headquarters, with remodeling and renovations already getting underway.

Helix Painting and Sherwin-Williams Team Together to Help Homeless Shelter in Denver

DENVER, Colo., June 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helix Painting is pleased to partner with Sherwin-Williams to revitalize Christ’s Body Ministries, an inner-city facility serving poor, homeless, and broken people of all backgrounds.

North Central Local Schools expects to save more than $50,000 annually through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Central Local Schools’ K-12 building is set to receive a dramatic upgrade in energy efficiency through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, a move that is expected to save the district more than $50,000 annually.

Tipp City Schools partners with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a suite of strategic investments in school improvements

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tipp City Schools will make strategic investments in LT Ball Intermediate School, Tippecanoe Middle School and Tippecanoe High School that are expected to save more than $73,000 annually through a partnership with Tipp City-based Energy Optimizers, USA.

It’s More Than Green, It’s Waterproofing, says Pacific Roofing Systems

DANA POINT, Calif., June 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Repairing chronic roof leaks due to poor home construction without doing a tear-off or further construction takes innovation, ingenuity, skill, and in this case, the right product line up, says Pacific Roofing Systems. Pacific met the “construction-less” challenge to repair 2,000 square feet of spudded rock flat roofing and sloped metal roofing on a private Laguna Beach residence by instead proposing the use of a unique formulated monolithic liquid single-ply waterproof roof system known as the SureCoat Roof System.

Bed Bug Finders Says Proactive Bed Bug Detection is Key

STRATFORD, Conn., June 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bed bugs can be a devastating experience for families and homeowners. For landlords, property owners and managers, not being proactive enough when it comes to tackling bed bugs in their properties can result in dire financial and emotional distress. That’s why Bed Bug Finders LLC says being proactive is the best thing to do.