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Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, enables Trotwood-Madison and Tri-Village schools to observe Earth Day every day

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Day may be observed just one day a year, but Energy Optimizers, USA, is helping the Tri-Village and Trotwood-Madison school districts lead the charge on earth- and resource-friendly practices every day by sponsoring the districts’ Green Teams.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, enables Oak Hills Local Schools to observe Earth Day every day

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Day may be observed just one day a year, but Energy Optimizers, USA, is helping Oak Hills Local Schools lead the charge on earth- and resource-friendly practices every day by sponsoring the creation of Green Teams.

Greyling’s Gregg Bundschuh and Kent Collier to present at April 2017 Risk Management Conferences

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that managing principal Gregg Bundschuh and client executive and professional services risk consultant Kent Collier of Greyling Insurance Brokerage – a Division of EPIC, are among the featured risk management and insurance professionals presenting at two high profile events targeting the needs of large Construction and Design firms.

Log Home Show Returns to Lake George NY for 2017 with Free Seminars and Opportunities to Learn from Experts

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y., April 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residents of the Lake George, New York area and its surrounding communities who are harboring the dream to build, renovate, or maintain a log home are invited to speak with the industry’s top log home and timber frame companies and builders along with industry experts during the Lake George, N.Y. Log & Timber Frame Home Show being held at the Lake George Forum, May 5-7, 2017.

Mahle Cool Air Expands Its HVAC Service Center, Relocating to Larger Office

VENICE, Fla., April 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Air conditioning and HVAC specialist Mahle Cool Air and Heating has expanded operations and relocated into a larger office location. Citing the need to expand operations to its growing client base, the Bryant Factory Authorized and NATE certified central air conditioning service provider Mahle Cool Air & Heating has relocated to a larger space.

A Healthier Home, Hendersonville, N.C., Receives 5th Consecutive ‘Super Service Award’

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., April 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Healthier Home LLC, western North Carolina’s leading environmental green and healthy home assessment provider has been awarded the prestigious Super Service Award from Angie’s List for the 5th consecutive year.

STUDY: Linking Prevailing Wage Standards with Housing Reforms Would Close Affordability Gap and Save Taxpayer Dollars

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A brand new study by construction industry research non-profit Smart Cities Prevail shows that linking prevailing wage standards with proposed reforms to streamline new housing development would close the affordability gap, save state and local governments tens of millions of dollars annually, and disproportionately benefit communities of color.

EPIC’s Chuck Simpson to Speak at Distribution Contractors Association’s Annual Safety Congress

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Senior Risk Control Consultant Chuck Simpson will speak at Distribution Contractors Association’s (DCA) Annual Safety Congress on Wednesday, March 29 at 8:30 a.m. at Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, La.

Energy Optimizers, USA, receives AEP Most Savings Achieved in 2016 award

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AEP Ohio has granted Energy Optimizers, USA, the Most Savings Achieved in 2016 award for the company’s outstanding performance and contributions to AEP Ohio’s energy efficiency programs.

EPIC Insurance Recognized as a Top Specialist Broker for Construction and Design Firms Nationally

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that EPIC has been recognized among an elite group of U.S. specialty brokers by Insurance Business America (IBA).

John Cannon Homes Honored at 2017 Parade of Homes Ceremony with 27 awards, 4 in ‘Best Overall’ Category

SARASOTA, Fla., March 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southwest Florida residential luxury custom home builder John Cannon Homes received four “Best Overall” awards and an additional 23 awards in individual and sub-contractor categories at the 2017 Parade of Homes Ceremony held Thursday evening at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, nets Graham Local Schools more than $400,000 savings in utilities over three-year period

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just three years after contracting with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars, Graham Local Schools has far exceeded initial projections for energy savings.

RMA’s Redevelopment Strategies Spur $200 Million in North Miami Beach Land Sales

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) announced that their award-winning redevelopment strategies for North Miami Beach have spurred land sales of over $200 million, with an estimated $500 million in new construction now underway or approved. The firm was hired to reinvent the city to compete with other thriving municipalities.

John Cannon Homes ‘Best Residential Builder’ as Sarasota Herald-Tribune Reader’s Choice Winner for Unprecedented 25th Consecutive Year

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Cannon Homes continues to prove to be southwest Florida’s recurring Best Builder taking home the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Readers’ Choice award in the Residential category for an unprecedented 25th consecutive year. Renowned for incomparable waterfront designs and luxury custom homes, John Cannon Homes has garnered 345 awards across four counties in over 100 prestigious communities.

Current Builders Selected as General Contractor for 5500 Broken Sound Residences

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Current Builders announced they have been selected as the general contractor for the 5500 Broken Sound Apartment project located in the Arvida Park of Commerce (APOC) in Boca Raton. New Century Companies is the developer of the 180 unit multi-family rental apartment community valued at $25 million.

Current Builders Introduces Drone and Virtual Technology to Enhance Onsite Safety and Resolve Issues in the Field

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Investing in the most advanced technology is essential to Current Builders’ mission. The general contractor is introducing the latest drones and virtual reality applications to enhance safety protocols on their South Florida construction projects; and are in the R&D phase of using the technology to resolve issues in the field, an application that will save time and money.

EPIC adds Doug Bull to Construction and Design Solutions Practice in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Doug Bull has joined the firm’s Construction and Design Solutions team in San Francisco as a vice president.

New Tiny House Zero Percent APR Financing Available with National Vermont Company

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop was getting at least five to 10 requests per day. Potential customers wanted financing options so they could easily afford a tiny house of their own. The Vermont-based retailer acted and now people can apply to pay over time for numerous cottage, cabin, tiny house and shed options.

Real Estate and Paint launches Networking site for Homeowners, Agents and Contractors

DANVILLE, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was out of necessity that Tom Gore from Thomas Realty Pros learned to market his real estate business. His new website reflects that experience. Tom helps consumers find the best real estate agents with his newly created Real Estate and Paint networking platform. It started with Tom getting his real estate license right before the crash of 2008. That fact necessitated originality when it came to marketing his business.

Sharewell HDD Announces PipeVac Lifting Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharewell HDD is proud to announce the launch of PipeVac Lifting Systems(R). The PipeVac(R) is manufactured with SmartLift Technology(R) – from its sleek, lightweight design to its revolutionary hydraulic-drive system. Each component is selected with safety, performance, and durability in mind.

Solar Mounting Solutions’ Racking Systems heads into 2017 with NYS Code Compliant Design

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solar Mounting Solutions announces new racking for solar installations. The patent-pending racking design fully covers concrete ballasts to meet the 2016 New York solar installation code requirements, amendment to 1 RCNY105-02.

Free Land and Incentives for Builders Looking to Develop in Osceola, Iowa

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of a new housing development initiative, Osceola, Iowa’s Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is offering home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects as well as reimbursements on interest for construction loans for a 12-month period. The CCDC launched the Zero-Cost Development initiative in an effort to capitalize on the recent growth trends and development throughout south central Iowa.

Trotwood-Madison City Schools saves more than $260,000 after completing energy management project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trotwood-Madison City Schools has saved more than $266,000 on its energy costs just one year after completing a sweeping energy management project with Energy Optimizers, USA. For the period running from October 1, 2015, to September 1, 2016, the district saved $266,134 on its electric and natural gas usage.

Trimble Local Schools to see substantial savings through energy service agreement with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trimble Local Schools will soon see a substantial savings in its monthly utility bills following an agreement with Energy Optimizers, USA, to overhaul all lighting and improve the district’s HVAC controls.

Two Companies Are Answering the Demands of the Housing Market Shortage in Southern Oklahoma

DURANT, Okla., Oct. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green Oaks Development Corp. and Campbell Real Estate Group, two premier real estate development companies best known for their elegant custom-built residential projects and reputation for value and functionality, announced a recent partnership to develop a new master planned community, Pebble Brook Village, featuring 115 residential lots with minimum size of 1/2 acre per lot.

Texas Country Reporter to Air Special Thanksgiving Show Teaming with Mueller Metal Roofs & Buildings to Present Special Story of Giving

DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Country Reporter with Kelli & Bob Phillips teams up with Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, to extend a helping hand to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The Helping Hand campaign, now in its 8th year, awarded Floral Heights Community Food Pantry of Wichita Falls, Texas.

Two New Richmond Schools attain Energy Star rating with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA and SHP Leading Design

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two elementary schools in the New Richmond Exempted Village School District have received recognition as energy all-stars after attaining the coveted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA and SHP Leading Design.

SunBug Solar Selected as Installer for Solarize WCGW

ARLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar has been selected as the installer for the upcoming Solarize Mass program for the western Massachusetts towns of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen, and Worthington. The installer selection process was highly competitive, and SunBug Solar was unanimously chosen by town representatives from a competitive pool of eight solar providers.

Pompano Beach CRA Announces Groundbreaking for City Vista Apartments

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the City Vista Apartments will take place on October 19 at 3:30 p.m. According to Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA), the development will include 111 apartments and 3,800 square feet of ground floor commercial space. This development is the next step in the creation of The Pompano Beach Innovation District.

EPIC Insurance Adds Jim Hughes as Vice President and Managing Consultant of Loss Control

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim Hughes has joined the firm as a vice president and the Managing Consultant of Loss Control Services in their National Construction Specialty Group.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour 2016 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hyde Park Neighborhood — Ten historic homes, including Kansas City shirtwaists, 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 Saturday, October 1 from 10 am until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be Friday, September 30 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Core Redevelopment Announces One Sycamore, the $23 Million Redevelopment of the Historic American Can Building in Terre Haute, Indiana

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Core Redevelopment, LLC today announced that it has agreed to redevelop the historic American Can building near downtown Terre Haute, Indiana, into approximately 178 loft-style, market-rate apartments known as One Sycamore. In partnership with the City of Terre Haute, Indiana State University and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Core Redevelopment’s $23 million investment will breathe new life into this long-vacant but important historic landmark.

Searching for a new home just got bigger and better with TOPTEN!

MILPITAS, Calif., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TOPTEN New Homes announces the largest national home search specifically for new construction. Scratch the case of the Mondays, friend. We come bearing great news! Our engineering and design team spent several late-night weeks creating a new and improved real estate search, TOPTENnewhomes.com.

Margate CRA Approves Development Agreement with New Urban Communities for 36-Acre City Center Project

MARGATE, Fla., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 12, 2016, the Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) approved an agreement with South Florida’s New Urban Communities for development of a 36-acre mixed use town center at State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard. The plan will provide 968 apartment units, 100,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants, an 80+ room hotel, and numerous civic uses–all within walking distance of each other.

Dayton Woman’s Club partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to deliver $1,300 in annual utility savings

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dayton Woman’s Club (DWC), an organization with roots that reach back 100 years into Dayton’s past, is continuing with its efforts to blend the best of the past with the best of the present. It just completed a project to bring its lighting systems up to 21st century technology through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA.

WMH Corporation welcomes Dan Collen, PE, as a Senior Consultant

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WMH Corporation, a specialist in transportation infrastructure design, is pleased to welcome Dan Collen, PE, as a Senior Consultant. Dan brings over 35 years of experience in transportation design and planning to the WMH team. Before joining WMH, Dan spent his career at Santa Clara County Roads and Airport Department.

Griffin Pest Solutions Named A Top 100 Company for 2016

KALAMAZOO, Mich., June 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an industry that is predicted to eclipse $10 billion in service revenue by the year 2020, Griffin Pest Solutions is keeping pace and has once again been named to Pest Control Technology magazine’s Top 100 List.

Largest Simulated Earthquake Testing at UC San Diego

SOUTH GATE, Calif., June 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The University of California San Diego along with their partners including SWS Panel and Truss, the builders of the engineered Mid-Rise Cold-Formed Steel Building Wall Systems, is preparing for the largest simulated earthquake testing on June 15 in San Diego, less than a week after a recorded 5.2 real earthquake took place in San Diego.

Decorative Concrete Driveways Leave a Lasting Impression on Denver’s New Home Owners

DENVER, Colo., June 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concrete Restoration Systems by Malibu Pools is leading a growing trend in the ever competitive Denver Home Market. Homeowners are now refinishing their driveways with decorative concrete rather than replacing them, in order to increase curb appeal, and differentiate their home in the hyper-competitive and dynamic Colorado Real Estate Market.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net $88K savings annually for Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve the district’s energy efficiency performance for an expected guaranteed savings of nearly $88,000 annually.

EPIC adds Nick Tan as Surety Manager in San Ramon

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN RAMON, Calif., May 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Nick Tan has joined the firm as Surety Manager. Tan will be based in EPIC’s San Ramon Construction Services Practice, reporting to Regional Director, Property & Casualty, Brian Quinn.

Paragon Pools of Houston, Texas wins the BBB 2016 Pinnacle Award

HOUSTON, Texas, May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Pools of Texas is the winner of the 2016 BBB Pinnacle award. Over the 9 years in business, Paragon Pools has become one of the elite pool builders in Houston. From humble beginnings, the 3 owners, Leo Kleiweg, David Pavlesic, and Dan Pavlesic, have taken great pride in their quality end product.

Powers of Arkansas Promotes Leadership Team In Little Rock and NW Arkansas

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, the state’s largest commercial HVAC company, announces the promotion of two key leaders at Powers who have contributed leadership and vision to the growth of Powers as the industry leader in commercial HVAC equipment, air distribution, and controls in Arkansas.

Venice Air Conditioning Company Mahle Cool Air and Heating Offers A New Environmentally Safe Duct Cleaning Service

VENICE, Fla., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVAC company Mahle Cool Air and Heating introduces a new and innovative duct cleaning service that removes mold, reduces bacteria, and eliminates odors. Mahle Cool Air and Heating is now offering a fogging service for its customers and residents of Sarasota and Charlotte Counties.

CyberCopy Breaks Ground in U.S. with Fine Art Scanning Back Imaging System

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CyberCopy, Inc. is excited to announce that it is the first, and currently only, company to offer the Rencay SuperFineArt(TM) scanning back imaging system in the U.S. To date, Rencay has been mostly exclusive to Europe and Asia.

Energy Optimizers, USA, named DP&L Channel Partner of the Year

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA, has been selected as a Dayton Power and Light Channel Partner of the Year for 2015. Founded in 2009, Energy Optimizers, USA, specializes in helping schools and government agencies identify, finance and implement energy saving projects.

New hires at Energy Optimizers, USA, will strengthen client focus and company profile

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA, has made several strategic hires that will strengthen the company’s response to its clients and raise its profile in the energy management market.

Project EverGreen’s ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.’ Announces Project Dates for Recreation and Athletic Space Renovations in Greensboro and Durham

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project EverGreen, a national non-profit promoting the value of preserving and revitalizing managed green spaces, is bringing its ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.'(TM) Initiative to parks in Greensboro and Durham, North Carolina.

Liberty Tower energy improvement project expected to save $99K in annual utility costs

DAYTON, Ohio, March 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Liberty Savings Bank, FSB, a family-owned institution located in downtown Dayton, has embarked on an ambitious $870,000 project with Tipp City-based Energy Optimizers, USA, to transform the 85-year-old Liberty Tower high rise into an energy-efficient powerhouse.

City of Terre Haute, Indiana, Resumes Blight Elimination Program

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., March 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Terre Haute, Ind., and its program partner, the Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment, have approved 27 vacant/blighted residential properties for demolition through Round Two of Indiana’s Blight Elimination Program (BEP).

EPIC Launches National Construction Specialty Group with the Addition of Brian McDonnell as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the addition of veteran construction broker Brian McDonnell as a managing principal, and the formation of the EPIC National Construction Specialty Group.

Mr Cabinet Care Opens Doors to Anaheim High School Students

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Students at an Anaheim High School received a hands-on chance to learn the basics of business, community leadership, and the lost art of woodworking with local kitchen-and-bath remodeling company Mr Cabinet Care.

4 Guys And A Roof Selected to Join Premier Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor Program

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toledo-based roofing company, 4 Guys And A Roof announced today they have been hand-selected to join the premier Owens Corning(TM) Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractor Network, based upon its commitment to service, installations, reliability, and unparalleled craftsmanship.

John Cannon Homes Sweeps 2016 Parade of Homes, Wins 16 Awards, 4 Best Overall

SARASOTA, Fla., March 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Cannon Homes was the most recognized home builder in this year’s Parade of Homes, sweeping the competition with sixteen awards including four in the category of ‘Best Overall,’ in a presentation held Thursday by the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association.

Toledo Celebrates Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three Ohio cities – including Toledo ranking fourth – were reported by the Economic Innovation Group as being among the country’s most distressed communities. In an effort to provide a catalyst for change Residential Renovations launched the official ‘Home and Neighborhood Revitalization Day’ at their Toledo, Ohio showroom on Saturday February 27 with an Official Proclamation from Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson.

John Cannon Homes Awarded First Place as Best Residential Builder Again, for 24th Consecutive Year

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Reader’s Choice Awards, an annual event presented by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, was held last Thursday evening. John Cannon Homes once again received the first place award for Best Residential Builder in both Sarasota and Manatee Counties for the 24th consecutive year.

Sharewell HDD Announces New Gemini HDD Product Line

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In collaboration with Smith Bits – A Schlumberger Company, Sharewell HDD Services announces its new Gemini HDD product line of ultra-premium pilot hole bits and hole-opener cutters. Available in both milled tooth and tungsten carbide, these new products are the result of Sharewell HDD’s significant underground experience combined with the advanced technology and bit design expertise of Smith Bits.

EPIC Further Strengthens Northern California Construction Practice with the Addition of Trish Drew

SAN FRANCISCO and CONCORD, Calif., Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Trish Drew has joined the firm’s Northern California Construction Practice.

Meoded Expands Decorative Wall Techniques Classes in 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 40 creative painting artisans attended the New Decorative Wall Techniques for 2016 Class at Meoded Paint and Plaster at the showroom in Hollywood on February 18. Meoded Classes have been expanded this year because of the high demand for unique finishes from interior designers, home and business owners.

Weitz & Luxenberg Secures $5.2 Million Verdict Finding Malice in Asbestos Lawsuit Against Fluor and Subsidiaries

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally known law firm Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. secured a verdict of $5.2 million in damages on behalf of an 82-year-old Orange County, California, man and his wife who sued a Fortune 500 company they charged with contributing to his increased risk of developing mesothelioma, Weitz & Luxenberg announced today.