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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.

Powers of Arkansas Promotes Leadership Team

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, the state’s largest commercial HVAC company, announces the promotion of three 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.

First of Its Kind National Study Examines Economic, Social, and Fiscal Impacts of State Prevailing Wage Laws

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As policy debates rage in states from Michigan and New Hampshire to New Mexico and West Virginia, researchers from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University-Pueblo, and Smart Cities Prevail have just completed the first ever national study on the economic, social, and project cost impacts of state prevailing wage laws.

Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Cabinet Care of Anaheim has won ‘Best Of Houzz’ in Customer Service by Houzz(R), the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 29-year-old kitchen remodeling company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

Integrated Comfort Expands Operations and Develops Enhanced Monitoring and Controls Internet Dashboard

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrated Comfort, Inc. (ICI) has expanded. In June 2015, ICI moved from Vacaville, Calif. to a larger office and production facility in West Sacramento, Calif. ICI also opened a facility in Phoenix, Arizona to provide manufacturing and logistical support in one of our higher concentration areas for DualCool installations.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Risk Consultant Ken Glanton

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Ken Glanton has joined the firm’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice as a Risk Consultant. Glanton joins a rapidly growing team of risk management and insurance professionals serving larger, complex construction and energy companies across the country.

Study Highlights New Competition in Wear Coatings

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thintri, Inc. has announced a new market study that projects significant opportunities for new technologies in wear coatings. The report, ‘Wear Coatings: Hard Chrome and Its Alternatives, 2016,’ highlights the movement from traditional hard chrome and even common chrome replacements like thermal spray to an array of new technologies that care poised to capture significant markets in wear coating applications.

Venice HVAC Company Mahle Cool Air Sponsors Sarasota Chalk Fest Artist Craig Thomas

VENICE, Fla., Nov. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating returned as a sponsor for the Sarasota Chalk festival. The week-long event featured artists from the across the country as well as artists from outside the United States creating large murals in colorful chalk on the streets and sidewalks of Venice island.

MLSListings Inc and New Homes Navigator Offer New Tool to Expand Home Search in Tight Market

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MLSListings today became the first multiple listing service in California to offer New Homes Navigator – a first of its kind service that connects real estate professionals with new construction inventory for their clients’ home search.

Stephanie Wiltz Design and Decor Reveals Exquisite Showroom in Southern Calif., Grand Launch November 28, 2015

ONTARIO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It will be a festive time Black Friday Weekend! While shoppers shop, those seeking eloquent items for that perfect Christmas party or shimmering adornment for that New Year’s Eve 2016 special toast, will partake in the grand launch of Stephanie Wiltz Design and Decor Grand Showroom Launch.

EPIC adds Southeast Region Risk Control Consultant Charles ‘Chuck’ Simpson, CSP

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Charles ‘Chuck’ Simpson, CSP has joined EPIC’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice as a Senior Risk Control Consultant. This specialty practice group serves large, complex construction, energy and distribution companies across the country.

John Cannon Homes, Selected as Exclusive Builder in Bay Estates Preserve at MiraBay, Wows with Luxury $2MM Grand Estate ‘The Mindera’

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the opening of ‘The Mindera,’ a $2,299,990 luxury estate, custom-design homebuilder John Cannon marks his return to Newland Communities in Apollo Beach, Fla., as the exclusive builder in the Bay Estates Preserve at MiraBay, a neighborhood of estate-size waterfront and preserve home sites.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net nearly $73,000 savings annually for Ottawa-Glandorf Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ottawa-Glandorf Local Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve the district’s energy efficiency performance for an expected savings of nearly $73,000 annually.

EPIC Insurance Brokers Enters into Strategic Transaction with Alliant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has announced a mutually beneficial transaction of certain books of business to Alliant Insurance Services, including the customers of David Alvarado and a group of employees who came to EPIC in 2009 through the acquisition of VRT Insurance Services.

Inspect Your Roof, Before the Rains Come Advises Eco Roof Service Head Zarling

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Late summer/early fall is the perfect time to check your roof for damaged shingles or possible areas of leakage,’ said Aaron Zarling, manager of the King County-based Eco Roof Service. ‘A roof check (and potential repair or replacement) is especially important to do now, before the big rains set in. Even small leaks can lead to big damage – mold and rot – if they are not fixed in time,’ he noted.

Venice FL Air Conditioning Company Mahle Cool Air Earns Top Award From Carrier Enterprise

VENICE, Fla., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating of Venice, a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer, received Carrier Enterprise’s 2014 Enterprise Award for Business Plan Achievement.

What’s in a Name? Visit Blend Indoor Outdoor in Avondale to Find Out

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blend – a lifestyle retailer showcasing artfully curated furniture and decor – brings a much needed breath of fresh, open air to the home furnishings market in the Jacksonville area. The newly hatched shop is opening its Parisian blue doors for a grand opening soirée this month and the community is invited to attend.

Kurt Emans joins Energy Optimizers, USA, as senior project manager

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kurt Emans has joined Energy Optimizers, USA, as a senior project manager, effective Sept. 1, 2015. In this role, he will take the lead in implementing projects in the field, including developing full-scale project plans; defining project scope, goals and deliverables; and ensuring projects meet overall client expectations.

Eco-Friendly Sprinkler Systems Save Water and Avoid Drought Violations

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sprinkler Repair Guy keeps customers green by being green. How? They set customers up with automated sprinkler systems that are 100 percent water efficient and ensure that residential and commercial customers are not in violation of California drought violations.

Washington Court House City Schools expects to save at least $81,500 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Court House City Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch an energy conservation project that will improve energy efficiency at all six of the district’s buildings, generating an expected $81,500 in annual savings.

Kettering City Schools achieves 15 percent higher savings than anticipated on energy management project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just one year after Kettering City Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a project to improve energy efficiency across the district, the savings are coming in 15 percent higher than expected.

John Cannon Homes sells ‘The Avianna’ at The Concession for $2.3 million

SARASOTA, Fla., July 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Avianna, a luxury model home built by John Cannon Homes at The Concession Golf Club and Residences, has sold for $2.3 million. The 4,954-square-foot estate opened as a model in November 2014.

Solar array project at Adams County Ohio Valley Schools nearing completion

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In just a few weeks, Adams County Ohio Valley School District will harvest much of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA.

New Study: Michigan Prevailing Wage Repeal Will Kill Jobs and Hamper Economy

LANSING, Mich., June 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just completed research by the Midwest Economic Policy Institute, Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail – a leading construction industry research organization – has revealed that Michigan’s proposed prevailing wage repeal would eliminate more than 11,000 jobs, $1.7 billion in economic output, $28 million in local and state tax revenue, and will export nearly $700 million in construction investments out of state every year.