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Author of Thriller ‘The Gaspar Triangle’ Designs New Iconic Structure for Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla., April. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During his research for the Tampa Bay based thriller novel, “The Gaspar Triangle,” author T. Michael Cross came across many historical sites in and around West Florida but came away feeling something was missing. In response, Mr. Cross has designed what he calls “The Tampa Tower.”

Powers of Arkansas Receives Siemens National IFO of the Year Award

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, the state’s largest commercial HVAC company based in North Little Rock, Arkansas, announces that the company has received the Siemens Building Technologies 2018 Field Office (IFO) of the year award. This award is a highly competitive national award presented to a Siemens partner annually.

Lake Home and Cabin Buyers: What to Look For at The Water’s Edge

LONG LAKE, Minn., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether you call it a lake home, cabin, cottage or camp, buyers are naturally drawn to the water’s edge when looking at lakeshore properties. The wide variety of shoreline conditions gives buyers a lot to consider before they write a purchase agreement, says John Gehring, owner of Solo Dock, a tip-in dock manufacturer in Long Lake, Minnesota.

Oak Hills Local Schools Expects to Save More Than $32,000 Annually Through Lighting Upgrade with Energy Optimizers, USA

DAYTON, Ohio, April 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oak Hills Local School District, in partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, will upgrade all interior lighting to LED systems for an expected savings of more than $32,000 annually.

Mayor Joe Hogsett Joins Indiana Contractors and Lawmakers to Stand Up to Tax Fraud at The Indiana Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 Indiana lawmakers, contractors and construction workers will gather at the Indiana Statehouse on Monday, April 15, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the north atrium to shine a spotlight on the alleged corrupt practices of illegitimate contractors who steal billions of dollars from our communities – money that should be spent on education, public safety and infrastructure, the Indiana Kentucky Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters announced today.

Matrix Systems Presents Commercial Air Filtration System Services Tip Sheet

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Installing a commercial air filtration system is not a magical solution for air pollution control, says Matrix Systems. These complex systems require several services in order to make sure that the system functions as designed.

Ongoing Development of Country’s Largest Butterfly Sanctuary and Innovative Entertainment Venue Stonewalled by City of Buena Park

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP (GRBB) today announced that the City of Buena Park, Calif. filed a lawsuit designed to halt its client, Butterfly Pavillion LLC, from completing a one-of-a-kind, world-class entertainment center for the city. Dubbed the “Butterfly Palladium,” the project was to be the newest and highly sought after tourist attraction in Buena Park’s plans to overhaul its aging entertainment corridor, which includes and surrounds Knott’s Berry Farm.

Free Land Incentives Hope to Spur on Spring New Home Construction

OSCEOLA, Iowa, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring is finally here and with it comes the start of the building season. As part of an ongoing housing development initiative, Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has been working with the city of Osceola to offer home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects.

Hot New Modern Rug Gallery in Berkeley Celebrates Grand Opening Party April 11

BERKELEY, Calif., March 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ruby Rugs, a new art gallery style rug store, is pleased to announce its official grand opening party on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The showroom is located at 1882 Solano Avenue in Berkeley.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Chooses Pittsburgh Area to Build State-of-the-Art Service Dog Campus

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the course of its 9 years, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs (GAMSD) has grown into one of the largest service dog organizations in the nation. We raise, train, advocate for, and donate these incredible medical service dogs, specifically trained to perform tasks for disabled veterans, first-responders and civilians.

PowerGuard Launches Ground-breaking Residential Solar Protection Program for Dealers and Installers

SAN FRANCISCO and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services – a renewable energy program manager based in the United States – announced today the availability of a unique, first of its kind, insured full-system warranty for residential solar installations, including solar panels, wiring/leads and inverters.

Jamaica Cottage Shop Appears on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. provides business to consumer wood manufacturing, Internet marketing and online retail. It’s also one of the fastest growing businesses according to Inc. 5000. Founded in 1995 by Domenic Mangano, Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. is a privately-held company.

Lift and Care Systems Works with Homes for Our Troops to Install SureHands Body Support Systems in New Homes

LAKEVILLE, Mass., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is proud to have a working relationship with, Homes for Our Troops, a non-profit organization that has a mission to build and donate specially adapted custom homes for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.

With the Parkland Anniversary Upon Us, South Florida Based Security Company Pledges to Donate Safe Rooms to Schools

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Florida based security company, FBS – Fortified and Ballistic Security, announces plan to protect schools in honor of the one year anniversary of the Parkland shooting. For years, FBS has been perfecting their safe environments, or The Sanctuary(TM), for luxury homes, and the time has come to give back.

Baltimore-Based Home Staging Firm Beautifying Home Interiors through E-Design

HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Care9 Redesign Home Staging, a Havre de Grace, Maryland based professional home staging and interior redesign firm, has taken their design services digital. Their e-design services now allow clients from anywhere in the world to get expert advice on staging and redesigning their home’s interior while still enjoying the satisfaction of do-it-yourself project completion.

Amish Builder Makes Big Splash and Wins Award at Atlantic City Pool and Spa Show

NEW HOLLAND, Pa., Feb. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Homestead Structures, LLC took home the Best Booth award in their size class at the 2019 Pool & Spa Show with their full-size Siesta Poolside Bar & Pergola display. The show, hosted in Atlantic City from Jan. 29-31, is put on by the Northeast Spa & Pool Association and attended by thousands of pool & spa industry professionals.

Legacy Global Development Announces Phase 2 Expansion of Orchid Bay, Belize Beachfront Condos

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of its Phase 2 expansion for its Orchid Bay, Belize property. Phase 2 will include the construction of Tower-C, which will feature six ultra-luxurious Beachfront Condominiums. Architecture is being done by Zurcher Arquitectos, with interior design being handled by its sister company, Zurcher Interiors.

Capital Industries Shares Tips to Know When to Repair Industrial Concrete Flooring

MATTITUCK, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Industries, Inc. shares tips for industrial, commercial businesses to know when to repair concrete flooring. Concrete floors and related structures are the basic elements of any building, which is why they need to be checked regularly and properly maintained. The absence of preventive maintenance can lead to expensive repairs, accidents and even lawsuits.

Capitol Fence Introduces Online and Mobile Payment Options

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Austin fence contractor, Capitol Fence & Deck, is proud to introduce a new option that accepts mobile and online payments while in the field. Capitol Fence unveiled secure payment gateways, enabling quick and easy ways to complete down payments after a quote is provided. This allows Capitol Fence to ensure more efficient and secure payment options that help us get projects started faster.

Moduline Cabinets Shares 3 Tips to Garage Storage and Organization for the New Year

BROCKTON, Mass., Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moduline Cabinets shares tips for assessing storage space and increasing its efficiency in the new year. Our military-grade aluminum cabinets fit any garage and workshop to maximize organization. Our high-quality aluminum cabinet systems are used by garage enthusiasts and professionals for over twenty-five years.

Epcon Delivers World-Class Thermal Deoilers Based on Patented Process Heating Systems

CONROE, Texas, Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epcon Industrial Systems, LP has delivered several custom thermal deoiler systems based on their patented process heating systems for several different industries. One of the thermal deoilers was delivered to a company providing stamping oil cleaning services for HVAC furnace and A/C coil and automotive heater core industries.

EPIC’s Jim Williford and Wilson Long to Present on Insurance Coverage Gaps at 2019 International Roofing Expo

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Director of Construction Risk Services Jim Williford and Principal Wilson Long will present at International Roofing Expo on Monday, Feb. 11 at 7:45 a.m. at Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.

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.