Construction and Building News - Page 11

Page 11 of Construction and Building News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Innovative Solution for Aging Population Earns Milgard Top Honors from Building Industry Association of Southern California

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Property in Costa Rican Paradise Starting at $70K – La Montana at Coco Bay

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.

Is This an April Fool’s Joke – Or Not? Only Doctor Flue of Tecumseh, Michigan Knows!

TECUMSEH, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Through the years, April 1st has been a day of good humor, fun antics, and other practical jokes on friends, family members, and co-workers, says Doctor Flue. Businesses and media have played the game also, sometimes resulting in lasting memories of fun and silliness that are recalled months and years later.

Premier Real Estate at Meadow Park in Buda – Buffington Homes Helps New Home Buyers Find Their New Home in Austin Texas

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

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

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

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

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.

Powers of Arkansas Wins Business of the Year Award

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Powers of Arkansas, a Building, HVAC and Controls company based in North Little Rock, AR won the Business of the Year award for 2010 presented by Arkansas Business in Category III (76-300 employees). Other nominees in this category were Apex Communications, Garver, LLC, Rockfish Interactive and TME, Inc.

Team TSI, LLC, National Installation Contractor, Announces the TSI Formenator: the First Android Application Created for the Mobile Installation Industry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.