Construction and Building News - Page 14

Page 14 of Construction and Building News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Natural Salt Crystal Lamps Gain in Popularity with Holistic Crowd

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Himalayan Salt Shop announced today that 2007 fourth quarter sales of its Himalayan Salt Crystal Lamps have doubled from the previous year. Coverage of these lamps in the November 2007 issue of Woman’s World magazine and the December 2007 issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine helped fuel the increase in revenue.

National Signing Day Alert – Southern Bleacher Lands Top Talent Pat Summerall

GRAHAM, Texas, April 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For years, Pat Summerall has provided analysis and color commentary for the premier talent from around the nation. Whether broadcasting 16 Super Bowls or providing in-depth analysis of top high school talent via his nationally syndicated Sports Stars of Tomorrow and Future Phenoms, Pat Summerall knows talent when he sees it.

Dallas-Based Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc. Wins National Award for Work on New Nationals Ballpark in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been a very, very good spring for John Bosworth and Bosworth Steel Erectors, Inc., the steel erection company he heads. Innovators in steel construction and modification, Bosworth Steel Erectors just won class III project of the year honors at the recent SEAA Convention (Steel Erectors Association of America) for steel erection on the new Nationals Ballpark in Washington, D.C.

How to Select the Best Resin Chair

PORTERSVILLE, Pa., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adams Manufacturing has discovered that many consumers want to know more about which resin chair is best for them. Basically, all stacking resin chairs come in three sizes. The smallest are called low-backs. They’re the most economical. They’re usually about 31 inches high at the back, and they weigh about five pounds.

Media Advisory: NewsChannel 5 and ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Wants Cleveland!

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NewsChannel 5 and ABC need your help! Do you know someone whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover? If so, the producers of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you. Host Ty Pennington and his crew have been all across the map and are ready to drive that bus into a northeast Ohio neighborhood. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5 each Sunday at 8PM.

Tests Show NevaSlip(TM) Anti-Slip Floor Treatment is Safe for Environment, Perfect for ‘Green Building’

LYNN, Mass., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Independent laboratory testing of the formula that NevaSlip(TM) anti-slip floor service uses to make architectural stone and tile floors slip resistant shows it to be 100-percent environmentally safe, even as it gives those floors a Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF) rating that meets or exceeds current federal ADA regulations.

Pareto Building Improvement Publishes Guidebook to Help Building Professionals Achieve Highest Level of Success in an Increasingly Challenging Market

CHICAGO, Ill., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pareto Building Improvement announces a new guidebook on commercial building development and construction that assists working professionals to manage in an increasingly challenging market – ‘Choosing Project Success: A Guide for Building Professionals’ (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-0-0).

Whisper Mountain Property Chosen for Southern Living Magazine’s Eco-Friendly 2008 Green Idea House

MARSHALL, N.C., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville in the heart of western North Carolina, is a community where conservation and preservation meet. That’s why Southern Living has chosen this community as the location for their first 2008 green Idea House.

Photographic Fine Art Lamps Feature New Environmentally Responsible LED Lighting

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holland Scott Gallery today announces the debut of the Environmentally Responsible Green Energy Fine Art Lamps. These lamps combine energy-efficiency technology with fine-art design.

Martha Rose Construction, Inc. Joins U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Bodman to Launch Builders’ Challenge in Orlando, Fla.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Martha Rose Construction, Inc., joined today with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman to announce a new national energy-saving initiative – the U.S. Department of Energy’s Builders Challenge. Martha Rose was at the Builders Challenge kick-off event held at the International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.

For Second Year in a Row, Kitchen Design Firm Arclinea Boston Named #1 by Local Citysearch Users

BOSTON, Mass. – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston, the area’s premier contemporary custom kitchen design firm, has been voted best in the ‘Home Decor’ category by visitors to Citysearch.com’s Boston website for the second year in a row. Arclinea Boston is the flagship U.S. showroom for the Italian manufacturer of exceptionally functional contemporary kitchens.

When Remodeling Denver Homeowners Say ‘I’ll Do It Myself’

DENVER, Colo. – Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver area homeowners break with the pack when it comes to remodeling, according to the Remodeling Sentiment Report, a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners sponsored by Frontrangeremodeling. The most recent survey reveals that remodeling plans are of a similar scope and cost as in previous years, but now homeowners are taking additional steps to reduce costs.

Bathroom by Charlie Allen Restorations Named Best of 2007 by Boston Globe Magazine

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A master bathroom designed and built by Charlie Allen Restorations for an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge has been named ‘Bathroom of the Year’ in Boston Globe Magazine’s ‘Dream Home 2007’ competition. The new bathroom was praised for its imaginative use of space and light, and a classically styled yet high tech design.

Smart Components(TM) from Style Crest(R) Offer Advanced Technology and Superior Efficiency in Manufactured Housing Heating and Air Conditioning

FREMONT, Ohio – Nov. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Style Crest, Inc. has combined state-of-the-art technology and superior product engineering to produce the industry benchmark in manufactured home HVAC equipment. In addition to an extensive range of HVAC products, the Smart Components line includes 13 SEER air conditioning condensers with Micro Channel technology.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services for The City of Philadelphia Municipal Buildings

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Philadelphia awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a four-year contract for facilities operations, maintenance and support services at three of The City’s largest municipal buildings (TRIPLEX) located in Center City, Philadelphia.

Charlie Allen Restorations Wins Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award

BOSTON, Mass. – Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charlie Allen Restorations has been recognized with the Contractor of the Year (CotY) Gold Award for Residential Interiors for its meticulous renovation of an 1853 Greek Revival home in Cambridge, MA. The Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (EM-NARI) presented the award on Wednesday, November 7.

Colorado State University – Pueblo Contracts with Southern Bleacher to Jump-start Tradition with New Stadium

PUEBLO, Colo. – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 6, 2008, The Thunderwolves of Colorado State University – Pueblo will be doing something they haven’t done in 24 years – cheer on their football team. And, to mark the event, the Thunderwolves will be doing so in their newly constructed football stadium. Yes, strike up the band and bring on the cheerleaders, Southern Bleacher is going to deliver on a long-held dream by delivering a state-of-the art football stadium.

Falling Home Prices Cause Homeowners to Focus on Cost Savings When Remodeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While interest in remodeling remains high, the most recent survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners by remodelestimates.com reveals that cost savings is now a key consideration as U.S. home prices continue to decline. The ‘Fall 2007 Remodelestimates.com Remodeling Sentiment Report,’ a semi-annual survey of 5,000 U.S. homeowners, shows a continuing trend among homeowners toward minimizing remodeling costs.

Arclinea Boston Wins Two Gold Awards at 2007 Prism Awards

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston is the winner of two 2007 PRISM Gold Awards, for Best Remodeling of a Kitchen Over $100,000 and Best Remodeling of a Kitchen $50,000 – $100,000. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston (BAGB) on Wednesday, October 24 at the Park Plaza Hotel, the PRISM Awards honor exceptional building, design, sales, and marketing.

MODA CUCINA to Continue Manufacturing Luxury Kitchens in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. – Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moda Cucina will continue to manufacture its nationally recognized luxury kitchens and custom furniture designs in its Hyde Park’s Westinghouse Plaza facility for another eight years. Moda Cucina designs, manufactures, and installs custom kitchens and woodwork for luxury residential clients.

CADFORCE, Inc. Bolsters BIM and Green Capabilities With Hiring of International AEC Technology Expert

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced the hiring of David Gerber, Ph.D., as Vice President of Innovation. Dr. Gerber is a specialist in architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) technology.

Nearly 3,000 in Attendance as the Black Knights of Towanda Baptize Their New Stadium and Multipurpose Complex Constructed by Southern Bleacher

TOWANDA, Pa. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What better way to kick off a football season than to do so in winning fashion in front of nearly 3,000 spectators all seated in a newly constructed stadium and multipurpose complex? The Black Knights of Towanda, Pa. certainly can’t think of a better way! And the Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, was pleased to partner with the dedicated architectural firm Highland Associates.

University of Sioux Falls Selects Southern Bleacher and Millers Sellers Heroux to Give Them First Home Field Advantage

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with architectural firm Miller Sellers Heroux, Southern Bleacher recently completed its portion of the impressive Sanford Health Sports Complex that includes the 2006 NAIA National Champion Cougar’s football complex.

Advantage Trim and Lumber Company Announces the Release of Tigerwood Decking

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advantage Trim & Lumber today announced the release of Tigerwood Decking to finally give homeowners a low maintenance and long life deck material at a cheaper price than other hardwoods like Ipe. Tigerwood Decking gives homeowners an exotic hardwood deck that will last 25 years or longer.

Guardian Construction Chooses Vericom for Mobile Resource Management

COLUMBIA, Md. – Aug. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vericom Technologies(R), Inc., a nationwide provider of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solutions to service organizations, announced today that Guardian Companies, Inc., a contracting company specializing in utility, site development and heavy highway construction, has selected Vericom as its official MRM solutions provider.

Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc. Gives Contractors Ability to Outsource Estimating Services

CLEVELAND, Ohio – July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc., the newest member of the Enlightenment family of businesses, announces a new company that provides a plumbing outsource estimating service to contractors. Plumbing Enlightenment, Inc. understands the challenge and cost involved in finding a skilled individual to fill the position of a full-time estimator.

Southern Staircase acquires Stair Parts, Incorporated

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – June 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southern Staircase, a leading manufacturer of pre-assembled staircase systems, recently announced the purchase of Stair Parts, Incorporated, or SPI, of Adairsville, Ga. SPI manufactures wooden staircase components such as newels, balusters and stair treads. The sale was announced on May 10th.

Arclinea Boston Kitchens Featured on Three National Magazine Covers

BOSTON, Mass. – June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A kitchen designed by Arclinea Boston has been named winner of Boston Magazine’s Home & Garden 2007 Dream Kitchen Awards in the contemporary category. The Cambridge space was recognized for offering all of the accouterments of the professional kitchen as well as a smart and flexible modern design seamlessly integrated into a traditional, historic home.

Florida International University Selects Southern Bleacher and Odebrecht to Build Their Dream Stadium

MIAMI, Fla. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with lead contractor Odebrecht of Coral Gables, Florida, Southern Bleacher will provide seating for Florida International University’s vast stadium expansion. ‘This will be the crown jewel of FIU’s athletic department,’ Athletic Director Pete Garcia said. ‘The stadium will be the vehicle that will take the athletic department to the next level.’

MosaicTileSupplies.com Introduces New Virtual Mosaic Designer that Customizes Client Color

HOUSTON, Texas – Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mosaic Tile Supplies, LLC, a Texas-based producer and importer of high-quality mosaic tile, announces the addition of a new design tool – ‘The Maximizer’ – an online, Flash-based application that offers customers the ability to create custom mosaic tile blends for interior design and new building projects.

Largest Glass Tile Mural in America Wins Spectrum’s First Prize at the Chicago Coverings Tile and Stone Exposition

DENVER, Colo. – Apr. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spectrum Awards acknowledge and reward the most creative and amazing uses of ceramic tile in residential and commercial projects; this year, Keith DeWald, founder of Becoming Tile, LLC, takes first place for the exterior mosaic mural on the Hong-Kong based, Wing Lung Bank, in the busy financial section of Alhambra, CA.

Despite New Construction Woes Altamont Homes Continues to Grow and Diversify

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There has been much recent press about the decline in new homes sales for the first part of 2007, but Altamont Homes, Inc., a licensed general contractor, has not been negatively affected; the company has recently expanded to seven western states – California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Arizona.

New Aspirating Smoke Detection Technology in USA is in a ‘Class’ by Itself

PORTLAND, Ore. – Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AirSense Technology, leading manufacturer of aspirating smoke detection systems, introduces to the North American market patented artificial intelligence (AI) technology for Aspirating Smoke Detectors. The unique technology employed in the AirSense Stratos Series Aspirating Smoke Detection System uses relative sensitivity to establish appropriate alarm thresholds.

Arclinea Boston Voted Best in Boston by Local Citysearch.com Users – Receives Perfect Rating of 10.0

BOSTON, Mass. – Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston, the first flagship showroom in the U.S. for the Italian contemporary kitchen manufacturer Arclinea, has been ranked #1 by visitors to the Citysearch.com Boston website, receiving a 10.0 rating from voters.

The Elysee Collection says ‘Buon giorno’ with Collezione Contessa

(c) Send2PressCHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Known for its exquisite French antique reproductions, The Elysee Collection is saying ‘Buon giorno’ with its latest offering, Collezione Contessa, a group of about 20 pieces inspired by traditional Italian living and the rustic beauty of the Tuscan countryside.

Local Vermont Shed Company to Offer Dealer Wholesale Program

JAMAICA, Vt., Feb. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced today that it will be offering its wooden post and beam shed kits to retailers nationwide as part of a new wholesale program. The program is designed to make their New England style buildings more readily available to consumers outside the northeast.

CA Boom 4’s Prefab Zone to Bring Modernist Prefab Manufacturers and Would-Be Buyers Under One Roof

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For decades, prefab homes were supposed to be the next big thing – never mind that they were found primarily on the pages of design magazines or in architects’ sketchbooks. What a difference a year makes. ‘Modernist Prefab’ is no longer a concept but is now a reality.

CA Boom 4: The West Coast Independent Design Show Moves to Larger Site in March 2007

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the past three years, the annual CA Boom Design Show has been a must-attend event for both the design trade and savvy consumers of good design. This year, CA Boom 4 will showcase an impressive line-up of fine furniture designers, architects and furniture manufacturers, many of whom will be bringing products that are World, North American or West Coast debuts.

The Storage and Organization Industry Organizes Itself with New Association

WHEATON, Ill. – Jan. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The residential and commercial storage and organization industry has a new advocate. The Association of Closet and Storage Professionals is the new voice of this booming segment of the cabinet trades. Supported nationally, the ACSP is dedicated to creating industry standards, certification, and building consumer awareness of the professional standards of the field.

Southern Bleacher Wins Renovation Contract for Historic Cotton Bowl

DALLAS, Texas – Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is excited to announce that they recently won the Request for Proposals from Heery International, Inc. to be a subcontractor in the undertaking of the renovation of the historic 75-year old Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park in Dallas.