Construction and Building News - Page 16

Page 16 of Construction and Building News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Buildings Stand Up to Multiple Hurricanes – Valuables Stored in Metal Buildings Weather the Storms

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catastrophic hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Cindy, and Dennis left a trail of destruction throughout the southeastern United States, damaging thousands of traditional building types. U.S. Buildings received overwhelmingly positive feedback from building customers as well as countless referrals from customers whose arch type steel buildings stood up to the storms, according to Marketing Director, Steve Tosch.

Borrego Solar Systems Completes Solar Solution for CityMark Development’s Egyptian Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Borrego Solar Systems, Inc., an industry leader in the design and installation of commercial, residential and public sector turnkey, grid-connected solar electric systems, today announced that they have completed the design and installation of a solar electric system for CityMark Development’s new and innovative housing development The Egyptian, located in the Hillcrest area of San Diego, California.

New Floors That Creak and Look Like Those From an Old Southern Mansion for ‘The Sanctuary’ at Kiawah Island, S.C.

VENTURA, Calif. and KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patina Old World Floors was instructed by their client to create floors to look like they came from an old Southern mansion and creak like such old floors should. By using old world hand finishing methods coupled with modern technology, they did exactly that for the new 5 star luxury resort, ‘The Sanctuary’ at Kiawah Island, S.C. that opened in the second half of 2004.

Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show

ATLANTA, GA – July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2005 Southern Gourmet, Kitchen & Bath Show (SGKB) will heat things up in Atlanta! SGKB showcases the latest products and cutting-edge design ideas of the kitchen and bath in the South. This can’t-miss event features an impressive array of product displays and demonstrations, development courses, stage presentations and the opportunity to learn more than ever.

Arclinea Boston Kitchens Installed in Much Anticipated New Residential Developments

BOSTON, Mass. – June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com), the first flagship showroom in the United States for kitchens designed and coordinated by the acclaimed Italian architect Antonio Citterio, will provide custom designer kitchens for three upcoming condominium developments throughout Boston, including Yoo D4 by Starck in the South End, 360 Newbury in the Back Bay, and First+First in South Boston.

Sharrow Group Helps Homebuilders Optimize Mortgage Programs

ROCHESTER, NY – June 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the addition of Jim Graf as VP and Partner, the Sharrow Group (www.sharrowgroup.com) is expanding its homebuilder services to include all aspects of profitable in-house mortgage programs. According to Graf, ‘A well-designed mortgage program can reduce construction cycles by up to four weeks and give builders more control over closing dates, carrying costs and customer satisfaction. That’s in addition to increasing total profits by at least one percent per home.’

Research Reveals Builders Don’t Listen – Help is on the Way!

DELAVAN, WI – June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stebnitz Builders, a family-owned design-build home remodeling company, announced today that it has implemented a methodology called ‘Procedural Listening,’ which is a proprietary discipline that ensures all client communication is documented and passed throughout the entire organization.

Newforma, Inc. Announces Interoperability Consultant Certification Program for AECO Industry

MANCHESTER, NH – May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In its ongoing customer-centric process, Newforma, Inc., a newly established software development company serving the architectural, engineering, construction, and owner/operator (AECO) industry, announced today the Newforma Interoperability Consultant(SM) (NIC) Program. The NIC Program certifies industry consultants to provide Newforma software deployment, training and consulting services, ensuring smooth, high-quality technical implementation and faster time-to-benefits for Newforma customers. It is a vital step in fulfilling Newforma’s mission to facilitate the seamless flow of information between every AECO role across both project and business processes.

Innovative Modular Solutions Once Again Captures First Place Award From International Modular Building Institute

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovative Modular Solutions (www.innovativemodular.com), a leading provider of high quality modular buildings, will announce at its Spring Training Meeting that it once again received the highest award at the Modular Building Institute’s Award Banquet in Las Vegas last month. IMS has received a first place in each year that it provided an entry 2000, 2002 and 2004.

Arclinea Boston Wins ‘Best In Show’ at Luxury Living Awards

BOSTON, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arclinea Boston and Feinmann, Inc. were presented with the ‘Best in Show’ award at the first annual Luxury Living Awards in Boston on April 6, for their design of a spectacular kitchen in Arlington, Massachusetts, referred to as the ‘Arlington Chef’s Dream Kitchen.’

Arclinea Boston Named ‘Best of the New’ by Boston Globe Magazine

BOSTON, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a special issue of The Boston Globe Magazine, celebrating ‘all that is great and new in our city and our suburbs,’ Arclinea Boston (www.arclineaboston.com) has been named ‘Best of the New.’

Bert L. Howe & Associates, Inc. Expands Eastern Regional Operations

AKRON, OH — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bert L. Howe & Associates, Inc. (www.berthowe.com) a full-service construction-litigation support firm, specializing in construction defect claims, general construction investigation, and dispute resolution, has expanded its eastern regional operations, adding increased client services, educational seminars, as well as two new southeastern offices.

Sharrow Group Helps Home Builders Assess the Cost of Turnover

ROCHESTER, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ – Sharrow Group, a national executive search and consulting firm serving the home building industry, announces an innovative, online Turnover Cost Calculator to help builders understand the true impact of turnover on their bottom line. With home building turnover averaging 20 to 25% annually, successful companies know the competitive advantage of reducing its cost.