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Page 5 of Construction and Building News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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 soirĂ©e 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.

David and John Bartley Receive Corporate College Smart 50 Award

CANTON, Ohio, June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Bartley II and John Bartley, principals of Ohio Gratings, Inc. were among those receiving the 2015 Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Award. The awards are presented by Corporate College, a division of Cuyahoga Community College through a partnership with Smart Business Magazine.

EPIC Insurance Continues Adding Key Team Members in Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that claims advocate Dana Ingber and health, safety and environmental consultant Victor Lamb have both joined EPIC’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice – a specialty risk management team serving large, complex construction, energy and distribution companies across the country.

EPIC adds Broker Brian Laney in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Brian Laney has joined the firm as a property and casualty insurance broker/producer and principal.

Local Roofer Ups Business 60 percent with Social Media and Door-to-Door Marketing

SEATTLE, Wash., June 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eco Roof Service expanded its business by 60 percent in just a few months through new marketing channels like social media and door-to-door. Social media marketing had increased its name recognition and attracted new customers, announced Aaron Zarling of the Seattle roofing company.

New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal

MADISON, Wis., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just completed research by Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail Researcher Alex Lantsberg reveals that Wisconsin’s proposed prevailing wage repeal (AB 32) will cost the state nearly 9,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in economic output, $77 million in tax revenue, and will export an estimated $500 million in construction investments out of state.

RB Jergens Miyelo Sponsorship Paves the Way for Music Festival

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trebius Promotions is proud to announce that RB Jergens has joined Miyelo Music Festival’s sponsors, adding generous support to the event’s fundraising efforts, which benefit local charities, including Pink Ribbon Girls. Pink Ribbon Girls meets the practical needs of families affected by breast cancer.

Gordon Brush Plans Massive Expansion for Third Quarter 2015

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gordon Brush Company, which boasts one of the world’s largest selection of industrial brushes, has acquired a new building and will move its factory and offices from its current 51,000 square foot facility at 6247 Randolph Street in Commerce, CA, to a 182,000 square foot building in the City of Industry, CA, located at 3737 Capitol Avenue.

Lumber Liquidators’ Laminate Flooring Installers Urged to Contact Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring has dangerously high levels of formaldehyde, a toxin so harmful that Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C. filed a class action lawsuit in March against the company on behalf of consumers who installed this highly toxic flooring in their homes.

DECRA Shingle XD Next Addition to Residential Renovations Metal Roof Line-Up

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Residential Renovations, leading exterior remodeler and certified metal roofer in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, is pleased to announce DECRA’s Shake XD, a stone coated steel roofing panel, will be the next metal roof showcased in their energy efficient roof line-up.

Energy Optimizers, USA, vice president to participate in advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month, Tipp City-based Energy Optimizers, USA, will have a voice in Washington, D.C., to promote the economic benefits of clean energy and other environmentally sustainable government policies.

Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization for the 7th Straight Year

BALLINGER, Texas, April 28, 2015 (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 Hand.’ One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by May 19, 2015.

American Roofing and Building Supply Sustains Wind and Hail Damage

METAIRIE, La., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Monday brought some reports of more hail near the Louie Armstrong International Airport and the reports of hail and high winds reaching 111 MPH extended from the airport to the causeway bridge, just east of the city limits,’ says Michael Sims Sr., of American Roofing and Building Supply.

One-Inch Hail Hammers Homes on Mississippi Gulf Coast

BILOXI, Miss., April 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 15, near golf-ball-sized hail was reported from Slidell, La. to Biloxi, Mississippi. David Wallen, Branch Manager for Murphy’s Roofing Supply in Biloxi, said, ‘The hail that hammered the area north of I-10 from Slidell to Ocean Springs is something that is becoming a far too common occurrence in spring and early summer storms.’

1-2 Inch Hail Hammers Homes in Southeast Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, La., April 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On a day already associated with bad imagery, April 15 – golf ball sized hail was reported near New Orleans, La. Melissa Henriquez, exterior design specialist with American Roofing and Building Supply in Metairie, La., said, ‘The golf ball sized hail that hammered the area in Garyville, LaPlace and larger hail that battered Kenner, Metairie and New Orleans is something that is becoming a far too common occurrence in spring and early summer storms.’

Emilio Francisco, CEO of PDC, Announces Assisted Living and Memory Care Residence Project in Titusville, Florida

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the development of SummerPlace at Correll Palms, an assisted living and memory care facility to be located in Titusville, Fla., across the Indian River from the Kennedy Space Center.

John Cannon Homes, ‘Best Builder’ in Sarasota-Manatee County ‘Reader’s Choice’ award, for 23rd consecutive time

SARASOTA, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When John Cannon first started building luxury homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, gasoline was 89 cents a gallon, disposable contact lenses had just come onto the market and the ‘Simpsons’ made their television debut. A lot has changed since 1987. But one constant is John Cannon Homes as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s Reader’s Choice poll for ‘Best Builder.’

Seattle Roofer Launches New Website, Enhanced Services

SEATTLE, Wash., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eco Roof Service, a locally owned business that features environmentally friendly materials and practices, launched a new, expanded website this week at www.ecoroofservice.com.