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Page 6 of Construction and Building News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Oak Hills Local Schools expects to save at least $373,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oak Hills Local Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch an ambitious $4 million energy conservation project, expected to generate at least $373,835 in savings annually. The savings will be recognized in the district’s general fund on utility and related maintenance costs, assuming usage consumption and utility rates remain at current levels.

Weitz and Luxenberg Brings Class Action Against Lumber Liquidators

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc., pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.

SunBug Solar Wins SunPower 2014 ‘Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year’ Award

ARLINGTON, Mass., March 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SunBug Solar, an Arlington- and Somerville-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower ‘Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year’ award for its outstanding performance in 2014.

Rays Roofing Supply to partner with M & M Home Remodeling to roof the Children’s Hunger Fund building

HOMEWOOD, Ill., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are times when the compassion for humanity should and often does triumph over the quest for retail profits to serve the greater good of society, says Rays Roofing Supply. The Children’s Hunger Fund has delivered food and, ultimately, hope to children and families in need in the U.S. and around the world.

Cabin Kings Partners with Jamaica Cottage Shop to Showcase Sugar Shack

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., March 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cabin Kings of the popular National Geographic reality TV program, ‘Building Wild,’ have joined forces with Jamaica Cottage Shop to build one of their 20 x 30 rough cut timber frame cabin kits – also known as the sugar shack. The show is expected to air on April 7.

John Cannon Homes Wins 24 Awards – Most Honored Custom Home Builder in 2015 Parade of Homes

SARASOTA, Fla., March 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Winning 24 awards at the annual Parade of Homes Awards Presentation, John Cannon Homes was the most recognized custom home builder in this year’s competition of 93 single family home entries.

Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Lumber Liquidators Toxic Flooring Claims

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A ’60 Minutes’ expose this week of Lumber Liquidators, alleging the home-improvements corporation made profits by selling laminate flooring that emits harmful levels of formaldehyde, prompted Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. to announce today it is investigating claims from consumers who purchased the hazardous Chinese-made product.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Names Pat Brown as Project Manager for SummerPlace Development

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that Pat Brown is joining senior housing real estate company SummerPlace Development as Project Manager overseeing the development of SummerPlace Assisted Living and Memory Care projects.

Pre-fab Cabin Kits Are Designed Around Century-Old Construction Techniques

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc., values tradition. As a result, its pre-fabricated cabins, tiny houses and storage shed kits are designed to be constructed based on techniques learned from previous generations.

American Roofing Supply to display at International Roofing Exposition in New Orleans

METAIRIE, La., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Roofing Supply will be the only family owned roofing supply company from the greater New Orleans area to have an exhibition booth at the International Roofing Exposition held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center February 24-26, 2015.

Economic Recovery Contributes to Increase in Renovations: Bathrooms and Kitchens Remain Favorite Remodeling Projects

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest US Remodeling Sentiment Report from Remodel or Move indicated that the continued economic recovery has favorably affected homeowners. Homeowner respondents report their average home equity is now over $165,000, up from $115,000 in 2013, which combined with continued low interest rates and pent-up demand for home repair and improvements, is fueling growth.

Kent Collier Joins Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting – a Division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kent Collier, J.D., LEED AP BD+C, has joined the firm’s Greyling Insurance Brokerage Division as an associate client manager. Greyling is a highly regarded specialty insurance broker and risk management consulting team serving architects, engineers, contractors, environmental service firms and law firms across the country.

Investment in Attic Insulation Brings a Proven Return, says Local Roofing Expert

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone wants a good return on an investment, and one sure bet is to add new attic insulation to your home, advises Aaron Zarling, general manager of Eco Roof Service in the Seattle area. ‘Whether you are installing a new roof or simply want to upgrade your home’s attic insulation, this investment has a proven track record, with no risk.’

Energy Optimizers, USA sells lighting affiliate Lighting Optimizers, USA to focus on core business

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The owners of Energy Optimizers, USA have sold its affiliate company, Lighting Optimizers, USA, to Eco Engineering. This decision was made to ensure continued world-class service for Energy Optimizers’ clients, while allowing the company to focus on and expand its core business of vendor-neutral energy efficiency projects for the educational, governmental, commercial and industrial markets.

American Roofing Supply opens in Metairie, Louisiana

METAIRIE, La., Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Roofing Supply has relocated and kicks off its grand opening February 2, 2015 at its new showroom and warehouse at 2009 Hullen St. in Metairie. We have doubled the size of our showroom and created an attractive design center which is very home owner and contractor friendly.

New Eco-Friendly Commercial Building Technology allows commercial buildings to be easily reconfigured saving drywall, time, money, and the environment

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the world of medical and commercial office leasing, corporate offices, multifamily homes, and other buildings, such as hotels, there has always been a problem of reconfiguration, says Deferred Tax Benefits, Inc.

Cambridge City Schools expects to save more than $133,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cambridge City Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to complete an energy conservation project that is expected to save the district $133,111 annually, allowing for more dollars to be directed to students and classrooms.

Margate Seeking Developers to Build ‘City Center’

MARGATE, Fla., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Margate Community Redevelopment Agency (MCRA) is seeking qualified developers to develop all or a portion of a 36 acre future City Center site. Since 2003, the MCRA has engaged in assembling the properties surrounding the intersection of State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard (including the former Swap Shop) with the goal of creating a vibrant mixed use City Center which would be a destination for both City and Northwest Broward residents.

EPIC adds key team members in Birmingham, Alabama

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Aimee Sapp, Kelly Chapple, Heather Perdue and Mark McInnis have all joined Crawford McInnis, Brian Tanner, Wilson Long and Andy D’Entremont as part of EPIC’s Birmingham-based National Energy Construction Practice.

Local Roofer Explains Importance of Identifying Storm Damage Early

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘After a storm hits your area with high winds, rain, ice, or snow, it’s important to check your roof for possible damage. Catching a problem early, before it gets worse and more costly to fix, is a priority for homeowners,’ said roofing expert Aaron Zarling, the manager of Eco Roof Service in Seattle.

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Announces Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap Appointed to Managing Principal

TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas S. Perrino, AIA, LEEDap, a principal at Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., has been appointed to the new position of managing principal. Perrino will have operational oversight in expanding the firm’s markets, geography, and client base. In conjunction with his new responsibilities, he will continue to support the higher education and corporate/commercial markets.

Rittman Schools expect to save $15,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rittman Exempted Village School District expects to save at least $15,000 on utility and related maintenance costs annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at its Board of Education building.

A Dozen DeLand Merchants Collaborate for the 2014 Stetson Mansion ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Nov. 15 through Jan. 15

DELAND, Fla., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A dozen local DeLand elves have contributed to the holiday celebration of ‘Florida’s Most Popular Attraction’ this year. Trip Advisor gave the Stetson Mansion the singular designation in May. Florida’s first luxury estate and most historic home has become an over-the-top experience for the lovers of Christmas tours for the last 4 years, between Nov. 15 – Jan. 15, 2015.

East Palestine Schools expects to save $56,500 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The East Palestine City School District expects to save more than $56,500 annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at all three of its school buildings.