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Page 7 of Construction and Building News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Opens at the Historic Stetson Mansion on Nov. 15

DELAND, Fla., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Designer decorations from around the world embellish the historic Stetson Mansion for 2 months starting November 15, 2014. Named ‘Florida’s most popular attraction’ by Tripadvisor, the mansion endeavors to outdo all other holiday decorations in Florida. Famed hat maker John B. Stetson originally built this private ornate mansion in 1886.

Perry Weitz to Co-Chair Perrin Conferences’ Asbestos Symposium

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perrin Conferences has selected nationally prominent mesothelioma victims champion Perry Weitz of Weitz and Luxenberg to co-chair its fourth annual asbestos-litigation symposium Dec. 2 at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, the law firm today revealed.

Spodak Dental Group Wins National Dental Office Design Competition

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spodak Dental Group wins the Dental Office Design of the Year for a Group Practice from the 15th Annual Dental Office Design Competition. The winners were selected from more than 40 entries nationwide and were announced at the American Dental Association 2014 – America’s Dental Meeting this month.

Damian Guillot, owner of Aspen Art Gallery, and two of the gallery’s most established artists, Mark Harris and James Vilona are appearing at SOFA Chicago 2014

ASPEN, Colo., Nov. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Damian Guillot, owner of Aspen Art Gallery, along with artists and sculptors Mark Yale Harris and James Vilona are making the journey to be featured in the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago. The Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago is the premier gallery-presented art fair dedicated to three-dimensional art and design.

Adams County Ohio Valley Schools expects to save $259,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Adams County Ohio Valley School District will soon harvest most of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA. The planned photovoltaic solar array, in combination with several other energy saving measures, is expected to net the school district $259,330 annually in utility savings.

App Assists in Designing Efficient, Safe LED Landscape Lighting Systems and Correcting Improper Installations

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Conscious Apps today announced the release of Landscape Lighting Toolkit for Android and iOS mobile devices. Landscape Lighting Toolkit is a collection of electrical calculators and tutorials that assist landscape lighting designers and DIY enthusiasts in creating efficient outdoor LED and halogen lighting systems at lower installation costs while increasing long-term safety. Landscape Lighting Toolkit is also effective at troubleshooting issues in existing installations.

Energy Optimizers, USA, ranks in Top 500 of INC. Magazine’s list of 5,000 fastest growing companies

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Energy Optimizers, USA, has earned a coveted place on INC. Magazine’s list of the Top 500 of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the United States. The Tipp City-based energy management firm ranked at 484 based on its astounding 979 percent growth rate over a three-year period.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine historic homes, including unique Kansas City shirtwaists and stately stone Foursquares, will open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The tour also features a home that exemplifies how modern architecture can co-exist in a historic neighborhood. The Tour, hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA), will be held October 4 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be held October 3 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Firetainment to Unveil New Fire Tables at International Furniture Expo

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Firetainment, a leading manufacturer of fire pit tables, will debut three new fire table designs at the 2014 International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market in Chicago, Sept. 16 – 19. These new additions to the Firetainment product line will be on display at trade show booth 7-2019.

VLP Law Strengthens its Real Estate Practice with the Addition of Jane Imperatore and Michael Kass

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jane Imperatore and Michael Kass as partners with an emphasis on Construction Law and Affordable Housing.

$25 Million to 2 N.Y. Mesothelioma Victims – Weitz and Luxenberg Triumphs Again in Court

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riveting, heartrending, and – ultimately – persuasive testimony elicited by attorneys from the law firm of Weitz and Luxenberg led a Manhattan jury on Monday to award $25 million in damages to two victims of asbestos exposure, the plaintiffs’ attorneys today announced.

Auction at Worthington Cylinders of Canada Corp. Offers Machining Opportunities

TILBURY, ONTARIO, Canada, May 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IAAS Worldwide is pleased to announce the Onsite and Online auction of CNC equipment, automatics, machine shop and tool room equipment, and misc. material handling items.

Two Pedals Publishing Announces the Guide to Green Fabrics Product Suite

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two Pedals Publishing(TM) announced today the release of its full suite of books and other materials related to its new title, ‘Guide to Green Fabrics, Eco-Friendly Textiles for Fashion and Interior Design’ (ISBN: 9780975298398, 178 full color pages, $40) the ultimate eco-fiber reference guide for instructors, textiles professionals, design students, fashion and interior designers, product manufacturers, and home sewing aficionados wanting to learn more about the latest developments in green textiles.

OGi Launches New DG Series Architectural Screening

CANTON, Ohio, April 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OGi Architectural Metal Solutions, an Ohio Gratings Company, has introduced the new DG Series architectural screening product made from fixed aluminum blades for applications that require visual screening, enhanced security and architectural accents.

Oak Hill Union Local Schools Save Taxpayers $156,902 in One Year Through Energy Conservation Measures

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael McCoy, Superintendent of Oak Hill Union Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has saved $156,902 during the first year after implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA, a Tipp City, Ohio based company.

Homebuilders Get Interior Advantage with Behind My Walls Service

PRINCETON, N.J., April 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Behind My Walls, a new service for the construction industry, provides homebuilders with a competitive edge and new homeowners with peace of mind. It takes photos of what’s behind each wall just prior to insulation. It’s a simple concept with a multitude of benefits.

Eaton Community Schools Saves $583K by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Barbara Curry, Superintendent of Eaton Community Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has achieved more than $583,000 in energy savings over the past two years through the energy conservation project implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA.

OGi Announces Release of New 2014 Architectural Catalog

CANTON, Ohio, April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — OGi Architectural Metal Solutions, an Ohio Gratings Company, has introduced the new Architectural Catalog featuring the newest and latest architectural solutions for screening, fencing, railing and shading requirements.

So Cal Remodelers Council May 29, 30 and 31 2014 Multi-State Certified Courses

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses this year due to overwhelming demand. These courses are designed to meet the new criteria that is set to take place in the remodeling and building industry.

Greeneview Local School District to Save $42,598 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Isaac Seevers, Superintendent of Greeneview Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce overall energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.