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



‘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.

Weitz and Luxenberg – $12.5M Verdict for Three New York Construction Workers

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A four-month legal battle ended this week in victory for the families of three New York area workers stricken by mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The verdict, announced Tuesday by a New York Supreme Court jury, brings closure to the fight for justice of three workers unwittingly exposed to toxic materials on the job. Weitz and Luxenberg filed suit more than a year ago on behalf of the three men.

Summer Dreaming is easier with new mobile app from North Twin Builders

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘When the deep freeze of February is slowing everything down, that is when my business starts to pick up,’ says John Volkmann, owner of North Twin Builders. ‘With my mobile app I am better able to help those interested in a new home or a remodel in Northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan find design ideas as they start planning for their summer get away to the Northwoods.’

Consumer Demand for Tiny Houses Drives Vermont Company to Redesign Product Offerings

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., Feb. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced this week the launch of its new website, dynamically designed to showcase its post and beam tiny house kits, cabins, sheds and cottages.

Classic Gardens brings out the ‘Landscape Impossible’ in Colorado

MONUMENT, Colo., Jan. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Classic Gardens Inc., in Monument, Colorado, has recently been credited for taking the missions that many other landscapers simply cannot accept. As a landscape specialist in Colorado, the company has been asked to take care of and – in some cases – fix some pretty ‘impossible’ situations for some of the largest and most intricate landscaping scenarios in Colorado – one of America’s most outdoor and scenic-oriented states.

Home Improvement and Remodeling Service Industry Score Below Average in the Planese Inc. U.S. Customer Satisfaction Survey

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese Inc. released a summary of its Consumer Satisfaction Survey this week. Local Retailers are the best at meeting the needs of their customers – and grocery stores offer the most predictable consumer experience. The report was compiled from a survey of U.S. homeowners to determine their level of satisfaction with purchases of goods and services in 11 key industries.

Belpre City Schools to Save $56,185 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tony Dunn, Superintendent of Belpre City 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 over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.

Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Saddened to Announce the Passing of its Founder, Franklyn Spiezle, AIA

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Franklyn Spiezle, the Founder of Spiezle Architectural Group, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, peacefully at the age of 89 on his 64th wedding anniversary.

New Richmond Schools to Save $128K Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.

The So-Cal Remodelers Council Releases Their 2014 Schedule

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In looking ahead to the New Year, the BIA Southern California Remodelers Council and staff are excited to announce their up-coming educational programs as well as their business building opportunities for 2014.

Designer Donna Terry Launches Boston Design and Interiors, Inc.: Boston Interior Design Firm Transforms Drawing Room in Famous Glen Magna Estate

BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning interior designer Donna Terry recently launched Boston Design and Interiors, Inc., located at 75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA. The company provides discriminating clients with a full range of interior design services, from single room remodeling and decorating to extensive multi-tiered design projects for estates.

Shawnee Local Schools to Save $117,560 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.

South Central Local Schools to Save $39,221 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.

Wealth Effect, Homeowners Excited About Remodeling Again: Planese Fall 2013 Nationwide Remodeling Survey Findings

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese, Inc. announced today that homeowners across the country are now willing to spend 30 percent of the value of their home when they remodel; remodeling expense as a percentage of home value has been trending upward since 2007. Consumers also plan to use materials that are more expensive and spend an average of $102,000 to improve their homes.

Synergy Software Announces 25-Year Anniversary KaleidaGraph Upgrade

READING, Pa., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergy Software, celebrating the 25th anniversary of its scientific graphing and data analysis software application, KaleidaGraph, today announced its newest 4.5 version which includes many new and improved features for its world-wide community of scientists, researchers and engineers.

Planese Releases Remodeling Sentiment Report for Northern California

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese, Inc. has announced the Northern California findings from its Fall 2013 US Remodeling Sentiment Report. This release will coincide with the three-day Home and Garden Show at the Santa Clara Convention Center that starts on Friday, Sept. 13. This forward-looking report, based on data from Planese’s survey of 2,000 homeowners nationwide, has documented trends in the home improvement industry since 2005.

Planese Remodeling Sentiment Report for Kansas City – Local Homeowners Have More Equity, Feel Secure

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Planese, Inc. has announced the Kansas City findings from its Fall 2013 remodeling sentiment report. This release will coincide with the Home Show Fall Edition at the Overland Park Convention Center that starts Friday, Sept. 6. This forward-looking report, based on data from Planese’s survey of 2,000 homeowners, analyzes and documents trends in the home improvement industry.

So-Cal Remodelers Offers Certificate Courses Approved by The National Association of Home Builders

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29.

East End Community Services is Changing the Face of Dayton, Ohio One Home at a Time

DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East End Community Services is rebuilding the Twin Towers neighborhood one home at a time. Located on the east side of Dayton, Ohio, Twin Towers has had its share of ups and downs throughout the years. Named for the beautiful Catholic church St. Mary’s that stands tall with two protruding towers, it has always been a strong working class neighborhood. But like many Rust Belt cities, Twin Towers has been hit hard by global economics and the recent recession.

Miller-Valentine Group Proudly Welcomes US Senator Chuck Grassley at the Grand Opening of Meadow Vista Communities in Iowa

ALTOONA, Iowa, Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miller-Valentine Group is proud to announce the grand opening of Altoona’s most desirable affordable housing development, Meadow Vista Communities. The ceremony will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013. A pre-event reception will start at 2:30 p.m. and the Grand Opening Event will start at 3:30 p.m. at 1806 28th Avenue SW in Altoona, IN 50009.

Vermont Company offers a chance to win a Free Brand New Shed

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt., July 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There’s hope for ‘ugly shed’ owners. Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. is hosting its first-ever ‘Ugly Shed’ contest where the owner of the ugliest shed will win a beautiful new wooden shed. And, it’s free to enter.