Facilities and Building Maintenance News - Page 4

Page 4 of Facilities and Building Maintenance News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Det-Tronics Releases Versatile Toxic Gas Detector Family

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Detector Electronics Corporation (Det-Tronics) today announced the release of the GT3000 toxic gas detector family – a group of electrochemical fixed-point detectors that provide non-intrusive calibration, communication via 4-20mA and HART protocol, the ability to swap sensors without de-classifying hazardous areas, and third-party performance certifications. Det-Tronics is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The Cost of Bed Bugs – Treatment Can Be Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bed bugs are not just a ‘dirty little secret’ anymore. On April 15, The EPA suggested that the growing U.S. bed bug problem should be classified as an epidemic. And the costs of dealing with this epidemic can be staggering. ‘Bed bugs are reclusive, their eggs and babies are clear and microscopic, they spread fast through homes and hotels alike and the cost of treating in time, money and mental anguish can become extremely expensive,’ said Diana Sosa, co-owner of Tennessee based Dog Inspectors.

Effective Hazardous Waste Training Reduces Liability and Fines

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day workshops on hazardous waste management in the region next month. Workshops will be held in Williamsburg, VA on July 9-10; Charlotte, NC on July 13-14; Atlanta, GA on July 16-17; Orlando, FL on July 20-21; and Birmingham, AL on July 23-24.

Adsil Coatings Demonstrate That Green Performance is More Valuable Than ‘Green Products’

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s trendy, in today’s society, to purchase anything associated with the word ‘green.’ For most people, the ultimate objective of adopting green products is to reduce their carbon footprint and water usage. Yet what is more important, Adsil president Jim Gibson asks, using green products or items that result in ‘green performance?’

NevaSlip Announces OSHA, ADA and Insurance Compliance

LYNN, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, is proud to announce OSHA, ADA and major insurance carrier compliance. The service aims to minimize falling, which is the second leading cause of accidental death in 1996 according to the National Safety Council.

Canines Battle Bed Bugs in New Business Venture

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bed Bug Finders, LLC announces this week the launch of a new business serving Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. It’s a business that was created to help homeowners and businesses deal with the ever-growing bed bug population in North America. In New York City alone, in 2007, there were over 7,000 complaints filed with the New York City Department of Health.

New NevaSlip Anti-Slip Floor Treatment Lasts 8 Years

LYNN, Mass., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NevaSlip, a 19 year old safety company, announces the development of a new formula for their anti-slip floor service. The company claims the new formula works more effectively than the old formula and is guaranteed to last for a minimum of 8 years.

Chicago Faucets ECAST(TM) Line Allows California Schools to Immediately Address Latest Lead-Free Safety Standards for Drinking Water

DES PLAINES, Ill. and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ongoing efforts by state legislators to provide the safest drinking water possible to the residents, and especially to the children of California, has resulted in the creation of California Assembly Bill 1953 (AB1953). Slated to take effect on January 1, 2010, this new bill requires residential and commercial faucets that dispense water for human consumption must not exceed a total weighted average of 0.25 percent maximum lead content.

Renewable Energy Division Created at S+H Construction

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cambridge, Massachusetts-based S+H Construction, Inc., one of the greater Boston area’s premier residential renovation and custom home building companies, recently announced the creation of a Renewable Energy Division. With this new division, S+H can meet homeowner’s increased demand for solar energy.

Steam Leaks Costing U.S. Corporations $Billions Annually

BOSTON, Mass., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amidst the ever present and growing energy crisis, lurks an even bigger culprit than your father’s old gas guzzler. Steam. According to American Plant Maintenance, steam is still a living necessity in a vast majority of U.S. hospitals, power plants and manufacturing facilities, and in spite of its environmentally green disposition, is also single handedly responsible for billions of dollars in fuel consumption every year.

Zip-Ez(TM) HVAC Fasteners are GreenSpec Listed

WARWICK, N.Y., June 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J.T. Products’ Zip-Ez(TM) the revolutionary fastener for H.V.A.C. insulation has been GreenSpec Listed and will be featured in BuildingGreen Inc.’s GreenSpec Directory(R). The GreenSpec Directory lists environmentally preferable products with an objective to list only the top 5-10 percent environmentally preferable products.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Announces New COO

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF), a leading facilities maintenance and infrastructure support services firm based in Philadelphia, has announced Mr. William H. McAfee, III as its new Chief Operating Officer. The announcement, which was issued on Tuesday by the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, James C. Dobrowolski, will take effect immediately.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services for The City of Philadelphia Municipal Buildings

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The City of Philadelphia awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a four-year contract for facilities operations, maintenance and support services at three of The City’s largest municipal buildings (TRIPLEX) located in Center City, Philadelphia.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract for Management Services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract for facilities management and maintenance services at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building (TMFJB) in The District of Columbia.

U.S. Facilities, Inc. Awarded Contract to Manage New Unified Communications Center in District of Columbia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The District of Columbia Government awarded U.S. Facilities, Inc. (USF) a five-year contract to manage the Unified Communications Center. The UCC is one of the nation’s premier large, integrated call centers and public safety/emergency response facilities.