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Report from EraNova Institute: Making Buildings Smart for a Green Future

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today the EraNova Institute announces a special report, "In the Cloud, Our Buildings and We Can Fly - Toward a Smart, Green Life." Dick Samson, Director of EraNova and author of the report, says "Buildings need to get smart if society is to get green."

Study: Housing Workforce Shortage Is Barrier to Affordability

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to California's Housing and Community Development Department (HCD), the golden state must dramatically increase the productive capacity of its residential construction sector in order to create enough new housing to improve affordability. However, new research released today by Smart Cities Prevail shows the industry has failed to make the investments necessary to compete for the more than 200,000 new workers necessary to meet this ambitious goal.

Studco’s Vortex High Performance Framing System Eliminates Creaking in Tall Buildings

WEBSTER, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tall buildings, much like tall trees, sway in windy conditions, says Studco Building Systems. This is caused by a phenomenon known as vortex shedding. Vortex shedding occurs when wind runs into a tall building and the wind is "split" into two separate air streams around the building.

Resilmount Provides Reference Sheet for Sound Isolation in Multi-Family Developments

WEBSTER, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the biggest issues that any landlord has to deal with are sound complaints between tenants in an apartment complex or other multi-family developments, says Resilmount. Most sound is generated by direct contact between the building structure and the wall and ceiling systems. If there is nothing to break up the structural and airborne sound vibrations, the sound is easily transmitted between different dwellings or complexes.

EzyJamb Single Rabbet Door Jamb Achieves a Fire Rating Specification of 90

WEBSTER, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EZ Concept is proud to announce that their EzyJamb Single Rabbet (SRC) door jamb received a fire rating of 90 after passing rigorous testing by Intertek, an independent testing and certification agency known all over the world. According to the Steel Door Institute, this means that the EzyJamb Single Rabbet door jamb has been approved to withstand fire for 90 minutes which slows the spread of fire throughout a building.

South Central Iowa Manufacturer Digs Into Storm Safety

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Osceola, Iowa's SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. took steps this week to address the risks surrounding dangerous weather - specifically tornado incidents like those seen in Pella and the Vermeer plant recently. With over two dozen employees housed in a steel-frame building, along with tons of manufacturing equipment, you can imagine what a similar incident would do to SIMCO.

Trish Drew of EPIC Presents on Construction Risk Management at 2018 IRMI Construction Risk Conference

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Construction Industry risk management specialist Trish Drew is among the presenters at this year's annual Construction Risk Management Conference, presented by the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), currently taking place in Houston, Texas.

Current Builders Expands to Florida’s West Coast

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Current Builders, an award-winning general contractor based in Pompano Beach, today announced the opening of a new office in the Tampa Bay area. The 46-year old company is expanding to meet the demands of their developer partners and to tap into the construction boom along Florida's Gulf Coast.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Announces the New Investment of FLIR E6 Infrared Camera Technology to Expand Testing Capabilities and Help Consumers Live Healthier Lives

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mold Inspection Sciences Texas (MISTX) today announces the rollout of FLIR E6 Infrared Cameras across all Mold Inspection Sciences Texas service areas. The introduction of this advanced, non-invasive technology allows MISTX field teams to zero in on and identify potential sources of moisture during testing and sampling investigations.

RMA to Provide Consulting Services for City of Greenacres

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) today announced it has been hired by the City of Greenacres to develop a vision for the City and create a strategic action plan. RMA will guide the 8th largest municipality in Palm Beach County towards future economic growth by implementing the firm's proven strategies which have reinvented numerous cities throughout the state.

ReAgg Explains The Types of Aggregates Used in Construction Projects

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReAgg is a leading construction aggregate supplier in the Capitol Heights, Maryland, Washington D.C., and northern Virginia areas. We have supplied crushed aggregate in Capitol Heights and surrounding areas for several industries and projects throughout our over 33 years in business, including private, commercial, industrial, military, highway, and government projects.

Capital Industries Presents a Guide to Using an Easy One-Step Floor Sealer for Commercial Flooring

CUTCHOGUE, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Industries, Inc. are commercial flooring repair and sealer experts. Using a concrete sealing product on flooring enhances the safety of the warehouse or other commercial space for staff and enhances the durability of the flooring. Commercial flooring typically has foot and vehicle traffic from forklifts.

Vacant Property Inspection and Seasonal Service Packages Now Offered by Miami Mold Specialist

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Travelers, rental owners, property management companies, realtors, foreclosure companies, banks, property investors, developers, commercial leasing companies can all benefit from Miami Mold Specialists' new vacant property inspection service offering.

ATI Innovates for the New York Aquarium with a One-of-a-Kind Shark Crane

MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you ever visited an aquarium and wondered how the animals found their way in there? Engineers at Air Technical Industries (ATI) learned first-hand by designing a creative solution for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in New York City: the first continuous, double-rail, serpentine crane system of its kind.

Current Builders Appoints Chip Angenendt as Principal in Charge of Senior Living Projects

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently hired Chip Angenendt as the Principal in Charge of key senior living projects including Allegro Senior Living in Parkland and Sunrise Senior Living in Boynton Beach. Angenendt has also been selected to coordinate the firm's expansion to the west coast of Florida, which will commence in late 2018.

Current Builders Hires Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Current Builders, based in Pompano Beach, recently announced the hiring of Teresa Angenendt as Pre-Construction Manager for the general contracting firm. With over 27 years' experience in the commercial architecture and construction industry, Teresa brings a diverse skill set to the firm.

CB Structures Ranks in Engineering News-Record for Specialty Contractors

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Current Builders today announced its CB Structures division has been ranked by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as #7 in the Southeast Region for the Concrete Sector, #19 in Florida for Specialty Contractors and #45 in the Southeast Region for Specialty Contractors for 2018.

Miami Mold Specialists Receives Prestigious Accolade from Google My Business

MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High Tech and eco-friendly indoor environmental and mold removal service provider, Miami Mold Specialists, nominated by Google My Business for high class services rendered, excellence in community service, and impeccable customer feedback; achieving over five hundred real 5 star reviews in Google's My Business reviews and ratings system.

St. Clairsville Public Library expects to save $8,190 annually by switching to LED lighting

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- St. Clairsville Public Library expects to save $8,190 annually and create a more reader friendly interior by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LED.

Current Builders Donates $100,000 to University of Florida Endowment to Support Student Scholarships at College of Design, Construction and Planning

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chip Reid, CEO of Current Buildersbased in Pompano Beach, announced that his construction company has donated $100,000 to the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida.

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