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Cooperative purchasing speeds up public sector projects, North American Roofing Expands National Presence

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meeting strict compliance standards and competitive bidding requirements, North American Roofing strengthens its national position as one of the largest commercial roofing companies in the U.S. with the award to participate in the National Joint Powers Alliance(R) (NJPA), through their premier construction program with ezIQC(R), which helps municipalities find sources for construction and repair facilitating the competitive bid process on behalf of their members.

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Ohio Gratings, Inc. Announces New TornadoGuard Steel Louvers

CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Gratings, Inc. has launched TornadoGuard a new steel louver designed in accordance with the FEMA 361 Standard for tornado shelters and other similar applications. The TornadoGuard Steel Louver System is designed to protect critical infrastructures from tornado strength wind and debris.

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Miamisburg School Building Earns Energy Star Certification

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Vail, Superintendent of Miamisburg City Schools, announced that La-Veta Bauer Elementary School has earned the ENERGY STAR certification, scoring better than 91 percent of other similar buildings nationwide. To qualify for the ENERGY STAR certification, a building must earn a 75 or higher on the EPA’s 1-100 energy […]

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Industry Veteran Launches New Home Nexus

IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home building industry veteran Elliot Light announced today the formation of New Home Nexus (www.newhomenexus.com). New Home Nexus is a marketing, sales and advertising firm that connects buyers and builders, maximizing consumer satisfaction and builder success. From initial due diligence to final sale, New Home Nexus will serve homebuilders, investors, asset managers and financial institutions throughout Southern California.

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RemodelOrMove.com Interior Design app receives award for one of the 10 best apps of 2012

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Interior Design iPhone app available free from Remodel or Move (RemodelOrMove.com) was named one of the 10 most acclaimed apps in 2012 by QualityIndex.com. The report, published January 7, 2013, explained, ‘It’s not too hard to find the best selling titles in the App Store, but what about the highest-quality examples?’

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Gregory Industries, Inc. High Security Fence Super C-Post

CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gregory Industries, Inc. launches Super C-Post for high security fencing installations. Super C-Posts provides greater strength perpendicular to the fence line with 60,000 pound minimum yield steel and a wall thickness of .130 or .150 inches. Super C-Posts are stronger than their 3-inch OD or 4-inch OD counterparts and have a heavier zinc coating for superior corrosion protection.

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Huge Lots of Pavestone Inventory to be Sold

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home owners and contractors envisioning spring home improvement projects like building a beautiful patio, walkway, retaining wall or surrounding gardens and pools with pavers from IAAS could save a budget-minded builder thousands of dollars. Offered to the general public as well as special pricing for contractors, handyman companies and decorators, this purchase of surplus inventory by IAAS Worldwide – and now direct to you will be the icing on the cake.

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EPIC adds Dolores Glass as a principal in San Ramon

SAN RAMON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Dolores Glass as a principal in their San Ramon construction practice. Glass brings over 20 years of experience in construction industry risk management and property and casualty insurance to EPIC.

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The Black Friday Bargain: Why NOW Is the Time to Start Buying for your Remodel

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘For many people, Black Friday is a crowded shopping experience that’s so horrible it’s not worth the savings,’ says Dan Fritschen, founder of Remodel or Move (RemodelOrMove.com). ‘But if you’re planning to remodel your home in the coming year, you may want to rethink your plans: the super sales that are offered on Black Friday and Cyber Monday can save you thousands of dollars on the cost for your remodel.’

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EPIC Adds Neil Willian as Account Executive in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has added Neil Willian as an account executive to their San Francisco construction practice. Willian brings 15 years of experience to EPIC in construction risk, specializing in legal, claims, and insurance risk management.

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A Winning Kitchen Remodel Recipe: 4 Secret Ingredients for Success

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time since 2008, kitchens have become the number one remodeling project for homeowners, according to the ‘Fall 2012 U.S. Remodeling Sentiment Report’ from RemodelorMove.com. But before you join the rush to remodel your kitchen, you should carefully consider whether the project is a good idea for your finances and family.

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Clinton-Massie Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent at Clinton-Massie Local School District, announced that the District will be implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.

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Crane and Rigging Specialists Team with Union Iron Workers on Big Lifts for Gulf Coast Refineries and Plants

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Along the Gulf Coast signs of an energy boom seem evident – from the recent $3 billion addition to Valero’s Port Arthur refinery to the massive $7 billion Motiva expansion still underway; more new construction, upgrades and heavy maintenance is on the books as oil and energy giants along the Gulf crescent are beefing up their plants and contemplating new ones to meet the future, according to Iron Workers District Council of Texas and the Mid-South States.

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Laser Copper Cutting and Laser Brass Cutting Services Now Possible in North America

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Laser now offers laser cutting copper sheet and laser cutting brass sheet between .032 inches and .125 inches thick using newly acquired fiber laser cutting technology. Customers and OEMs can now cut nonferrous metals such as copper sheet and brass sheet at Ohio Laser. ISO 9001:2008 certified Ohio Laser can also fiber laser cut steel sheet metal to .5 inches, cut stainless steel sheet to .25 inches, and cut aluminum sheet to .1875 inches.

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Luxury is Back for Home Remodeling

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The RemodelOrMove.com Fall 2012 Remodeling Sentiment Report documents a continuing increase in the scale of planned remodels for homeowners.Multi-year highs in the stock market, home prices that are inching up, record low interest rates and pent-up demand for home maintenance are fueling this increase.

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JAF Industries Announces E-Cap Helps Meet Department of Energy Mandate

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The countdown has begun. The Department of Energy has imposed new regional efficiency standards for varying air conditioning and heating equipment effective May 1, 2013. And, JAF Industries’ e-cap is ready to help.

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Ohio Gratings, Inc. Announces New Kool Access Airflow Panels

CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Gratings, Inc. launches Kool Access airflow panels for improved airflow in raised floor HVAC systems. These new 2 foot square panels provide 68 percent open area for 3,200 CFM @ 0.10 H2O. Kool Access panels provide maximum airflow for the cooling of data storage centers, server rooms and general office areas.

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Big Hearts, Hammers and Nails: Project Pawsitive Gives Makeover to Another Deserving Animal Shelter in Need

HAMPTON, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Project Pawsitive Foundation (www.projectpawsitive.com), a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to renovating animal rescues and shelters in need, has selected the Salem Animal Rescue League in Salem, New Hampshire as the team’s fifth animal shelter makeover. The project begins on Friday, September 14.

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Mesa Electrician Offers Free Electrical Safety Tips Guide

PHOENIX, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mesa based, Cirtcele Electric – a full service residential and commercial electrical contractor – has produced a free consumer report entitled, ‘Top 10 Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home.’ The report is available via download at their website.

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To Remodel or Not to Remodel: Seven Questions Homeowners Need to Ask Before Commencing Construction

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Remodeling isn’t for everyone, and many times it could be a downright bad decision,’ says Dan Fritschen, founder of Remodelormove.com. ‘It’s well worth your time to pause and consider what your proposed project entails, and whether the it’s worth the time, energy, and money you’ll end up pouring into it.’

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Second Street Capital, Inc. Joins Forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to Bring Quality Affordable Housing to the Market

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Second Street Capital, Inc., has joined forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to provide builders with tools to help them bring quality affordable housing to the market in order to answer the housing needs of communities across the U.S. as well as many areas throughout the world. In order to demonstrate the NeoPod system, Second Street Capital plans to begin construction of a model home in Fort Lauderdale later this year.

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PCM Employee Builds Home Through Mutual Self Help Project for Color Country Community Housing

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced that employee Jeremy Blakely built and moved his family into a new home in Mesquite, NV. The project was through Mutual Self Help by Color Country Community Housing (CCCHI), in partnership with the USDA Rural Development Agency. Blakely works in the facilities department at Sun City Mesquite, which is managed by the company.

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AutoTap Announces Launch of New Generation of Hands-Free Faucet Control Systems That Help Reduce Water and Energy Waste

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — By studying consumers faucet use and washing habits, AutoTap (www.getautotap.com), a San Diego based company, has concluded that all across the U.S., each day in the process of brushing teeth, washing hands, and washing dishes or rinsing them for a dish washer, millions of gallons of heated water is being wasted as run-offs.

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Ashland County – West Holmes Career Center Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA and MKC Associates

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mike McDaniel, Superintendent at Ashland County – West Holmes Career Center announced that the district will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA and MKC Associates have been working with the Career Center to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.

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PCM Field Services and Lake Forest Community Association to Help Family in Need

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Community Management of California, Inc. (PCM) announced today that its Field Services Division will assist the Lake Forest Community Association’s Community Spirit Team to conduct free home repairs for a family that has experienced tragedy and is in need of help to stay in compliance with HOA rules. On Friday, July 20, they will begin work on the home of Luann Johnson, a resident of Lake Forest who lives with her son, Colin, 23 and daughter, Taylor, 20.

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Carroll Catholic High School and Energy Optimizers, USA Implement Energy Conservation Projects

DAYTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matthew Sableski, Principal at Carroll Catholic High School announced that the school will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and save money. Energy Optimizers, USA will be working with the school to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.

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Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. Announces Robert Kellner, AIA Promoted to Chief Executive Officer; Scott Spiezle, AIA, LEEDap Remains as Chairman

TRENTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Robert Kellner, AIA has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Scott Spiezle, AIA, LEEDap will remain as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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Ohio Gratings, Inc. Announces New Sunshade+

CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Gratings, Inc. has launched Sunshade+ a new sunshade product that provides maintenance access for low-rise buildings. This new lightweight product provides shade and a lightweight walking surface and shading system. According to Carl Griffin, Marketing Director, ‘The concept really grew out of a need for our sunshade louver product needing to support the weight of a maintenance worker.’

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