Construction Industry News, Architects, and Home Builders
SARASOTA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When John Cannon first started building luxury homes in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, gasoline was 89 cents a gallon, disposable contact lenses had just come onto the market and the 'Simpsons' made their television debut. A lot has changed since 1987. But one constant is John Cannon Homes as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune's Reader's Choice poll for 'Best Builder.
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ohio's Oak Hills Local Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch an ambitious $4 million energy conservation project, expected to generate at least $373,835 in savings annually. The savings will be recognized in the district's general fund on utility and related maintenance costs, assuming usage consumption and utility rates remain at current levels.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit seeking to make Lumber Liquidators, Inc. (NYSE:LL), pay restitution to consumers who purchased from the home-improvements retailer certain brands of laminate flooring found to emit high levels of health-harming formaldehyde, the law firm announced.
ARLINGTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: SunBug Solar, an Arlington- and Somerville-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, has received the SunPower 'Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year' award for its outstanding performance in 2014. SunBug has been a consistent and engaged SunPower partner since 2011.
SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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 20x30 rough cut timber frame cabin kits - also known as the sugar shack. The show is expected to air on April 7, 2015.
SARASOTA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Winning 24 awards at the annual Parade of Homes Awards Presentation, John Cannon Homes in Sarasota, Fla., was the most recognized custom home builder in this year's competition of 93 single family home entries. 'Our award-winning models showcase our attention to architectural details and feature different levels of finish,' said John Cannon, President.
Weitz & Luxenberg Probes Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc Toxic Flooring Claims after 60 Minutes Expose
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: A '60 Minutes' expose this week of Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL), 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.
COSTA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, this week announced that Mr. 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.
METAIRIE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Louisiana's 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.
Remodel or Move’s US Remodeling Sentiment Report 2015 finds Increase in Renovations – Bathrooms and Kitchens Remain Favorite
SUNNYVALE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.
SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.'
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The owners of Ohio-based 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.
Louisiana Contractor and Homeowner Supplier, American Roofing Supply, relocates with Grand Opening Feb. 2, 2015
METAIRIE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: American Roofing Supply (ARS) 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.
DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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. Green Zip(R) is a demountable drywall joint tape, that at remodel or inner wall maintenance time, allows drywall to be demounted easily, moved, and reused - saving time, materials, and the environment.
Energy Optimizers, USA to help Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools save more than $178K annually through partnership
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools in Ohio has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch a $1.8 million dollar energy conservation project that is expected to generate at least $178,375 in savings annually on utility and related maintenance costs.
Cambridge City Schools energy conservation project to save more than $133K annually with Energy Optimizers USA
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Cambridge City Schools in Ohio 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.
TRENTON, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.
Nationally prominent mesothelioma victims champion Perry Weitz to Co-Chair Perrin Conferences Asbestos Symposium
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 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.