Construction Industry News, Architects, and Home Builders


Construction Industry News, Architects, and Home Builders

CA Boom 4 Design Show Exhibitors Offer The Latest in Green Materials, Technologies and Manufacturing

Alchemy ArchitectsSANTA MONICA, Calif. -- California has always been a leader in the environmental movement, having pushed the development and sales of electric and hybrid cars, solar power and the use of recycled materials. Californians now want to take that green consciousness home. CA Boom 4 offers one venue where over 100+ exhibitors, many of whom will feature ecologically friendly products, will showcase their wares.

New Aspirating Smoke Detection Technology in USA is in a Class by Itself

Stratos smoke detectorsPORTLAND, Ore. -- AirSense Technology, leading manufacturer of aspirating smoke detection systems, introduces to the North American market patented artificial intelligence (AI) technology for Aspirating Smoke Detectors. The unique technology employed in the AirSense Stratos Series Aspirating Smoke Detection System uses relative sensitivity to establish appropriate alarm thresholds.

Gorell Again Receives Energy Star's Highest Recognition – Partner of the Year 'Sustained Excellence' Award

GorellINDIANA, Pa. -- Gorell Windows & Doors has once again been recognized as the only window and door manufacturer in the country to receive the prestigious ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year "Sustained Excellence" Award. Gorell received the award for the second consecutive year - from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the EPA-for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

Patented Energy Saving System for Recovering Wasted Heat in Boiler Rooms Offered by Applied Scientific

ST. JOHN, Ind. -- Applied Scientific Research Inc. is introducing a new energy saving system, based on the patents 4,759,195 and 5,878,588. The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System is designed to recover heat from boiler rooms, which are found all over the world. It is easy to see that The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System saves both money and tremendous energy.

Local Vermont Shed Company to offer Dealer Wholesale Program

Jamaica Cottage ShopJAMAICA, Vt. -- Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. announced today that it will be offering its wooden post and beam shed kits to retailers nationwide as part of a new wholesale program. The program is designed to make their New England style buildings more readily available to consumers outside the northeast.

Wisconsin Dells Resort adds 30 Condominium Units with its Phase III Development

Renaissance RetreatWISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. -- Renaissance Resort and Spa, luxury vacation condominium resort on Lake Delton, will add thirty additional units with its phase III addition, "Renaissance Retreat," scheduled for June 2007 completion. Renaissance Resort & Spa is a thirty million-dollar development located on prime waterfront property on one of Wisconsin's most desirable lakes.

Fairytale Deal Transforms Builder's Surplus into Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity's ReStore

Habitat ReStoreMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Who says wishes don't come true? Call it a fairytale ending, the ultimate Christmas gift, an answered prayer, or just good karma, but something magical happened at Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH) this past holiday season.

New Subsidiary of Artist Rendering, Inc. puts 3D Technology to Pioneering Use for Broad Spectrum if Industries

DENVER, Colo. -- Denver-based IDEAVIZ, a subsidiary of Artist Rendering, Inc., is making an impact for a diverse range of businesses by using innovative 3D visualization and animation technology to bring new ideas to fruition. Since 2002, Artist Rendering, Inc. has worked with real-estate developers and architects in visualizing their future projects through high-impact 3D renderings and animations.

Southern Bleacher Co. Wins Renovation Contract for Historic Cotton Bowl Stadium

DALLAS, Texas -- The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, Texas, is excited to announce that they recently won the Request for Proposals from Heery International, Inc. to be a subcontractor in the undertaking of the renovation of the historic 75-year old Cotton Bowl Stadium at Fair Park in Dallas.

SK&I Receives Builder's Choice and AIA / D.C. Chapter Awards

BETHESDA, Md. -- The Metro, designed by SK&I Architectural Design Group (, has been named the recipient of two awards this fall: the Builder's Choice Award of Merit and the AIA/DC Chapter Award of Merit.