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Dutch Company Completes Pilot of the Planon IoT Platform

| February 8, 2018

Boston – Planon, a global provider of software solutions for real estate and facility management optimization, announced recently that Waterschap Zuiderzeeland, a Dutch water utility organization, has achieved better occupancy of its meeting space and an improved room-booking process after completing a pilot of the Planon IoT platform. Waterschap Zuiderzeeland installed zone sensors in its […]

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LED and Digital Sign Company Enters Sports Market

| February 7, 2018

Danville, IL – Watchfire Signs, a leading manufacturer of LED signs and digital billboards, is accelerating its growth in the sports signage market with the acquisition of Buffalo-based HD Sports Boards, a nationally recognized designer and integrator of scoreboards and sports video displays. As a total solutions provider for sports stadiums and arenas, HD Sports Boards brings […]

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A New Shingle Color Available In The Northeast

A New Shingle Color Available In The Northeast

| February 6, 2018

New Orleans, LA – A new color is now available for TAMKO Building Products, Inc.’s customers in the Northeastern United States. Timberwood joins the America’s Natural Colors® collection as part of TAMKO’s Heritage® laminated asphalt shingle line and is being produced at the company’s Frederick, Maryland manufacturing facility. Timberwood creates a return to nature with its woodsy […]

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Biomass Boiler Systems Save on Reno/Resto Budgets

Biomass Boiler Systems Save on Reno/Resto Budgets

| January 29, 2018

By Jim Van Valkenburgh To be competitive, older buildings need high-efficiency boiler systems and economical heating fuel. In rural areas, biomass (dry wood chips and wood pellets) is the lowest-cost fuel available. State-of-the-art systems match up nicely with the financial and ecological goals of most restorations. Historic Harrisville’s restored 150-year-old mills are now heated with a […]

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Procore Teams With Plans4Less.com

Procore Teams With Plans4Less.com

| December 27, 2017

Beacon Falls, CT – Procore, a pioneering construction project management software company, has teamed up with Plans4Less.com, a source for fixed-rate reprographics services, to give construction industry pros who use software/printing applications a revolutionary new tool. The brains behind the Plans4Less.com concept is Brian Burke, who’s spent his entire career in reprographics and printing. “On […]

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Black Rock Fireproof Columns Launches New AEC Daily Course

| October 28, 2017

East Hartford, CT – In an effort to help engineers and architects better understand the fireproof options available to them in today’s structural steel and joint systems, United Steel’s Black Rock Fireproof Column division has developed a new continuing education course available online through the American Institute of Architect’s AEC Daily program.  Introduction to Prefabricated […]

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Low Vibration Driven Ductile Iron Piles Provide Low Overhead Foundation Support

Low Vibration Driven Ductile Iron Piles Provide Low Overhead Foundation Support

| September 20, 2017

by Brendan FitzPatrick, P.E. Projects involving renovations to existing commercial and industrial facilities are often challenged to minimize disruptions to active operations.  Overcoming this challenge can require accelerating construction schedules and selecting construction practices and planning sequencing to minimize impacts on operations.  These projects are further complicated when renovations involve foundation work where foundation support […]

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MPA Releases Video Series on Designing for Successful Work Environments

MPA Releases Video Series on Designing for Successful Work Environments

| September 13, 2017

Boston – Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA) recently released a series of videos aimed at helping businesses utilize their workplace as a tool to become more successful. The five-part video series outlines the business and workplace transformation drivers that help create a productive and inspiring workplace, now and for the future. MPA’s video series and research […]

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