Current Builders Introduces Drone and Virtual Technology to Enhance Onsite Safety and Resolve Issues in the Field

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Investing in the most advanced technology is essential to Current Builders’ mission. The general contractor is introducing the latest drones and virtual reality applications to enhance safety protocols on their South Florida construction projects; and are in the R&D phase of using the technology to resolve issues in the field, an application that will save time and money.

EPIC adds Doug Bull to Construction and Design Solutions Practice in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that risk management and insurance professional Doug Bull has joined the firm’s Construction and Design Solutions team in San Francisco as a vice president.

New Tiny House Zero Percent APR Financing Available with National Vermont Company

SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt. — Jamaica Cottage Shop, Inc. was getting at least five to 10 requests per day. Potential customers wanted financing options so they could easily afford a tiny house of their own. The Vermont-based retailer acted and now people can apply to pay over time for numerous cottage, cabin, tiny house and shed options.

Real Estate and Paint launches Networking site for Homeowners, Agents and Contractors

DANVILLE, Calif. — It was out of necessity that Tom Gore from Thomas Realty Pros learned to market his real estate business. His new website reflects that experience. Tom helps consumers find the best real estate agents with his newly created Real Estate and Paint networking platform. It started with Tom getting his real estate license right before the crash of 2008. That fact necessitated originality when it came to marketing his business.

Solar Mounting Solutions’ Racking Systems heads into 2017 with NYS Code Compliant Design

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Solar Mounting Solutions announces new racking for solar installations. The patent-pending racking design fully covers concrete ballasts to meet the 2016 New York solar installation code requirements, amendment to 1 RCNY105-02.

Free Land and Incentives for Builders Looking to Develop in Osceola, Iowa

OSCEOLA, Iowa — As part of a new housing development initiative, Osceola, Iowa’s Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is offering home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects as well as reimbursements on interest for construction loans for a 12-month period. The CCDC launched the Zero-Cost Development initiative in an effort to capitalize on the recent growth trends and development throughout south central Iowa.

Trotwood-Madison City Schools saves more than $260,000 after completing energy management project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio — Trotwood-Madison City Schools has saved more than $266,000 on its energy costs just one year after completing a sweeping energy management project with Energy Optimizers, USA. Electric usage is down by more than 30 percent and gas consumption by 20 percent following upgrades to the lighting, building controls and air filtration systems at all six of the district’s buildings.

Trimble Local Schools to see substantial savings through energy service agreement with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio — Trimble Local Schools will soon see a substantial savings in its monthly utility bills following an agreement with Energy Optimizers, USA, to overhaul all lighting and improve the district’s HVAC controls.

Two Companies Are Answering the Demands of the Housing Market Shortage in Southern Oklahoma

DURANT, Okla. — Green Oaks Development Corp. and Campbell Real Estate Group, two premier real estate development companies best known for their elegant custom-built residential projects and reputation for value and functionality, announced a recent partnership to develop a new master planned community, Pebble Brook Village, featuring 115 residential lots with minimum size of 1/2 acre per lot.

Two New Richmond Schools attain Energy Star rating with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA and SHP Leading Design

TIPP CITY, Ohio — Two elementary schools in the New Richmond Exempted Village School District have received recognition as energy all-stars after attaining the coveted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA and SHP Leading Design.