Thursday, March 27, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Remodeling? Know Which Contract is Right for You

Most homeowners, at one point or another, have dreamed of remodeling at least one part of their house. If you decide to work with a professional contractor, be sure you are familiar with the three most common types of construction contracts. The best one for you will depend on your goals and circumstances.

http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20140321/COLUMNISTS115/303210110/Building-solutions-Understand-possible-costs-before-signing-remodeling-contract




Monday, March 24, 2014

Textile-based house to use energy of 1 hair dryer

Schools from U.S. and Germany join forces to create a solar-based home made primarily of fabric. The 800-square-foot abode, which will be entered in the biennial Solar Decathlon Europe competition, uses 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a traditional house.

Although it seems like a mere "huff and puff" would blow this kind of structure away, the creators point out that the home is supported by steel ribs and its fabrics consist of sturdy materials, such as Teflon and fiberglass.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-grayson/innovation-earth-house-made-of-textiles_b_4997701.html


Thursday, March 20, 2014

Corner Bakery to Expand in Indianapolis Market

Several Corner Bakery sites are set to cozy up the Indianapolis region this year. A franchisee has signed a multi-unit deal with the chain of casual, neighborhood-style cafes.

http://www.restaurantfacilitybusiness.com/the-latest-news/775-corner-bakery-signs-deal-indianapolis.html




Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Special Schools Strengthen Future Foundation of Commercial Construction

Young people interested in building and running their own restaurants have a chance to learn and ultimately show off the necessary skill sets. Special academies like Seacoast School of Technology in New Hampshire are teaching high school-age kids the hows and whys of commercial construction and restaurant services.





Monday, March 10, 2014

Workers Wanted in The Construction Industry!

Found a great opportunity for any one interested in construction work in the Dayton, OH area. WDTN News is reporting there will be an opportunity for candidates to meet with prospective employers on Wednesday March 12, 2014. The site states:
'Construction workers on the job trail have a chance to meet a lot of prospective employers all in one place.
The 2014 Construction Job Fair is set for Wednesday, March 12 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Dayton Convention Center on East Fifth Street in downtown Dayton.'

To read more about the fair click here.