Book chronicles how midcentury modern homes have been preserved, transformed

...higher energy costs meant that glassed-in areas had to be upgraded and homes refitted with state-of-the-art mechanical systems.At the same time, additions demanded a creative approach so as to retain the aesthetics of movement, simplicity...

Lauren Elizabeth Thigpen - Corey Shane Hudson

...of Edmund Burke Academy, a 2010 graduate of Augusta Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Industrial Mechanical Systems. Corey is currently employed by Austin Industrial as a Millwright.

Obama trumpets $600 million in grants to spur job training, says US must keep up in skills race

...County West Hill Center with Biden and Pritzker, where students in a job-training program demonstrated various mechanical systems, including one that opens and closes garage doors."Any employer is going to be lucky to have you guys," Obama...

Home buyers be wary: Look beyond the surface

...atwitter about cutesy frills and endearing rooms when equal weight should be given to the innards of a home such as mechanical systems, windows, and walls. Caveat emptor -- buyer beware --- is cardinal rule No. 1 during your rambles for real...

Flight controller foresaw Columbia's catastrophe in e-mail; says it was 'a mental exercise'

...at first," said Kling, who was seated at the mechanical systems position in Mission Control as Columbia plunged...to what-if the whole thing." The lead for the mechanical systems group and his boss, Robert Doremus, said none...

Makeover of plaza is almost complete

...center in February 2008 and started renovations six months ago. Colony Plaza has a new roof and air conditioning and mechanical systems. The front of the shopping center has been changed from concrete to stacked stone, brick and stucco. The 216...

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Company aims to clear air

...using laboratory testing. Contractors then use its protocol to correct any problems with repairs or by installing mechanical systems designed to reduce humidity levels in heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, known as HVAC. The process...

Gardening up on the roof

...their advantage. Now we're doing the same thing, but we're moving intentionally away from total dependence on mechanical systems." Builders classify modern green-roof designs as "intensive" or "extensive." Intensive roof gardens require...

Colony Plaza shopping center sold for $11.3 million

...plans for further renovations but would not go into details.Colony Plaza has a new roof and air conditioning and mechanical systems. The front of the shopping center has been changed from concrete to stacked stone, brick and stucco.The shopping...

School starts packing up

...them an opportunity to remove components within the school." Such components include a security system and other mechanical systems the district can reuse, he said. School officials also want to retrieve desks, computer equipment and other items...

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