Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 Conference + Expo October 17-21

PITTSBURGH, PA/ SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 (STL.News) The North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) will hold its annual national conference in one of the leading cities of the Passive House movement: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Beginning October 17, more than 1,000 architects, designers, engineers, developers, policymakers and high-performance building consultants will convene at the David L. Lawrence Convention … Continue reading Pittsburgh Deemed as Hotspot for Energy Efficient Building Design, Draws International Experts to NAPHN 2018 Conference + Expo October 17-21

BERLIN | Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

BERLIN — Germany is looking to sell a secondhand surveillance drone that has cost the country more than 700 million euros ($823 million) to Canada — without many core components it needs to fly. A defense ministry reply to lawmakers from the opposition Left Party states that Germany has decided to “begin concrete negotiations with … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

Surwon Technology Reveals Graphene-Reinforced Concrete

HONG KONG/ SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 (STL.News) Researchers at Hong Kong-based advanced materials innovator, Surwon Technology say they have discovered a means by which to integrate graphene into concrete, significantly increasing the construction material’s tensile strength and resistance to water. According to data from initial tests, the resulting combination is twice as strong and three times … Continue reading Surwon Technology Reveals Graphene-Reinforced Concrete

Milton Hershey School to Develop Skilled Carpenters with New Carpenter Hybrid Apprenticeship Program

HERSHEY, PA./ SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 (STL.News) Milton Hershey School recently received Pennsylvania Apprenticeship Council approval for its second apprenticeship affiliation. This one is with Pyramid Construction Services and it’s part of Milton Hershey School’s pre-apprenticeship and hybrid apprenticeship program that was finalized by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry in February of 2018. “The … Continue reading Milton Hershey School to Develop Skilled Carpenters with New Carpenter Hybrid Apprenticeship Program

How to write a will that won’t trigger a family feud

Creating an estate plan is a gift to the people you leave behind. By expressing your wishes, you’re trying to guide your loved ones at a difficult, emotional time. All too often, though, well-meaning people do things destined to create discord, rancor and resentment among their heirs. What looks good on paper may play out … Continue reading How to write a will that won’t trigger a family feud

Top 10 Celebrity Real Estate News – Demi Lovato, Meryl Streep and Jamie Dornan

POMPANO BEACH, FLA./ SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 (STL.News) “Top 10 Celebrity Real Estate News” “’Fifty Shades of Grey’ Star’s Hollywood Hills Home” Irish actor Jamie Dornan, best known for his lead role in the movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ has placed his California mid-century modern on the market for $3.195 million. Located in the Hollywood Hills, … Continue reading Top 10 Celebrity Real Estate News – Demi Lovato, Meryl Streep and Jamie Dornan

NEW YORK | Apple, Salesforce teaming up on mobile apps for business

NEW YORK  — Customer relations software company Salesforce says it will join with Apple to create new business apps exclusively for iPhone and iPad. Salesforce said Monday the partnership will focus on three areas: apps for industry and small business to improve customer relations; enabling businesses and developers to create Salesforce apps for iPhone and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Apple, Salesforce teaming up on mobile apps for business

Think Realty Announces 2018 Think Realty Honors Winners

KANSAS CITY, MO. / SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 (STL.News) Think Realty, the industry leader in real estate investor resources and education, announces its 2018 Think Realty Honors winners. The winners are peer-nominated investors who excel within their industry niche. This year, over two hundred unique nominations were submitted. Finalists were selected by an independent panel of … Continue reading Think Realty Announces 2018 Think Realty Honors Winners