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2011-05-06 00:00:30

Building Information Modeling (BIM) helped KHS&S craftsmen create a dramatically sloped band shell structure for this rock 'n' roll-inspired entertainment venue. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Building Information Modeling (BIM) was the star when KHS&S Contractors brought to life a new design concept that's rocking fans at the Seminole Hard Rock Cafe in Tampa, Fla. The 17,500-foot venue is the first to feature a new "rockcentric" look, which is being used as a model for Hard Rock...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center says,"The e-mail we received Wednesday May 4th started this way; recently we moved back, and myself, and kids having nose bleeds as we had it in the past. We have endorsed JJ Staten Homes as the only Florida Chinese drywall remediation company for one really simple reason-we believe they have the safest and most thoughtful Chinese drywall remediation protocol for repairing a toxic Chinese drywall home in Florida-period!" The group says, "Anyone, who thinks...

2011-05-02 00:00:03

New Filter Scientific Coatings products resolve issues for homeowners stricken by Chinese Drywall with an affordable option and a lifetime warranty. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) April 30, 2011 Tainted Chinese Drywall has been a financial nightmare in Florida and the Gulf States for some time now. The reactive drywall is allegedly responsible for low level emissions which accelerate the tarnishing of metals along with a strong foul sulfur odor. Over 90% of all of the cases reported to the CPSC...

2011-04-26 09:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys today announced that a settlement agreement has been reached between the Plaintiffs in the multi-district litigation (MDL 2047) and a local supplier of tainted Chinese Drywall, Interior/Exterior Building Supply, L.P. and the company's two primary insurers. A class action settlement has been reached, which is still subject to court approval under the terms of the agreement. The primary insurers will put up the limits of their insurance...

2011-04-16 00:00:29

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center is blasting President Obama's failure to mention toxic Chinese drywall one time in public since taking office in January of 2009. The group has characterized imported toxic Chinese drywall as the absolute worst environmental disaster for US homeowners ever, and for over two years, they have been demanding a federal response to assist the tens and tens of thousands of affected US homeowners and their families. While imported toxic Chinese drywall has been...

2011-03-28 09:59:00

ATLANTA, March 28, 2011 The winter's elevated snowfall totals have put 14 states at above average to high risk for spring floods, according to the National Hydrologic Assessment from the National Weather Service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110328/CL72309LOGO) The report, which is issued each spring, warns that a large portion of the North Central United States from Montana to Missouri and areas in Eastern New York and Southern New England could be impacted. National...

2011-03-25 08:28:00

MIAMI, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akerman Senterfitt today announced that a Palm Beach County, Florida Circuit Court Judge has ruled that builders and installers cannot be held liable for negligence for faulty drywall (commonly referred to as "Chinese drywall") installed during home construction if they did not have actual or implied notice of a defect in the drywall at the time of construction. Judge Glenn Kelley of the 15th Judicial Circuit issued the Omnibus Order which is...

2011-03-24 00:00:27

The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center says, "We are urging all home buyers in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Virginia, and Southeast Texas to not purchase a bank foreclosure, or short sale, without a very thorough inspection for toxic Chinese drywall. While the bank foreclosure prices might appear to be attractive-they are not if the home is contaminated, and you completely have to gut the home, to make it safe to live in." The group is demanding the Legislatures in Florida,...

2011-03-20 00:01:44

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) dictates it is not necessary to replace electrical wiring in homes with Chinese Drywall. Tainted Chinese Drywall presents no risk to home electrical systems. Filter Scientific Coatings is a clear alternative to deconstructing the home. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) March 19, 2011 Since April 2, 2010 the CPSC has recommended that removal of electrical systems in Chinese drywall affected homes"¦ until today. The CPSC has overturned the previous...

2011-03-18 11:23:00

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are issuing an updated remediation protocol (pdf) for homes with problem drywall. A study (pdf) conducted on behalf of CPSC by Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico, finds no evidence of a safety hazard to home electrical systems. Sandia simulated long-term exposure of wiring and other electrical components to hydrogen...


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2005-05-26 10:48:13

Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. Chemical structure Heating gypsum above approximately 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. CaSO4·2H2O + heat → CaSO4·½H2O + 1½H2O (steam) The partially dehydrated mineral is called calcium sulfate hemihydrate or calcined gypsum (commonly known as plaster of...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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