A portable air conditioner that provides 144,000 BTU/hr of cooling yet rolls through a standard doorway is being brought to the market by Atlas Sales & Rental. Only 34 ins. wide, the 12-ton Atlas PACslim can be used in offices, computer server rooms, event tents and other indoor/outdoor locations.
In addition to alerting the industry to trends in new products, this holiday edition of the New Product Showcase can be seen as a gift guide for the beginner or serious DIYer. From stocking stuffers to show stoppers, or from impulse items to big tickets, here’s our holiday sampler. It’s the thought that counts.
Columbus, Ohio-based Dorcy, the flashlight leader, introduced the Dorcy Metal Gear XLM (extreme lumen) LED aluminum flashlight.Producing 618 lumens from a single LED chip, the new high-performance flashlight provides a beam distance of up to 1,100 ft.
Residential remodeling activity continued to rise across the United States, showing a 15% increase in April 2011 in year-over-year comparisons, according to an index compiled by BuildFax, which uses a national database of building permit data.
The latest BuildFax Remodeling Index (BFRI) indicates that residential remodeling activity registered its eighteenth-straight month gain.
The home improvement and home building industry remains a leading cause of statistics. And here's the latest industry metric: the BuildFax Residential Remodeling Index (BFRRI).
Launched by the BuildFax, the Austin, Texas-based provider of building permit data, the BFRRI reports residential remodeling activity across the nation based on building permit activity filed with local building departments.