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Video: BMW Night Vision New Features - BMW BLOG (blog)

Infrared Thermal Imaging (Google) - Tue, 03/19/2013 - 06:57

Video: BMW Night Vision New Features
BMW BLOG (blog)
An infrared thermal imaging camera mounted in the BMW kidney grille is able to detect heat-emitting objects from a distance of some 100 meters, while distinguishing between humans and animals by the level of heat. If BMW Night Vision anticipates a ...

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Indian River's Building Division adding new inspector position to handle ... - TCPalm

Building Inspection (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 22:14

Indian River's Building Division adding new inspector position to handle ...
TCPalm
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — HELP WANTED: Someone who can examine building-permit applicants' plans and also inspect the buildings for compliance with county codes. This is the first time in about five years that county Community Development Director ...

Pelco's Sarix TI Series Thermal IP Cameras - SecurityInfoWatch

Infrared Thermal Imaging (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 20:05

Pelco's Sarix TI Series Thermal IP Cameras
SecurityInfoWatch
Adding to its popular line of existing thermal imaging surveillance technologies known for creating high-quality and affordable thermal imaging with infrared detection, the cameras were built on the Sarix technology platform, and provide a digital end ...

Commercial Property: Hanover Leasing Bigger Space - Hartford Courant

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 19:01

Commercial Property: Hanover Leasing Bigger Space
Hartford Courant
The Hanover Insurance Group signed two leases with Griffin Land for 34,000 square feet of office space at 5 and 7 Waterside Crossing, in Griffin Center, Windsor. One lease is for 29,000 square feet — the entire second floor — of 5 Waterside Crossing ...

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Dugger, Canaday joins national real estate appraisal firm Valbridge - San Antonio Business Journal

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 18:57

Dugger, Canaday joins national real estate appraisal firm Valbridge
San Antonio Business Journal
San Antonio real estate appraisal firm Dugger, Canaday, Grafe Inc. has joined a national network of 42 appraisal companies that will operate under the Valbridge Property Advisors brand. Locally, the firm will operate as Valbridge Property Advisors ...
Local appraisal services firm joins forces with 41 other companiesBusiness First of Louisville
42 Appraisal Firms Combine to Launch Valbridge Property Advisors, Which ...MarketWatch (press release)

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Building Envelope Inspections – Which Way Do We Go?

Infrared inspections of building envelopes have many uses. Of paramount importance is a logical inspection route that covers all subject areas and provides report data that can be easily followed.

Environmental woes can send land deals south - Sustainable Business Oregon

ASTM Inspection Standards (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 18:19

Environmental woes can send land deals south
Sustainable Business Oregon
Phase I standards are set by ASTM, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials. A Phase I involves no subsurface testing. Rather, it compiles evidence collected from public records, site inspections, interviews, and similar non ...

Real estate investor buys $16.5M Venoco HQ in Carpinteria - Pacific Coast Business Times

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 18:06

Santa Barbara Independent

Real estate investor buys $16.5M Venoco HQ in Carpinteria
Pacific Coast Business Times
The commercial real estate firm said the deal represented the highest-value office property ever sold in Carpinteria and that Schaff is the largest owner of office properties in Carpinteria. Greg Bartholomew, Stephen Hayes and Francois DeJohn of Hayes ...
Local Investor Victor Schaff Buys 'Venoco Building' on Carpinteria BluffsNoozhawk

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How to Create Thermal Images for Millions of Homes - MIT Technology Review

Infrared Thermal Imaging (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 17:50

How to Create Thermal Images for Millions of Homes
MIT Technology Review
One of the well-worn tools of home energy auditors is thermal imaging cameras that show where buildings are poorly insulated. But how do you bring these pictures to thousands or even millions of homes? Two Boston-area startups think they have the ...

Can Delaware simplify real estate investing? - Portland Business Journal (blog)

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 17:35

Can Delaware simplify real estate investing?
Portland Business Journal (blog)
... Special to the Portland Business Journal. Delaware statutory trusts are becoming a more popular way for multiple investors to own commercial real estate by allowing investors to pool their resources and maximize buying power. Recently, they have ...

Koch Industries seeks global real estate manager - Wichita Business Journal

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 16:24

Koch Industries seeks global real estate manager
Wichita Business Journal
Koch Business Solutions is seeking a global real estate manager. The position involves managing Koch Industries' global commercial real estate portfolios, including leased and owned assets, according to a job description posted on the company's website.

Homeowners Wants Home Inspection Laws Changed Reports COU Miami - SBWire (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 16:20

Homeowners Wants Home Inspection Laws Changed Reports COU Miami
SBWire (press release)
Beadles believes that the evidence is enough and she did everything properly and within her power when hiring a professional home inspector to assure the Woodbury home would not be a money pit. She now feels the inspector most certainly should have ...

Peloton Commercial Real Estate expands to Austin - Dallas Morning News (blog)

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 16:03

Peloton Commercial Real Estate expands to Austin
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Dallas' Peloton Commercial Real Estate is boosting its operations with a new office in Austin. The commercial property service firm already had offices in Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio and Houston. Excecutives Kevin Granger, Brian Liverman, and Matt ...

Best Community Impact: D CEO's Commercial Real Estate Awards - D Magazine

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 15:24

D Magazine

Best Community Impact: D CEO's Commercial Real Estate Awards
D Magazine
Real estate projects can often have a profound effect on their surrounding environs. That's certainly true of the two contenders vying for the “Best Community Impact” prize in D CEO's Commercial Real Estate Awards, Klyde Warren Park and the Moorland ...

Curiosity's Latest Find is Exciting, But Not Entirely Surprising - Motherboard (blog)

Infrared Thermal Imaging (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 15:06

Curiosity's Latest Find is Exciting, But Not Entirely Surprising
Motherboard (blog)
Odyssey is armed with THEMIS, the Thermal Emission Imaging System that combines a 5-wavelength visual imaging system with a 9-wavelength infrared imaging system. THEMIS found John Klein to be rich in clay minerals. Just why one spectrometer saw ...

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Analyst: It's not just a housing revival - OCRegister

Commercial Real Estate (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 14:57

Analyst: It's not just a housing revival
OCRegister
Furthermore, the risk appetite among lenders and investors in the commercial sector is increasing with more vigor. What this means is that almost the whole real estate sector is now beginning to contribute to economic growth. No wonder, therefore, that ...
The Off Market Association Reports: National Association of Realtors Data ...PR Web (press release)

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Keystone Property Inspection Implements Advanced Technologies on Atlanta ... - SBWire (press release)

Infrared Thermal Imaging (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 13:55

Keystone Property Inspection Implements Advanced Technologies on Atlanta ...
SBWire (press release)
Using Thermal Imaging Technology, the company is able to conduct a more thorough home inspection for home sellers or buyers and help protect homes against hidden problems and damages. In particular, Infrared Imaging enables the home inspection ...

Keystone Property Inspection Implements Advanced Technologies on Atlanta ... - SBWire (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 13:55

Keystone Property Inspection Implements Advanced Technologies on Atlanta ...
SBWire (press release)
Keystone Property Inspections is an Atlanta home inspector team dedicated to providing invaluable information to clients to turn them into knowledgeable consumers. By referring to the home inspection reports of the company, homeowners and investors in ...

Oneonta enacted first building code 60 years ago - Oneonta Daily Star

Building Inspection (Google) - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 13:19

Oneonta enacted first building code 60 years ago
Oneonta Daily Star
Common Council adopted the state's new performance code for buildings Tuesday, March 17, 1953. Mayor Roger G. Hughes appointed Grover C. Lamphere as the first building inspector. Among Lamphere's duties was to look after buildings within the city, ...

HOW TO HAVE A HASSLE-FREE HOME CLOSING - U-T San Diego

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 11:08

HOW TO HAVE A HASSLE-FREE HOME CLOSING
U-T San Diego
Interview and investigate before selecting your real estate agent, mortgage lender, home inspector and closing attorney. Check the Internet for reviews of your providers and call them to ask about their services and prices. Once you find a house, have ...

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