Monday, October 24, 2011
In addition to providing a pleasing and more productive work environment, the new fixtures, bulbs, and automatic switches save energy every day which make them cost efficient and the upgrade will qualify for a federal tax deduction capped at between $0.30 and $0.60/sq ft on a sliding scale based on a 25-40% reduction below the maximum allowable lighting power density W/sq/ft. ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1-2001. Duke Energy is offering rebates under their Prescriptive Incentive program making upgrading lights a smart idea.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Salisbury Long Term Care Renovation and Addition Project is progressing on schedule. The new Hospice building is dried-in, sheet rock will be completely hung by the end of the first week in October. All low voltage wiring, including fire alarm, nurse call, security, intercom and phone and data is being installed, and ceiling grid is scheduled to start November 1st. Power to the Hospice Building is scheduled to be connected and turned on November 6th. The masonry veneer is complete and the siding and exterior trim is progressing.
The interior renovation on the Second Floor of the Long Term Care Building is complete and occupied by the VA. The 1st Floor renovation is in progress and scheduled to be completed by December 1st. The Ground Floor renovation will begin once the VA has relocated their offices from the Ground Floor to the newly renovated 1st Floor offices.