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Dreisilker Electric Celebrate Founder’s 90th Birthday

Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc. recently announced the 90th birthday of its company founder, Henry Dreisilker. Vision and Innovation Henry immigrated to the United States in 1954 and began working for a small motor repair and appliance business. Very quickly, Dreisilker began to foresee a need to provide solutions for building management. Within a year, he […]

Veterans Home Installs New Water System to Battle Bacteria

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A nearly $5 million water system has been installed at the Illinois Veterans Home to combat a severe form of pneumonia caused by a bacteria. The facility in Quincy unveiled the water treatment plant and delivery system Wednesday after they went online last week, The Quincy Herald-Whig reported. “We’ve got the […]

Here Come the Virtual Reality Olympics … for Samsung Users

By Mae Anderson NEW YORK (AP) — Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there’s another test underway as well: How well can virtual reality capture sporting events? NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality programming during the Rio Olympics […]

Hidden Secrets of Corrosion Under Insulation

Sept. 21-23, 2016, 8:00am-4:00pm Holiday Inn, 1000 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL Corrosion Under Insulation is a complex and invisible form of corrosion most readily seen in insulated pipes, but also in insulated tanks. “The corrosive environment under insulation can be fantastically severe, complex and difficult to mitigate,” said Warren Brand, owner of Chicago […]

Lakeshore Schools Renovate to Pass IAQ Test

Every student needs a measure of comfort to achieve scholastic success. Studies prove that when classroom temperatures are too hot, too cold or too humid, students struggle to overcome it. The distractions can lead to failure. When uncomfortable, a person’s brain is constantly reminding the body to do something about the condition, making it hard […]