Emigration Canyon Home is First Recipient of LEED Silver Green Home Certification

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Located in Utah’s Emigration Canyon just north of Salt Lake City, this contemporary 2,500 square foot home was designed for a family with small children by Sparano + Mooney Architecture. It provides breathtaking canyon views from every angle, and is the first recipient of the LEED Silver green home certification thanks to sustainable materials and energy-efficient qualities.

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The main living room consists of a 30-foot operable wall that transforms it into an outdoor room, and cor-ten steel cladding mixed with board-formed wood textured concrete create a modern, low maintenance interior that maintains a natural style. The lower level is an open, flexible design, ideal to be used as an art studio, playroom, home office, or entertainment room.

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Solatube skylights maximize the use of natural light, and an in-floor radiant system provides energy-efficient heat during cold Utah winters. The surrounding landscape complements the architecture with native, drought-resistant plants that provide a seamless transition between the cozy home and rustic canyon surroundings.

Read more here: Emigration Canyon Home is First Recipient of LEED Silver Green Home Certification

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Utah Man Receives Patent for Roof Device that is Safer and Provides for Energy Savings

American Fork, UT (PRWEB) December 15, 2011

Most people don’t bother to look up at their roof except to hang their Christmas lights. However, if a piece of roofing material ever hit you in the face or snow and ice crashed down on your head, you might look up a little more often. Terry Anderson, President of TRA-MAGE in American Fork, Utah, is making it easier to ignore your roof! His creative thinking has resulted in two patents that offer innovative ways to solve safety issues while also saving the homeowner money.

Folks who live in warm climates and want to save on energy costs benefit from his latest product known as a Ridge Riser

MIRO Industries and Rooftop Anchor Open New Manufacturing Facility in Heber City, Utah

Heber City, Utah (PRWEB) November 01, 2011

MIRO Industries, Inc. and Rooftop Anchor, Inc. have moved their corporate headquarters to a new 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Heber City, Utah. The new manufacturing facility will house engineering, sales, service, factory and administrative staff and include custom metal fabrication, product manufacturing, product testing and shipping.

MIRO Industries is a segment leader (47% year over year growth) in the design and fabrication of durable, pre-manufactured pipe supports for the mechanical, roofing and electrical industry. Rooftop Anchor is a new, rapid growth entry in the design, manufacturing, testing and installation of commercial fall protection equipment. The new finished facility will employ 30-40 workers by the end of 2011. ?The location and the quality of the local workforce were key points in our decision to purchase this property in Heber,? said Nate Sargent, President of both MIRO Industries and Rooftop Anchor.

?MIRO Industries and Rooftop Anchor?s collective investment in Heber says a lot about this areas strengths. We have an excellent workforce, competitive business climate, and a strong desire to work with businesses that create jobs,? said David Phillips, honorable Mayor of Heber City, Utah. Part of the catalyst for this project were the federal stimulus funds available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act whose goals include promoting small business in historically underutilized business zones. ?Companies like MIRO and Rooftop Anchor will be the future for economic development in Heber City and Wasatch County? said Utah House Representative Kraig Powell who represents the 54th district.

MIRO Industries and Rooftop Anchor will be holding an open house for their new facility (844 South 430 West, Heber City) on Tuesday, November 8th from 11:30am ? 1:30pm. For more information visit http://www.miroind.com or http://www.rooftopanchor.com.

About MIRO Industries, Inc:

MIRO Industries, Inc., pre-manufactures solutions for supporting rooftop pipe, conduit, duct, cable trays, walkways, crossovers and mechanical units that prevent damage to the roof membrane and effectively support a variety of loads and sizes. Since 1982 MIRO has been providing the mechanical, roofing, and electrical industry with durable non-penetrating pipe supports.

About Rooftop Anchor, Inc.:

Rooftop Anchor, Inc. engineers, manufactures and installs a complete line of roof fall arrest and fall restraint products and services to insure new and existing buildings are OSHA Code and ANSI Standard compliant in providing roof fall protection safety for window cleaners, roofing contractors, mechanical equipment technicians and other trades working at height.

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Gondola Resorts, Inc. Expands Operations to Ski Resorts in Utah

Park City, UT (PRWEB) July 19, 2011

Gondola Resorts, Inc. announced today expansion of their vacation rental business into the state of Utah. The company will feature operations at three resorts including Park City, Deer Valley and The Canyons offering over 150 vacation rentals via a downtown Park City office.

This will be the vacation rental giant’s first step into the Utah lodging market. Designated as one of the largest resort lodging providers in Colorado, Gondola Resorts will now offer consumers new choices in lodging at all three Park City ski resorts. The 2011/12 ski season will see offerings for such Park City locations as The Galleria, Lift Lodge, Edelweis Haus, Park Station, Snowcrest, Town Pointe and The Racquet Club.

Gondola Resorts has also partnered with Park City Lodging, Inc. to offer full 24-Hour services via their downtown Park City welcome center. This location affords the convenience guests covet during a vacation, yet remains only steps away from endless adventures on the slopes, as well as numerous Park City restaurants, galleries, bars and boutiques. Offering an exceptional arrival location for guests coupled with the ultimate in ski-in ski-out luxury, Gondola

Resorts hopes to add a new dimension in customer service to the Utah lodging industry. Rentals can accommodate one-twenty guests with various choices at The Canyons and Deer Valley. Vacation rental choices include condos, lofts & mountain lodges which targets the needs set by snow-hungry skiers and snowboarders.

“In our opinion, Park City, Deer Valley and The Canyons are the world’s premier ski mountains and we’re excited about aligning our strong Gondola Resorts brand with these powerful resorts. We look forward to serving our returning guests and new visitors from all over the world while offering them world-class accomodations in Utah. Additionally, Gondola Resorts’ reservations’ team can’t wait to bring the best in customer service to the Park City vacation rental market,” says Gino Malara, the company’s CEO.

Gondola Resorts’ new location will offer signature promotions for Deer Valley, The Canyons and Park City including free night stays, discounted lift tickets, ski/snowboard rentals and ski delivery. For example, “D2D” – a Christy Sports company, delivers the latest ski rentals and snowboard rentals to any Gondola Resorts rental home at a time convenient for guests. Gondola Resorts is an affiliate of both companies.

The readers of SKI Magazine have voted Deer Valley Ski Resort #1 for 2011, Park City Mountain Resort #4 and The Canyons Ski Resort #20. Also, Deer Valley is sixth in Barron’s Magazine’s “Top Second Home Communities” list for the fourth year in a row.

Park City hosted many of the events at the 2002 Winter Olympic games and is also the home to the Sundance Film Festival. Park City is located 33 miles east of Utah’s capitol – Salt Lake City and 35 minutes from the Salt Lake City International airport.

About Gondola Resorts, Inc.

Gondola Resorts, Inc. provides vacation rental homes, condos and villas delivering on the promise of helping vacation travelers discover the alternative to small and confined hotel rooms. Gondola Resorts is one of the leading regional lodging providers, offering rentals in some of the most spectacular resort locations in Colorado, Utah and Florida. Gondola Resorts is based in Denver, Colorado with partnership operations in Aspen, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, Deer Valley, Keystone, Orlando, Steamboat Springs, Summit County, The Canyons and Telluride.

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