With technological advances constantly in the news and new software and gadgets debuting every day, it is not uncommon to hear the term “the cloud” come up in conversation – outside of the daily weather report, that is. Over the past few months, DANBRO has been migrating towards this mystifying cloud with the implementation of our new CRM system.
That’s right, it’s no coincidence that little kid Steve G. watched Mr. Wizard on TV and then grew up to become an engineer. That guy would mesmerize me and then, of course, after every show, I would be in my basement making a mess. Most of the time it was good fun but, occasionally, it got me into trouble.
CHANCE®/Hubbell Power Systems and DANBRO Distributors are hosting an informative and fun night out on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Island Park, NY. Learn about foundations for Sandy recovery and view sample designs, pricing, production rates, and more over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
In addition to home elevation and infrastructure strengthening, NY Rising, New York’s official storm recovery movement, is assisting marinas in their efforts to rebuild after being destroyed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.
The CHANCE® Helical Pulldown Micropile was used to support and secure the famed Asbury Park, NJ boardwalk. The HPM system was chosen over traditional wooden piles and bulkheads due to the low vibration, limited access, and quick installation benefits.
As relative sea level increases, it no longer takes a strong storm or a hurricane to cause coastal flooding. Flooding now occurs with high tides in many locations due to climate-related sea level rise, land subsidence, and the loss of natural barriers.
HMGP Elevation Program Currently Assisting 460 Families with Costs of Raising their Homes
Trenton, NJ – Governor Chris Christie today announced the distribution of 132 more federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) awards to assist homeowners with costs incurred in elevating their homes to protect against future flooding and storms. In the latest round of grant awards, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved applications from the Department of Environmental Protection for properties in 29 municipalities, bringing the total of approved post-Superstorm Sandy elevation grant awards to 460, totaling approximately $12 million.