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    Handheld Wireless Construction Camera

    iBEAM's Handheld camera enables a project manager walking through a job site to send live video to a building team off site. The architect, contractor, or client can view the images on a computer screen, review the site's status, approve changes, and participate in problem solving without leaving their offices. Live images can catch job site problems before they turn costly. The technology can also help reduce travel time and document the construction process. The iBEAM Handheld Traveler™ is a portable cellular version of the camera that can send live, detailed images from areas that don't have Internet access.

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    Efficient Wastewater Management

    CULTEC large-capacity plastic underground chambers are used for commercial stormwater management, gravel-less septic leachfields, drywells, residential drainage, and subsurface retention/ detention systems. The chamber material consists of high-density polyethylene that remains resilient in temperatures below -100 degrees Fahrenheit (-73 degrees Centigrade), and is resistant to breakdown by chemicals typically found in sewage and road salts. Installation is faster than that of large-diameter pipe, stone, or concrete structures, with less heavy equipment and labor required. A complete stormwater management plan is available to help engineers and their clients meet Phase II regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Water Act. All products have a 10-year limited warranty.

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    Windpower for Homeowners

    The Skystream 3.7T residential wind generator was designed to offer small-scale users a clean, renewable energy supplement. The low-profile wind machine harnesses energy at low wind speeds, does not use batteries, and is connected directly to the home power supply. When the wind is not blowing, the home is supplied by the electric utility. When the wind generator provides excess energy, some local utilities will buy back the excess power or offer it at a later date. The generator can produce 40 to 90 percent of an average home's energy needs and pay for itself in 5-12 years.

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    Low-Maintenance Fencing

    TimberTech® FenceScape™ is made of a composite material consisting of reclaimed wood fibers and pure plastic resins. The fencing has the look of natural cedar and is resistant to splitting, warping, rotting, and termite damage. It does not require painting, staining, or sealing and is suitable for marine climates. A patent-pending galvanized steel-reinforced rail provides strength to prevent the creep often caused by temperature changes or long-term loads. The components — fence boards, rails, posts, covers, and caps — are sold separately, enabling design versatility. The company offers a 25-year limited warranty for residential applications and a 10-year warranty for commercial use.

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