Long Beach Island, a barrier island along the coast of New Jersey, experienced some of that state’s greatest damage and most extensive cleanup as a result of the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In addition to knocking out utilities and creating widespread wind damage, the hurricane's nine-foot storm surge filled storm drains and sewer lines with sand and mud. In the hardest-hit area the first floors of many beach homes had been designed to break away in a major storm surge, and did just that, leaving behind four or more feet of sand and debris. Read how Vacall's high-performance AllJetVac and AllVac helped with the massive cleanup.
Read this case study on how one city repaired a leak that was costing them over 300 million gallons of treated water per year.
Like most cities New Philadelphia, Ohio, faces the task of clearing debris and keeping streets clean year-round. In the autumn picking up leaves from curb strips, along the center strips on divided roads and clearing catch basins is important to keep rain runoff draining efficiently. However, this city has an added advantage: it’s where Gradall Industries designs, refines and manufactures Vacall AllSweep models, giving the city workers the opportunity to try out state-of-the art machines in exchange for their critiques and suggestions.
East Coast Roofing is a roofing, siding, window and gutter contractor in New Jersey. Although a well-established brand in their local area, they lacked an effective online presence. See how they:
- Get 30 calls a month from their mobile site
- Increased website traffic by 20%
- Grew social media presence by over 180%
In a career marked by design excellence across an array of commercial and industrial projects, this acclaimed architect describes the advantages of using Variable Refrigerant Flow systems (VRF) on several hospitality projects and why he wishes he could use it more often.
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