Building Management Hawaii April/May - (Page 28)

Wireless Metering & subMetering systeMs The Wave of utility monitoring ... Wireless meter reading ... Serving Hawaii for over 25 years 808-742-7273 Ten year warranty on meters Industry News New Name & New Look In celebration of 40 years serving Hawaii homeowners, Certified Hawaii, launched its vision for the future at the grand unveiling of its new name and new location—Associa Hawaii at the Pacific Guardian Center, Mauka Tower. The new location on Bishop Street places the company in the heart of Honolulu’s downtown business district. “While our name is different, our people and our commitment to serve Hawaii remains beyond what can be found anywhere else,” said Jon McKenna, CEO of Associa Hawaii. “Our new location will allow us to forge an even tighter connection with not only our existing boards, communities and owners, but those who wish to join the Associa Hawaii family.” First Insurance Improves Its Grade King’ Disposal s A COMPLETE REFUSE SERVICE Locally Owned & Operated COMPETITIVE RATES • FRIENDLY SERVICE • COMMERCIAL • RESIDENTIAL Fork Truck Services Frontload Service 2 cubic yards to 8 cubic yards Roll Off Services 8 cubic yards to 40 cubic yards Concrete Washout Services Hauling Services Recycle Services Compactor Sales & Services – New and Used Island Wide Call for Free Estimates… 847-4856 28 April - May 2013 BMH The Financial Strength Rating (FSR) for First Insurance Company of Hawaii (FICOH) has been upgraded to “A+” (superior) from “A” (excellent) by A.M. Best Co., the global credit rating agency dedicated to serving the financial and health-care service industries. FICOH now has the highest FSR among Hawaii-based property and casualty insurance carriers. A.M. Best specifically highlighted FICOH’s long-term financial performance, conservative reserving and strong local market presence as reasons for the upgrade, as well as the operational and financial support the company has gained as a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance since late 2011. “Our A+ rating gives discriminating customers one more reason to trust First Insurance with their insurance needs,” said Allen Uyeda, president and CEO of First Insurance. “It validates our responsible approach to our business and communicates to our agency partners and policyholders our strong and enduring commitment to the Hawaii market.” Awards Night The Roofing Contractors Association of Hawaii (RCAH), a statewide non-profit association composed of contractors, suppliers and distributors, recently held its inaugural “Top Job

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Management Hawaii April/May

Lifts: Elevators & Escalators
Service Providers Leverage Cutting-Edge Technology
Time To Modernize?
Ready To Switch Gears?
Concrete: Restoration & Repairs
When To Test For Lead
3 Steps For A Solid Spalling Job
Deep Secrets
Phase The Work
Concrete Restoration
Tips On How To Reduce Spalling On Newer Buildings
The Difference Between Repair & Restoration
Equipment Breakdown Insurance
High-rise Hotspot
Toolbox Talk: How to choose the correct ladder for the job.
Industry News and Movers & Shakers
On Site: Saving Staff

Building Management Hawaii April/May