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Industry News Heading West CEO Guy Akasaki, the expansion has been a long-term goal in the making. “This will allow our family of companies to grow exponentially during this apparent rising economy,” Akasaki says. “With continued efforts to develop Kapolei and West Oahu into Honolulu’s second city, we predict that there will be opportunities for growth.” In addition to CRW’s Kakaako facility, the West Oahu location allows space to establish new corporate headquarters and an Practicing what it preaches, CRW installed a PV system that provides 77.7 kilowatts at its new 25,000-square-foot West Oahu headquarters. expanded baseyard that The system is engineered to produce enough energy to capture CRW’s entire electricity consumption and energize BETA work electric will service vehicles. Taking full advantage of the federal and state tax credits, Central and CRW is confident that the savings will pay forward by helping the West Oahu company to grow while reducing its carbon footprint. A full-service roofing and waterproofing contractor in Hawaii, Commercial Roofing & Waterproofing Hawaii Inc. (CRW) is expanding its operations and purchased a property in West Oahu. According to CRW president and projects, as well as overseas operations in Guam and the Philippines. Akasaki finds that as people face rising energy costs, they become more environmentally conscious and look for sustainability options. Accordingly, CRW invests in education to ensure that its roofing products and services provide longterm answers to rising energy costs. “CRW understands how to interface finance, energy tax credits and subsidies, with contingent liabilities. We integrate our knowledge in these areas with the newest technologies so our customers can achieve and maintain lower operating costs. As we offer complete turnkey service for roofing, repair, maintenance and solar electric photovoltaic systems, our business has grown in the right direction and we are all very grateful for this,” Akasaki says. Building Value Through Expert Facility Services Outsourcing non-core functions can lower your costs, increase efficiency and improve performance. ABM works with you to reduce your operating expenses while keeping your property safe, clean, comfortable and energy efficient through integrated or stand-alone services. Call Tiera Covington today at 808-545-7733 for facility services, always customized to your needs. ©2012 ABM Industries, Inc. 30 June-July 2012 BMH

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Building Management Hawaii - June/July 2012

Editor’s Note
When the Winds Blow
Why Waterproof? Keep your building watertight & upright.
Get Watertight Water is the greatest solvent in the world ... keep your building dry.
What Drains Your Building?
Asbestos Exposed How to safely recover from mold and flood damage.
Mold Misunderstood
Water Leaks—from Bad to Worse
The Power of Paint
Life of Paint
It’s Best to Test A paint test can detect lead, and be the trick in finding a paint that will stick.
Industry News
Movers & Shakers
Association Updates
Resource Guide: Waterproofing & Painting

Building Management Hawaii - June/July 2012