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Atlanta discount heating and air company overcome by business in opening week.
ATLANTA discount heating and air conditioning services company overcome by business in opening week
GDO Report
ATLANTA - A new discount heating and air conditioning services company called "AC LOCATORS" opened it's doors this week and was overcome by an enormous amount of business.

The recently founded company was created to offer Atlanta area consumers discounted pricing on their heating and air conditioning repairs and upgrades.

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  HOME & GARDEN

The forecast for the pace and price of home sales was cut further by the National Association of Realtors on Wednesday.
Housing slump not going away soon
GDO Report
An even slower than previously expected recovery from the current housing and home building slump was forecast Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors.

The trade group is now looking for flat prices for existing homes in the first quarter of 2008, and a continued decline in new home prices in that period.
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Gwinnett Land and Landscape Guide
COMING SOON - The ALL New Gwinnett Lawn and Landscaping Guide.  From Gwinnett's NUMBER ONE Online News and Savings source - Gwinnett Daily Online.
Our new guide will provide you with much more information than you would ever require to create and maintain the healthiest lawn and lanscaping imaginable.  Check our new Gwinnett Lawn and Landscaping Guide often to keep up with the most up to date and robust information available today.
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  HOME & GARDEN

Atlanta HardiPlank, HardiFascia and Hardi Soffit provides 50 plus year blanket of safety and preservation.
Atlanta HardiPlank Siding and Exterior Trim, Soffit and Fascia Products: Bright Stars in a Recent Soft Market According to Principia Study
GDO Special Report
ATLANTA - The residential siding and trim products demand in North America exceeded $11 billion in sales in 2005 according to Principia Partners’ latest study.

Vinyl is the largest category and will remain so through 2010 even though an expected decrease in growth is projected. The siding portion of the industry will increase to $9.7 billion representing an average annual growth of $3.5% over the period with the bulk of the growth in that period coming from manufactured stone, fiber cement, engineered wood, and stucco.
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  HOME & GARDEN

Consumer Reports rates and grades siding products and installation across the country.  Find out where you stand when considering replacing that old, embarrasing defective siding on your home this Spring and find out how to get the best value for your dollar.   
Consumer Reports Siding
GDO Report
LAWRENCEVILLE -  After reviewing dozens of siding contractors throughout the 16 counties that comprise Greater Atlanta - Builder Ron has filtered out the rest in his attempt to determine the best and safest three siding contractors.

Those results and more - follow...

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AGREEMENT:
CedarMate Siding Agreement
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  HOME & GARDEN

Atlanta HardiPlank siding contractors help to beautify, preserve for many decades and save on homeowners' power bills.
Atlanta HardiPlank Siding contractors continue to rake in "Green" dispite housing market downturn
GDO Report
ATLANTA - Atlanta HardiPlank Siding contractors continue to bloom due to their "Green" nature, or their compliment to nature.  The high level of insulation that the fiber cement siding provides helps to lower homeowners' power bills thus making the building material "green" or enviornment friendly. 

Purveyors of such building components as foam insulation and faux wood shingles are continuing to see gangbuster sales, almost as though the housing boom that ended a year ago were still at full tilt.
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  HOME & GARDEN

Image depicting inefficient HVAC units' wasting money and pushing power bills through the roof.
New government air conditioning standards cause significant increase in HVAC repair costs beginning Jan. 1st
GDO Report - Printed with explicit permission from Carol Werner, Executive Director of EESI (obtained by phone 2/16/06 5:48pm)

New government restrictions in the air conditioning industry known as "Seer 13*" went into effect on January 1st, forcing a dramatic increase in all HVAC equipment and repairs. 

What is SEER 13? How does it apply to the energy efficiency of air conditioners?  We've got all the answers for you here:
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