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The Official Show Directory and Buyers Guide Central Texas Buyers Event Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd. • Austin, TX 78704

June 30th & July 1st, 2009 Tuesday, 10am - 3pm Wednesday, 10am - 3pm

Special Guest Speaker TEXAS GOVERNOR RICK PERRY NOON Tuesday, June 30th


A Dynamic Event With Over 100 Exhibitors


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Welcome To th e Pre m i e r Show of th e Ye a r For The Bu i l d i n g & Co n stru c tio n I ndu s t r y

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Energy Efficient Commercial Roofing

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Don A. Stewart, Inc. - Since 1967 7110 E. Ben White Blvd. - (512) 385-0510

Fuels & Oils

Austin (512) 257-2807 San Antonio (210) 525-7663

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512.459.9494 Austin, Texas

SOLAR POWER A proven, reliable, durable technology Supported by local rebates and federal tax credits Rapid return on investment Produces clean, renewable energy YOUR company would look GOOD in SOLAR! Give us a call. Let’s talk.


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Table of Contents

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Exhibitor List & Floor Plan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 Seminars & Workshops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-11 Resource Listing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 The logo and name Construction Expo are protected trademarks and logos of Construction Expo. They may not be reproduced or utilized by any third party without the expressed written consent from a duly authorized officer of Construction Expo Inc. All Rights Reserved.

13740 Research Blvd., Bldg. I, Ste. 1-4, Austin, TX 78750 Direct Dial: 512-249-5303 Toll free: 877-219-3976 Fax: 512-249-5336 BOOTH #429

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Accent Granite & Marble We ROCK Your World

• Quality Fabrication/Installation of Natural Stone & Quartz • Commercial & Residential • Serving the Texas Hill Country Marble Falls (830) 693-1144 Austin/Lakeway (512) 535-2541 E-mail:

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Create Visual Artistry Through Low Volt Outdoor Lighting

• Certified lighting specialists for over 26 years • Using only the highest quality solid copper & lifetime warranty brass fixtures • Regularly scheduled maintenance program available 4

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Call Now For a Free Consultation 512-381-5445 • 155 Empire Court • Austin, TX 78737

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Re-Usable Jobsite Door Protection           

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Austin 360 Roofing is the leading and most trusted roofing company in Texas. We are your one-stop-shop for all your roofing needs. We specialize in: • Apartment & Office Buildings • Industrial Parks • Working With Insurance Assessments & Negotiations for Roof Repairs/Replacements

Easy Installation Saves Time & Money Reduces Waste Recycleable & Reusable

Austin 360 is proud to be a Certified Duro-Last Roofing Specialist. The Duro-Last Cool Zone roofing system has an excellent environmental reputation: • Lowers a Building’s Energy Consumption • Helps Facilities Qualify for LEED® Credits • Reduces Urban Heat Island Effect • A Leading Sustainable Building Product 9702 Beck Circle #B • Austin, TX 78739 866.326.4415 •

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Brush Busters Land Clearing & Maintenance

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L.L.P. , s te ia c o ss A & y le h Lockart, Atc Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors Helping clients BALANCE their lives...    • Attestation Services    • Tax Services   • Business Consulting Services   • Accounting Services   • Political Campaign Reporting Services   • Litigation Support Services 

We’re in the business of creating opportunities for you!

6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 180 ∙ Austin, Texas 78731   (512) 346‐2086 ∙ (877) 977‐6850 toll free ∙ (512) 338‐9883 fax  BOOTH #105

BOOTH #721

Shade Structures Millsap Waterproofing, Inc. offers the lates technology for the upkeep and maintenance of your commercial building. With 30 years in business, we can handle all types of exterior building repairs and will perform these repairs in the safest, most cost effective and efficient ways known to our industry.

Our services include: • Structural Repairs • Waterproofing Repair • Garage Restoration

Let Millsap Waterproofing, Inc. Protect Your Investment 2536 County Road 331, Suite A, Floresville TX 78114 (830) 393-9609 / cell (210) 275-1695 / fax (210) 568-2737 corporate headquarters located in Houston TX 6

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Give your customers the QUALITY they deserve at a price you can afford. Phone: (512) 821-0300 • Fax: (512) 821-0304 • Email: Construction Expo 2009 l Central Texas Area Buyers Event


EXHIBITOR LIST Booth # Company 121 711 715 208 308 427 223 129 321 320 408 601 515 620 236 108 322 301 221 118 514 235 135 803 327 307 130 801 616 707 426 407 107 535 520 429 227 112 326 502 637 626 807 117 8

1-2-3 Doorshield 180 Office Solutions 3 Day Blinds Accent Granite & Marble Accubuild Acuity Brands Lighting Advanced Insulation of Texas Aflac AGTM Engineering, LLC Allegiance HR Solutions Group Andersen Schoel Office Interiors Armor Glass International Inc. Austin 360 Roofing Austin Woodworks Biggs Plumbing Co. Inc. Brush Busters Calply Champion Toyota Cherry Stone & Materials Chino's Concrete City of Austin Concrete Gone Wild Construction News CPS Security Solutions Creative Components Creative Custom Cabinets Inc. Critter Control Decorative Concrete Supply Inc. Detex Discount Windows Distribution International Doka USA, Ltd. Dominion Design and Integration Don Stewart Fuel Services Dryden Stone Co. DuraPlay, inc. Entero Energy LLC Express Commercial Cleaning Extreme Energy Foam Insulation / Bay Systems Fastenal Ford Audio-Video Systems, Inc. Freedom Supply / Presco Frost Insurance G & R Electrical Construction, Inc.

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Gibson Concrete Green City Solar / Clean Tech Training Center Green Oaks Building and Remodeling Greenscapes Landscaping Hansco Demolition & Excavation HBMG, Inc. Hendee Enterprises Hispanic Contractors Association of Austin HSP Commerical Hubbell Building Automation IDI Insulation Illumination Concepts Ingersol Rand J&M Insurance Svcs PLLC/Stormy Johnson Insurance Svcs Jaco Construction Inc. K&G Electrical Services Kimera & Associates Knight Security King Architectural Metal Lambs Tire & Automotive Lawman Global Ledesma Landscape Legacy Lighting Lighthouse Solar LP Building Products M E Ruby, Jr. Inc. Maxwell Systems Meridian Solar, Inc. Mike Pilley Enterprises Miller Mill Works Millsap Waterproofing Namasco NB Roof and Floor Trusses NeoWood

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Nichiha USA NUDRA-Distributed by FutureStone Ocean Quest Pools, Inc. One Day Floor & Minacote Optimal IQ Prime Source Mgmt Professional Plotter Technologies Protective Coatings & Construction Sports Engineering Technologies Square D Co. ECP Tech Division Synergy Framing, LLC T&T Staff Management Taylor Waterproofing Plus, Inc. Texans Insurance Group Texas Contract Floors Inc. Texas Fifth Wall Roofing Systems Texas Home Systems Texas Med Clinic Texas Solar Power Company The Whitlock Group Top Choice Home & Lawn Turfmaker Corp Ultimate Roofing Systems Urban Concrete Contractors USGBC Central Texas - Balcones Chapter Vehiclepath Vulcan Material Wallco Retaining Walls Waterloo Curbing and Custom Concrete Web Revelation Whelen Workforce Solutions

FLOOR PLAN Flipping Properties Advanced Techniques of Stained Concrete


Rainwater Harvesting

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50 Certainties/ Survive & Thrive

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FEATURED SEMINARS Developing Sales Strategies Value: $300 - FREE 1:00pm- 2:15pm



FEATURED SEMINAR TUESDAY ONLY Do you have a plan to go after customers? To retain current customers? To get new targets? Many contractors sell in a haphazard fashion. They don’t maximize their sales opportunities. Learn how to develop a sales strategy and make it work for you. Presented by Tom Woodcock, President & Principal Instructor “Seal the Deal”,

Surviving and Thriving in Today’s Marketplace Value: $500- FREE 1:00pm- 2:15pm PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

FEATURED SEMINAR TUESDAY ONLY This seminar will inspire attendees to reach for new levels in their business. No matter where your business is at, Chris will teach you solid business concepts helping you go to the “Next Level”. Don’t miss this keynote speech where Chris will have you on Fire, and ready to progress in today’s market. Presented by Chris Tapken, Consultant, Trainer, Speaker, Owner of Greenlight Solutions,


Flipping Properties- Making HARD Cash Featured Seminar- FREE 9:00am- 11:00am- Tues. & Wed. 1:00pm- 2:15pm- TUESDAY ONLY FEATURED SEMINAR

This informative course covers how to save time and money, maximizing profits while flipping properties. Flipping Houses can be exciting, lucrative, risky and rewarding all at the same time. • Finding the “right” property to flip based on property conditions, and market conditions • Legal and Tax considerations • Flipping Tool Kit • The Flipping Transaction Process Presented by Carlisle Mitchell, Flip Mogul and Managing Director,

Advanced Techniques of Decorative Concrete 2 LU HSW & SD - AIA Value: $500- FREE TUESDAY ONLY - Lecture 11:00am-12pm LIVE Demo 1:15-2:15pm


FEATURED SEMINAR & LIVE Demo TUESDAY ONLY - Lecture 11:00am-12pm LIVE Demo 1:15-2:15pm Learn about design, graphics, green products, and vertical finishes (including hand-carved verticals, metal coatings, plaster techniques, & other decorative effects). This lecture is designed for Architects, Designers, Builders, Faux Finishers & Contractors. Presented by Shellie Rigsby, author of The Complete Guide to Stained Concrete, AIA coordinator for the Decorative Concrete Show, recently featured on Extreme Makeover Home Edition and is a consultant to Behr, Sherwin Williams & Valspar


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SCHEDULE OF FREE SEMINARS The following free seminars are offered on both Tuesday and Wednesday. There are no seminars Wednesday Afternoon.

Solar is HOT! 9:00am- 11:00am- FREE

Rainwater Harvesting- Collecting, Storing, and Processing Rainwater Value: $898 2.0 AIA- FREE 9:00am- 11:00am

Why Buyers Buy & 10 Common Objections in Bidding, Estimating & Quoting Value: $ 300- FREE 9:00am-11:00am

• Is it right for your business? • How much does it cost? • How much will it produce? • What kind of financial support is available to support installation expenses? Craig Overmiller of Texas Solar Power Company will provide an overview of solar technology, answering the questions above as well as providing insight about roofing and electrical requirements and general permitting process.

• Why Harvest Rainwater? • How much do you need? • How much can you collect? • How much should you store? Collecting Rainwater, Storage, Processing • The Roof • Tanks • Gutters • Filters • Transporting • UV Lights • Plumbing • Ozone • Cisterns • Chlorine Presented by Corwin Vansant, P.E., Professor, Texas State University,

Why Buyers Buy: Takes a look at the basic buying habits of people, both individually and in a corporate setting. • Get a Hold of the Customer’s Need • Customer’s Buying Priorities • Beating the Lowest Bid Game 10 Common Objections in Bidding, Estimating & Quoting: Tired of not winning projects or orders because you didn’t know how to counter the customer’s objections? Get past the “NO” and into the winners circle. Presented by Tom Woodcock, President & Principal Instructor of Seal the Deal

THRIVE in 2009 Value: $295- FREE 9:00am- 11:00am

How Can Design Professionals Successfully Circumnavigate the Recession? 9:00am- 11:00am 2.0 AIA/HSW- FREE

QuickBooks Made Easy with the QuickBooks Guy Value: $300- FREE 9:00am- 11:00am

In this one-of-a-kind seminar, you will learn how to instantly break through the clutter and capture your prospects attention and demonstrate why they should buy from you. You’ll learn how people process information and make decisions, which in turn allow you to create ads that literally “jump” from the page. Everything is based on understanding human nature and behavior, which allows you to build enduring results that work consistently year after year. • What Marketing is really supposed to do? • Why most Marketing doesn’t do it • The difference between Strategic and Tactical MKTG. • How to see the world through the prospect's eyes • How to find and hit prospect's “hot buttons” Presented by Joshua Ramsey, Senior Consultant, Monopolize Your Marketplace

We are experiencing a period of unprecedented change, unknown for many years. This presentation looks at long-range trends, and drawing from historic examples – offer some practical suggestions that will allow you, the practitioner, to successfully continue his or her practice and persevere, going into the future. • How can you put together and maintain a more efficient business model that can weather severe economic drought? • How can you utilize the new technologies (CAD, BIM, the new internet, & Office automation tools) to build a better, more successful practice? • What is the future of the A/E profession and how will it interact with the society of the future? Presented by Douglas Casper, AIA, LEEP AP, President, DPC Associates,

This class will cover the basics of setting up and entering transactions specifically for construction companies as well as advanced topics. • Setting up Accounts • Entering Estimates • Progress Billing from Estimates • Time and Materials Billing • Entering and Paying Expenses • Handling Retainage • Entering Change Orders • Work-In-Progress • Job Cost Reports and more! Presented by Gregg Bossen, CPA, P.C.,

Avoiding Legal Pitfalls in the Construction Industry: Save time, money and frustration Value: $300- FREE 9:00am- 11:00am

Green ROI Workshop Value: $165- FREE 9:00am- 11:00am

50 Certainties in a Time of Uncertainty Value: $ 500- FREE 9:00am- 11:00am

This seminar will cover the following topics: • Legal Updates on the state of the law in Texas as it pertains to the construction industry • Indemnity Agreements o Significance o Enforceability • Employment and Labor law and its impact on the construction industry o How to protect yourself and your business • There will be a roundtable discussion at the end of the session to answer any questions Presented by Mark Stratton, Pat Richter and Derek Flynn, Shannon Gracey Ratliff & Miller, LLP,

The Green ROI seminar educates Corporations, NGO’s, Non-Profit Organizations, and Government agencies on the return on investment of going Green and being sustainable.

Don’t miss the 50 ways to help your business thrive in today’s uncertain environment. This motivational session will change your attitude and your business. Learn solid business concepts from marketing to cost controls. Presented by Chris Tapken, Consultant, Trainer, Speaker, Owner of Greenlight Solutions,

Presented by Craig Overmiller, Texas Solar Power Company,

This class will cover: • Teaching how to utilize third party certifiers to create a positive image and reputation in the market that translates to creating a robust marketing piece to promote your organization • How the Stimulus package and the new economy is now where the opportunities are moving to generate business • Real world case studies Presented by Sal Rastegar, Founder of Make Green Count, Professional Sanitarian and certified Environmental safety trainer and consultant with the National Science Foundation.

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Creative Custom Cabinets, Inc. 512-821-0300 1500 West Industrial Blvd. The premier custom cabinet builders in Central Texas.

Illumination Concepts, Inc. 512-381-5445 155 Empire Court, Austin, TX 78737 We design, install and maintain our low voltage outdoor lighting systems.

DOOR PROTECTORS 1-2-3 Doorshield 303-740-6700 6181 S. Forest Court, Centennial, CO 80121 1-2-3 DoorShield provides re-usable door protection during construction, renovation, maintenance and FF & E moving activities.




Decorative Concrete Supply, Inc. 512-295-8880 536 Commercial Drive, Buda, TX 78610 Leading distributor of decorative concrete materials. We offer training and demos year-round. FENCE PANELS/FENCING King Architectural Metals 800-542-2379 9611 East RL Thornton Freeway, Dallas, TX 75228 Award winning designs, quality manufacturing, same day shipping, most unique selection of decorative and architectural metal products. FRAMING Synergy Framing, LLC 512-778-9065 117 Jonathan Drive, Liberty Hill, TX 78642 Synergy Framing is a framing construction company providing labor and/or materials for residential, commercial and multi-family construction projects in Austin and the surrounding area. LARGE FORMAT PRINTING EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES Professional Plotter Technologies Corporation (Plotter Pro) 512-382-5912 3913 Todd Lane Suite 510, Austin, TX 78744 We sell new and refurbished large format printing equipment and supplies. We have factory trained and certified in-house technicians to provide service and support.


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Andersen Schoel Office Interiors 254-698-1483 500 East Central Texas Expressway, Harker Heights, TX SDVOSB company providing furniture, fixtures and equipment, division 10 & 12 items and installation services.

Brush Busters 210-287-7917 770 Loop 337, New Braunfels, TX 78130 Land clearing and site prep work. SOLAR TECHNOLOGY Lighthouse Solar Austin 512-476-5555 1011 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin 78703 Commercial and residential service and installation of solar power and solar hot water systems. WATERPROOFING/GENERAL CONTRACTING Millsap Waterproofing, Inc. 210-275-1695 2414 McAllister, Houston, TX 77092 2536 C.R. 331, Florasville, TX 78114 Thirty years experience we can handle all types of exterior building, repairs to complete renovation. Taylor Waterproofing Plus, Inc. 512-262-3210 228 Edwards St. Suite B, Kyle, TX 78640 Taylor Waterproofing Plus, Inc. in Austin and Houston specializes in many areas of building restoration.

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Not all waterproofers are created equal. Taylor is a dedicated

waterproofing services provider. Our staff is trained in the many facets of waterproofing application and has been recognized by leading material suppliers, architects, structural engineers and building owners for its expertise. Balcony Repairs Below Grade Waterproofing & Damp Proofing Brick, Stone, Tile & Terra Cotta Repair Chemical Grout Injection Concrete Repair & Restoration Davit Installation & Testing Deck Coatings Elastomeric Coatings Epoxy Floorings/Overlays Epoxy Injections

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Expansion Joints Garage Inspections Historical Restoration Roof Coatings Sandblasting/Waterblasting Sealant Removal & Replacement Structural Concrete Repair Structural Inspections Water Repellents Water Testing Waterproofing Consultation Wet Glazing

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M.E. RUBY, JR. INC. CRUSHED STONE TxDot and COA Crushed Limestone Materials for Heavy Highway, Commercial and Residential Development 15700 Anderson Mill Road Cedar Park, Texas 786913 (512) 258-1601 BOOTH #435


Visit our Booth - #415 117 Jonathan Drive • Liberty Hill, Texas 78642 Office: (512) 778-9065 • Fax: (512) 778-9075 Construction Expo 2009 l Central Texas Area Buyers Event


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